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Otherland Revealed - Ten Ton Hammer Previews Otherland

Posted Wed, Oct 01, 2008 by Ethec

Ten Ton Hammer's Exclusive Preview of Otherland

Ten Ton Hammer travelled to Singapore last month for the first public reveal of Otherland - a genre-spanning MMORPG based on the virtual reality novels of Tad Williams. In the tradition of innovative games like Uplink and Darwinia, Otherworld makes reality the starting point, inviting players into a surreal, beautiful, and unabashedly virtual collection of worlds where nothing is as it seems and a sinister plot is unfolding just below the surface. The game's slogans is telling - you play the game, the game plays you.

"Otherland's central hub, Lambda Mall, is much more than a stopover between points A and B. It's a sort of Dave & Buster's meets Six Flags on the Las Vegas strip about 20 stories above the set of a gentrified, pollution-free Blade Runner. Two of the Mister J's meeting places we toured - and these are just bars, mind you - had me wondering why we hadn't seen these imaginative concepts in a game before."

Join Ten Ton Hammer for our reveal and first preview of Otherland, RealU's truly different MMORPG project, currently slated for a 2010 release.


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