Join the Las Vegas CSI Team and Become A Skilled Forensic Expert
SAN FRANCISCO - July 17, 2009 - Today Ubisoft® and CBS Consumer Products announce an all-new video game based on the world's number one television franchise CSI: Crime Scene Investigation®. In CSI: Crime Scene Investigation™: Deadly Intent, players help solve Las Vegas' most gruesome crimes with the brand new characters and cast from the latest season of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The video game features five shocking cases written with CSI: Crime Scene Investigation television writers and the game will be available in Fall 2009 for the Wii™ system from Nintendo, Nintendo DS™ system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC.
Exclusive features to CSI: Deadly Intent - The Hidden Cases for the Nintendo DS system let players solve additional bizarre cases through an enhanced questioning system and game mechanics with unique touch gameplay. Players will feel like a real CSI character with heart-pounding interrogations, stylish visuals and a unique story structure that unveils the shocking truth when all the cases are linked together. "Ubisoft is pleased to give CSI fans an authentic crime-solving video game with CSI: Deadly Intent," said Tony Key, U.S. senior vice president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft. "CSI: Deadly Intent's intriguing cases, realistic graphics, enhanced character acting and precise lip sync with the voices of the actors from the show will provide fans the lifelike experience they are looking for in a video game based on a television show."
Developed by Telltale Games, CSI: Deadly Intent will continue the crime-solving experience of Ubisoft's CSI video game series for Wii, Xbox 360 and PC. CSI: Deadly Intent - The Hidden Cases for the Nintendo DS system is developed by Other Ocean Interactive.
JOIN THE NEW CSI FAMILY... and partner with the cast of the CSI Season 9, including new characters such as Ray Langston (Laurence Fishburne) and Riley Adams (Lauren Lee Smith). Be prepared to work with your partner as a real team, working together on the crime scene or helping each other during tough suspect interrogations.
PUT YOUR EXPERTISE TO THE TEST... as you play one of the most skillful forensic experts to join the Las Vegas CSI team. For the first time ever in the CSI video game series, help other detectives in their investigations and gain their respect through your actions and teamwork.
PERFORM THE TASKS OF A CSI DETECTIVE... collect evidence at the crime scene, search for items that might be related to the case and unveil hidden evidence through observation. Interview witnesses and suspects with an improved interrogation system for more realistic character interaction.
ANALYZE THE EVIDENCE WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY... use DNA and microscopic analysis and much more.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is the world's number one television franchise and America's Most Watched Primetime Franchise averaging 48 million weekly viewers and 137 million total viewers. The CSI: Crime Scene Investigation video game franchise is the world's number one interactive crime solving series with 5.5 million video games sold.
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Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft is present in 28 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2008-09 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 1.058 billion euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com. CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION in USA is a trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. and outside USA is a trademark of Entertainment AB Funding LLC. CBS and the CBS Eye Design TM CBS Broadcasting Inc. © 2009 CBS Broadcasting Inc. and Entertainment AB Funding LLC. All Rights Reserved. Software © 2009 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Ubisoft, Ubi.com, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. PC, Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Xbox 360 game engine © Telltale Inc 2009 All Rights Reserved. Wii and Nintendo DS are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2006 Nintendo. Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft.