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GLOBAL VR® TAKES COIN-OP TO A NEW AND THRILLING WORLD IN FAR CRY INSTINCTS™: PARADISE LOST
Using Ubisoft's Far Cry Instincts™ Game Engine GLOBAL VR has developed a visual masterpiece that hits the mark on both excitement and game play
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15, 2006 - GLOBAL VR, one of the coin-op industry's leading manufacturers of video games, today announced plans for the development of a thrilling new video game based on one the gaming industry's most successful first-person shooter games, Far Cry Instincts™.
Far Cry®, published by Ubisoft, was first introduced to the video gaming world in 2004 and in 2005 the sequel Far Cry Instincts™, hits the streets. In Far Cry Instincts™: Paradise Lost, the storyline identifies Jack Carver, Ex-Special Forces Marine, as the hero. Jack becomes stranded on a mysterious Pacific Island while searching for his female companion and CIA Agent, Valerie Cortez. Valerie went missing after their sailboat was destroyed by mercenaries. The story's villain, Dr. Kreger, a certifiable mad scientist, has turned this island paradise into a research lab. It is his intention to create a virus that will alter human genetics thereby creating a super-race of beings completely under his control. Dr. Kerger's ambition is to take over the world; Jack Carver's job is to stop him.
In single player mode, players embody Jack Carver and will have the opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful and engaging worlds ever created and utilize one of 12 primary weapons and five secondary weapons. In the game, players run from bunker to bunker dodging enemy fire and taking out strategic locations on the island in their effort to stop the Doctor. The character of Valerie Cortez will join Carver in game-play on Paradise Lost deluxe units during cooperative play modes. A total of 50 missions will be available on five different and equally exotic islands each challenging and entertaining players.
A long time fan of the Far Cry Instincts™ franchise, Jeff Shotwell, the game producer states, "This coin-op version provides players the opportunity to engage in totally immersive game-play not possible in the home version, plus it has a brand new storyline." He also offers, "The game platform will include high definition monitor on deluxe systems and surround sound so realistic players will feel like they are right in the middle of the action. This is going to be fun!"
Customers wanting more information about this or other GLOBAL VR products should visit www.globalvr.com or contact their local GLOBAL VR sales representative.
About GLOBAL VR - Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Jose, California, GLOBAL VR® is the world's leading manufacturer of coin-operated video games based on home gaming technology. GLOBAL VR® is leveraging massive investment in development of home games and triggering a renaissance in the out-of-home video game industry. GLOBAL VR® has development agreements with the world's leading game publishers Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS), Atari (NASDAQ:ATAR) that provide exclusive rights to create coin-op versions of popular home games such as EA SPORTS PGA TOUR® GOLF, NEED FOR SPEED, Beach Head and Operation Blockade. More information on GLOBAL VR can be found at www.globalvr.com.
About UltraCade Technologies - Headquartered in San Jose, California, UltraCade Technologies, ranked number forty-eight in Entrepreneur's 2005 Hot 100 list, is the world's leading manufacturer of classic multi-game video machines for both the coin-op and consumer markets. With an ever-expanding library of licensed classic arcade titles, UltraCade continues to lead the retro-gaming movement. UltraCade designs and develops hardware and software technology that is licensed and used by a majority of leading-edge companies in the coin-op industry. More information about UltraCade Technologies and its products can be found on the company's website at www.ultracade.com.
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