-- Clive Barker's Jericho
Clive Barker's Jericho
Release Date: 23-Oct-2007
Developed By: Mercury Steam
Published By: Codemasters
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Clive Barker's Jericho is a supernatural horror-themed FPS computer game currently in developement by Mercury Steam, with horror author Clive Barker providing the premise for the game.
The game is a creative, and realisation of a Clive Barker nightmare for next-gen console platforms and PC. Clive Barkerís Jericho is a new supernatural horror concept with story by the master mythmaker, novelist and filmmaker Clive Barker.
Jericho deals with the mysterious reappearance of a lost city in a remote desert. When a form of evil that goes right back to the dawn of days resurfaces from there, a Special Forces squad, trained in both conventional warfare and the arcane arts, is sent in. Their mission: Hunt down and destroy the evil that lurks at the heart of the city before it destroys humanity.
Clive Barkerís Jericho is designed as an action horror title that will up the stakes in visuals and phantasmagorical special effects. Mingling the darkest elements of Barkerís horror fiction and films with an ambitious, age-spanning story, aimed at mature gamers, fans of Clive Barker and horror fiction enthusiasts.
According to Eurogamer.net, Clive Barker's Jericho "begins when a lost city mysteriously reappears in the middle of the desert - bringing with it an ancient evil. A Special Forces squad trained in both conventional warfare and the arcane arts is sent in to hunt down and destroy said evil - if they fail, the whole of humanity will end up wiped out."
Information from a recently released trailer shows that the game takes place in the fictional Khali Desert and that the Special Forces squad was sent in to investigate the disappearance of a Swiss Guard recon squad.
It is slated for a Fall 2007 release.
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