X360, PS3 Thursday, June 28, 2007 | 3:26 PM

Images and trailer of Rise of Argonauts

Images and trailer of Rise of Argonauts

Codemasters announced the release in 2008 of Rise of the Argonauts, an Action-RPG developed by Liquid Entertainment. First screens and trailer inside.


Trailer

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Commented on 2007-06-28 15:37:41
This actually looks pretty good.
Commented on 2007-06-28 15:38:54
Not bad, though it seems a little scratchy in places. Hard to tell.
Commented on 2007-06-28 15:42:57
they have my interest. I'm a real sucka for Greek Myth games

IGN has a nice lengthy developer walkthrough video too
http://media.xbox360.ign.com/media/901/901024/vids...
Commented on 2007-06-28 15:46:31
not bad, I'm a sucka for Greek Myth games :P

Also, IGN has a nice lengthy developer walkthrough video uphttp://media.ps3.ign.com/media/901/901023/vids_1.h...
Commented on 2007-06-28 15:51:55
The video looks great, I hope it supports co-op.
Commented on 2007-06-28 15:57:10
Oooh interesting....looks like it may have a pretty good game play mechanic in place (of course hard to tell from this early kind of video).

Good idea for a game tho....could be one to watch. Looks like it was made for co-op as well but we shall see!
Commented on 2007-06-28 15:58:30
thres a surprise, this actually looks half decent, could be yet another good ARPG, rather those than JRPG's thats for sure
Commented on 2007-06-28 16:24:13
Are you kidding me, ACM? Rather than the japanese? So you don't looking forward to Eternal Sonata more than this? Lol...

This looks pretty nice as well, though. I don't like this type of character design, but otherwise interesting.
Commented on 2007-06-28 16:47:37
Looks impressive! Would be good to see more of the gameplay! Animations look top notch so far!
Commented on 2007-06-28 16:49:56
Ironically this sounds like the Eternal Darkness/God of War crossover that you'd expect Too Human to be.
Commented on 2007-06-28 16:54:16
Oh yes I'm liking that!

I wonder if it will follow the story of the Jason and the Argonauts film?
Hope so, as I want to snatch the Golden fleece :)
Commented on 2007-06-28 16:57:18 In reply to roxwell
Posted by roxwell
Oh yes I'm liking that!

I wonder if it will follow the story of the Jason and the Argonauts film?
Hope so, as I want to snatch the Golden fleece :)
They are kind of following the original tale, but not word for word. You are searching for the Golden Fleece though :)

Rather than following the popular myth beat for beat, however, the creative team has taken several liberties to tell the story they want to tell. Instead of Jason pursuing the Golden Fleece because of a plot to kill him by his evil uncle Pelias, for example, Jason now seeks the Fleece to restore the life of his dead bride who was murdered on their wedding day (no word yet as to who the bride is; be it Jay's first spouse Medea, his second wife Glauce [who we suspect it is], or a completely fictional woman created for the videogame).
Commented on 2007-06-28 16:59:20 In reply to kenshin2418
Excellent!

Thanks Kenshin :)
Commented on 2007-06-28 17:06:41 In reply to FireWire
Posted by FireWire
Looks impressive! Would be good to see more of the gameplay! Animations look top notch so far!
You find? I realise it's early, but I thought the animation looked pretty clunky. I really hope it isn't, as I too am a sucker for Greek mythology.
Commented on 2007-06-28 17:11:13
WOW!!! Well, THAT is a beautiful game.
Nice, and with a very interesting thematics.
I'll keep an eye on that game!!! More stuff, please!!!
Commented on 2007-06-28 17:13:27 In reply to FireWire
Posted by FireWire
Looks impressive! Would be good to see more of the gameplay!
if you haven't already seen it, check out IGN's developer walkthrough video for more gameplay footage.
http://media.xbox360.ign.com/media/901/901024/vids...

Excellent!

Thanks Kenshin :)
NP Roxell :)
Commented on 2007-06-28 17:16:00
This beats the hell out of that Conan action game. Looks good.
Commented on 2007-06-28 17:26:58
Wow, SWEET! I like its art syle, its very unique
Commented on 2007-06-28 17:47:50
looks sweet....this came out of the blue
Commented on 2007-06-28 18:06:40
Thanks for the link Kenshin2418! Me like Greek mythology(also Norse, I'm a native of the north), and I search for games of this kind. I think Rise of the Argonauts looks very good/promising... I'll be keeping an eye on this!
Commented on 2007-06-28 18:52:39 In reply to nepton
Posted by nepton
Are you kidding me, ACM? Rather than the japanese? So you don't looking forward to Eternal Sonata more than this? Lol...

This looks pretty nice as well, though. I don't like this type of character design, but otherwise interesting.
i hate JRPGs, i'll be avoiding eternal sonata and blue dragon like the plague, boring trash, i prefer to actually play my games, rather than watch cutscenes and press a button every 5 minutes during fights
Commented on 2007-06-28 19:22:30 In reply to acm2000
Posted by acm2000
i hate JRPGs, i'll be avoiding eternal sonata and blue dragon like the plague, boring trash, i prefer to actually play my games, rather than watch cutscenes and press a button every 5 minutes during fights
You sir, are my kindred spirit :D
Commented on 2007-06-28 19:58:35
Well, talk about something coming out of left field. This is quite impressive.
Commented on 2007-06-28 20:56:53 In reply to acm2000
Posted by acm2000
i hate JRPGs, i'll be avoiding eternal sonata and blue dragon like the plague, boring trash, i prefer to actually play my games, rather than watch cutscenes and press a button every 5 minutes during fights
So you like games with no stories? :P I kid.
Commented on 2007-06-30 18:39:30
that looked good
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