SMART BOMB FOR PSP
Copyright 2005 Eidos plc
[ February 16th 2005 ]
one of the world's leading publishers and developers
of entertainment software, announces their first
title for Sony's handheld video game system, PSPTM
with Smart Bomb. Developed by Core Design, Smart
Bomb will be released in conjunction with the
European PSP hardware launch.
Bomb delivers a tense gameplay experience as players
are faced with a series of fast paced, challenging
3D puzzles based around diffusing sophisticated
AI bombs. Gamers are faced with a series of bomb
modules split into tiers and each tier must be
disabled to unlock the next. As a tier is disabled
the player moves closer to the detonator at the
core of the bomb which must be deactivated before
moving onto a new challenge. Single player action
includes story, arcade and challenge modes while
multiplayer mode challenges four players in a
series of head to head gaming action.
ago, an unknown aggressor held the world to ransom
with a series of highly sophisticated AI bombs
planted at key locations around the globe. In
response, the Global Defence Network assembled
an elite reaction force - the Bomb Disposal Unit
(B.D.U.) to neutralise the threat and restore
order. Led by Colonel Cage and rookie Michelle
Grace, the B.D.U successfully diffuse these advanced
AI networks and bombs, using a cutting edge prototype
Virtual Reality (VR) system. Cage then mysteriously
vanishes amid speculation that the VR system has
malfunctioned. At the same time the bomb threats
cease. That is, until now!
world is again under threat following the discovery
of a new intricate network of bombs, displaying
the same 'intelligent' detonator system found
on the devices deactivated by B.D.U team just
before Cage's disappearance. Cage's, protégée
Michelle Grace, having risen through the ranks
of the B.D.U is now one of the top field operatives.
She will be responsible for your VR system training
and development. It is then up to you to put a
stop to this new reign of terror.
McGarvey, ceo of Eidos says: "Eidos is committed
to delivering exciting, challenging content to
cutting edge technology. Developing on the PSP
provides the opportunity be part of the next generation
of handheld gaming consoles and showcase the development
skills of Core Design who are among the world's
most accomplished developers"
Nembhard, producer at Core Design says: "Smart
Bomb is all about compelling, high pressure gameplay.
The player's PSP becomes a bomb with over a hundred
bomb deactivating puzzles to solve against the
clock. We've worked very closely with Sony to
take full advantage of the PSP hardware and controls
to make the Smart Bomb experience as much fun