This is the underwater world of Aqua: rays of sunlight break through the layers of algae, bathing the cold depths in an eerie twilight. Brand new landscapes exhibit amazing underwater lighting with stunning iridescent sea floor effects which all help set the ambient scene in the world of Aqua.
As Oliver Weirich, Art Director of Massive Development states: "It is very important for us to render the landscapes as realistically as possible. The player should recognize that the territories have had a history before he came there: half sunken buildings and overturned rocks create authenticity, orientation and the possibility for advanced tactical elements during the missions."
JoWooD Productions UK LTD. Of Harrow, Middlesex, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Austria-based JoWooD productions Software AG, a publicly traded company on the Vienna Stock Exchange, which is rapidly establishing itself as a leading force in the video games industry. Its strategy is to identify develop and publish internationally competitive, high-quality entertainment software for all existing next-generation gaming platforms. JoWooD Productions has in-house development facilities in Vienna and Ebensee, Austria and a fast growing roster of exceptional subsidiary studios, including Wings Simulations and Massive Development in Germany.