CALABASAS, CA (June 22, 2001) - Computer developer and publisher NovaLogic,
Inc. has announced the upcoming release of the highly anticipated fourth
installment of the Comanche series, based on the U.S. Army's next generation
armed reconnaissance helicopter - the RAH-66 by Boeing-Sikorsky.
Comanche 4, slated for release in late 2001, is the latest in the popular
series which has sold over 2 million copies around the world. As a shooter
in the sky, the game will give players a taste of the thrill and excitement
of going into battle as a Comanche pilot. In addition, the scalable
flight model will provide the reality aspect prized by sim enthusiasts
The helicopter's versatility in reconnaissance, ground attack and air
combat roles will be emphasized in the game's all-new missions. Players
will get to fly with the Comanche's signature low observable technology
and swoop into real-world locations including urban settings and rural
environments around the world such as tropical islands, desolate deserts
and lush, tree-laden jungles..
The game showcases stunning graphics, including realistic rotor wash
effects both on the water and the ground. Comanche 4 will also feature
a 3-D virtual cockpit and weapons of destruction including the 20mm
cannon, 70 mm rockets, air-to-air heat-seeking AIM-9 Stingers and the
laser-guided AGM-114 Hellfire missile. Players will also have to dodge
fire from ground troops wielding hand-held Stingers.
"This will be a very fun, fast-paced game which is easy to fly, so
that players can focus on enemy air and ground attacks," said Wes Eckhart,
producer of Comanche 4. "Plus we've got some killer multiplayer action
planned on NovaWorld, allowing numerous players to fight it out online.
It'll blow you away."