Novint Technologies, Inc., the pioneer of 3D touch for consumer computing, has acquired the 3D touch rights to "Advent Rising" from Majesco Entertainment. The popular third-person action adventure game was released for the PC and Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and was written by Nebula award-winning science fiction author, Orson Scott Card.
The Falcon is an entirely new type of game controller that allows users to fully experience the advanced play dynamics in this cinematic, action-packed title. Novint's version of "Advent Rising," Ascension Reborn, will utilize Novint's patented 3D touch technology allowing players to feel and control the game's arsenal of firepower, vehicular combat, and superhuman powers within a visually imaginative, intergalactic story.
"'Advent Rising' is a perfect game for integration with the Falcon. Many of the gameplay mechanics were challenging to implement with traditional videogame controllers, but the Falcon takes those advanced concepts to a new level," said Tom Anderson, Novint CEO. "We are excited both about adding such a powerful title to our line-up and working with a great publisher like Majesco."
"'Advent Rising's' masterful approach to graphics and game play mechanics coupled with the tremendous literary vision of Orson Scott Card captivates the mind and emotions of the player," said Liz Buckley, Director of Marketing, Majesco. "Adding the sense of touch into 'Advent Rising' brings the Advent universe to life in a new way and makes the epic experience that much more immersive for the player."
In "Advent Rising," a common legend pervades the galaxy -- that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as Humans. One race, the Seekers, know Humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any Human society they unearth.
Players assume the role of Gideon Wyeth, a remnant of the last human outpost, on the brink of discovering the incredible powers that lay dormant within him. It is these powers the Seekers are so desperate to suppress.
Novint's touch-enabled, PC version of "Advent Rising" will be available for download from N VeNT(TM), Novint's interface to Falcon games, information, software updates, unique content, and community. During the holidays, the Limited Edition Falcon is being offered by select stores for $189, a $50 instant rebate off the $239 MSRP. The Falcon is sold at J&R Music World, Fry's Electronics, CompUSA, GoGamer.com, and TigerDirect nationwide.
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