Reveals Kya: Dark Lineage
the demand for information behind the concealed project known as Kya(tm):
Dark Lineage(tm), Atari today revealed the first
public details of the game. Developed
by Infogrames' Eden Studios and scheduled for release this fall
exclusively on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment
Dark Lineage is an adventure-action game whose
beauty, depth and immersion could potentially make it the benchmark
by which all others are judged.
believe that Kya:
Dark Lineage is one of those rare, genre-defining
products and as such have invested the necessary time and resources
to successfully launch the property in the interactive entertainment
arena," said John Hurlbut, senior vice president,
marketing and General Manager of the company's
Dark Lineage promises an engaging and magical
experience whose beauty, brilliance and
appeal will transcend established consumer demographics, and result
in a product of global appeal."
the start, Kya(tm)
has been meticulously developed from the ground up
both in terms of character and story development, right down to the
proprietary game engine," said Stéphane Baudet, chief
of Eden Studios. "Kya
promises to be a game of epic magnitude and we are committed to
delivering unprecedented gameplay to all fans of this genre."
into a mysterious world, Kya
is on a quest to find her lost brother and a way back
her journey of discovery, she encounters the Nativs, a peaceful
tribe, oppressed by the Wolfens, the menacing army of the evil
must lead the
rebellion of the Nativs for their freedom, and the only way is to
master magical powers to liberate the Wolfens from their mystical
imprisonment and restore their Nativ identity.
by a proprietary game engine that delivers high-resolution models
and textures, smooth-blended animation and utilizes spectacular
allows players a liberating sense of movement and
freedom as they travel across nine massive and open worlds.
Through 34 quests and side missions, Kya
must increase the power and ability of her new-found mystical powers
to unlock secret areas and fight
the powers available is the ability to ride the wind currents of her
new land and slide down waterfalls and mountains to reach previously
unattainable areas. But
Brazul is out to stop her and Kya
will need to match wits and skills against the
formidable evil warlord. In
the end, Kya
may ultimately discover why she was chosen to become
a part of this extraordinary world.
by Infogrames' own Eden Studios, Kya:
Dark Lineage will be available this fall for the
PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system for a
suggested retail price of $39.95.