X360, PC Wednesday, April 11, 2007 | 9:22 AM

Timeshift gets a new look

Timeshift gets a new look

TimeShift certainly did a have a chaotic development. First announced by Atari for Xbox and PC, then with a barely upgraded version on Xbox 360 and PC by Sierra, the game has now been delayed one more year and will be released in Q4 2007. As you can see with these 5 images, the graphics engine has been totally overhauled and the game sports a much more "next-gen" look.

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Commented on 2007-04-11 09:43:22
Looking not bad at all. Definitively a graphics upgade.
Commented on 2007-04-11 09:47:30
smart move, and the updated look is appropriate to the game, IMO.
Commented on 2007-04-11 09:55:01
looking very nice indeed but it's just another shooter .... so meh from me.
Commented on 2007-04-11 09:57:39
Wow, those devs really got their stuff together, finally. Looks like an entire different game. Gameplay was fun in the previous version demo, but completely lacked good graphics and was buggy and badly optimized. I hope the improvement in graphics also reflect improvement in all other aspects.
Commented on 2007-04-11 09:58:17
wow, they really went back to the drawing board graphics wise, i wonder what else they overhauled.
Commented on 2007-04-11 10:13:17
That rain is real? I'll believe it when I see it in motion... If so, this game has been completely resurrected.
Commented on 2007-04-11 11:01:35
wow.......... i just clicked it is time shit i thought it was time0 was going to say what the hell they done to it lol
Commented on 2007-04-11 11:02:58
"wow" at that rain picture
Commented on 2007-04-11 11:27:28
Generic re-design ftl.
Commented on 2007-04-11 11:35:09
Wow, I really like the explosion in pic 3 and the rain in pic 4. Definately an upgrade in my book.
Commented on 2007-04-11 13:16:12
I have to admit, after playing the demo that was on an OXM disc about 9 months ago, I had totally written this game off, and even with the whole "let's revamp the game" thing I figured it would come out looking sub-par and playing like ass. Well, obviously we still don't know how it plays, but it's definitely looking good right now. Shockingly good. Seriously, I'm kind of amazed considering the state of that demo.

I just hope they're going to make better use of the abilities in this version of the game than "stop time so you can walk through fire" in the demo.
Commented on 2007-04-11 13:34:31 In reply to twoism
Posted by twoism
Looks like an entire different game. ... I hope the improvement in graphics also reflect improvement in all other aspects.
It is a different game. For all intents and purposes, the original title (which was supposed to ship over 2 years ago) was cancelled, and everything--levels, story, characters, and core game mechanics--were recreated from scratch. The only thing that remains is the name and <i>some</i> ability to manipulate time, but even that aspect bears little resemblance to the original. Gamespot has more details if you're interested.
Commented on 2007-04-11 13:41:17
The story also will be totally different. It's all on IGN.com

You'll be wearing a suit called S.A.M. which will help you decide which time-stopping/changing power you should use. So it won't be like "using slowmo all the time like the pc version and don't knowing what to do" when you need the other powers.

And the rain looks teh leetz0r in the robot picture.
Commented on 2007-04-11 14:05:23
pretty good ;)
Commented on 2007-04-11 16:14:41
hope they add a Co-Op-modus... would be nice!!
Commented on 2007-04-11 17:35:05
When is it comming out?
Commented on 2007-04-11 19:18:32
wow loks realy good . are this is unreal engine 3 graphics?
Commented on 2007-04-12 02:53:42
Pics are probably from PC version running on some moster 8800GTX SLI system
Commented on 2007-04-12 08:48:40
I LIKE IT!! =)

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