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Wii, PS2, PC Get More Obscure
Survival horror sequel headed to Nintendo’s latest and old standbys.
By Andrew Joy 04/17/2007 17:08:27 PST

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Obscure on Xbox

Though the Wii may have suffered a slow start, Nintendo’s new console is certainly picking up steam when it comes to providing a more...age-diverse lineup. Among the myriad of family friendly games, such as the hotly anticipated Super Mario Galaxy, more mature games are slowly starting to emerge on the system, like the controversial Manhunt 2. And now, it’s been announced that the survival horror game Obscure II, the sequel to one of 2005’s more, well, obscure (but well reviewed) titles, is headed to the Wii, PS2 and PC later this year. More information about the game can be found in the full press release below:

(Amsterdam, The Netherlands) April 16, 2007 – Publisher Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. (OTCBB: PLGC) announces the acquisition of the survival horror game “Obscure II” from French development studio Hydravision. The sequel of the innovative Obscure© will be released in Q3 of this year on PC and PS2. The release for Wii is set for Q4.

Obscure II (PC, PS2, Wii) takes place two years after the gruesome events of the first game. The survivors have gone on to college and try to return to their normal lives. After the discovery of a beautiful but strange plant on school campus, events take a turn for the worse. Soon, the college students have to battle for survival once again.

Players of Obscure II can choose their character and one AI controlled sidekick. In total there are six playable characters, each with their own unique abilities. These can be switched at various points in the game. Due to the game’s unique co-op feature, friends can join at any time to team up and attempt surviving Obscure II together. There are many available weapons to keep the monsters that hunt you at bay. Light might be the players’ biggest ally because you never know what’s lurking in the shadows.

Stefan Layer, VP of Marketing & Sales of Playlogic International N.V: “I am extremely pleased that we added Obscure II to our line up. The first instalment was well received by both press and public. Hydravision has pushed the envelope with Obscure II and I am confident that the game will do even better then its predecessor.”

Dominique Morel, CTO of Playlogic International N.V: “Obscure II displays refined talent in every aspect, from high attention to visual details and optimized control schemes; and a dense and intense in-game atmosphere. It’ is a thrilling and unique game with polished game features; an incredible experience.”

Denis Potentier, CEO of Hydravision: “We are happy to work together with Playlogic on Obscure II; they meet all of our expectations and I'm sure that their expertise will be very positive for the game. The two-person cooperative gameplay of Obscure II has been fully optimized. I think players will love this game."

Features:

  • Adventure and action in a teen horror movie scenario
  • 6 charismatic characters with unique skills Unique co-op mode: second player can join in at any time Highly detailed and rich 3D environment Find clues and solve various riddles and mysteries Vast variety of weapons and horrifying monsters Stunning soundtrack performed by the Boston Symphonic
  • Orchestra and the Paris Opera Children’s Choir

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