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'Haven: Call Of The King' Coming To XBox & NGC By Xicat

by Thomas on May 29, 2003 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT

Xicat Interactive (publisher of Zanzarah: The Hidden Portal and ChopLifter: Crisis Shield) have announced its plans to bring the groundbreaking action/adventure epic, Haven: Call Of The King to the Xbox, and the GameCube. Developed by Traveller's Tales, Haven: Call Of The King received praise for its release on the PlayStation2 from both media and consumers alike.

Played out through an epic tale of a hero who seeks to liberate his people from the tyranny of enslavement, Haven: Call Of The King unveils a remarkable tale of exploration and intrigue. Players embark on an epic quest as Haven, a heroic young man haunted by dreams that awaken him to the legend of the "Golden Voice." A bell that can be rung in times of need, the "Golden Voice" is the only way Haven can free his people from slavery and imminent death at the hands of the evil Lord Vetch.

"We're thrilled to be working with Travellers Tales to deliver Haven to Xbox and GameCube users," says Brad Flack, US Director of Sales for Xicat Interactive. "Haven has an exciting storyline and features unrivalled gameplay, - we're pleased to add the game to our product line up.

Haven: Call Of The King Key Features:

Powerful FreeFormer Gameplay, developed exclusively for Haven - Allows the player to experience multiple gameplay mechanics blended together in a virtually limitless world, with a variety of genres smoothly integrated into one game, without loading times or jarring sequences

Multitude of Gameplay Mechanics - Revolutionary technology allows freedom to move within these environments both on foot and vehicle, allowing for some exciting variety in gameplay, such as turret-based shooting, boat racing, bike battles, dog fighting, gladiator-style arena combat and space exploration

An Epic Adventure - Immerse yourself in the incredible vision of a world where a "Golden Voice" will spark the battle to break the shackles of eons of enslavement

Technological Revolution - An engine capable of 13 million polygons per second with one-pass fogging and point-lighting gives designers limitless control to build a completely immersive and interactive world

Multiple Vehicles - Jump into all manner of vehicles from power-trikes and speedboats to planes and even spaceships that leave the confines of the planet

Spectacular Worlds – Traveller's Tales' never-before-seen level of CGI-quality animation is displayed in intricate and fantastic worlds - designed by Rodney Matthews, a well-known fantasy/techno artist, whose artistic vision has been displayed in books such as "In Search of Forever" and his rock album covers for Magnum, Asia, Thin Lizzy and Rick Wakeman

Haven: Call Of The King information, screenshots and teaser trailers are available for download from http://www.xicat.com/media. Haven: Call Of The King will be making its way to the XboxTM video game system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo® GameCubeTM in Q4 of 2003.

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