NEWS - Tuesday, October 28, 2003
kill.switch SHIPS!Leading video games publisher Namco Hometek Inc. announced today its highly anticipated, internally developed tactical military shooter "kill.switch"(TM) has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Developed for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox(R) videogame system from Microsoft, "kill.switch" is rated T for Teen. "kill.switch is poised to make a significant impact in the third person action military shooter genre this year," said Matt Sentell, Senior Producer at Namco Hometek Inc. "The demanding use of realistic warfare cover tactics in kill.switch compel the player to constantly assess and react to the situation around them, something other games have attempted but not mastered." "kill.switch" promises an engaging combat experience by combining highly explosive firepower with realistic cover tactics. The games lethal combination of Blindfire gunplay allows frontal assaults against enemies without exposing the player to counter fire, and its unique Offensive Cover System permits players to engage enemies from cover with little personal risk. Throughout the course of action, players must adapt to their immediate surroundings and manage their environments with precision thinking while quickly adjusting on the fly through six action-packed missions spanning 18 different levels. Featuring diverse environments, players will take aim, take cover and take over as their enemies approach with team-based tactics and attacks.