Doom and Quake. You know these games and you love these games [Unless your weird -Ed] so PC users have been watching Quake Wars: Enemy Territory with beady eyes ever since it was show. Imagine Battlefield but with Humans and those nasty Strogg monsters and you get the idea. I got to see and play the PC version last year at GC2006 and it is lots of fun multiplayer and graphics are looking slick.
So, some great news for 360 and PS3 fans. id softwareare bringing Quake Wars to both next-gen consoles! Great news for both 360 and PS3 owners huh. I hope they do some cross platform multiplayer in there somewhere. Here is thepartial release [It was huge! -Ed] for your eyes.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb 13, 2007: The war between the GDF and Strogg will soon be igniting on next-generation consoles as id Software and Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI) today confirmed that Enemy Territory: QUAKE WarsTM, the team-based first person action title, and already one of the most anticipated new properties of 2007 is coming to next-gen platforms. In this epic multiplayer-focused game, players can choose to defend humanity as a part of the Global Defense Force (GDF) or destroy it as a merciless Strogg alien invader. Under the executive production of id Software, Nerve Software is developing Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars for the Xbox 360TM video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, while Z-Axis is the developer for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.
“We’re pleased to be working with Nerve and Z-Axis to bring the highly-anticipated gameplay from Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars to the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 system,” said Todd Hollenshead, CEO, id Software.
Winner of more than 15 awards in 2006 and already selected as one of the most anticipated new titles in 2007 by more than eight publications, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is being developed for the Windows PC by Splash Damage – the Nerve Software and Z-Axis console versions will also feature strategic team play, persistent character promotions and online stats tracking. Players choose to battle as one of five unique classes in either the conventionally armed GDF army or the futuristic Strogg invasion force, each outfitted with specialist weapons and combat hardware. In this adrenaline pumping fight for survival, warring forces utilize a variety of different vehicles, deployable structures, and defense systems including quad-bikes, tanks, and alien walkers for epic ground assaults; or helicopters and anti-gravity ships to unleash airborne attacks. Throughout each battle, teams establish bases, deploy defense structures, artillery, radar, and advanced forward-command systems into enemy territory while constructing and demolishing obstacles to speed progress and gain a tactical advantage over the opponent. Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars features 16-player battles on the console systems, delivering the ultimate team-and objective-based multiplayer experience.
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars has not yet been rated by the ESRB…
The press release goes on for ages but ConsoleMonster would just like let readers know, as per Press Release Advice…
“Cautionary Notes Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements.” These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. The company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause Activision’s actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements…”
ConsoleMonster will keep you up to date with all happenings in regard to Quake Wars as soon as we know. Hopefully some Media will spring up for the console versions in the coming months.
Originally Written By: Barrie Rogers
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