Second Sight Has Gone Gold(August 31, 2004) The secret past of John Vattic will soon be revealed, as Codemasters announced today that the original stealth action property from Free Radical Design, Second Sight, has gone gold. Available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube, Second Sight (NTSC) will be shipping to retail outlets nationwide on September 21. Combining an atmospheric, psychological thriller narrative with stealth exploration and intense shooter action, Second Sight is an original property that redefines the standards for action gameplay. The game begins as the player takes main character John Vattic on a confidential spec ops mission and uncovers a fatal chain of events leading to a sinister military conspiracy. Second Sight offers gamers the opportunity to replay events in the past through interactive flashbacks, which affects events in the present through an intense dual-time narrative. "Free Radical has once again pushed the boundaries of innovation with their riveting new video game, Second Sight," said Marc Bennett, President, Codemasters Inc. "From the intense, action-packed game play to the rich storyline and character development, Second Sight delivers on all fronts. In the midst of a sequel-driven video game market, gamers will be extremely satisfied with this refreshing new title." Codemasters has partnered with premiere video game specialty retailers to offer an exclusive Second Sight DVD free to all consumers who pre-order the game. The DVD features an all-access, behind-the-scenes look into the making of Second Sight at Free Radical Design, interviews with the development team and insights to their techniques. "Second Sight has been a secret project at Free Radical since the company was formed," said David Doak, Free Radical Design. "This story-driven thriller is an exciting new genre for the company, and we couldn¹t be happier or more excited with the end result that years of planning and development went into." Second Sight is rated T for Teen by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board and carries a suggested retail price of $39.99. The game ships to stores nationwide on September 21.