Overclocked: A history of violence premieres on GamersGate

New York, USA (April 21, 2008)– GamersGate announced today the download premiere of Overclocked: A history of violence, developed by adventure game veterans House of Tales and published by Lighthouse Interactive and DTP.

Set against the backdrop of a catastrophic thunderstorm raging over New York, Overclocked mixes frightening fictional thriller Elements with real research findings on war simulation and psychology. As a US army psychiatrist, the player is tasked with exploring the memories of several characters as he finds himself in a true psychological thriller.

Using innovative narrative structures, Overclocked charts the diffuse areas where memories and illusions, dreams and reality, perpetrators and victims meet and deals with an issue that is as topical as it is ancient: violence.

Technically, Overclocked takes the engine from The Moment of Silence to the next level with an innovative character animation system, improved facial expressions, more real-time camera movement, cinematic dialogues and lots of interaction– the results are strong visuals and an involving story. Overclocked is a political psycho-thriller with survival-horror flair that offers thrills, as well as plenty food for thought.

•Controversial and topical story

•Innovative narrative approach

•45 locations, 6 playable characters, approx. 5,000 lines of dialogue

•Densely animated pre-rendered settings

•Real-time particle FX, shadows and shader FX

•Dynamic lighting

•Facial expressions with Emotion FX 2

•Innovative dialogue system

To find out more about Overclocked: A history of violence, please go to GamersGate - http://www.gamersgate.com/index.php?page=product&what=view&sku=DD-OHV&cat=all - or contact pr@gamersgate.com.

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