Epic Sci-Fi Trilogy Only on XBox

Strengthening its position as one of the industry's fastest-growing publishers, Majesco, today announced Advent Rising, the first in a trilogy of games for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and personal computer. Featuring an unprecedented collaboration between interactive entertainment and science fiction writing, famed novelist, Orson Scott Card, embellishes on the gripping storyline behind Advent Rising, and will author a novel based on the game. Both are scheduled for release in the first quarter of 2004.

While technological advances continue to open doors for exciting new gaming experiences, storyline remains the one element most critical in allowing the gamer to feel like an essential part of the game's outcome, said Ken Gold, Vice President of Marketing for Majesco. The tremendous literary vision of Orson Scott Card coupled with GlyphX Games' masterful approach to graphics and game play mechanics, ensure that Advent Rising will captivate the mind and emotions of the player, while pushing the bounderies of gaming to a unprecedented new level.

What I found most interesting about collaborating with Majesco and GlyphX on the Advent Rising project was their sincere desire to create a game in which the story served as the springboard for all the other elements, added Orson Scott Card. Creating an engrossing story is paramount in establishing credibility with players and allows them to connect with what's happening on screen.

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth.

Players assume the role of Gideon Wyeth, a remnant of the last human outpost, on the brink of discovering the incredible powers that lay dormant within him. It is these powers the Seekers are so desperate to suppress.

Developed by GlyphX Games, Advent Rising is a third-person, intergalactic action/adventure of truly epic proportions, akin to a fast-paced action movie where the player is swept up in an ever-evolving series of sequences and events. Built on Epic Games' Unreal Warfare Engine, Advent Rising offers precise, refined play-dynamics with action-packed adventure and style, wrapped in a visually imaginative universe.

Advent Rising will be unveiled through exclusive screenings of a specially created game trailer at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, May 14-16, 2003.

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Epic Sci-Fi Trilogy Only on XBox

---Anonymous at 8:10 1/5/2003------The rest Sux? You spelled sucks incorrectly....Not to mention its not to "cool" to show your fanboyism.Defending microsoft shows how much you like Microsoft & its business tactic. You are pretty much a M$ fanboy when it comes to Xbox.----nemesis at 9:7 1/5/2003--------yo xbox is the best system ever.Wrong. SNES & Dreamcast are the best system ever made. All other console are limited to what they can do.

Epic Sci-Fi Trilogy Only on XBox

Sounds like a great game to me, I Own Both an XBOX and PS2 and Both are great Systems, PS2 has more Games and Xbox has way more power.. the way I see it is that Both have there strengths, Xbox More power becouse it came out later meaning it can have better graphics to compliment it's games most of wich "Do not suck", meaniwhile PS2 came out earlier giving it more games... and as for the hole PS1 game gig that is cool but the only reason the XBOX cant have similar capabilities is becouse it is the first of it's line.. still I bought a PS2 as well becouse I want a wide range of games too...all you D*#@Heads who argue the points so Strongly are Realy Stupid, Both Sistems are good, and for those who realy Critisise the Xbox and say it is a stupid idea and that it will never get aniwhere, well I louph at youre Blatant ignorance becouse hey Guess what? Do you think Sony started off with people saying, yea way cool... no they where saying "What does Sony Know about Gaming!", It is cool to prefere the Sony but hey give the box a chance it is only new and the playstation was not always the legent it is today either.Tell the truth I have a feeling that this "PHANTOM" whatever it is may very well make both the palystation and the Xbox look like pieces of crap aniway.

Epic Sci-Fi Trilogy Only on XBox

"Defending microsoft shows how much you like Microsoft & its business tactic. You are pretty much a M$ fanboy when it comes to Xbox"Dude does it realy matter what tactics Microsoft or Sony use? what matters is the Quality us Gamers get out of the systems in the end and not the way the creaters of our consols get the content or market it!

Epic Sci-Fi Trilogy Only on XBox

MICROSOFT HAS BEING SUCCESSFUL WITH THE OPERATING SYSTEM. INSTEAD OF MAKING THEIR OS BUG FREE, THEY WHEN & EXPAND TO VIDEO GAME INDUSTRIES. I FEEL DISTURB WITH MICROSOFT TOYING AROUND WITH VIDEOGAME INDUSTRIES. I SEEN THEM DONE TO PC SOFTWARE. NOW I SEE THEM USE THE SAME TACTIC AS THEY WERE WHEN THEY MARKET THEIR OS. WHAT ARE TRYING TO GAIN? NOTHING ONLY MORE MONEY. WHY WOULD PEOPLE FEE THIS CORPORATION GREED IF YOU KNOW THAT IS THEIR ULTIMATE GOAL? SURE IT HAS FEW GOOD GAMES, BUT THE COMPANY ITSELF BARE AN EVIL ROOT. MICROSOFT WILL NOT STOP TILL THEY HAVE VIDEOGAME SECTOR ALL TO THEMSELVES. IF THAT DAYS COME, BE PERPARE FOR THE WORST.

Epic Sci-Fi Trilogy Only on XBox

Microsoft can try all they want but I doubt they will ever truly fully own the gaming industry... too many people would object. besides the Playstations and things like the upcomming phantome will always be around to contend.. you have to remember Microsft cornered the computing market in it's infancy.... but gaming and consoles is in it's Prime, Microsft may make a few bucks but they cant take all Medals for consoles as they did with Computing.

Epic Sci-Fi Trilogy Only on XBox

PS2 is shit...Stop bad mouthing microsoft cos without em you would'nt have Windows (Linux you say? BULLSHIT!)PC is the best, but Xbox kicks ass and is far more accessible to the casual gamer.Go buy an Xbox. oh yeah - "Hi Xbox Man" :P

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