High Voltage Software has completely wrapped development on their ambitious Wii first person shooter, The Conduit
. That gold status means publisher Sega is busy pressing discs for the game's June 23rd release date. I'm sure the HVS guys are both relieved to be done with the project but also a little sad; every time they were interviewed they said they were adding something new to the game or working to optimize it even more. If you haven't heard about Conduit, it's quite impressive for a Wii game, sporting pixel shaders, completely customizable controls and 12-person online multiplayer. HVS went all out for this game, something you don't see too often on the Wii and I can't wait to try out their masterpeice to see if it lives up to all the hype. One way or another we'll get you a full review shortly after the game launches.
The Conduit Goes Gold on Nintendo Wii™
SEGA and High Voltage Software are proud to announce that The Conduit has gone gold, and will ship to North America on June 23rd, 2009. A unique first-person shooter, The Conduit is an original IP featuring an intense conspiracy-laden single-player campaign that brings an unparalleled shooter experience exclusively to the Nintendo Wii™. Soon you will be able to arm yourself with an arsenal of sci-fi gadgets and high-powered weapons as you fight against aliens, rogue agents and other enemy forces. Additionally, be ready to dominate your friends from around the globe in up-to-12-person online multiplayer battles!
Be ready to defend on June 23rd, 2009.
For more information on The Conduit please visit: www.conduitgame.com
About The Conduit:
The Conduit unfolds in a near-future Washington DC after a set of inexplicable events has left the city in a state of panic. As new recruits of a shadowy government agency, players will investigate strange occurrences upsetting the city, all while trying to keep one step ahead of a mysterious and lethal enemy.
About SEGA of America Inc.:
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of America's Web site is located at www.sega.com
About SEGA Europe Ltd.:
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA Europe's web site is located at www.sega-europe.com .
About High Voltage Software, Inc.
High Voltage Software, Inc. is an award-winning studio that has been developing games and simulations for over 15 years. Located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, it now employs over 170 staff members. The independent company has successfully produced a wide variety of license-based video game titles that include competitive racing, professional sports, horror, motion picture adaptations, and military simulations, and is now making its foray into original and innovative intellectual properties. More information about High Voltage Software and its products can be found at www.high-voltage.com.