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The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay

[edit] Background

The most wanted man in the universe slams into gaming! Become Riddick and break out of the galaxy's most deadly prison in this compelling 1st person action experience – The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay. Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release, The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 breakout hit Pitch Black, which first introduced Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the universe.

[edit] Features

  • An intense original storyline reveals secrets of Riddick's past and epic destiny
  • Groundbreaking "Normal mapping" graphics technology creates vivid, ultra-realistic harsh environments
  • Revolutionary game design fuses frenetic 1st Person Shooter action, stealth and brutal hand-to-hand combat
  • Fight up close and personal with fists or knives or use stealth to defeat your enemies
  • Seamless transition to stealth moves and tactics for a deeper, more cohesive adventure
  • Riddick's trademark "eye-shine" enables players to see in the dark and provides a whole new element of stealth
  • Featuring the likeness and voice-over talent of Vin Diesel as Riddick
  • Also featuring the voice-over talent of Cole Hauser as Johns, Kristen Lehman as Shirah, Ron Perlman as Jagger Valance, Willis Burks as Pope Joe, and Xzibit as Abbott
  • More than 30 levels set across three unique Maximum Security, Double-Max, and Triple-Max prison areas
  • More than 20 different enemy types each unique to specific areas of the game
  • More than 15 different weapons including home-made shivs, and high-powered Assault rifles
  • Additional graphic enhancements with per-pixel shading/dynamic lighting, and realistic shadows
  • State-of-the-art animation including stunning motion capture and advanced facial animation

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nasty nappa
Jun 18, 11 5:45am
excellent graphics and a cool story about a guy trying to escape from prison TheChroniclesOfRiddickEscapeFromButcherBay
Jul 13, 05 12:06am
Awesome, awesome, awesome game. TheChroniclesOfRiddickEscapeFromButcherBay
Dec 06, 04 3:39am
An Excellent Work by Starbreeze TheChroniclesOfRiddickEscapeFromButcherBay
Sep 18, 04 3:30am

I agree with theBroker completely about his views on this game. This game is movie...

Sep 11, 04 1:29pm

I really like this game. When I first started playing this I realized that this game...

Sep 01, 04 8:13am

There was a day when everyone thought that xbox would rely on one game(Halo). But now,...

Aug 23, 04 4:37am

Believe the hype this is a very well put together game.

You are Riddick a mass...

Jul 12, 04 3:45am

Just beat it 5 minutes ago. I've had it for two days, played it some yesterday and...

Jun 18, 04 2:40pm

Although Riddick is a pretty good effort in terms of graphics, originality and set...

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Release Dates
  • North America: Jun 1, 2004
  • Europe: Aug 27, 2004
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