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GDC 07:The Ward sneaks into the news

Brand new for GDC week -- The Ward, a horror-themed FPS-plus set in a hospital. Developer Renegade Kid is brand new and looks to be bursting out of the gate with this one. Per their website, the company only received an official stamp of approval last month, and they're already showing off a (very short) teaser for the game.

The Ward both sounds and looks interesting, and while the idea of waking up in a world gone wrong isn't particularly new, a game doesn't necessarily have to be the most original idea to be good. If we're to believe the developers, The Ward is an ambitious undertaking. "We're pushing the Nintendo DS to its' limits, with chilling environments, demented enemy characters, and real-world weapons all realized in 3D," says Gregg Hargrove, owner and Art Director at Renegade Kid. The nominal FPS is also set to contain many other gameplay elements, such as touchscreen exploration (a la adventure gaming?), puzzles, and oh, hey ... multiplayer!

That's a lot of goodness out of nowhere. Let's hope it delivers! The Ward is set for this fall, if it finds a publisher, and our man on the floor at GDC, Andrew Yoon, is going to see if he can't find these guys for a closer look. After the jump, you can check out the teaser trailer and more screens.











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Ken Seang1

3-08-2007 @ 6:00PM

Ken Seang said...

I cant wait for this! I need another FPS game to play on my ds.

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hvnlysoldr2

3-08-2007 @ 6:23PM

hvnlysoldr said...

Needs more Evil Dead.

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Peter S.3

3-08-2007 @ 7:39PM

Peter S. said...

ZA WARUDO!

I SAID IT FIRST! I SAID IT FIRST! www.4chan.org for more details. Yes, I know a true 4channer does not advertise his presence, but then again, I'm not a true 4channer then.

Anyhow, the DS needs more of these games to diversify its lineup. Thumbs up to the devs; let's just hope it's a good game!

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JBGUY2K4

3-09-2007 @ 11:50AM

JBGUY2K said...

I hope this game doesn't run like crap. It looks awesome, reminds me a bit of doom 3 with that flashlight thing going. I also hope they find a publisher too.

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phil5

3-13-2007 @ 7:00AM

phil said...

attack of the /b/tards, get out while you can!

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