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jAkUp
11-29-05, 06:17 PM
http://www.gamespot.com/pages/news/story.php?sid=6140527

haha

Half-Life 2 Survivor runs on an arcade cabinet that looks like that of a typical car-racing game, but instead of taking the wheel, players use joysticks on both armrests and foot pedals to control the action. The machine is based on Taito's Type-X unit, which is an arcade system built with PC components, running on Windows XP Embedded. The cabinet used for the game features a 32-inch LCD monitor running at a resolution of 1360x768 pixels, and it also has 5.1-channel surround sound. As usual for modern arcade games, the machine uses a smart card for storing player data.

superklye
11-29-05, 06:29 PM
So...is it the same game or what?

Edge
11-29-05, 06:52 PM
Well, would certainly seem to make sense given the news Jakup posted last year on the subject ;) http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=39840

I wonder how the game actually works...sounds like a different game based on the original content (I don't think the slow pace of HL2 would translate well into an arcade game). Weird that it uses joysticks and foot pedals...maybe now the driving sequences will actually be enjoyable ;)

toxikneedle
11-29-05, 06:54 PM
All you people with stuttering problems, just head down to your arcade.

jAkUp
11-29-05, 07:06 PM
Well, would certainly seem to make sense given the news Jakup posted last year on the subject ;) http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=39840

I wonder how the game actually works...sounds like a different game based on the original content (I don't think the slow pace of HL2 would translate well into an arcade game). Weird that it uses joysticks and foot pedals...maybe now the driving sequences will actually be enjoyable ;)

Hah! OMG I totally forgot I posted that!

XP_GUN
11-30-05, 12:27 AM
hahaha nice one jAkUp (xmasgrin)

Its still a very intresting idea of it being a Arcade game.

gmontem
12-04-05, 02:52 AM
More pics here (http://ruliweb.dreamwiz.com/ruliboard/read.htm?main=xbox&table=game_xbox02&page=1&num=3825&find=&ftext=&left=&time=). With the strange control layout -- joystick, throttle, foot pedals -- one might think they're playing a Gordon Freeman mech simulator.

Edge
12-04-05, 12:15 PM
Huh, odd controller for a FPS. Hmm...I think I have something that looks like that...

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=14755&stc=1&d=1133716473

:D