Future Tactics Heading to XboxCrave Entertainment, a leading publisher of console videogames, announced today that it will release of Future Tactics: The Uprising, an all-new action/role-playing game for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube. Crave recently announced that it would release Future Tactics: The Uprising for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. All three versions of Future Tactics: The Uprising will be available in the first quarter of 2004. Packed with action, Future Tactics is a turn-based tactical RPG that looks and feels like an action/platform game. Built around a highly complex turn-based battle engine, the adventure showcases a single-player Story Mode, as well as a two-player Battle Mode. The plot is set in the not too distant future, when Earth as we know it has succumbed to a race of extra-dimensional creatures. Now the final hope for restoring order to the planet rests on the shoulders of a young boy, his sister and a rag-tag assembly of unlikely warriors. Future Tactics: The Uprising features: 18 stylized and high-polygon characters interacting in rich, full 3D environments Unique, number-free turn-based tactical combat system designed to keep players immersed in the action, not the stats 19 action-packed, highly intense levels waiting to be conquered Massively deformable terrain. Landscape can be permanently destroyed, leaving behind craters and canyons Compelling storyline told through fully animated and voiced cut scenes Two-player customizable battle mode lets gamers tweak handicaps, power-ups and victory conditions Experience point system allows custom building of team members, allocating upgrades as players see fit Boot Camp tutorial mode allows novice players to learn good tactics right away Scheduled for release in March 2004, Future Tactics: The Uprising will be available for the Xbox , Nintendo GameCube and the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system.