Atomic Games' Breach Gets Dated For XBLA And PC

Posted by BradNicholson (812 posts) -
Atomic GamesBreach has been pushed back a couple of times since its debut at PAX East, so consider this a heads-up: the game is now gold and slated to hit both Xbox Live Arcade and PC on Jan. 26, 2011. 

The PC version is special in a couple of ways. It’ll be distributed digitally, of course, but it’ll also hit store shelves. According to a recent Atomic Games press release, Breach in a box will be at most major retailers, presumably for the $19.99 price point that the developer is announcing in general for the PC version. Also, this version will feature a couple of tech enhancements for explosions, as well as a “higher-performance” hardcore mode and dedicated server support.  
 

Breach for XBLA is priced at 1200 Microsoft Points.

I did dig what I saw of the game at PAX, mainly because of its slower-paced play which made it feel like more of a methodical multiplayer shooter rather than a slug-festy one like Black Ops or what have you. We'll have to see if it lives up to its potential when it hits in a couple of weeks.
#1 Posted by BradNicholson (812 posts) -
Atomic GamesBreach has been pushed back a couple of times since its debut at PAX East, so consider this a heads-up: the game is now gold and slated to hit both Xbox Live Arcade and PC on Jan. 26, 2011. 

The PC version is special in a couple of ways. It’ll be distributed digitally, of course, but it’ll also hit store shelves. According to a recent Atomic Games press release, Breach in a box will be at most major retailers, presumably for the $19.99 price point that the developer is announcing in general for the PC version. Also, this version will feature a couple of tech enhancements for explosions, as well as a “higher-performance” hardcore mode and dedicated server support.  
 

Breach for XBLA is priced at 1200 Microsoft Points.

I did dig what I saw of the game at PAX, mainly because of its slower-paced play which made it feel like more of a methodical multiplayer shooter rather than a slug-festy one like Black Ops or what have you. We'll have to see if it lives up to its potential when it hits in a couple of weeks.
#2 Edited by cancerdancer (314 posts) -

Sounds good!
 
edit: HOLY SHIT

#3 Posted by Sin4profit (2910 posts) -

oh yeah...that thing

#4 Posted by karatetron (690 posts) -

Seems like a cool little game.

#5 Posted by imavapor96 (7 posts) -

Sweet!  I got to play it at PAX East and it was awesome!  Can't wait to download it.

#6 Posted by louiedog (2335 posts) -

The visuals in some of the screenshots look a little bad. I wonder if it's to get the size down or because of processing limitations due to the destruction.

#7 Posted by SuperSambo (2854 posts) -

Looking forward to playing it, should be fun.

#8 Posted by zombie2011 (4968 posts) -

I really enjoy these MP shooters for XBLA. If it's as good as MNC or 1943 it should have a strong community.

#9 Posted by ShaolinSpade (158 posts) -

I'm really looking forward to this but I'm afraid it's gonna launch dead. There hasn't really been much promotion or hype for it. 

#10 Edited by sharma55 (458 posts) -

I feel like checking it out but I'm super burnt out on FPSs right now and I'm worried about the adoption rate on this thing. Also, Little Big 2.

#11 Posted by fugie7 (1108 posts) -

i was wondering when this game was going to be release. Now i know, i better get some more  points so i can purchase this.

#12 Posted by Riddell (342 posts) -

I've been keeping my eye on this after seeing some gameplay videos last year. Hopefully the game will a) be good b) attract a decent community.

#13 Posted by heremy8 (11 posts) -

Quick look please!

#14 Posted by DarthB (247 posts) -

If this demo turns out good, I'll buy it.

#15 Posted by REDRUN (1410 posts) -

Well it's about time!... glad to see it coming soon.

#16 Posted by Wandrecanada (402 posts) -

I'd rather be Stacking than Breaching... but I guess they have been waiting a long time to launch this thing.

#17 Posted by ZeroCast (1869 posts) -

Thank you Brad.N for giving us this insight on a game that was never on my radar. Now, I can't wait to buy it.

#18 Posted by captain_clayman (3319 posts) -

cool, a game with a pc version that might be alright.

#19 Posted by Tiago (92 posts) -

Been looking forward to it ever since it was shown off at PAX. 
 
Remind me of Rainbow Six Vegas (cover system) but with full dynamic destruction, and I loved Rainbow Six Vegas, and I love destruction. YES PLEASE! Will definitely buy, this game will sell itself if people like the trial on XBLA. $15 will have a lot of impulse buys, as long as there are enough people playing I will be happy.

#20 Posted by CalebTheBerge (1 posts) -

This is the first that I've even heard of this game what's supposed to be special about it? Online?

#21 Posted by MrKlorox (11208 posts) -

I'll try it. I just don't understand the price disparity between PC and Xbox. Aren't PC games usually cheaper?

#22 Posted by HadesTimes (803 posts) -

I was excited for this game around PAX, now I dunno.  I guess I will have to try it and see.  Apparently they consulted with real armed forces folks in the development.  While not a new thing by any means, it "supposedly" changed the way some things were presented. It will be worth a try at least.

#23 Posted by Jackel2072 (2237 posts) -

already looking better then Black Light Tango down... Christ that was a horrible game.

#24 Posted by monkeystick (191 posts) -

Super low system requirements on this title but it still looks nice.. That's refreshing.

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