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Too Human demo soon - Dyack

Game definitely 2008.

Silicon Knights boss Denis Dyack has said a demo for 360 exclusive Too Human is in the works and should emerge at some point before the game's release in 2008.

He was talking in the forums of fan site TooHuman.net, where he reassured us the game had suffered no delays as a result of the conflict between SK and Epic Games.

"Too Human will be out in 2008. A firm date with tons of new info is coming soon. This will be followed up with a playable demo. The demo will speak for itself," said Dyack.

In July, Silicon Knights accused Epic Games of misleading it regarding the capabilities of the Unreal Engine 3, as well as not providing it with a final development kit in a timely fashion or offering enough support in favour of completing its own games Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 3.

Epic denied the allegations and has since counter-sued, claiming Silicon Knights attempted to "take Epic's licensed technology, pay nothing for it, and use it any way it pleases".

Too Human is a trilogy of role-playing games exclusively for Xbox 360, with each instalment reckoned to be costing a record breaking USD 80 to 100 million each.

It's based around Norse mythology but set in a technologically advanced part of ancient history. You'll collect hordes of equipment, battle through waves of enemies, gain up to 50 levels and customise your character's skills and abilities to fit your play style.

It will have four-player co-operative play included, which will be a necessity when replaying the game on much more challenging settings to gather rare equipment for yourself or to trade online to others.

Microsoft was unavailable for comment at the time of writing.

Head over to our Too Human gamepage to find out more.

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