Dark Messiah of Might and Magic Released
Written Friday, February 22, 2008 By David CreechView author's profile
Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced that Dark Messiah Might and Magic Elements for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft is available on store shelves nationwide. Developed by Ubisoft's Annecy studio and powered by the award-winning Source® engine created by Valve® for its Half-Life® 2 video game, Dark Messiah Might and Magic Elements will allow Xbox 360 players to explore breathtaking interactive environments and utilize realistic physics to complete tasks and engage in combat like never before. Dark Messiah Might and Magic Elements is rated "M" for Mature and has an MSRP of $59.99.
. The Might and Magic Universe's Darkest Side. Explore the most remote recesses of Ashan, populated with fearless orcs, dreadful undead, elusive cyclops and many other creatures that defy nature's creation.
. More Action, New Challenges. Live the Dark Messiah Might and Magic experience like never before on Xbox 360 with refined game mechanics carefully crafted for pad-controlled carnage, including a brand new lock-on feature, tweaked level design and game statistics. Explore four previously unreleased secret levels with new objectives, gameplay and rewards.
. Multiplayer Remixed. New multiplayer maps have been created exclusively for Xbox 360, and other maps and multiplayer gameplay have been completely re-mastered for an optimal Xbox LIVE® online gaming system experience, allowing you to play with up to 10 players. Enlist with the humans or undead and choose to play as an archer, priestess, mage or knight. In the Crusade mode, players can earn new skills and weapons as they progress in dynamic online campaigns where only united teams will prevail.
. Choose Your Way to Kill. Challenge the forces of evil in intense melee combat with swords, bows, staffs and daggers. Alternately, kill your enemy by summoning your magic powers or by skulking in the shadows.
. Environmental Mischief. Use your environment as a weapon to outsmart the most fiendish monsters. From bottomless pits to fiendish traps, players will find that their spells and weapons and not always the most effective solution to dispatching their foes.
. Cutting-Edge Technology. Discover the power of the Source engine on Xbox 360, featuring jaw-dropping environments, incredible graphics and top-notch physics. Immerse yourself in a gritty experience featuring an innovative first-person melee combat system.