E3 show lineup from Playlogic

8 May 2006
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Playlogic Entertainment announced its line-up for E3 2006, including two world premieres.

Infernal (World Premiere) Release: end 2006 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
“Infernal” tells the story of Ryan Lennox, a handsome devil who works undercover for the forces of Hell as a special agent on Earth. The game play centers around the eternal battle between heaven and hell, good and evil…

You’re a top intelligence agent, but also a devil straight from hell. You use the latest hi-tech gadgets, hack computers, fight hand-to-hand or provide cover fire. And when all this becomes insufficient, use your supernatural infernal powers. Ryan Lennox turns into a ghost, feeds himself with defeated souls and every weapon in his hands becomes truly devilish.

Unique atmosphere, unbelievable graphics, great amount of possibilities combined with simple intuitive steering, and a hero never seen before – this constitutes the essence of “Infernal”.

Age of Pirates: Captain Blood (World Premiere) Release: Q2 2006 (Xbox 360, PC)
“Age of Pirates: Captain Blood” is a pirate action game. The player is supposed to assume the role of brave and noble pirate captain, Peter Blood, and follow his intriguing and amazing adventures in 1685 on the Spanish Main.

The game is based on the story of the novel “Captain Blood” from Rafael Sabatini: an epic Odyssey about an English surgeon who was framed and condemned to a penal servitude on Barbados. Passing through hard times, he escaped from the tropical plantation hell and become a pirate. Soon the Caribbean was set ablaze by his deeds and exploits. “Age of Pirates: Captain Blood” gives the gamer the extraordinary chance to live the life of one of the most eccentric pirates of all time. Follow the pirate star in an amazing quest for gold, glory and love.

Ancient Wars – Sparta Release: Q3 2006
“Ancient Wars: Sparta” is based on the history of the ancient ages and their main nations. Spartans, Persians and Egyptians are fighting for influence around Asia Minor, Europe and North Africa. Following historical events, the action takes place with different campaigns for all three races. Sparta represents 3D strategy in real time with the newly developed “Ancient Wars Engine” (AWE), where the player will have to use each nation’s powers to be superior over other competitors and build up a dominant culture and civilization.

The main emphasis is on large-scale battles and complex tactical maneuvres. Players can strategically equip soldiers with weapons of choice. Warriors can be equipped with weapons and shields, put on horses or chariots and be given special abilities. The player can collect abandoned weapons after battles or import powerful weapons from other cultures to build special units. Fire, Wind etc. will effect the whole environment. Cities can be upgraded and turned to fortresses, workers gather resources to ensure a safe economy. Ancient Wars: Sparta offers RTS fans all their favourite gameplay with a vast variety of new features and innovative options.

Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales
Age of Pirates – Caribbean Tales” is a naval game devoted to pirate adventures on the Caribbean seas of the 17th century. It models all the details of the pirate life and misses nearly no part of a swashbuckler’s sword swinging adventures.

Taking the role of reckless fortune-hunter Blaze or redheaded daredevil Beatrice – the player will navigate his sailor through the Caribbean, trade multiple goods, plunder merchant convoys, accomplish quests, build up his fleet, capture and rule colonies and much more.

Following his lucky star he lives a life of high adventure, full of naval battles, bloody fights and treasure hunt, in a world of piracy and sea romance. In addition, the game can be played in 3rd person perspective, exploring your colonies and fighting side by side with your crew of loyal cutthroats and corsairs.


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