High Voltage reveals plans for next Wii title – Gladiator A.D.

Yesterday, High Voltage Software, the developer of games such as The Conduit, Evasive Space, and Gyrostarr, revealed their next full-length epic game for the Wii.  The following is a segment from IGN’s interview with High Voltage:

Kerry J. Ganofsky: Gladiator A.D. is our next step in filling the holes in the Wii’s library. Players choose a Gladiator, each with unique attacks, behaviors, moves, and weapons. They then battle through a series of competitions, some one-on-one and some much more complex.

David Pellas: The concept for Gladiator A.D. is to recreate the brutal fighting and high tension of the gladiatorial arenas of ancient Rome. We are developing a game that is both fast-paced and tactical in nature. A lot of work into the art style as well as the AI systems to make a game that is not only beautiful to look at, but challenging and well-balanced for all skill levels.

Eric Nofsinger: Gladiator A.D. takes strategic combat mechanics and steps it up a notch with an RPG-light twist and more player options. Players take their gladiator into one of history’s most brutal blood sports; the Roman Gladiatorial Circuit. After winning enough favor from the crowd, players can challenge the champions for fame, wealth, and in some cases, freedom stand waiting to the victor.

To read the entire interview, click here to head over to IGN.  Thanks to WiiNintendo reader, Krishna, for the heads up.

In further news, High Voltage has said they will also announce another game later today.

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