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Apr 30, 2008

KOEI brings Fatal Inertia EX to the Playstation Network Next Month

KOEI, today announced that Fatal Inertia EX will be available at the end of May 2008 exclusively on Playstation network on the PS3 system.

"We're really excited about what we've accomplished with Fatal Inertia EX," said Mike Bond, lead game designer for Fatal Inertia EX. "Gamers will be amazed by all of the improvements we've made. Fatal Inertia EX is a faster, more visually-captivating experience packed with new content not found in the original."

Fatal Inertia EX features a never-before-seen environment exclusive to the Playstation 3 system. Situated amidst scorching desert dunes, the Fatal Inertia Proving Grounds is a mecca for aspiring flight jocks driven to prepare themselves for the mental and physical punishment of low-altitude combat maneuvering. Along with offering a restructured training curriculum, the Proving Grounds are also home to the game's eight new tracks.

A re-tuned flight model improves handling and achieves higher speeds than previously seen. Flight controls take advantage of the Dualshock 3 wireless controller and give the optional use of SIXAXIS motion sensing technology. The game's newly-added Master level Quick Races will push the fastest men and women to their limit.

Fatal Inertia EX delivers heightened visuals which include new weather effects, significant scenery enhancements, and an overhauled garage for racecraft customization. Spread across 59 courses in seven exotic high-definition environments including lush rainforests, massive glacier fields, and canyons of razor-sharp rock, the beauty of Fatal Inertia EX could easily mask the harrowing thrills in this high-speed contest of champions.

Should be an interesting game to check out when it hits PSN at the end of next month.


Ry-Tron said...

I'll take WipeoutHD any day over this game. The cruddy start on the 360 definitely didn't push me in its direction.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, the 360 version was pretty underwhelming but the PS3 version sounds like they've really cranked things up. The developer blog is an interesting read.