TEN NEW TITLES FROM THE MAKERS OF RAYMAN AND POD TO BE DISPLAYED AT E3!
Ubi Soft Entertainment, those wonderful folks who brought you the oddball action-adventure hit Rayman and the doomsday racing game POD, has 10 new titles that will blow you (or your hat) away.
They include a worthy successor to Rayman starring a clumsy extraterrestrial named Ed, plus an add-on for Rayman itself; three racing games; a soccer game; two multimedia music tutorials; and the first learn-to-draw program ever to come to the computer screen.
Tonic Trouble - PC CD-ROM/PC DVD/Nintendo 64Hilarious real-time 3D action adventure game for PC CD-ROM, PC DVD and the Nintendo 64.
An action/adventure game about a friendly extraterrestrial, Ed, who has to retrieve a mysterious can that he accidentally dropped from space onto Earth. The contents of this can have provoked bizarre unnatural reactions on Earth, turning the entire planet upside down. Ed must fix the mishap and stop Grogh the Hellish from using the contents of the can to dominate the world. The player takes on the role of Ed to explore different worlds within the game, solve problems and avoid enemy traps and attacks. The adventure takes place in a real-time, 3D graphically stunning, cartoon-like environment.
F1 Pole Position 64 - Nintendo 64The first Formula 1 racer for the Nintendo 64 featuring a blend of arcade and simulation styling, using F1 cars, courses, and precision handling.
F1 Pole Position 64 has all of the realism, excitement and energy of the 1996 Formula 1 season. All 16 tracks are based on the actual Grand Prix, built with solid 3D polygons allowing texture maps on the racetracks, buildings and course banks. The game features 22 authentic 3D generated F1 racing cars, 30 drivers, spinouts and skid turns, and all of the real Formula 1 data! Players will also contend with engine trouble, transmission damage, spinouts and electrical trouble! And, F1Pole Position 64 is the first game to have Wireless Pit Communication, giving players the sensation of driving while listening to their radio.
F1 Racing Simulation - PC CD-ROMA real-time Formula 1 simulation game featuring 22 cars, the most famous drivers, and 16 Formula 1 World Championship tracks.
Highlights include opponent cars utilizing the most advanced artificial intelligence, real-time pit stops, more than 12 high-precision car settings, data logs, television replays and more. Multi-player capabilities allow up to 4 players to race against each other using a network link or modem or up to 8 players over the Internet. Through Ubi Soft's on-line game service challenge other racers, download ghosts and cars, and much more.
World Soccer - PC CD-ROMA 2D simulation designed for top speed, intense realism and tons of options!
Soccer players and fans created the game's artificial intelligence using 358 teams from around the world and 5,610 players from the best European soccer clubs. World Soccer has extensive options which include adjustable speed, 5 game modes, various difficulty levels and strategies, 3 camera angles, and a variety of sound effects. And, multi-player capabilities allow up to 4 players to play with a link as well as online access to the soccer database.
Vivid Racing - PlayStation/SaturnThe 32 bit 3D racing and fighting game with stunning graphics, unrivaled gameplay, and revolutionary flexibility in animation and movement.
The year is 3001 and nine super computers dominate the world, each code-named after a Wild Cat. So powerful and intelligent are these systems that they are able to create virtual worlds and events like the series of highly competitive races taking place on tracks created by each cat in their favorite environment. A 32 bit racing and fighting game set in full 3D environments with stunning graphics and unrivaled gameplay, Vivid Racer has the most flexibility in animation and movement that technology allows. A fun game for the entire family!
Rayman Gold - PC CD-ROMAll the tools needed to create and update 24 new Rayman maps! Includes special on-line features, 17 maps from the original adventure, and more!
Ubi Soft invested significant time in developing tools to create the stunning environments in the hit action/adventure game Rayman. With Rayman Gold, Ubi Soft is making these tools available to allow players to create their own game environments! Now anyone can create and update their own Rayman adventures. Included are 24 new maps, plus direct access to a special on-line platform which will enable all connected players to exchange and download new levels as well as a site for receiving help and customer support.
Classic Rock Guitar, Volume 3 - PC CD-ROMAll new songs combined with exciting new features such as multi-track recording.
With the latest volume in Ubi Soft's award-winning Learn & Play series, beginning to intermediate guitarists of all ages will perfect their skills by learning all-time guitar favorites. The program offers 7 guitar arrangements each with a lead guitar, vocal, and accompaniment track; 160 interactive lessons with over 30 minutes of video and a record-and-playback feature; synchronized video, audio, notation, and animated chord diagrams; an electronic tuner; a built-in metronome; and song maps analyzing the user's progress.
Piano Hits Volume 1 - PC CD-ROMEnhance your piano playing skills through the fun of all-time piano favorites combined with state of the art interactive instruction.
In this new title in Ubi Soft's Learn & Play series, beginning to intermediate pianists of all ages will enhance their skills by learning all-time piano favorites. The program offers 8 piano arrangements each with a piano, vocal, and accompaniment track; 160 interactive lessons that analyze a user's progress; over 1 hour of MPEG-II video; synchronized video, audio, notation and animated keyboard; and midi playback allowing user to adjust the playback speed of any song or exercise.
Artist! Drawing 101 - PC CD-ROMFirst-of-its-kind program for PC CD-ROM redefines traditional drawing instruction through a fun, comprehensive series of interactive lessons.
Artist! Drawing 101, the first title in Ubi Soft's new Arts Factory series, presents a complete introduction to drawing for budding artists of all ages. This software tutorial is logically divided into five main chapters representing the five main types of models (e.g., still life, landscape, and human figure). The user learns to recreate reality with his pencil through narrated, step-by-step demonstrations of how to draw various images and through an accompanying breadth of interactive lessons (e.g., shading, framing, and perspective).
Choose Your Adventure with Valdo - PC CD-ROMThe unrivaled adventure game with 9 different endings!
For all kids with a taste for adventure stories and a strong case of wanderlust, Ubi Soft Entertainment presents Choose Your Adventure with Valdo, the unrivaled adventure game for kids 8 and up. Players assume the role of a 16th Century Portuguese boy sailing across the ocean on a journey to Japan. The catch is that a mischievous ghost has torn-up the only map in existence into thousands of fragments, so players have to reconstruct the map in order to make it to the end of their journey!
Other titles to be shown on the Ubi Soft stand for International purposes include:
Tim the 7th, The Cosmic Family, Rayman Petit and Learn Languages with Rayman!
Ubi Soft Entertainment, a $60 million European-based software publishing and distribution company, was founded in 1986 in France. Ubi Soft entered the software development arena in 1991 after its continued success in software distribution, representing 35% of all entertainment software to the French market. It is best known in the U.S. for Rayman, a blockbuster action/adventure game for all ages that debuted in 1995. In addition to its U.S. offices in California and its headquarters in France, Ubi Soft has offices in Japan, Germany, Spain, Italy, England, Australia China and Canada.
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