Today Techland has confirmed their list of titles to be presented at the upcoming E3 show in Los Angeles. Among them the most anticipated is Call of Juarez - a next-generation Wild West shooter.
At Techland's booth in West Hall, visitors will see a variety of new Techland games for the first time: SpecForce - a sci-fi shooter scheduled for release in June, Volkswagen Golf Racer - an official racing game about the legendary VW car series, and Call of Juarez - a next-generation shooter that takes place in the Wild West. Techland will also reveal information about its survival horror shooter - Island of Living Dead.
The first presentation of the Call of Juarez demo at Techland's booth will be accompanied by the official premiere of the Chrome Engine 2005 at nVidia's booth. Pawel Zawodny - Development Director at Techland is quoted as saying:
"The visuals of the game are very important for us. We do hope that Call of Juarez will be the best looking shooter in 2006 which may come true thanks to the cooperation with nVidia. The interesting Wild West theme and innovative approach to visual effects will let us deliver new gameplay to the players and this is what we are going to show at E3."
For more information about these titles, visit www.techland.pl and Techland's booth at E3 from May 18 to May 20, 2005.
Techland is a leading Polish game developer and publisher creating products for markets worldwide since 1997. The company has released over 10 titles built on Techland's Chrome Engine, including the sci-fi tactical shooter Chrome and the rally game Xpand Rally. Learn more about Techland, their previous releases and upcoming titles at www.techland.pl
About Call of Juarez
Call of Juarez is a next generation epic FPP adventure set in the wild west. The game's unique plot brings you to the Wild West of the 19th century, and gameplay requires a combination of stealth maneouvering and quick trigger reflexes. You play the role of both main characters; Billy, a fugitive running from the law, and Ray, the uncompromising bringer of justice, all in one game. The diverse gameplay of Call of Juarez takes advantage of many original concepts. Some are based on the interactive environment driven by realistic physics, others take advantage of the top quality visual effects. Spectacular gun duels using historically accurate firearms, horseback riding and memorable locations; together with photorealistic graphics and a climatic soundtrack will immerse both casual and hardcore gamers in the romantic and familiar world of western movies. Call of Huarez is scheduled for release in Q1 2006.
SpecForce is a Sci-Fi shooter in which you become a special force strike unit operative. Your first objective is a reconnaissance mission on one of the borderland planets where an illegal bio-chemical stimulant is thought to be illegally manufactured. As fate would have it however, this seemingly routine operation leads to an intriguing plot twist of an even larger scale that threatens galactic order. Stealth combat deep inside enemy territory, frontier assaults, squad assaults and containment operations are only some of the missions that can be found in SpecForce. You can choose from a wide range of modern weapons and armored land and air vehicles. Your standard issue SpecForce gear includes Power Armor loaded with cyber-technology, making it possible to use a variety of diversified tactics and combat methods.
About Volkswagen Golf Racer
Volkswagen Golf Racer is an official racing game about the legendary European Volkswagen Golf series. The game features over 15 models from all 5 series, including the classic GTI from 1975, GTI Kit Cars, the latest Golf V GTI from 2004 and a collection of bonus cars like: The New Beatle, The Samba and the latest concept cars. One of the most distinguishing features of the game will be photorealistic graphics, based on the Chrome Engine, making you feel like you're actually on the track. An extensive career mode based on fast-paced racing with challenging AI and spectacular multiplayer modes, all within a beautifully, lush environment will make Volkswagen Golf Racer pure fun for both casual gamers and dedicated car racing gamers alike.
About Island of Living Dead
Island of Living Dead is a survival horror FPP shooter. The action takes place in an alternate near future, when all present day threats and fears have become a horrifying reality. As a castaway on a secluded island, you will struggle for your very life in a game filled with an atmosphere of overwhelming fear. Experience the extensive simulation of real-life physics for all environmental objects that can be used as weapons, and an innovative gameplay concept that allows you to temporarily transform into a zombie which changes both enemy behaviour and your character's abilities. All of which will combine to profoundly expand your gampelay experience while you discover the many hidden secrets on the Island of Living Dead.