Arx Fatalis coming to Xbox, Winter 2003DreamCatcher Games today announced a worldwide deal with Arkane Studios to publish Arx Fatalis for the XboxTM video game system from Microsoft. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Arx Fatalis is a first-person RPG, which plunges players into an amazingly complex fantasy-world of trolls, goblins and Snake-women. Creating weapons, solving puzzles and completing amazing quests, gamers become heroes as they battle in an evil world. Players will also need to master a unique real-time magic system to cast more than 50 different spells based on 20 different runes. Arx Fatalis takes full advantage of the power of Xbox, utilizing the unique asset-caching tools for smoother play and the amazing processing power to support complex A.I. Arx Fatalis will also take advantage of Xboxs superb Dolby-Digital Surround Sound and unique hard-drive. "The signing of Arx Fatalis is a signal that DreamCatcher is serious about publishing great console games," said Richard Wah Kan, CEO of DreamCatcher Interactive Inc. "The game has had great success on the PC, and were confident that well have even more success on Xbox." "Were very excited about developing Arx Fatalis for Xbox," said Raphael Colantonio, CEO of Arkane Studios. "The console has great capabilities which will allow us to give gamers the best version of Arx Fatalis they could ever dream of!" Arx Fatalis will ship to stores in Winter 2003 with a suggested retail price of $39.99 (USD). The ESRB rating has yet to be announced.