E3 2012: Star Wars 1313 Announced


LucasArts has announced a new third person action adventure game titled, Star Wars 1313.

The mature themed Star Wars game is being developed by LucasArts and various studios, which including Industrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm Animation and Skywalker Sound. Players will play as a Bounty Hunter in a never been seen dark and mature world. It will bring to life the Coruscant underworld in the Star Wars galaxy.  The game is being built using the Unreal Engine, with full body performance capture and also high end Hollywood visual effects techniques. The official description is as follows:

“Named for Level 1313, a ruthless criminal underground deep below the surface of the planet of Coruscant, the game puts players in control of a deadly bounty hunter as he uses an arsenal of exotic weaponry to hunt down his marks and uncover the truth surrounding a criminal conspiracy. Star Wars 1313 emphasizes epic set pieces and fast-paced combat with a hero who uses human skills and gadgets, rather than supernatural Force powers, to make his way through this dangerous world.”

LucasArts president Paul Meegan stated:

“We’re excited to share one of the projects LucasArts has been hard at work developing. Star Wars 1313 dives into a part of the Star Wars mythos that we’ve always known existed, but never had a chance to visit. We are committed to bringing the best gameplay experience and visual fidelity to life and I truly believe the work we are showcasing at E3 will speak for itself.”

Expect to see and hear more about the game at E3 next week. For now, let us know your thoughts via the comments section below.

Source: Eurogamer

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