11/02/03 04:27 PM
Independent game developer Max Gaming Technologies showcases its first PC multiplayer game Dark Horizons: Lore at the Indie Games Con in Eugene, Oregon last weekend and walks away with 2nd place best multiplayer and ties best art. Lore is Max Gamingís first release based off the Dark Horizons Universe due out by years end with the Dark Horizons pen and paper role-play game due out shortly afterwards. You can view screenshots of Lore as well as the RPG concept art and follow the development at www.darkhorizons-rpg.com.
Created by independent game developers, Max Gaming Technologies, Dark Horizons: Lore is set in the Dark Horizons Universe in the mid 22nd century. Lore throws you in control of the worlds most advanced weapon system during the conflicts between the Federated States and Eastern Confederation. Remote pilot vehicles like the AR-16b Hunter mechanized assault vehicle or the ECM-74 Juggernaut tank in explosive multiplayer action.
Crammed with fast-paced, extreme action, Dark Horizons: Lore puts you in command of the 22nd centuryís finest achievement, the Mechanized Assault Vehicle, or MAV. Remotely piloted from control pods located halfway around the globe these giant war machines are bristling with the latest plasma rifles, cannons and missiles. Pilot a single MAV or gain experience and take command of a MAV group or even an entire battalion and fight with your friends as a unit.
In 2160, a conglomerate of free nations, the Federated States, born out of a nuclear strike on the eastern United States in 2010 is thrown into a pitched battle against the Eastern Confederation over No Manís Land, the resource rich east coast left after the attacks in 2010. When the invasion of Finland by the Eastern Confederation doesnít go as well as planned, the reborn soviet block turns its attention to the riches of the eastern United States hoping to catch the Federation off guard. Only the men and women piloting these machines of war will decide the fate of the Federationís holdings in the west.
Brian E. Hammack
Max Gaming Technologies, LLC