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New Content Added To The Official StarLancer Site

Microsoft today unveiled new content on the official StarLancer Web site, located at The site now provides even more detailed information on the game, including new screen shots and AVIs. StarLancer is the highly anticipated new game being developed by Erin and Chris Roberts, creators of the popular Wing Commander and Privateer series. A futuristic space combat game that combines the action of a first-person space shooter with the drama and intrigue of a classic air combat movie, StarLancer will be available in stores this April.

The StarLancer Web site now offers detailed information on the 45th Volunteers Squadron, including an in-depth look at the characters that make up this team; and new screen shots of the interior of the ANS Reliant, the obsolete carrier ship that they call home. The site also provides a look at the power structure of the high command of the Western Alliance as well as renders of the cinematics found in the game.

In StarLancer, countries from around the world, including the United States, Russia, and Great Britain, have formed strategic alliances and now battle for control of Earth, Venus and other planets across the solar system. As part of a newly-formed, ragtag aviation unit called the 45th Volunteers Squadron, players must prove themselves in this struggle for freedom of the solar system.

StarLancer delivers a level of graphic details and special effects not currently found in space combat games. More than 80 types of spacecraft are rendered in extraordinary 3-D detail adding to the complexity of the dynamic mission structure. Players fly in over 25 gripping missions that range from escorting marine boarding ships to free POWs to leading an assault on space stations built right into an asteroid field. StarLancer will also include some exciting multiplayer features. Players can work together cooperatively throughout the entire story, with up to four players. Gamers can also dogfight in six different deathmatch modes with up to eight players via LAN or the MSN Gaming Zone. StarLancer will be available for an estimated street price of US$49.95.

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