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I Am Alive Announced for this Winter

After three years of no details, Ubisoft's mysterious adventure title will be released in the 4th Quarter of 2011

Ubisoft announced today that I Am Alive, a title first announced during E3 2008, will be released for the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade this winter.

Between the original announcement and now, the title has switched development teams from Darkworks to Ubisoft Shanghai. Next to no information has been announced for the title short of leaked screenshots up until earlier this week when an ESRB rating revealed that a completed build of the game was in existence. Many believed that development on this title had ceased earlier this year when Ubisoft announced that several games had been canceled but was later revealed not to be the case.

I Am Alive is a action/adventure game in a post apocalyptic world with a survival mechanics as you try to find your wife and daughter. The game is rated M for Mature. Along with the announcement of the release window, a trailer was also released. Although not announced, the trailer shows that Kinect support may also be included. The trailer can be found here: I Am Alive Announcement Trailer.

Press Release


EXPERIENCE THE AFTERMATH OF THE “EVENT” IN I AM ALIVE™

Post-apocalyptic Adventure for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation® Network Arrives this Winter

SAN FRANCISCO — September 29, 2011 — Today, Ubisoft® announced that I Am Alive, a post-apocalyptic action/adventure game, is coming to Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Microsoft Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Sony PlayStation® Network this winter. Developed by Ubisoft Shanghai, I Am Alive was engineered to create a convincing, post-disaster world in which players are faced with thought-provoking choices.

I Am Alive follows an everyman’s journey to find his wife and daughter, who were lost during the “Event.” A year later, he finds Haventon, his hometown, in shambles. Buildings are destroyed, toxic ash fills the streets, and society has been torn, causing inhabitants to take all necessary actions to survive.

“We know people have been waiting for this game to arrive, and we believe it’s going to be worth the wait,” said Adam Novickas, Director of Marketing at Ubisoft. “I Am Alive presents a unique take on the post-apocalyptic, survival genre by creating more complex and emotional situations for the player. Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network are the perfect platforms to leverage the mature and challenging experiences of the game.”

In I Am Alive, players will be challenged by both their environment and their enemies. Stamina and resource management are key when being exposed to deadly atmospheres and scaling enormous buildings in search of supplies. The unique combat system requires players to utilize intimidation: cowards are easily swayed with an empty gun, while other enemies will put players to the test.

Download the I Am Alive announcement trailer here: ftp://UbisoftPress:FPy0h56P@privateftp.ubisoft.com/IAA_Announce.zip

For more information on I Am Alive, please visit: http://www.iamalivegame.com


 

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Press Release

EXPERIENCE THE AFTERMATH OF THE “EVENT” IN I AM ALIVE™

Post-apocalyptic Adventure for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation® Network Arrives this Winter

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