2 COMING TO XBOX CONSOLE
Copyright 2002 Eidos Interactive Press Release
[ May 24th 2002 ]
Interactive announces that TimeSplitters 2 is
currently in development for the XboxTM video
game system from Microsoft and the NintendoŽ GameCubeŽ.
TimeSplitters 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful
and critically acclaimed TimeSplitters, which
was released to coincide with the US and European
launches of PlayStation 2. The game is being developed
by Free Radical Design and is set for release
in Autumn 2002.
extremely excited to announce that TimeSplitters
2 will be released on all the next generation
gaming consoles," says Mike McGarvey, CEO of Eidos
Interactive. "Now Xbox and Gamecube owners have
the opportunity to experience the stunning graphics
and amazing gameplay that TimeSplitters 2 has
to offer." "At Free Radical, we are passionate
about console gaming," says David Doak, Managing
Director of Free-Radical Design. "It's only natural
that TimeSplitters 2 will be appearing on all
three next generation consoles."
to battle through history as the evil TimeSplitters
get ready to rise again. TimeSplitters 2 will
improve on the original in every conceivable way.
The game offers a more involving single player
and co-operative story mode, featuring a complex
narrative with multiple objective-based episodes
and superbly animated cut-scenes. The game engine
has been extensively upgraded to accommodate bigger,
better backgrounds and special graphical effects
while still providing the distinctive smooth fast
paced action of the original.
rewritten animation system incorporating inverse
kinematics brings even more lifelike movement
and dynamism to a new collection of 'loveable
rogue' characters. TimeSplitters 2 will retain
the unique MapMaker in an enhanced form, which
opens up even more potential for user customised