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User avatar   Crytek Staff Member Crytek Staff MemberMember since: 09.01.2008, 01:11Posts: 10141Location: Crytek HQ Likes: 495
 

 Post Topic: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 11:54 
THQ CONFIRMS PRICE AND RELEASE DATE FOR NEXUIZ


CryENGINE® powered Arena FPS scheduled to debut on Xbox LIVE Arcade on February 29th for 800 Microsoft Points

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 15, 2012-- THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Machinima today announced that Nexuiz is scheduled to launch on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (via Xbox LIVE®) on February 29th for 800 Microsoft Points as part of Microsoft’s ‘House Party’ season of Xbox LIVE Arcade titles.

Nexuiz will also appear on PlayStation 3 and PC later this spring.

Developed by Denver-based IllFonic and powered by CryENGINE®3, Nexuiz re-invents classic, fast-paced arena FPS gameplay for the modern console audience with the addition of Dynamic Mutators – game-changing power ups that can turn the tide of battle in an instant.

These Dynamic Mutators are featured in the latest Nexuiz trailer, released today on http://youtube.com/NexuizShooter.

For more information on Nexuiz, ‘Like’ us at http://Facebook.com/NexuizShooter, follow us at http://Twitter.com/NexuizShooter or visit the official website at http://Nexuiz.com.



About THQ

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at http://www.thq.com. THQ and the THQ logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

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The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the business of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as “THQ”), including, but not limited to, expectations and projections related to the release of Nexuiz, and are based upon management’s current beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, business, competitive, economic, legal, political and technological factors affecting our industry, operations, markets, products or pricing. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ’s financial results, described in other documents that THQ files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2011, and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and particularly the discussion of trends and risk factors set forth therein. Unless otherwise required by law, THQ disclaims any obligation to update its view on any such risks or uncertainties or to revise or publicly release.

About Machinima

Machinima is the dominant video entertainment network for serious gamers around the world. The number one entertainment channel on YouTube, Machinima served over 2 billion video views in 2010 alone, reaches over 116 million gamers monthly, and delivers over one billion video views a month, and growing. Machinima’s global content network features official publisher content, gameplay videos and original content, including over 20 original weekly shows, all aimed at the coveted 18–34 year old male demographic. Machinima is fast-becoming a global phenomenon with an ability to capture a cultural sensibility and awareness among a next generation of entertainment consumers and marketers alike. The company is backed by MK Capital and Redpoint Ventures, and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

About IllFonic

Illfonic is an indie video game development studio committed to delivering AAA games digitally to consoles and PC. Launched in 2007, IllFonic utilizes many avenues in pop culture to cross brand its products in film, television, sports, music and clothing. With offices in Los Angeles and Denver, the company has built a team of artists, developers, producers and musicians who believe that providing fun game-play means conveying the highest level of visual and musical awe along with an immersive environment.

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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 13:45 
Not the kind of game I would play, but it's nice to hear from a CryEngine game that actually has a release date and is not done by Crytek.


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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 14:18 
Well i'm going to test this on PC during spring time. Might turn out to be fun.


 
 
 

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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 14:26 
They didn't decide to releae for PC, but please release.


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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 16:42 
Quote by modsuki:
They didn't decide to releae for PC, but please release.

They did, read the article. "Nexuiz will also appear on PlayStation 3 and PC later this spring."


 
 
 

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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 20:29 
reminds me of UT.
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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 20:33 
I guess CryTournament didn't sound too good for the marketing?!? :cheesy:
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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 22:03 
Anything with a Cry infront of the name these days = instant win.


 
 
 

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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 22:53 
You guys should check out Xonotic. It's a fork of Nexuiz and is really awesome - great graphics, varied gameplay, good community and it's open source (free).


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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 16.02.2012, 23:59 
Quote by ClockworkOnion:
reminds me of UT.


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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 17.02.2012, 00:23 
The developers at Illfonic are freaking kickass guys and are huge fans of the tech! I urge you to support this small team of hilarious and talented guys.

As we've been playing this off and on for quite some time throughout their development let me assure you that there is more to this than just being a UT ripoff it's quite fun and they really went for a completely different style than we've ever seen other CryENGINE games go.

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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 17.02.2012, 00:39 
Go Sean! :cheesy:

Will support it once the PC version arrives. Hoping for a Steam release aswell. But $10 bucks for the XBOX version is pretty cheap, so i hope the community will support this.


 
 
 

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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 17.02.2012, 01:04 
Looks cool indeed, might try this the next time I'm around my 360, but to ask the question on everyone's lips, how on earth do you pronounce it?


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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 17.02.2012, 01:16 
Quote by Cry-Ruan:
Looks cool indeed, might try this the next time I'm around my 360, but to ask the question on everyone's lips, how on earth do you pronounce it?


HAHAH I thought the exact same when i met these guys.
You say it just like you say NEXUS just looks different cause that c001 2 d0.
For a long time we were all calling it Nexwhiz...fail

I was going to mention the PC version in my previous post but the 360 version is still good and I don't want to take away from it....just that I've been working with them on the PC sku....and I can say there is some DAMN sexeh tech in their PC version.
I say too much, buy the Xbox version AND the PC version maybe while you're at it also donate to MWLL :evil:


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 Post Topic: Re: Nexuiz Price and Date Confirmation
PostPosted 17.02.2012, 02:01 
I always thought it was Nex-oo-iz... double fail. At least Nexwhiz sounds cool! :D

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Hoping for a Steam release aswell

It's coming on Steam (see end of trailer) :)



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