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'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT

1C Company has released the first screens of their upcoming naval combat game, PT Boats (developed by Akella using an enhanced PoTC Storm 2 engine). Briefly shown at E3 2003 these are the first public screens available. Patrol Torpedo Boats were used in WW2 mainly to attack large cruiser due ot their maneverability and speed. The were also used to hunt submarines. The game will allow the player to try out various types and missions will range from escorting convoys, protect critical coastal locations and join big battles. PT Boats is expected in stores Q3 2004. Read more to check out the screens ...

Akella has become famous for its marine games based on cutting edge 3D sea technology. Our company now offers a new level of realism and graphics in the upcoming simulator PT Boats: Knights of the Sea. Start your career in a mosquito fleet of the Allied Forces, Russia or Germany and take part in bloody World War II battles.

Take command of a boat and control each member of the crew. Shoot down aircraft using machineguns and anti-aircraft guns, torpedo hostile destroyers and supply ships, "entertain" uninvited guests with cannon fire, plan group attacks – essentially, do whatever you like. Any operation can be entrusted to the AI or handled on your own.

PT Boats: Knights of the Sea is powered by an improved version of the STORM 2 used in the award wining Pirates of the Caribbean. The STORM 2.5 engine enables the creation of unique special effects like ocean waves from explosions, tracing the tracks of various types of boats, illustrating the boats gliding, realistic collision damage, damage from assorted types of ammunition and so much more! Our close cooperation with 1?/Maddox Games, the leading flight simulator developers and renowned for IL-2 Sturmovik, allowed us to create historically accurate and detailed aircraft models.

Features:

  • Never before seen 3D water quality
  • Historically accurate WWII war-machines
  • New level of realism for ship physics
  • Choose single missions or build a career as an officer in campaigns through the entire war
  • Control different crewmen on your boat - from the gunner to the commander
  • Realistic ship damage
  • Highly detail 3D landscapes
  • Control Allied, German or Russian boats - everything can be under you command!
  • Up to 16 players in multiplayer game

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