THQ @ Comic Con!

Thu, July 19th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official press release

Frontlines: Fuel of War

Set in a fictional near future based upon the headlines of today, FFOW brings players into the world's next great war. As society succumbs to a worldwide energy crisis, a new global depression takes hold. Amidst this gritty backdrop, two superpower alliances emerge. Join the battle on the frontlines as the Western Coalition (U.S./E.U.) or the Red Star Alliance (Russia/China)

Features:

Tomorrow's weapons, today:

Over 60 next-generation vehicles and weapons inspired by military designs for the near future. This includes remote controlled drones, gun cams, and next-generation counter-measures systems, all player-controllable.

Advanced information sharing:

Use high-tech combat systems to collect and relay recon, targeting, and threat information between team mates.

Customization:

Players may grow their soldier to fit their play style by choosing a weapons loadout, as well as a technical specialization (role). Each role will also upgrade to provide advanced equipment and abilities. It is a mix of RPG-like depth and FPS accessibility.

Frontline combat system:

Both in single and multiplayer, players join the forces on the front line. This front requires successful achievement of the non-linear, contextual objectives in order to move forward. The system rewards advancement and keeps players right in the midst of the action.

Choose your path to victory:

Take advantage of a sandbox of destructible elements to create a unique path and strategy through each mission. Instead of failing and re-playing the same sequence of events, players can 'chip-away' with varied approaches.

Drawn to Life

In Drawn to Life, players take the role as the "creator," the unseen deity that's called on to restore a cursed land filled with snow and waste. As the creator, it's your job to design a hero (literally), take to the lands, and begin restoring the world one piece at a time. The game blends core gameplay of action/adventure with platforming, being inspired from games like Mario and THQ's own previous platformer titles. Players will defeat baddies with a variety of weaponry and tactics, as they slowly restore the land to its previous greatness.

Drawn to Life isn't a game designed (and directed) for just a younger demographic. The ability to literally create a mass of unique content is something that looks to appeal to gamers of any age, so while it may look and feel like it's geared towards a younger SKU, it aims for mass appeal.

Conan

Conan is an action adventure video game featuring a story of epic brutality, sheer evil and visceral combat. Players follow the journey of Conan the Cimmerian as he fights a vicious battle against a variety of enemies and an elusive power that threatens to consume the Hyborian world. Playing as Conan, players will take advantage of a deep and gratifying combat system that offers a variety of deadly weapons, fighting styles and interactive environments to battle hordes of enemies. In addition, Conan harnesses next generation hardware to deliver a cinematic game play experience, complete with special effects, lighting and a powerful, epic soundtrack, to capture the essence of the Conan universe.

Smackdown vs RAW 2008

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 lets players develop the WWE Superstars of today into the Legends of tomorrow. The #1 wrestling franchise in the world delivers more depth and strategy with prominent new features, key annual enhancements and incredible graphics while making its much-anticipated debut on three new video game systems. It's time to live the life of a Superstar. How will you play?

EXCLUSIVE Wii™ STYLE GAMEPLAY: Players control the Superstars with the Wii remote and Nunchuk controllers.

SUPERSTAR FIGHTING STYLES: With eight Superstar Fighting Styles to choose from, playing WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 will never be the same. Each fighting style has its own unique strategy with exclusive moves, abilities, attributes and more. Take the fight into your own hands and feel the power of the Superstars.

STRUGGLE SUBMISSION SYSTEM: The new Struggle Submission System gives players intuitive and natural control over their WWE Superstars using the Wii Remote and Nunchuk control. Realism and strategy are at the forefront, as players can now control the amount of pressure they apply.

ECW INVASION: The life of a WWE Superstar isn't always pretty. ECW invades WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 with a variety of Superstars, arenas and weapons.

SEASON MODE: Over 20 different goals to accomplish to be crowned a 'Legend'.

 
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