Haarlem, The Netherlands, February 14th 2006: Publisher Lighthouse Interactive and Australian developer Third Wave Games today announced that a playable demo for their soon to be released mech shooter â€˜War World: Tactical Combatâ€™ is now available. War World is a pure adrenaline rush, featuring mechanized warriors battling head to head in a unique combination of all-out action and active strategy - one that will especially please online players.
The War World demo features one mech, one map, all available weapons and the gamemodes Deathmatch in single- & multiplayer and Team Deathmatch in multiplayer (both on LAN & online). Join the frenzy as soon as you can !
The full game is scheduled to hit the shelves next week in the UK, Benelux and France. Germany, other European territories are to follow in early March.
About War World: Tactical Combat
War World is a planet wide arena dedicated to the art of war. This is the chosen battleground where powerful Mechanized Warriors compete in savage battles to settle age old conflicts. War World features intense combat with 50 different weapons systems from long-range missiles and mortars, through to the brutal, close-action mini gun. More than just brute force, players will need to utilize a wide range of electronic weapons systems, countermeasures, and advanced surveillance technologies to win the battle. War World, itâ€™s the Ultimate Combat experience!
Game Features (Full Version):
â€¢ Take control of a lightning fast and seriously deadly combat mech
â€¢ Win battles, earn credits and upgrade your combat mech from 6 different mech classes and over 50 powerful weapon systems with loads of upgrades!
â€¢ Up to 9 upgrades for each weapon â€“ missiles, mini-guns, mortars, lasers, mine- launchers and shields
â€¢ Custom-based â€“ player created game elements
â€¢ Smooth control system combining the best of 1st and 3rd person games
â€¢ 100 level singleplayer campaign in 6 difficulty settings
â€¢ Fast paced and ultra smooth multiplayer action both online and via LAN
â€¢ 4 game modes in both single- and multiplayer
About Third Wave Games
Third Wave Games is a game developer founded by several industry veterans with years of experience in managing the production of high quality computer games. The company is based in Melbourne, Australia. Its team members have worked on several multi-million selling console titles before bundling forces and forming Third Wave Games. The company works closely with publishers to develop well-crafted, entertaining and commercially successful games on time and on budget. Its first project is War World: Tactical Combat. Find out more about Third Wave Games at: www.thirdwavegames.com.
About Lighthouse Interactive
Lighthouse Interactive is a fast growing publisher of interactive entertainment with offices in Haarlem, The Netherlands and Montreal, Canada. Lighthouseâ€™s titles include the critically acclaimed adventure title â€œKeepsakeâ€ and the highly anticipated 4x space strategy game, â€œSword of the Starsâ€. Staffed with industry veterans and with offices in key locations around the world, Lighthouse is a strong alternative for developers looking to bring their products to a worldwide audience.