Publisher Meridian4 Has Over 8 Games on Their Way to OnLive
Video game publisher Meridian4, is a known content partner of OnLive. In fact, they already have two of their games on the cloud gaming service. They are ‘Scratches – Director’s Cut’ and ‘Alpha Prime’. However, according to Steve Milburn, Marketing Director for the company, they have 8 other games that are in the “pipeline” to be coming to the service.
These 8 games are Avencast – Rise of the Mage, Chrome SpecForce, Crash Time 2, Larva Mortus, Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals, Obulis, Pacific Storm Allies, and Post Apocalyptic Mayhem (PAM).
For those of you unfamiliar with these games, here are some brief overviews courtesy of Meridian4:
AVENCAST – RISE OF THE MAGE
In a world of wizardry, wonder and untold mystery, you must undertake some of the most diverse quests to hone your skills in spell casting, weaponry and melee combat. Your martial skills are soon put to the test as demonic monsters descend upon Avencast, turning the academy into a state of chaos and destruction.
Armed with countless combat moves and spells, and a vast arsenal of equipment you must uncover the source of this evil by vanquishing an onslaught of enemies. Treachery and deceit reveal themselves as the vicious army threatens Avencast’s very existence. Amidst the mayhem, an astonishing truth unfolds which will forever change the battle scarred Wizard.
Special Forces of the future.
Chrome SpecForce, are an elite strike force unit of the FEC (Federal Expeditionary Corps), created with one sole purpose, to rid the planetary system of global hazards and crisis situations that endanger the Federation’s stability, or directly violate federal order. This elite strike force must undertake top secret missions such as high profile target assassination, espionage, infiltration and sabotage of enemy territory. Armed with the most up to date combat equipment, the SpecForce field agents are equipped for any situation.
You are Logan, a member of the elite SpecForce military unit. Your mission – to battle terrorist factions on the desolate planet of Estrella! But things turn from bad to worse when the local conflict escalates to pan galactic proportions… and you’re in the middle of it all!
CRASH TIME 2
Solve various exciting and surprising criminal cases on the streets as member of the autobahn police force – or freely explore the open game world on your own while chasing frantic racers. With fully destructible cars, arcade gameplay, outstanding graphics and stunning slow-mo effects, Crash Time 2 puts you right in the driver seat, ready to burn rubber.
At the end of 19th Century, dark forces shade the world once again. A brave agent, experienced in exorcism and combat, comes to face the oncoming evil, and fight loathsome supernatural monsters and horrific spawns of black magic. It’s your quest, to combat evil forces and to face a dark warlock of the ancient times and stop his plan to capture powerful artifact of black magic.
Larva Mortus is an action horror game that has you hunting monsters of the supernatural in a dark and ominous atmosphere full of undead, terrifying and demonic nightmares.
In the game as the role of the agent you will go through many action packed monster hunting missions on your way to defeat the unholy forces. Larva Mortus offers fast and entertaining monster-hunting game play. A horrific atmosphere goes hand in hand with furious action packed splatter fest. Everything accompanied by creepy, first class soundtrack!
NIKOPOL: SECRETS OF THE IMMORTALS
From the art and stories of famed graphic novelist and filmmaker Enki Bilal, and the studio created by adventure game legend Benoit Sokal comes Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals.
Set in France in the year 2023, the country is governed by a dictator who rules by religious absolute power. A mysterious ship shaped like a pyramid has just appeared in the sky and sent representatives to speak with the French government.
As Nikopol, you will find yourself in a suspenseful adventure to find your father and thwart a dangerous conspiracy. Entangled in political intrigue you are caught between two worlds, one of anarchy and one of immortality.
Based on IonFX’s award-winning mobile game of the same name, Obulis takes things to the next level by fusing highly compelling gameplay with outstanding graphics, music and state of the art physics effects.
The goal of Obulis is to drop all of the colored spheres into their like-colored pots. Spheres are connected to the playfield using chains and ropes and the player must cut these constraints to put the spheres in motion. Doing this will set the level in action by the forces of gravity and physical interaction. The controls are extremely simple and intuitive. Obulis can literally be learned in seconds, but the puzzles will keep you thinking for hours.
PACIFIC STORM ALLIES
The long-awaited sequel to Pacific Storm; Pacific Storm: Allies expands upon the success of the internationally acclaimed original to deliver an unforgettable mix of real-time strategy and blistering arcade combat, recreating World War II’s most heated battles.
Experience large-scale naval and air operations of the Pacific as either the United States, Imperial Japan, or new playable nation – the UK. Marvel at the enhanced 3D visual engine complete with detailed damage modeling. Settle disputes via diplomacy or battle. Or assume direct control over stunningly-rendered ships and planes to personally annihilate your adversaries. From the US to USSR, Germany to Japan, new missions, tactical maneuvers and multiplayer modes offer armchair admirals greater excitement than ever.
Whether you chart the conflict’s progress from a strategic level or man a deck gun or get behind the controls of a fighter or bomber and personally take the fight to your foes, seize the day and rewrite history of some the most intense battles of World War II!
POST APOCALYPTIC MAYHEM (PAM)
Post-Apocalyptic Mayhem lets you race and battle heavily-modified vehicles through numerous breathtaking tracks and lay waste to other racers in over-the-top vehicular mayhem. You can use special vehicle abilities to cause spectacular destruction to enemy cars as you fight and speed to victory. You’ll experience remarkable speeds, hilarious and violent weapons, reinforced vehicles and various exhilarating tracks.
This revolutionary game offers various intense race modes to allow you to showcase both your driving and battling skills. P.A.M. features an accessible physics-based driving model that allows you to sense the immense speed of all the post-apocalyptic vehicles as well as feel every bone-jarring impact from both weapons and the tracks.
Post Apocalyptic Mayhem delivers thrilling driving action with easy-to-learn gameplay that players of all ages will enjoy. Simple driving controls give everyone the chance to easily pick up and play. The game also gives you the ability to go online any time to play exciting races with 5 online friends. Every mode in the game can be enjoyed with friends around the world.
AND EVEN MORE GAMES BEING DISCUSSED
While these are the 8 games that Meridian4 has in the “pipeline” for OnLive, we were also informed that they have 5 more games that they are discussing with OnLive, which could also come to the service. They are:
- Post Mortem
- Robin Hood: The legend of Sherwood
- Still Life
- Still Life 2
- Wasteland Angel
All of these games are expected to be in the OnLive PlayPack except for Wasteland Angel, Post Apocalyptic Mayhem and future titles, which will be sold individually.
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