London, United Kingdom 4/14/2003 Entertainment software publishers HD Interactive and NovaLogic Ltd. today announced
that the European version of Devastation, the next-generation Unreal engine-powered
first person shooter, has gone gold and will be available on retail shelves throughout
the UK on April 17th.
The Cyberpunk FPS features amazing graphics, an engaging story line, intelligent
NPC and over thirty futuristic weapons to blast away enemy AI. Throughout twenty
single player levels gamers can pick up and throw items and in multiplayer
can participate in a brand new style of multiplayer gaming called Territories.
If you want to find out more, visit the official UK Devastation web site:
The web site features links to the latest online previews, gameplay trailers,
screen shots, art work and the official UK Devastation Forum.
On a future devastated Earth, powerful, corrupt corporations control remaining
technology and rule what\'s left of society. Pacification Squads, a brutal private
police force, maintain order for the corporate syndicate. The only hope for
freedom is a small group of Resistance fighters made up of gang leaders, mercenaries
and ex-military operatives. As the Resistance leader you must assemble your
army and travel the globe, restoring peace and sanity in a very dangerous world.
- Next-generation Unreal® Engine coupled with the MathEngine Karma(™)
physics system provides dramatic visuals, ultra-realistic object physics,
rag-doll deaths, and user-friendly mod tools.
- Hollywood-style explosions and
in-your-face special effects showcase awesome particle physics including
explosive headshots, flowing water and blood,
amazing weapons effects and realistic fire created by the amazing "OFX" VisualFX
system with full hardware T & L support.
- Tons of physics-enable objects
can be used, destroyed or manipulated-set traps with the garbage in the streets,
use a broken bottle to slash your way
or toss a chair down the hall to distract a guard.
- More than 30 unique weapons, including machine guns, swords, handguns,
sniper weapons and incredible Rat Drones that allow players to "become the weapon".
- Objective-based, storyline focused single player campaign, incorporating
special skills like stealth, surveillance, hacking into security systems,
and brute force.
- 32 massive, photorealistic levels based off real-world textures,
including 20 single player and 12 multiplayer maps, set in four stunning
- All the favorite online multiplayer standards, including Capture
the Flag, Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch, including an exciting new style
- Powerful, easy-to-use editor with more than 4,000 prefabs and tons of
In conjunction with the release of Devastation, NovaLogic has also launched
an online graffiti competition at www.devastationgame.co.uk/graffiti to search
for the nation’s most promising online graffiti artist.
With a top prize of £1000, the graffiti competition is looking for the
graffiti piece that best represents the Devastation world. NovaLogic has also
teamed up with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to cross promote the
release of Devastation with the forthcoming DVD release of 28 Days Later, a
film that shares a similar theme to the Devastation world. Twentieth Century
Fox Home Entertainment will be supplying theatrical posters and screenplays
signed by Director Danny Boyle, Author Alex Garland and Producer Andrew Macdonald,
as well as DVD copies of the film itself, as prizes for the online graffiti
Minimum System Requirements:
Windows® 98/ME/2000/XP, Pentium® III 500 MHz processor (1.0 GHz Recommended),
128 MB RAM, 1 GB Hard Disk Space, 3D Accelerated video card with T&L and
32 MB VRAM (NVIDIA GeForce/ATI Radeon minimum examples, 64 MB VRAM Recommended),
DirectX® version 8.1 (Included) Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) supported
Multiplayer. *Internet play requires a 33.6 Kbps or faster modem (Broadband
Devastation will ship on PC CD - ROM across the UK on April 17th 2003.
Founded in 1985, NovaLogic Inc. is a developer and global publisher of games
for the PC, PlayStation® game console and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment
system and Xbox™ video game system. Based in Calabasas, California, the
company's European arm, NovaLogic Ltd., has its offices in London, UK. Key game
franchises include Delta Force®, Delta Force® - Black Hawk Down®,
Joint Operations ™, Comanche® and F-22 Lightning®. For more information
go to http://www.novalogic.com/
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