||(Win98/2000/Me/XP) (Retail) (ONIPR)
- Animated violence
Her Only Future Is To Avenge the
Bungie Software proudly presents Oni- a single-player blend
of action and adventure that combines the best elements of shooters and
fighting games into a near-future epic featuring anime-style action and
Throughout breathtaking indoor and outdoor levels created by
real- world architects, Oni's third-person vantage point casts gamers in the
role of Konoko, a heroine with a vast arsenal of fighting moves- including
kicks, punches, throws and combos, as well as finishing moves. But she can also
wield powerful weapons- from machine guns to plasma cannons- as she maneuvers
her way through an increasingly dark storyline.
With the most fluid animation and control ever seen in a
third-person title, Oni promises the smooth feel of a shooter, the visual
richness of broad third-person perspective, and the frenetic combat of a
fighting game, all combined for a uniquely satisfying gaming experience.
In the year 2032, Big Brother is alive and well. The World
Coalition Government has annexed 80% of all nations and tracks your every move.
While those in the cities maintain an acceptable level of comfort at the
expense of freedom, the poorest masses exist at the fringes of a toxic
wasteland and at the mercy of the Syndicate - a nefarious web of criminals run
by Boss Muro.
You are Konoko - a young girl unaware of your past and your
destiny. In the midst of the corruption that surrounds you on all sides you
must unravel the mystery of your own identity while fighting to save humanity
An intense action thriller comes to life
with exciting anime style charactrs and storyline.
Revolutionary gameplay blend of hand to hand
and weapons combat.
Easy to learn fighting system with cool,
Arsenal of weapons includes pistols, rocket
launchers, energy and projectile weapons.
Win 98/2000/Me/XP: 266 MHz PII, 64 MB RAM, 800 MB
disk space, CDROM, 2MB hardware accelerated 3D graphics card (OpenGL
scifi.com by Eric T. Baker
"The best part of Oni is the cool fighting moves--in short,
Oni contains enough moves to satisfy the fans of any fighting game. They can be
struck in every direction, so Konoko can bash first the thug in front of her
and then the one behind her without changing the way she faces. Many of the key
combinations to launch some of the more deadly moves are hard to execute
(remapping the key board can help, although you'll have to go to the Web site
to find out how to do so), but the basic moves are both dangerous and
interesting. Flips, in particular, are gratifyingly easy to perform,..."
"...Basically, Oni a good game engine with good character
models and cut scenes that is hampered by some boring level design and a
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