London, United Kingdtom– 23 July 2007– Today, Ubisoft announced that it will be releasing CSI:CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION™ Hard Evidence for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Nintendo Wii™ fall 2007. This release marks the first time CSI fans will be able to play a CSI video game on the Xbox 360 and Wii. Players will be able to use the Wii Remote™ to navigate through a crime scene, or experience cinematic-style graphics on the Xbox 360. The user interface has been completely redone with a console audience in mind, making the game more like the show than ever. The PC version of Hard Evidence will ship simultaneously with the Xbox 360 and Wii.
About CSI CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION: Hard Evidence
Developed by Telltale Games, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION™ Hard Evidence will continue the crime-solving experience of Ubisoft's CSI video game series. Players will join Gil Grissom, Catherine Willows and the rest of the Las Vegas cast to help solve crimes using realistic techniques and lab equipment. The game features forensic reconstructions and atmospheric crime scenes taken directly from the television show, including an all-new garage lab for analyzing large pieces of evidence, improved evidence gathering, lab mini-games, and more. There are more areas to explore and increased interaction with the CSI team, resulting in a longer play experience. Game features include:
* More Crime-Solving Action
Break down the evidence and bring suspects to justice in five all-new, bizarre crimes. Unravel longer cases, search bigger crime scenes and uncover hidden evidence in unique locations like never before.
* Go Deeper into the Evidence
Master new forensic tools and find more evidence than ever. Use the new Garage Lab to examine large pieces of evidence like cars and trucks. Recreate gunfights with ballistic lasers, uncover shocking secrets with video analysis, and much more.
* The Ultimate CSI Experience
Experience your very own CSI episodes as you piece together clues with the real CSI actors. Take part in dramatic interrogations, create grisly crime reenactments and explore atmospheric crime scenes inspired by the show.
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION™ is consistently one of the top-rated shows on network television and won the People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Series in 2003, 2004 and 2005 and is a People's Choice Award nominee in 2006 as well. The CSI video game franchise, published by Ubisoft has sold approximately 2.4 million units worldwide since the first CSI title was released in March 2003.
About CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
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About Telltale, Inc.
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