The Alpha Prime teaser website
up some screenshots and announces development of Alpha Prime, an upcoming
science fiction-themed first-person action game in the works at Black Element
Software (thanks Tiscali Games
). Here's word on the game, which does not yet carry a
As a mining inspector the player is tasked with exploring
an illegal asteroid mining base to investigate the disappearance of its
inhabitants. However, more pressing is why the mining robots and other
autonomous systems are trying to put an end to his inspecting, permanently. The
story leads the player through several distinct environments - the inspector's
spaceship, damaged by enemy fire from within the asteroid, technical facilities,
laboratories, crew quarters, mining shafts and more. On his quest to discover
the secret of the asteroid the player will fight not only the robots, but the
station itself. Using the ship's radio he will talk to the navigator of a cargo
vessel, one of the few people from the surrounding area to somehow remain alive.
Walking down the empty halls and eerie corridors of the industrial complex the
player will meet several survivors willing to help. Or so it seems.....
Built around the Enforce2 engine, Alpha Prime is a first person action game with
an emphasis on the single player experience. At its core is a Science Fiction
story written by the foremost Czech Sci-fi author Ondrej Neff. Game play will be
a varied balance of combat and more technical activities such as hacking and
remotely controlling robotic devices.
The game will feature all of the necessary components of a modern computer game,
such as detailed graphics utilizing the latest technology, interactive in-game
physics integral to the environment, 3d sound and more.