Posts Tagged ‘Fallen-Empire-Legions’

Instant Action: Hey, Nice Tribes Clone

By Jim Rossignol on February 21st, 2008.

What do you mean, am I colourblind?
2008 is going to be the year when decent 3D action games are integrated directly into the web. That’s the message from GarageGames Instant Action service. (Confirmed by that whole Quake Live thing too, eh?)

In a low key demonstration of their web-based gaming hub on the GDC expo floor, Tim Aste, the lead designer director of Tribes-like jetpack shooter Fallen Empire: Legions, revealed some compelling aspirations for the web service. Aste explained, as two impressively acrobatic jetpack combatants engaged in rocket-battles on screens either side of him, that their fast-paced 3D shooter operates entirely within a web browser, and as such can be updated instantly and dynamically, as well as downloaded and played on any PC with a 3D card and a broadband connection. System specs, said Aste, would be suitably low, and the price for play just a few dollars. Tribes for lunch? I think so.
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Fallen Empire: Legions

By Jim Rossignol on January 17th, 2008.

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

GarageGames have revealed some details about the mystery jetpack game that we caught a glimpse of last month. It’s called Fallen Empire: Legions and will feature over on GarageGames new web-browser gaming portal, InstantAction.com. “Legions won’t be just any ordinary jewel matching web game; in terms of graphics and gameplay it will set a new benchmark of what the future of gaming will be on the web,” said project director Tim Aste. He’ll be right too, since not a huge number of browser games currently feature Tribes-style jetpack battle action. Watch out, Tetris clones.

Press release post-hop:

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