June 2, 2009– Today Ubisoft® announced C.O.P. The Recruit, an open world action-adventure game specifically designed for the Nintendo DS™ handheld system. Scheduled for release in fall 2009, C.O.P. The Recruit gives gamers the opportunity to utilize tactics from both sides of the law and fight crime like never before in a full 3D open world, available for the first time on Nintendo DS. The game, unveiled today during Nintendo’s E3 press conference, will be demoed at Nintendo’s booth and Ubisoft’s booth through the duration of E3.
“With its innovative engine and impressive graphics, C.O.P. The Recruit is truly a breakthrough for Nintendo’s handheld platform,” said John Parkes, marketing director EMEA at Ubisoft.“We’re thrilled to be bringing this accessible, one-of-a-kind action-adventure experience to DS fans and are confident in the game’s ability to appeal to a broad audience of gamers.”
About C.O.P. The Recruit
Dan Miles is a former underground street racer and new recruit in the Criminal Overturn Program (C.O.P.). Under the terms of the C.O.P., Dan has become a street detective working to protect New York citizens against large-scale threats. Working with his mentor, Detective Brad Winter, Dan is investigating a series of terrorist attacks in the city when Brad is falsely arrested, putting the investigation on hold. While trying to uncover the truth behind Brad’s arrest, Dan goes undercover and returns to his life on the streets. Little by little he gets wrapped up in a deadly, widespread conspiracy and must work to prevent a potentially catastrophic attack on the city.
Game features include:
ENJOY THE BEST VISUAL EXPERIENCE ON THE NINTENDO DS SYSTEM
Experience the thrill of cruising the streets of New York City without any loading times! C.O.P. The Recruit is the most visually impressive game on the Nintendo DS™, with an open-world 3D experience running at 60 frames per second (FPS). The game’s innovative engine also allows for a wealth of detailed imagery, whether driving at 120 MPH or shooting your way through the gorgeous interior environments.
A HUGE ACTION-ADVENTURE WITH A VARIETY OF GAMEPLAY
C.O.P. The Recruit will allow gamers to experience all aspects of being a police officer recruit with 60 missions and over 20 hours of diverse gameplay. Get behind the wheel of some of the fastest cars around, and use the stylus to shoot down enemies and spy on terrorists.
A CITY THRIVING WITH LIFE
Experience a bustling, vibrant New York City, complete with pedestrians on the street, cars rushing to avoid traffic, and boats navigating the surrounding waterways of Manhattan. Explore the 6 square miles of the city and experience a wide variety of environments and climate conditions.
POWERFUL CITY-CONTROL SYSTEM
As a recruit, you will have access to New York City’s most powerful tools. Use your PDA to plan and launch a SWAT team assault through your DS system’s microphone, set up road blocks, summon an ambulance, access the city’s camera system to locate your targets, and much more.
For more information on C.O.P. The Recruit, please visit: www.coptherecruit.com.
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