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As WP's senior editor, I edit review and preview articles, attempt to keep up with the frantic pace of Rainier's news posts, and keep our reviewers on deadline, which is akin to herding cats. When I have a moment to myself and don't have my nose in a book, I like to play action/RPG, adventure and platforming games.

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'TRON 2.0: Killer App' (Xbox) Slides Into Retail

by Judy on Nov. 3, 2004 @ 8:41 a.m. PST

Buena Vista Interactive announced today its much-anticipated first person shooter, TRON 2.0: Killer App, has shipped for the Xbox to North American retail outlets. TRON 2.0: Killer App is also available at retail for the Game Boy Advance.

"We are pleased to bring the TRON franchise to the Xbox, and the Xbox Live gaming community," said Bob Picunko, director of product marketing for Buena Vista Games. "With an intriguing storyline, innovative and deep multiplayer features, hit music and wide range of Xbox Live functionality, Killer App is the complete first-person shooter experience."

Developed by the renowned Climax game studio, TRON 2.0: Killer App brings players inside the digitized world of a war-ravaged computer system near collapse from an onslaught of corrupt programs controlled by an evil "user" named Thorne. Equipped with an arsenal of powerful digital weapons, players take to battle alongside security forces and legions of mutated programs to prevent corruption from terminating computer systems worldwide.

The TRON 2.0: Killer App experience on Xbox includes:

  • Battle through more than 60 single player levels and 10 new, huge multiplayer maps;
  • Command an arsenal of 16 high-impact weapons including the powerful Tron disc, digital grenades and cyber sniper rifles;
  • Battle up to 16 players over new multiplayer maps on Xbox Live and link play, and take on 6 modes of combat, including death match mode, Light Cycle racing, and Data Capture;
  • Split screen capability for up to four players;
  • overRIDE mode allows players to instantly switch between first person and light cycle combat, allowing for more control and flexibility;
  • Voice talent of supermodel and actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos as Mercury and Bruce Boxleitner reprising his role as Alan Bradley;
  • Multiplayer game soundtrack featuring Hollywood Records recording artist Breaking Benjamin, including music from their latest album, We Are Not Alone;
  • New Light Cycles designed by world-famous concept designer Syd Mead (TRON, Aliens, Blade Runner);
  • Xbox Live functionality specifically designed to deliver a state-of-the-art online multiplayer gaming experience.

TRON 2.0: Killer App for Xbox is rated "T" for Teen by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) and carries a suggested retail price of $39.99. For more information, please visit www.tronkillerapp.com.

 

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