Ubisoft announces that Dark Messiah of Might and Magic is shipping, and Arkane's
Source engine action/RPG in the Might and Magic setting should hit North
American store shelves this week:
SAN FRANCISCO – October 24, 2006 –
Today Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, announces that
Dark Messiah of Might and Magic™ has released and will be at North American
retailers this week.
“Dark Messiah of Might and Magic successfully blurs traditional lines and
defines a new approach to action-RPGs for the modern PC gaming audience,” said
Tony Key, vice president of marketing at Ubisoft. “Dark Messiah of Might and
Magic’s breakthrough game design, combined with the technology and graphic
capability the Source Engine brings, signals an exciting new direction for the
Might and Magic brand.”
Developed in conjunction with Ubisoft, Arkane Studios (for single-player), and
Kuju Entertainment (for multiplayer), Dark Messiah of Might and Magic puts
players in a first-person perspective, allowing them to encounter ferocious
combat within a dark and expansive fantasy environment.
Powered by an enhanced version of the award-winning Source™ Engine created by
Valve to power its Half-Life®2 video game, Dark Messiah of Might and Magic
allows players to immerse themselves in an environment that responds and
envelops them like never before, thanks to the Source Engine’s exceptional
technological enhancements in areas such as character animation, advanced AI,
real-world physics and shader-based rendering.
Dark Messiah Might and Magic ships with an ESRB rating of “M” (Mature). The game
is available for PC at the manufacturer's suggested retail price of $49.99 for
the standard edition, and $59.99 for the Limited Edition.
For more news and information on Dark Messiah Might and Magic, please visit the
game’s official website at