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Galactic Command: KnightBlade Announced

3000AD announces development of Galactic Command: KnightBlade, the next installment in the Galactic Command series is scheduled for a Q2 2009 release on PCs and unspecified console systems. Here's word from the pdf press release:

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL March 18 , 2008 3000AD Inc today announced the sequel to the recently released Galactic Command Echo Squad SE.

Galactic Command KnightBlade brings total immersion to the space combat genre. Gamers will live out and experience their entire career within the confines of their assigned command carrier. All in first person perspective inside the 350m long GCV-KnightBlade; the second carrier in the Engstrom class to be built by GALCOM.

Players will experience the thrill of deep space life both as a combat pilot and a marine - as well as the angst of living inside a battlecruiser under attack both from within and outside. From the thrill of rushing out of your quarters to Operations for a mission debrief, to the adrenaline rush of racing through the carrier to the Flight Deck, climbing into in your fighter then launching and engaging hostile forces. As a marine your combat assignments will include engaging hostile forces who board your carrier, as well as deploying to distant planets aboard shuttles or via transporters on combat engagements. Also episodic in nature, Episode One First Strike, features a sixteen mission campaign played from the perspective of both a combat fighter pilot and an Elite Force marine as the KnightBlade piloted by a fully automated AI crew hurtles through vast space and planetary worlds.

But this is not all about combat alone. Once again our advanced and proprietary AI comes into play as NPC crew members go about their own lives and duties aboard the KnightBlade. Walk into engineering and chat with that lovely female engineer or crash the bridge and get tossed out by your NPC commander. As in all our games, if you can think it, you can probably do it. Explore the ship, talk to other NPCs, engage in or evade a fight that breaks out in the Galley and get tossed in the Detention Hold by marines; the choice is yours to make.

Galactic Command KnightBlade is being developed for the PC and consoles. It is due out in Q2/09. For more info and shots please visit the game's product page at

3000AD Inc headed by eighteen year industry veteran Derek Smart, is an independent and privately held game developer located in sunny South Florida.

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62. Re: No subject Mar 19, 2008, 10:49 Yakuza
Other devs who you tossers do this shit to and end up losing it and vent their frustration, get fired. Either that or they suck it all up, post anon, or don't post at all. Since nobody gets to fire me nor put me under siege, I have no problems doing this until the day I hang up my mittens. I've got nothing but time.

Other developers? OTHER DEVELOPERS?

Are you insane?

YOU are the only pompous jackass we belittle, Smart. And only because you bring it on yourself. You are so absolutely convinced of your own bullshit hubris that you just don't know when to shut up. No other developer is as immature and arrogant, or unprofessional as you are. Every time you start a flame war just like this one, you only deepen the hole that is your failure and shame. Of course, with your backwards thinking you probably perceive that failure and shame as success and pride.

How the hell did you survive through preschool? I would have expected you to drown yourself in a toilet, or drink a gallon of paint in your first day away from the constant, unwavering supervision of your assisted-living nanny.

It was years ago, Smart. You should have shut your tiny little mouth years ago.

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