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High Moon Fact Sheet

Publisher: High Moon Studios
Developer: High Moon Studios
Release Date: Spring 2005
Platforms: PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft®
ESRB Rating: Mature (Blood & Gore, Intense Violence, Language, Sexual Themes)
Genre: First Person Shooter (FPS)
MSRP: TBD

Darkwatch, the debut title from Sammy Studios internal development, is a cinematic 1 st person shooter (FPS) w it h an original premise that blends Vampire-Horror and Western genres. They grind their enemies for fuel, fashion their skin into protective cloaks and create weapons designed to exterminate en masse, and they are the good guys . They are the Darkwatch, a vigilant strike-force that has protected man from evil incarnate since the dawn of civilization. Their newest and deadliest agent is Jericho Cross, an outlaw gunslinger pulled into their ranks by an unfortunate close encounter with a vampire lord. To save the West, and his own soul from damnation, Jericho must hunt the vampire through an American frontier now overrun by his evil minions. Along the way he relies on his deadly gunfighting skills and advanced weapons and vehicles put at his disposal by the Darkwatch, as well as a few surprises afforded him as a half-vampire; superhuman abilities and a trusty undead steed. Promising to deliver tremendous gameplay variety and set in a macabre and visually sensational depiction of a haunted Wild West, Darkwatch promises to be one of the year's most exciting video games.

Features
•  Blast through a frightening re-imagination of the Wild West, with explosive FPS action framed by a cinematic storyline, and exceptional art and design work inspired by both Vampire-Horror and Western genres

•  Unique weapons, powerful assault vehicles, horse-mounted gunfighting and special vampire abilities bring new depth to FPS gameplay in both single and multiplayer

•  Take the "un" out of "undead" in a variety of ways with a wide assortment of "Darkwatch-enhanced" weapons, including pistols, rifles, shotguns, rocket-launchers, dynamite and even weapon-specific melee attacks

•  Experience a "living west" with massive seamless worlds, non-linear missions and dynamic enemy and NPC A.I. driven by a reputation and experience system

•  Location-specific damage brings precision to gunplay – tear the undead to pieces, or taunt the pesky living by shooting off hats or making them dance to your bullets

•  Online multiplayer capability with unique maps and original game modes

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