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Arx Fatalis

Platform(s): PC, Xbox
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Arkane
Developer: Jowood

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'ARX FATALIS' - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2002 @ 8:49 p.m. PST

The mysterious world of Arx has been shrouded in darkness ever since the sun disappeared in the year 226 and the son of King Poxsellis moved the whole city underground into the dwarf mines. There are over 40 different races that co-habit the mines including goblins, dwarves, ratmen and giant spiders and tension between them all is building. Now the evil cult of Akbaa seeks to raise a terrifying god to rule the land. Travelling from another dimension and suffering from total amnesia, the player is confronted by a world on the brink of disaster and must save both himself and Arx before the force of evil is summoned to impose his reign of terror.

Combining deep, engrossing game play with riveting 1st-person graphics, ARX FATALIS, follows in the tradition of classics like Ultima Underworld providing an immersive environment where the dark, rich story unfolds.

With a fully interactive and detailed environment, the player's every action will have repercussions. Exquisite attention is paid to the smallest detail in order to provide an intruiging game play experience, where fighting and spell casting are implemented in a unique way.

In the medieval world of ARX FATALIS, the player is charged with stopping a cult's scheme of summoning an evil god to the mortal plane.

With a high level of interactivity and a user-friendly interface Arx Fatalis promises to combine the accessibility of Diablo with the deep, satisfying storyline of a good fantasy novel

Features :

  • Impressive, detailed, real-time interactive 3D environments
  • Spectacular lighting and particle effects
  • Epic role-playing fantasy storyline
  • Innovative spell-casting and combat system
  • Intense, white-knuckle atmosphere

 


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