NEWS - Tuesday, January 22, 2002


Robin Hood Interview

Well, this is for keeping the buzz around this hot Xbox game alive. It’s a favorite here at Xbox Addict, so it’s really cool to see something new on it. Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is Cinemaware?s first internal game production, and the guys are working hard on it for the Xbox, PlayStation 2, and Window’s PC platforms.

As you know, the product is based on Cinemaware?s hit game Defender of the Crown, first released in 1986 on the Commodore Amiga. So it’s a classic among old-time gamers like Stephen. Through a fresh and compelling blend of strategy and high-action, Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown puts players in the boots of the legendary Robin Hood. As Robin, players must use strategy, cunning, and quick reflexes to defeat Prince John, rescue King Richard, and reunite England. Basically, it holds true to the plot of the legend where the poor get richer and the rich get poorer!

Anyway, the news is that the hard working folks at To the Game have interviewed Cinemaware CEO Lars Fuhrken-Batista on the latest of Robin Hood, and there’s some really good stuff on it. I personally think the box art of this game sucks though, but it’s not the game, which i’m expecting a lot out of. Here’s a little cut of the interview:

TTG: Judging from the earlier pictures released, the new 3D look will certainly bring the game to a whole new level with huge possibilities. Are you afraid that the new look will make the game differ too much from the original?

Cinemaware: This could certainly be true if we employed 3D for the sake of using 3D-based gameplay, like games such as Tomb Raider and Quake, which need it to make the primal concept at the core of their games (running in a 3D environment) work. In our game, we are using 3D to make the world and the action sequences more believable, rather than focusing on the technology as it is. To make the game follow in the visual quality of the original, we carefully studied the color palette, textures, and cinematic angles to employ in order to convey that unique "Defender of the Crown" look so many people love. Even our 3D characters follow a certain look that was present in the original.

Click on product profile for some screenshots and enjoy!

Related Feature: Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown Interview
Source: http://voodooextreme.com

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 48,725
Forum Posts: 725,917
Xbox One Titles: 2,823
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,086
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 586
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 2,028
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 15,624
Screenshots: 34,050
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News







Torchlight III Now Available

Torchlight III Now AvailableTorchlight III, the light-hearted and fast-paced dungeon crawler, has officially launched, bringing back signature mechanics that defined the series, like hack’n’slash combat and the beloved pet system.


See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Xbox Series X or S
Post by Nato King
3 Replies, 1026 Views

Spellbreak Grand Magus Pack (3) and Starter Pack (7) Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 848 Views

I pay $ 1000! I search the Element 54 Canadian launch Team signaturen Faceplate
Post by Smill
0 Replies, 5096 Views

Xbox one no signal
Post by debrartin
0 Replies, 26993 Views

do you remember?
Post by SnoochyBoochy
3 Replies, 27073 Views

i haz xbox
Post by SnoochyBoochy
0 Replies, 23141 Views

Claiming the first thread of 2020
Post by Kraft
6 Replies, 39486 Views

Important! I pay $ 1000! I search the Sweden launch and the Element 54 Faceplate
Post by Smill
3 Replies, 23103 Views

Squad Up
Post by samslophead
0 Replies, 49153 Views

TERA Skinned Xbox One X Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 52853 Views

Starfield Release expectations?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 87969 Views

Issue with Xbox live on Xbox home
Post by rcmpayne
0 Replies, 60427 Views

Happy Birthday, Me.
Post by SnoochyBoochy
4 Replies, 74122 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada October, 2018 Play date info thread.
Post by Kiesey
2 Replies, 18884 Views

2 Giveaways! Bridge Constructor Portal AND Tempest 4000!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 17535 Views

© 2000-2020 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics