SAN FRANCISCO (November 2, 2005) â€“ SEGAÂ® of America, Inc. today announced that its upcoming first-person psychological thriller Condemned: Criminal OriginsTM has gone gold for the Xbox 360TM video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. SEGA confirms the game will ship throughout North America on November 22 to coincide with the launch of Xbox 360.
Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience a heightened level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice. Presented in a first-person view for maximum visceral effect, this atmospheric thriller highlights the power of next-generation hardware with photo-realistic backdrops, life-like physics, and highly sophisticated artificial intelligence.
The hunt for a serial killer has never been so realistic, as players experience 360-degrees of terror.
Next-generation lighting, mapping, and filtering techniques provide for environments of unprecedented detail and visual quality.
Intelligent enemies respond strategically to your offensive and defensive maneuvers.
High-level physics allow players to manipulate background items, which respond realistically when picked up, kicked, or bumped.
An assortment of environmental weapons, such as lead pipe, concrete encrusted section of rebar, firearms and a stun gun.
Meticulously crafted 5.1 surround-sound will cue players to the location of off-screen enemies.
Developed by Monolith Productions, the creators of F.E.A.R., Condemned: Criminal Origins is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $59.99. For more information about Condemned, please visit www.condemnedgame.com. For screenshots and artwork, please visit the SEGA FTP site at: http://segapr.segaamerica.com