Select PC gamers will start fooling with the fabric of the universe later this month.
The PC version of Atari's temporally challenging first-person shooter TimeShift is nearing completion, as evidenced by today's news that the publisher has opened registration for a multiplayer beta-testing period to begin later this month. Gamers interested in the beta can check out the minimum system requirements and put their names in the hat at the test's temporary Web site.
Set in the near future(s), TimeShift puts players in the quantum suit of Colonel Michael Swift, who's been tapped by the American government to test a time machine. Swift is sent back to 1911 on a test voyage, but when he returns he finds that the world has dramatically changed. As a result, he must take up arms against an oppressive regime to set things right again. Swift is aided in his mission by the usual assortment of shotguns, small arms, and flamethrowers, as well as by the quantum suit, which lets him slow down, pause, and rewind time.
Developed by Saber Interactive, TimeShift is slated for a spring release on the Xbox 360 as well as the PC. An Xbox edition will follow in the summer.
I signed up and this sounds like a solid shooter, but , i hope it is not another easy bullet time game.
Arrrrhhh, I am very excited, cause I have been watching this game for a a long time.. I really love time stuff... please let me get in. I am a good beta tester and still learning lol
they will probably choose a variety of system configs, to test out how it plays on a bunch of different systems. remember, the point of the beta is to actually find and fix whatever bugs there are for various computer configs before the retail release.
I'm interested to see how my PC handles it. Although I don't have the latest SLI board, I am running an Athlon FX-55 (San Diego) with two GeForce 7800GTXs by MSI. Should hold up well.
Signed up I'd like to know what I can expect out of the 360 version :) My x850xt gets dominated by the 360 videocard though however, but I still think I'll be able to play this game with no probs whatsoever.
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