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Ubi Soft Gets The Fear

Another week, another Clancy game

Ubi Soft has announced another Tom Clancy game, this time based on Paramount Pictures' upcoming cinematic release The Sum Of All Fears starring Ben Affleck as Jack Ryan. The PC version of The Sum Of All Fears will be released in conjunction with the film in the US and Canada, and then in the autumn for European gamers. Next generation console versions will follow, although no specifics were discussed. "The film adaptations of Tom Clancy's novels always thrill audiences with their intensity and action-based realism, which is the same formula for making great games," said Laurent Detoc, president of Ubi Soft Entertainment. The game is being developed by North Carolina based Red Storm Entertainment, already world renowned for their impressive adaptations of Rainbow Six, Rogue Spear and Ghost Recon. The Sum Of All Fears is said to combine the physics and graphical technologies behind Ghost Recon with the gameplay of Rainbow Six. Players will be able to take on the role of an FBI elite hostage rescue team member. Up to three players locally, or 36 across the internet, will be able to take part in co-operation missions in locations as diverse (albeit unsurprising) as West Virginia, the Middle East and South Africa, with rendered cinematics breaking up the action and keeping the story alive. A couple of screenshots have already been released, and may be viewed here. Related Feature - The Sum Of All Fears screenshots

Source - press release

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