Developed by Zeropoint Software, Interstellar Marines is a sure to be AAA, FPS, action and adventure title with an original, unpredictable, Sci-Fi storyline featuring single and co-op gameplay, with heavy focus on realism.
Interstellar Marines will utilize the Unreal Engine, so you will see certain graphical advances such as normal mapping, global lighting, and AI Implant which is an incredible tool for scripting advanced AI.
The storyline follows an Interstellar Marine soldier of the 22nd century. In the future, resources on earth have all been exhausted and therefore the Marine must travel to space in order to save mankind from extinction. Once the Marine leaves the Earth’s atmosphere he finds himself amongst the dark vastness of space. As it turns out, humans are not the only intelligent species in the universe, but as many have suspected, one species out of many in a constant struggle for new resources to save their own planets. The player’s decisions will lead to various outcomes and effects on the ending of the game. If the player chooses his actions poorly, it could mean the potential end of all humanity, and life as he knows it.
• Singleplayer or up to four players cooperative
• Custom game modes featuring arcade, RPG and tactical elements
• Captivating storyline with heavy focus on realism
• Advanced weapons simulation
• Randomized and non-linear gameplay
• Character growth and specialization
• Fully interactive environments
Interstellar Marines combines unique features with the highest quality in game visuals and animations to deliver an experience unlike any other. It is a serious, well-researched science fiction FPS that gives a realistic vision of what mankind’s first contact with an Alien species may be like.
The game is due to release on Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. The developers are aiming for an "M" rating and as always, PSU will have more information on the title as summer approaches.
"Interstellar Marines looks to be one of the most explosive and mindbending Sci-Fi games since F.E.A.R." - PSU