XBOX Monday, January 19, 2004 | 8:26 AM

Riddick: A new FPS for the Xbox

Riddick: A new FPS for the Xbox

Starbreeze Studios have a page on their official website for a new secret project since a few months now. Game Informer had the honor to do the unveiling, the game is called Riddick and will be a FPS. More details, scans and concept arts in this news.

Starbreeze had with Enclave released one of the best looking games of the Xbox at the time, even with all the slowdowns. The developpers are far from newbies since some of them were members of the mythical PC demo group Triton (for the oldest here) and were working on one of the most promosing PC games of the pre-3dfx era called "Into the Shadows".

Riddick is their new project along with Knights of the Temple.
Technically Riddick seems fabulous and will hold the comparison with Halo 2 or even Doom3.
The lighting will be totally dynamic, every light source can be destroyed, every material reflects light his own way. The shadows will also top notch, totally real time and even more advanced than Splinter Cell ! The game uses a new rendering method called "normal mapping".
The environment will be interactive and destructible, blood sprayed on a wall will trickle down naturally.

One of the innovations of the game is the fact that there is no HUD. The life gauge will only appear when it changes, and the ammo counter will be displayed directly on the weapons.
The physics engine will have everything we take for granted for a modern game, even ragdoll bodies.

The game will be a mix between a normal FPS, a stealth game and even a survival horror at time. The will be melee combat with only our fists, and gunfights.

Count on me to let you informed as soon as I get more info on that game.

Vivendi universal asked me to put down the images and scans of the game.

About the game

What's up?
  • droezelke
    droezelke I think 80% of people are idiots. And with idiots I mean people who won't accept it when they are wrong. :-) (11 minutes ago)
  • Sdarts
    Sdarts ME:A just doesn't stop making me laugh: [url] / [url] (12 minutes ago)
  • Phaethon360
    Phaethon360 @GriftGFX: ( ͡°( ͡° ͜ʖ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)ʖ ͡°) ͡°) (1 Hour ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Destiny 2 announcement is imminent. (3 Hours ago)
  • KORNdog
    KORNdog @alimokrane: played them all, as usual. it's kind of the issue with bigger releases being given away for me, chances are i've played them already. (6 Hours ago)
  • alimokrane
    alimokrane Sorry about HOT, COLD lol... I copies the words from a deals website and it stupidly copied the text of the two buttons to press HOT/COLD on a deal. (6 Hours ago)
  • alimokrane
    alimokrane NICE!! HOT COLD April's Games With Gold (Ryse, Darksiders, The Walking Dead: Season 2 and Assassin's Creed: Revelations) (6 Hours ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
Top stories