today announced that it will be publishing Cold Fear
, its first action-horror title. Developed by Darkworks
, the game will launch simultaneously for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC in March 2005. The first screens
can be found in our gallery. Press' read more' for details about the game.
UBISOFT ATTACKS ACTION-HORROR GENRE WITH COLD FEARTM
London, UK–October 6, 2004 — Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, today announced that it will be publishing Cold FearTM, the first action-horror title under the Ubisoft brand. Developed by Darkworks, the game will launch simultaneously for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and PC-CD Rom. Cold Fear is slated for release in March 2005.
Ubisoft renews the horror genre by combining the popular elements of both action and horror releases, delivering an action-packed, tension-filled gaming experience.
"Horror fans are hungry for a compelling new title and we believe our debut action-horror release Cold Fear will bring them strong emotions to say the least...," said Alain Corre, Ubisoft's managing director for Europe, Middle East and Asia. "The game is set in a dynamic environment on a stormy sea, including intense combat, intelligent enemies, and a high element of the shockingly unexpected. Your life jacket won't be sufficient!"
Players step into the role of Tom Hansen, a U.S. Coast Guard who is sent to board a drifting Russian whaling ship in the middle of a howling storm on the Bering Sea, who will discover there is no safe place here. On this constantly rocking and shifting ship and a mysterious oil rig, players must turn their interactive surroundings to their advantage to take down human enemies – and enemies that aren't human any more - and save their own life.
For more information about Cold Fear, visit the game's official website at www.coldfeargame.com which goes live 7th Oct 2004.