E3 06: Indiana Jones returns on PS3, 360

Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 title written under the direction of George Lucas and collaborating with Industrial Light & Magic.

LOS ANGELES--LucasArts has announced that Indiana Jones 2007 will head its E3 line-up this year. The name is provisional at this stage, but it will launch on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and features an original story written under the direction of George Lucas. The game is also a technological collaboration with Industrial Light & Magic, which is based under the same roof as LucasArts.

The new adventure will feature locations from around the globe, and Indy will be able to use his fists, whip, and revolver against enemies. Other new technology to be included in the game includes NaturalMotion, which LucasArts promises will deliver lifelike action and awareness to every character, in real time. Indy will stumble, then attempt to maintain his balance, brace himself for falls, then get back up and reach for nearby ledges when falling.

Pixelux Entertainment's Digital Molecular Matter has also been employed, which is a technical way of saying that walls will crumble, glass will shatter, and organic plant life will sway in the game. LucasArts promises that the power of these two consoles has been utilized to offer open-ended and completely destructible environments.

Indiana Jones 2007 will also feature vehicle-based sections that will be remeniscent of those from the film, such as the mine-cart scene in The Temple of Doom, and the free-for-all aboard the tank in The Last Crusade. The game promises a longtime rival, old friends, and trusted allies, although no specifics have been announced yet.

There's no release date for the game or information on whether it will be playable at the show, but we'll be darting over to the LucasArts booth to find out once the show opens.

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32 comments
BoaMo121
BoaMo121

looks great hope they use Harrison Ford for the game

santix20
santix20

it seems a excellent game, i expect that it has great escenaries

coolcon2000
coolcon2000

This game is actually looking great, lets see what else they can do to make the game better. I have seen the trailer, and it does look look for a game nearly at the half-way stage!

Yoshua-X
Yoshua-X

This game is gonna rock ASS!!

Obi-Wan678
Obi-Wan678

I've never watched Indiana Jones or played the games but this one will be my first one.

Andy_Dark
Andy_Dark

This looks really good. Hope there's a movie too

Paul_TheGreat
Paul_TheGreat

I seen the IGN preview and this game looks great.

eiru
eiru

I WOULD REAALLY WANNA PLAY THIS GAme...

bluedevl420
bluedevl420

Harrison Ford has said that if the script isnt completed for a '07 release of the movie that he is not going to do the movie, so lets jst hope that they get crackin on that script!!

godrifle1
godrifle1

DAMN THOSE GRAPHICS ARE GOOD

Orasion_Seiz
Orasion_Seiz

looks interesting but i doubt this game will be good

NeoJedi
NeoJedi

Let's wait and see what this game will look like... and I agree with RevengeofSith, where are the Star Wars games?

IKKF
IKKF

Thank you, god! I get to be alive to see a Indy movie in theaters and a VG!

mach-stem
mach-stem

I'm excited, I've always loved Indy...REALLY...I love him. PEACE

Maxor127
Maxor127

So is this going to be another Tomb Raider clone? I haven't played an Indy game since Fate of Atlantis, and I think these games would be better with more adventure elements than platform elements.

gitaruman
gitaruman

Has anyone seen the NaturalMotion demo's? The physics are incredible!! I can't wait to see them in game. With all the power backing this game it looks to be monumental!!!

Ardus
Ardus

Indiana Jones and the Snakes on a Plane

anamnawshad
anamnawshad

Cool! But when will the movie come out? :(

soadrock2
soadrock2

i thought Ford could be like a mentor to liek his son or something but it would be awesome to see him taking on the role again especially because there will be some aweosme special effects in hand.

REVENGEotSITH
REVENGEotSITH

Didn't we hear about this at LAST year's E3? Seeing how the Indy 4 script hasn't been finalized and Speilberg is taking the year off, don't expect to see the Indy movie until 2008. Where are the Star Wars games, LucasArts????

mercclass
mercclass

the adventures of Bayou Billy?

qiwihead
qiwihead

Harrison Ford is in the next movie. It's most likely his last Indy movie. I hear they're trying to get Sean Connery to come back as his dad, too. I've really liked the other Indy games, so I'm really looking forward to this. And the NaturalMotion tech is pretty awesome, I've seen demos of it. This one's high on my list for next year.

ClayMeow
ClayMeow

I agree with mkeelahi, hopefully it's like TR:L, and not like Cat Woman or something stupid like that. But not that I'll care if there's no PC version. What's up with that??

PlanoPunisher
PlanoPunisher

Indiana Jones is like James Bond. A new actor will play Indiana Jones when Ford retires. I think Ford is in the next movie though.

Doolum
Doolum

Looks awesome just by reading.lets wait n see how it will turn out to be

Oeie
Oeie

That is awesome!!

Trakan
Trakan

Is Harrison Ford in the new movie? Indiana Jones and the Old Farts Home of Doom.

mkeelahi
mkeelahi

Hope it would be like Tomb Raider Legend

blackIceJoe
blackIceJoe

I like that I can't wait to see the final movie in 07 plus to get it on the PS3 or 360 that will be awesome.