DescriptionHyperBlade introduces the 3D battlesport of the future. Players engage in a futuristic street-hockey style game played out on the interior of an elongated ellipsoid arena. Body-checks (weapons are included) go for blood in this game as players can be gruesomely eliminated from the game, including the option to score with an opponent's dismembered head. Power-ups, speed boosts, ramps, and simple team management (for substitutions) are all part of the experience. Some strategy is required for play, but it's mostly pure action.
The game also features multiple skill levels, 12 teams (from a US tournament league), and head-to-head network play (IPX and TCP LAN only).
If you are looking for a 3D version of Speedball, this is as close as it gets.
|A bloody, fast, fun mix of hockey/laccrosse.||Andrew Grasmeder (205)|
|very pumped up, futuristic version of hockey.||Herschel Hoffman (8)|
The Press Says
|Coming Soon Magazine||Dec, 1996||86 out of 100||86|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Mar, 1997||80|
|Gamesmania||1996||80 out of 100||80|
|Power Play||Dec, 1996||76 out of 100||76|
|Game.EXE||Feb, 1997||70 out of 100||70|
|PC Player (Germany)||Dec, 1996||60|
|Computer Games Magazine||1997||60|
|PC Games (Germany)||Jan, 1997||53 out of 100||53|
|High Score||Jan, 1997||2 out of 5||40|
|Génération 4||Jan, 1997||17|
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Cancelled Sega Saturn versionSupposedly there was a Sega Saturn version in development which never materialized.
Related Web Sites
- HyperBlade EPK (Electronic press kit for HyperBlade with interviews and a behind the scene look at the game.)
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