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'Shifters' Shipping To Stores

by Rainier on June 17, 2002 @ 11:20 p.m. PDT

3DO's third-person action/adventure game for Sony loveable home console system should be widely available at most retail outlets beginning today. In shifters players don the role of a shapeshifting hero named Alleron who has been charged by the kingdom of Bylandria to protect his homeland and safeguard an ancient artifact from falling into the hands of an evil tyrant named the Grand Inquisitor Zash Mythra.

Features include:

  • Shapeshifting: Shapeshift into as many as 6 different creature classes and over 24 unique transformations. Different forms provide different powers and abilities, such as bypassing traps, monsters, or even puzzle-driven events.
  • Diverse Environments and Next Generation Graphics: Advanced layering and lighting for exquisite environmental and creature detail in three vastly different worlds -- Medieval, Arabian and Steampunk.
  • In-depth Character Development: Includes combat training, spellcasting, and armor changes.
  • Simple and Intuitive Interface: Interface allows players of all skill levels to easily explore the world and embark on adventure.
  • Over 30 Formidable Creatures: Each creature is extremely detailed in design, skeletal animation and comprehensive artificial intelligence.
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