(Auszug aus der Pressemitteilung)
HELSINKI, FINLAND – OCTOBER 28, 2009 – Futuremark® Games Studio today
Horizon™, their multiplayer first-person shooter for the PC. The
soundtrack was composed by Markus „Captain“ Kaarlonen from the band
Poets of the Fall. The trailer also includes an interview with Markus.
„I was flattered to be asked to create the soundtrack for Shattered
Horizon,“ said Markus Kaarlonen. „The game looks great, and that really
inspired me and helped turn the visuals into music.“
„Markus’ music rightly received a lot of praise from our beta testers,“
said Jukka Mäkinen, Head of Futuremark Games Studio. „Now all gamers can
hear his amazing soundtrack and find out more about the man behind it by
watching our new trailer.“
About Poets of the Fall
Poets of the Fall are an independent rock band from Helsinki, Finland.
Their song Late Goodbye marked the beginning of the band’s popularity
after being featured in Max Payne 2. Their second single, Lift,
featured in the computer benchmarking program 3DMark05 from Futuremark.
The band has won several awards including „Best Finnish Act“ at the 2006
MTV Europe Music Awards. The band’s fourth, as yet-untitled album will
be released in Spring 2010.
About Shattered Horizon
Shattered Horizon is the highly anticipated first game from Futuremark
Games Studio that immerses you in the cold reality of combat in space
like no other game before. This multiplayer first-person shooter is
played entirely in zero gravity. Use your rocket pack to fly freely
through space and then land on any surface. Engage enemies in furious
firefights, or ambush them from unexpected angles. Join your friends in
action-packed 32 player battles fighting to control hollowed-out
asteroids, huge fragments of Moon rock and the ruined remains of the
International Space Station.
Shattered Horizon will be supported after launch with new levels and
features being added to the game through downloadable content packs.
These expansions will be free to all players.
Coming November 4, 2009 exclusively for the PC at the suggested retail price of €19.95 / $19.95 / £14.95
Shattered Horizon requires DirectX 10 on Windows Vista or Windows 7.
There is no support for Windows XP or DirectX 9.