2007 July 20 - Bath –Lexicon Entertainment, a premier publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for video game console systems and personal computers world-wide, is pleased to announce Voltage for PlayStation 3, XBOX360 and PC a game produced by IBA Group.
Voltage is a futuristic racing game with real-time strategy elements, which is being developed by IBA Group, situated in Czech Republic. Voltage takes the rush and thrill of speed racing to a new level. Races take place far in the future on the planets of the Solar system, where players compete in the fastest and most technologically advanced races, to acquire the supreme title of the Solar System's Best Racer.
Players can choose from a number of vehicles powered by anti-gravity engines that run on electricity, nuclear and tachyon fuel and can jump to reach special sections of the track for a more advantageous position. Once the players have chosen their cars, the exhilaration begins……….
The tracks feature a myriad of futuristic elements: Teleports, Electromagnetic Platforms, Nuclear and Tachyon fuel power-ups to get more of the thrill of speed. Choosing shortcuts to cut down the lengthy races, finding the best route through the turns, up hills, and traps in each course is the main strategy, but along with this comes the responsibility of battling opponents for the right to hold first place.
Key Features include:
- Futuristic 3D racing: action set on the planets of the Solar system: Earth, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and the biggest satellites – the Moon and Europa. The picturesque environment is rendered to closely resemble the original conditions of these planets. Futuristic constructions, light sails, factories, storehouses and tunnels enrich the environments.
- Anti-gravity engines: the vehicles are equipped with 3 engine modifications – Electrical, Nuclear and Tachyon. They enable the player to boost the vehicle speed depending on the situation and the availability of a certain fuel type.
- Fuel power-ups: a number of fuel power-ups can be found at every track for use with different engine types. Tachyon fuel is based on a hypothetical subatomic particle that enables traveling faster than the speed of light. Tachyon fuel is used to accelerate the vehicle and push away competitors.
- Bonuses: the Teleport, Flash EMB, Tachyon Scout, Soft Shield and other bonuses are available to both the player and his/her opponents.
- Track features: a total of 15 non-linear tracks on 7 planets add more excitement to the game. There are upper sections of the tracks reachable only at full speed with the help of the Jump and Fly feature and challenging vertical sections that will require the best of racing experience.
- Supporting three modes of play – Championship, Quick Race and Multi-player.
- Plus a lot more.
Voltage has a back story, taking place in 3005 and sets the theme for all locations in the game, which represent a diverse set of environments and challenges.
Voltage– speed, intensity, and challenge!
Release date: Autumn 2008 Price: TBA Rating: TBA
About Lexicon Entertainment Lexicon Entertainment is a leading publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for video game console systems and personal computers. The company, managed by industry veterans has recently expanded with the opening of its Greek office Lexicon Entertainment Hellas to assist publishers in distribution for the Greek, Cypriot and Turkish markets. Lexicon currently distributes into over 30 territories worldwide with their NDS, PC range moving into next generation on PS3, X360, Wii in 2008.
About IBA Group IBA Group is the largest IT service provider in Eastern Europe performing onshore, near-shore and offshore projects with 2,000 professionals. Headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, IBA Group has offices in the United States, Germany, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Russia, and development centers in Belarus and Czech Republic. http://iba-it-group.com/
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