Wednesday, May 14, 2014

New 40K "Chess:Regicide" Video Game Trailer



The new 40K video game is coming.
 
"Chess: Regicide" is basically 40K video Chess it seems.

From IGN:

Hammerfall Publishing and Games Workshop have announced Warhammer 40,000: Chess - Regicide coming to multiple platforms this holiday season.

Combining one of the most popular board games of all time with the brutal Warhammer 40k universe, Regicide is a highly detailed 3D chess game with heavy emphasis on stunning visuals and motion captured animations.

“Warhammer 40k and chess fans have been talking about combining these two elements for well over a decade now," project lead Cathrin Machin told IGN. "Its a huge honour that we’ve been able to make it a reality.”

Players can choose from several of 40K's most popular factions to engage in singleplayer and cross-platform multiplayer, as well as a unique Blood Angels story campaign penned by Games Workshop author Ross Watson with strategic levels created by chess Grandmasters.

Hammerfall aims to set Regicide apart with hundreds of handcrafted kill and death animations motion captured utilizing military trained fight and stunt choreographers. The attention Hammerfall's team has paid to visuals can be seen in the cinematic trailer, which was created using in-game assets from Regicide's real-time engine.

"It's such a landmark game concept and we knew that bringing AAA quality graphics to this title would be the only way to do it justice. Our character and environment creation process is incredibly meticulous and we’re incredibly proud of the results.”


Full article here.

We will have to wait and see if this game has what it takes to keep gamers interest.  I am hopeful.

Nykona


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