Battle 40-foot waves, storms, ice and a nearly 100-percent crewmember injury rate in the dangerous hunt for undersea riches on the Bering Sea with the new video game Deadliest Catch Alaskan Storm, to be launched on the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC in April 2008. The game was inspired by Sig, Edgar and Norman Hansen - three brothers who have made their living crab fishing on the Bering Sea aboard their family's fishing vessel, the Northwestern. The Hansen brothers started game development with Liquid Dragon Studios in October 2005.
I am realy excited about this game. I grew up In Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula, right on the water of Cook Inlet, did do a bit of work for the fishing industry there as well, Im also a Scuba divemaster and spend alot of time on the water, only now in California.
So lets see, we have Alaska + the water + real world simulation + stratagy and good looking graphics.... I will probobly be picking this one up.
Oh.. And while on the subject I thought I would throw in my coolest crab related video, what you see is a deep underwater pipe having a section cut out. it looks like the pipe has suction and pulls the crab in, actualy it is the intense pressure of the deep pushing the crap into the pipe...
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Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:02 pm Post subject:
Cool.... I know m0nsterb0y will love this title.
He has worked on fishing and crabbing trawlers,longline and diving vessels up to 300 nautical miles off the east coast of australia.
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Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:48 pm Post subject:
You know it mate....when is it releasead?
i wanna pre order and get from asia/japan if possible...i want this title now!!!!!!
Damn i wish i knew bout this earlier......i would love a similar game based on the longline industry....
Wow now everyone will get to experience a bit of the life of a pro-fisherman from the comfort of home....No need for smeely boats,dangerous weather/conditions,demanding captains,crazy crew members and demanding boat owners....all without the stress and hardship that goes with commercial fish'n...
Bloody awsome...and its one i cant wait for now....bring it on... _________________________________________________________ http://www.360-hq.com - ENFORCER
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Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 12:05 am Post subject:
Looks like a fun game.
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