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killahsin
08-04-05, 02:39 PM
UBISOFT ANNOUNCES DARK MESSIAH™ OF MIGHT & MAGIC
New Might & Magic game to be powered by Source™ Engine from Valve
SAN FRANCISCO – AUGUST 4, 2005 – Today Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, announces the development of Dark Messiah™ of Might & Magic, a new first-person action game for the PC, powered by an enhanced version of the Source™ Engine, the award-winning game technology Valve created to power Half-Life 2.

Developed by Arkane Studios, the team behind the critically acclaimed Arx Fatalis game, Dark Messiah of Might & Magic puts players in a first-person perspective, allowing them to immerse themselves in the legendary Might and Magic universe as never before. It is also the world’s first fantasy action game to feature a complete first-person combat system. It takes full advantage of the Source™ Engine’s exceptional technological enhancements in areas such as character animation, advanced AI, real-world physics and shader-based rendering.

Ubisoft acquired the Might and Magic brand in 2003, and Dark Messiah of Might & Magic is the second title Ubisoft will be launching as it restores this famed franchise to glory. Dark Messiah of Might & Magic is scheduled for a summer 2006 release and will be shown for the first time at the Games Convention in Germany on August 17, 2005.

|MaguS|
08-04-05, 02:45 PM
Nice, The source engine would help the series alot which has been lacking in graphics in the last releases. UBISOFT is such an awsome developer/publisher. First HOM&M and now M&M.

Tygerwoody
08-05-05, 07:27 AM
I might actually play it if this is true...

killahsin
08-05-05, 07:31 PM
If what is true? lol

Acid Rain
08-06-05, 10:17 AM
This might be really cool if Troika...cough..Arkane can pull it off. I loved the oldies in this series.