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Ubi Soft Showcases 'XIII' And 'Far Cry' At CPL Event

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that its two highly-anticipated shooters XIII and Far Cry will be featured at the Cyberathlete Professional League's Pentium® 4 Processor Summer 2003 Championship, July 30 through August 3 at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, Texas. Ubi Soft will showcase the games on several kiosks, offer exclusive hand-outs, and include prizing for the event's ongoing raffle. For more information, please visit the official CPL website.

The CPL event draws thousands of avid gamers every year, and the 24-hour tournament runs non-stop for five consecutive days. Players compete in a $200,000 Counter Strike Tournament featuring prizes from Intel®, nVidia® and CompUSA. In addition to the tournament, attendees enjoy a spectator area for the main tournament, as well as booths and events from major game publishers and vendors. The Ubi Soft booth will feature both XIII and Far Cry, its highly anticipated shooters.

XIII is a stylish first-person shooter thriller featuring a conspiracy of epic proportions. The game's cel-shaded graphics showcase its unique visual style, which pays homage to its comic roots. As a secret agent with complete amnesia, players unravel clues behind their true identity, while uncovering sinister plots against themselves, the U.S. government, and a mysterious presidential assassination. For more information, please visit the official XIII website.

Far Cry is the next benchmark-setting first-person shooter featuring stunning graphics, a unique tropical setting, unprecedented long-range view distance, freely explorable indoor and outdoor environments, authentic physics-on-demand, a perfect variety of gameplay, frighteningly realistic AI and a universally acclaimed pick-up-and-play level editor. Far Cry sets new standards in single-player and multiplayer FPS gaming. For more information, please visit the official Far Cry website.

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