PROJECT EDEN DEBUTS
Copyright 2001 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ October 26th 2001 ]
of Core Designs squad-based action adventure Project
Eden has gone on sale across the UK priced £29.99.
Designed by the team that created the original
Tomb Raider, Project Eden strikes with a radical
combination of action and adventure.
lead four Urban Protection Agency specialists
into an abyss of vast caverns, snake-like tunnels
and luring dead ends through eleven chilling mission
based levels designed to test your exploration,
puzzle solving and survival skills.
enemies challenge you constantly, mutating as
quickly as you learn how to destroy them.
weapons and equipment increase your chances for
success and survival. The Timeshock device can
slow time around your opponents, the Extractor
drains energy from hostile enemies, and the Disc
Launcher can bounce exploding projectiles onto
targets out of sight with laser trajectory guidance.
remotely operated equipment such as mini-rovers
to reach inaccessible areas, hover-cameras to
scout treacherous paths ahead, and gun emplacements
to aid you in intense gunfire situations.
intensity will likely exhaust your internal energy
banks. Power-cell equipment may be replenished
by tapping into still live energy sources below
the city depths such as power-points, batteries
and old generators.
into the darkness alone in single player mode
or with up to 4 others cooperatively in multiplayer,
or head-to-head in Deathmatch. Split-screen on
the PlayStation 2, network on the PC.
severe overpopulation, the planet Earth's diameter
is increasing with the growth of towering mega-cities,
each inhabited by millions of humans. Buildings
are growing ever-upwards, interconnected with
a thick web of roads, walkways and service channels.
In these giant human hives, only the affluent
may feel the rays of the sun and breathe the cleaner
thousands of feet through the echelons, conditions
steadily decline to slum level. The inhabitants
of these squalid areas barely glimpse the murky
sunlight that filters through the dense infrastructure
above. And below the slums lie even more repugnant
conditions an underworld occupied by criminals,
cultists, the wretched and deranged. Assumed derelict,
the very lowest of these areas is visited only
by structural engineering teams when foundations
require strengthening - in order to accommodate
yet further elevations.
within one such city that Project Eden is set.
The player(s) controls a team of 4 members of
the UPA (Urban Protection Agency) - an elite force
which deals with serious disturbances within the
city. The team is initially called in to investigate
problems at the 'Real Meat' factory, in which
all the equipment has started to simultaneously
malfunction. Technicians sent to repair the machinery
have gone missing without explanation.
begins the UPA's sinister trail of inquiry...
a Project Eden media onslaught!