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X Rebirth Announced

EGOSOFT and Deep Silver announce X Rebirth, the next game set in the X Universe of space combat games, saying this will "transport the multi-award-winning series to another dimension with radically new game design and top notch graphics" upon release in the fourth quarter of this year. It seems this is the promised TNBT announcement, though that's not explicitly stated. The reveal trailer offers gameplay footage, and here's a bit on the game:

X Rebirth represents a spectacular new beginning for the X series, offering loyal fans and newcomers alike a vast, vivid and extremely detailed universe to explore throughout the game.

Varied gameplay elements such as action-packed space combat, detailed trading mechanics and high-speed space exploration with fast travel allow players to experience a truly unique space saga that will keep them hooked for dozens of hours.

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24. Re: X Rebirth Announced Apr 21, 2011, 08:51 gilly775
 
Aero wrote on Apr 21, 2011, 01:52:

In Elite/Privateer/Freelancer, the fundamental game mechanic was flying your ship and fighting other ships, or praying that you could sneak by without being noticed. I'm not really sure what the fundamental game mechanic of the X games is. It's sort of a jack-of-all-trades, and if anything, the fundamental game mechanic is a spreadsheet business simulation.


Play Evochron Mercenary; you'll get most of that.
 
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