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'Rayman 3 : Hoodlum Havoc' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 6:42 p.m. PST

Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc will feature many brand new game elements. Its action adventure format will be familiar to many fans but advanced combat will form the heart of this latest installment. Rayman will have new movements and powers including, The Power Fist, Grapple and Super Helicopter, and he will certainly need them as he comes up against over 20 powerful enemies, including the savage Hoodlum tribe. The new Tactical Arcade Combat System will ensure players use their brains, as each enemy has specific strengths and combat strategies, and will only be defeated by the correct fighting techniques. Today some new ennemies are unveiled, we got the latest screens and screens ..

WHO: Everyone's favorite limb-free super hero - Rayman! - is back in his most greatest adventure yet - Rayman® 3 Hoodlum Havoc! This time Rayman is going head-to-head against the baddest enemy army ever to hit the action-adventure genre.

WHAT: Each enemy has its own distinctive strength and weakness. Rayman will have his hands full because each enemy requires a different strategy to beat! Some may need powerful wind-up punches, while others may require blows to the side, as well as many other strategies and combinations. Here are some of the enemies you'll meet along the way:

DARK LUMS - Underneath the stitched hoods of every Hoodlum huddles a swarm of Dark Lums: winged little nasties, concentrated puffs of pure evil and the brainless spawn of their master, the Dark Lum Lord who now resides trapped inside Globox's stomach. Channeling their fury into an army of Hoodlums, Dark Lums will stop at nothing to free their Lord and unleash an insidious rule of darkness upon Rayman's world.

HOODSTYLER - Refusing to wear the drab, brown cloaks sported by the other troops, Hoodstylers are out to set the fashion world on fire. The result? A motley ensemble of the most garish colors imaginable. If they miss the enemy with their rifles, the shocking colors of their uniforms are sure to send 'em running.

HOODSTORMER - Experts in Psychological Warfare, the airborne Hoodstormer units are superbly trained in the art of annoying enemies into submission with strategic swooping maneuvers. Commanding poor, pedaling creatures to power their propellers, Hoodstormer pilots train in the swamplands to learn the attack patterns of the ultimate airborne annoyance - mosquitoes.

GRIMS - Under the training of their wily Grimkeepers, the scrappy little Grims make up for their small size with a highly explosive personality.

WHERE: All this takes place in Rayman® 3 Hoodlum Havoc! This latest installation of the 11 million-plus best-selling hit series featuring psychedelic 3D worlds, heinous hoodlums and an irreverent cast of characters with unbelievable powers. Rayman® 3 Hoodlum Havoc will be available on all next-generation platforms including Sony PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo GameCubeTM, Nintendo Game Boy Advance, XboxTM video game system and PC CD-Rom.

WHEN: March 2003

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