||(Win 95/98) (Retail) (EVOLVAPR)
- Animated blood, gore and violence
90 from ActionTrip
This Is the Future...
Mankind has mastered genetic engineering.
Take control of a team of genetically modified warriors called GenoHunters and
guide them through awe-inspiring worlds. Geno's can adapt to any situation by
mutating at will, acquiring new weapons and abilities as desired by absorbing
DNA. Evolva combines the excitement of a fast paced shoot-em-up with the
tactical challenge of commanding a squad. Fight against the alien parasites and
save the planet. This is survival of the fittest.
Experience multiplayer deathmatches
on-the-fly in Realtime
games are ever the same
organic worlds to explore
Evolva is a tactical shoot-em-up for the PC
which immerses the player in a visually stunning 3D world offering a rich
gameplaying experience. Driven by Computer Artworks' A-Life technology, this
world and its alien inhabitants form a challenging and actually living
environment. Evolva sees the player having to fight against an alien parasite
that has infected a planet. This parasite has an army of guardians to protect
it and they will have to be stopped if the player is to be able to ultimately
stop the parasite itself. The player takes control of a team of customisable
creatures called Genohunters and guides them through a unique gaming world that
mixes the excitement of a fast paced shoot-em-up with the tactical elements of
a strategy game.
It is the future and humanity has become masters of genetic engineering. The
ultimate use of this technology is in the Genohunter. The Genohunter is the
ultimate adaptive warrior that can be deployed in any situation. The Genohunter
adapts itself by absorbing enemies and then, after analysing their DNA,
mutating itself to incorporate any useful abilities that the creature may have
had. For example if a Genohunter absorbs a creature which has the ability to
jump high it will mutate its own body and increase the size of its legs to
emulate this ability. A parasite has invaded our galaxy that infects and
destroys whole planets. Spreading its huge limbs throughout the world it has
infected, it produces eggs which when mature are launched into space to infect
the next set of planets, destroying the world in the process. Whilst doing this
task it produces armies of guardians to protect itself. You take on the role of
one of the Evolva who are the elite commanders of the day. With a team of
Genohunters in your ship, you are sent to stop the armies of the Parasite and
ultimately the Parasite itself. You do this by controlling your set of
Genohunters from the safety of your ship that stays in orbit above the planet.
The fate of the galaxy rides in your hands.
Pentium 233 (Pentium III 500 recommended), Windows 95/98/2000 w/ DirectX
7.0, 64MB RAM, 450MB available hard drive space, 4MB Voodoo1 equivalent (TNT II
Ultra 32MB video card/GeForce recommended), 4x or faster CD-ROM drive (12x
recommended), 100% Microsoft compatible mouse (mouse w/ wheel recommended).
ActionTrip by Uros Jojic
"Evolva is a tactical, squad-based
action-adventure game that provides the players with the possibility to tailor
the team of Genohunters specifically according to their liking. No Genohunting
team will ever be the same. Every gamer will have different ideas about
mutating their team so that it could best fit their needs. Truly a unique
aspect of the game --- one that holds great potential both in single player
planning and multiplayer battles..."
"The whole experience of team combat is on a different level from what we're
used to seeing in today's games. The action is fluent, dynamic and most of all
intense. Combined with some intelligent mission design and balanced out
weapons, I can emphatically claim that Evolva's gameplay is seriously fun and
addictive as hell. Wait until you start mutating your group of Genos, then
you'll know what I'm talking about."
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