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Ultima IX: Ascension (Windows)

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EA Product Catalog Winter 1999/2000 - Windows (Ger):

    ULTIMA ASCENSION

    Das neuste Werk der legendärem Ultima Reihe von Richard Garriot alias Lord British. Tauche ein in die sagenumwobene Welt von Britannia.

    Der Rollenspiel-Hit für PC-CD.

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    www.ea.com

    Contributed by Sicarius (61034) on Aug 20, 2006.

www.electronic-arts.de:
    Dieses Spiel wird nicht mehr hergestellt.

    Tauchen Sie ein in die fantastische Welt von Ultima Ascension und kämpfen Sie, um Britannia vor dem Bösen zu bewahren. Faszinierende Aufträge, exotische Umgebungen und aufregende Abenteuer.Der Guardian hat mit seiner Zauberkraft acht Säulen des Bösen in Britannia errichtet - sie sind in den tiefsten Dungeons verankert und lähmen die magischen Kräfte im ganzen Land. Nur Sie können die Tugenden zurück nach Britannia bringen.

    Besonderheiten

    - Völlig neu animierte Kampf- und Zauberspruch-Systeme mit einstellbarem Schwierigkeitsgrad sowie integrierte Kampf- und Adventure-Elemente.
    - Treffen Sie auf mehr als 50 fantastische Kreaturen und schillernde Charaktere mit individueller Computer-Intelligenz.
    - Spielen Sie nicht nur den heroischen Avatar, sondern auch Lord Shamino, Lord British und Raven.
    - Leicht, sofort spielbar mit Tutorial-Modus und einfacher mausgesteuerter Sicht.
    - Leicht benutzbares System zum Inventar-Management.
    - Fantastische 3D-Grafiken mit 16-Bit-Farben und beweglichen Kamera-Perspektiven.
    - 3D-Lichteffekte mit flackernden, beweglichen oder farbigen Lichtquellen.
    - Fesselnde 3D-Soundeffekte und komplette Sprachausgabe.
    - Grafikbeschleuniger-Unterstützung für Glide und Direct3D

    Contributed by Xoleras (66260) on Jun 19, 2005.

Electronic Arts PC Entertainment Catalog 2000:
    LIVE THE LEGEND

    ULTIMA (TM) IX: ASCENSION



  • >> Immerse yourself in the world of Britannia as never before. Stunning 3D graphics and surround sound blur the lines between fantasy and reality.
  • >> Interact with more than 200 intriguing characters that live in the world on Britannia. All with full speech recorded by professional actors and scripted by professional screenwriters.
  • >>Experience the richest fantasy environment ever created. With day/night cycles, weather effects, real life physics and a fully interactive world with more than 3,000 objects to manipulate, you'll forget it's only a game.

    to order call 1-800-245-4525 - www.ea.com - www.ultima9.com


    Contributed by Jeanne (75619) on Oct 09, 2001.

Inside Flaps - (US):
    LIVE THE LEGEND:

    Complete immersion into the rich fantasy world of Britannia is your entrance to the ninth and final chapter in the 20-year legacy of the Ultima series.

    As the heroic Avatar you are destined to save Britannia from the evil Guardian who has devastated the landscape and corrupted the eight sacred virtues.

    Valiant combat,magical prowess,and knowledge of the eight virtues are your weapons against the embodiment of evil.

    All great heroes' reputations are built upon their epic quests and adventures, so prepare, Avatar, to complete the Ultima experience and ascend to legend.

    Play the starring role in a cast of over 200 characters, all with full speech and a script that would be the equivalent of an 18-hour movie.

    The Ultima IX:Ascension world grabs all your senses with a musical score created by a 50-piece orchestra.

    Never wait for a level to load again - get acquainted with the first 3 engine without boundaries.

    Experience the richest fantasy environment ever created - day and night cycles, weather effects, real-life physics and the ability to manipulate 1000's of items in the world.

    Engage in combat with over 60 unique creatures and monsters using a host of deadly weapons.

    Conjure 45 incredicle spells in your quest using the circles of magic, alchemy, and sacred rituals.

    Designed by the Ultima creator, Richard Garriott - A.K.A. Lord British.

    Contributed by JubalHarshaw (161) on Jan 23, 2000.