Copyright 2002 Business Wire
[ September 27th 2002 ]
Reality, Inc, a developer and integrator of sensory
and real-time remote tracking devices, announced
today the computer game titles that will be featured
with its P5 glove product set to debut nationwide
during the week of October 21, 2002. Bundled with
the P5 glove will be the soon to be released Hitman
2, a 1st and 3rd person shooter game published
by Eidos Interactive, Tiger Hunt, a tank-driving
warfare game and Beachhead 2002, an arcade-style
war game, both from Infogrames Inc. The MSRP for
the premier edition of the P5, compatible with
the PC and complete with the three P5-enabled
game titles, will be $149.
fantastic new titles were created and specially
enabled by some of the world's top tier game publishers
and developers," noted Martin Currie, Vice President
of Business Development for Essential Reality.
"The relationships we have forged with these companies
reflect our commitment to seeking the creation
of premium content that capitalizes on the P5's
ability to deliver a unique, fully integrated
game playing experience. We feel these game titles
add extraordinary value to the consumer when they
buy the P5 package, and will demonstrate the unique
power afforded by the P5's capabilities."
on Essential Reality's proprietary bend sensor
and tracking technologies, the P5 will be the
first widely available, hand-worn controller to
give users total intuitive interaction with 3-D
environments. While the P5 can function in "mouse-mode"
right out of the box, it is designed to deliver
an enhanced experience that frees PC game players
from the constraints of having to utilize complicated
keyboard and mouse combinations.
result, while the P5 will work with almost any
PC game, its true power is fully realized when
used in concert with games that have been especially
enabled for it.Additional software "patches,"
which consumers can use to P5-enable existing
popular PC games, are expected to be available
at the time of product release via our website
( www.essentialreality.com). We also plan to introduce
a number of additional patches and/or bundles
over the next six months. This all comes in advance
of a console-based edition of the P5, expected
to be introduced during the second quarter of