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Codemasters also released some images of Rise of the Argonauts, which is planned to hit the stores this fall on Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

Codemasters fact sheet:
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
As the King of Iolcus, Jason had everything – a prosperous kingdom, the respect of his peers and a beautiful fiancé. But when she was assassinated on their wedding day, Jason vowed to take revenge on her killers – to do anything to restore her life and earn back the respect of his subjects. To accomplish this heroic feat, Jason must seek out the Golden Fleece and with the help of Greek mythology’s greatest heroes, set sail on the most epic voyage of all.

An epic scale action RPG, Rise of the Argonauts immerses players in a gladiatorial adventure set in the vibrant and powerful world of Ancient Greece brought to life. Taking the role of Jason, players will battle alongside Hercules, Achilles and other Argonauts as they engage in brutal combat against formidable beasts and enemies, in a vast world alive with wondrous inhabitants and stunning panoramas. The search for the Golden Fleece is not only one of exploration but of transformation: from warrior king to exalted hero touched by the gods.

KEY FEATURES:
Streamlined RPG Experience – Gamers will spend more time playing and less time micro-managing inventory and resources through a streamlined HUD and inventory system. Players can earn unique powers and abilities, but avoid tedious record keeping by dedicating deeds to a god of choice. Characters become stronger with armor and weapons upgrades significant in scope, leaving enemies nearly helpless. Players must learn to appease the Gods and interact wisely with those they encounter , as decisions impact the story flow and available missions.

Unleash Devastating Attacks – Players will assemble the most effective team of Argonauts for each mission to put the best battle plan forward. Lethal combinations of weapons and powers granted by the Gods, combined with the battle-tested loyalty of the Argonauts, make Jason a devastating force in combat. Players will change weapons on the fly to outmaneuver and inflict lethally devastating attacks on opponents, decapitating them with swords or cutting them in half with shields.

Mythological Ancient Greece Brought to Life – Players will battle deadly foes, fearsome opponents and legendary monsters while experiencing a living, breathing and vivid ancient world taking players far beyond the generic broken statues and ruins that so often define the myth. The thrill of battle and intensity of action is strengthened through Tyler Bates’ (300 composer) epic musical score.

DEVELOPER: Liquid Entertainment
PUBLISHER: Codemasters
RELEASE: Autumn 2008
PLATFORM: PLAYSTATION®3, Xbox 360™, Games For Windows®
WEB: www.rise-of-the-argonauts.com

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Reyals
Reyals
Commented on 2008-08-13 13:39:31
This looks like..Im not buying it.
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Ronsauce
Ronsauce
Commented on 2008-08-13 13:50:30
I can't wait to see more of this game. Greek mythology ftw!
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starfox14now
starfox14now
Commented on 2008-08-13 13:56:13
God of War done right?

2nd Pic: Look at all that juice!
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daikide
daikide
Commented on 2008-08-13 15:02:00
need a demo
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Alvinho
Alvinho
Commented on 2008-08-13 15:17:45
I liked it!
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JohnnyNeat
JohnnyNeat
Commented on 2008-08-13 15:19:45
Interesting...
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JohnnyNeat
JohnnyNeat
Commented on 2008-08-13 15:21:19
This message is in "Boulet Time" (TM), If you still *really* want to see it, click here
I'm really curious though....
prodygee
prodygee
Commented on 2008-08-13 15:23:33
Wow at 4 and 5 -> something's coming from his nose.

JohnnyNeat: random
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vspectra06
vspectra06
Commented on 2008-08-13 15:42:13
Looks nice. we need a demo though.
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bleachedsmiles
bleachedsmiles
Commented on 2008-08-13 18:05:01
if ever there was the word epic used to describe a game then this is it. I reckon this will be the surprise hit of the year
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KORNdog
KORNdog
Commented on 2008-08-13 18:10:12
another game that looks like complete ass. i mean. how disproportional a body can you get. the guy looks like a freak of nature. gameplay looks generic as hell as well.
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moroboshi
moroboshi
Commented on 2008-08-13 18:29:41
The characters look good on the whole, but the backgrounds are muddy and dull, and frankly look like they've fallen out of a 5 year old PC game.
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starfox14now
starfox14now
Commented on 2008-08-13 19:55:25 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
gameplay looks generic as hell as well.
you see gameplay from those stills? wow, my goggles do nothing!
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digi_matrix
digi_matrix
Commented on 2008-08-13 20:16:06 In reply to starfox14now
God of War 3? Oooh. Very epic looking. I love me some Argonauts.
Posted by starfox14now
you see gameplay from those stills? wow, my goggles do nothing!
LOL yeah, I need some 3D glasses! Haha
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KORNdog
KORNdog
Commented on 2008-08-13 22:24:16 In reply to digi_matrix
Posted by digi_matrix
God of War 3? Oooh. Very epic looking. I love me some Argonauts.
LOL yeah, I need some 3D glasses! Haha
yeah, cos i surely couldnt have seen gameplay elsewhere right? we cant possibly leave gamersyde. get a clue.
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Corellianrogue
Corellianrogue
Commented on 2008-08-14 01:22:00 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
another game that looks like complete ass. i mean. how disproportional a body can you get. the guy looks like a freak of nature. gameplay looks generic as hell as well.
Can you say stylised?
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Ronsauce
Ronsauce
Commented on 2008-08-14 03:11:23 In reply to Corellianrogue
Posted by Corellianrogue
Can you say stylised?
I think it's simply easier for him to bitch.
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KORNdog
KORNdog
Commented on 2008-08-14 07:05:17 In reply to Corellianrogue
Posted by Corellianrogue
Can you say stylised?
stylised or not it doesnt look good.
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IIGrayFoxII
IIGrayFoxII
Commented on 2008-08-14 11:06:34
I don't find this game to be....pleasing.

Still waiting for a good Greek/Myth game besides GoW.
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dec0y
dec0y
Commented on 2008-08-14 23:07:12
this is actually starting to look pretty good, screw the haters, pics four and five manage to establish/convey some amazing atmosphere and/or art direction

also, particle effects in pic #2 ftw!
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