Ubi Soft(r) Entertainment announced that the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation PC game will have the same look and feel as the show by featuring the likenesses and voice talents of the CSI cast, and a script by written by Max Allan Collins, author of three CSI novels. Ubi Soft Entertainment also consulted with Las Vegas Senior Crime Scene Analyst Daniel Holstein to validate the accuracy of the CSI forensics referenced in the game. Scheduled to hit store shelves March 25, the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation will challenge players to solve a series of crimes, acting as members of the Las Vegas CSI team.
"Working very closely with CBS Consumer Products, our goal was to create a compelling gaming experience completely authentic to the CSI license," said Tony Van, Executive Producer for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. "I think fans of the show as well as gaming enthusiasts will be impressed with high quality game play."
A classic, first-person adventure, the CSI game will test players' nerves and intellect as they question witnesses, examine crime scenes, and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. In CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, you become a CSI agent working alongside Gil Grissom, Catherine Willows and the rest of the CSI team. In addition to rendering character models to look exactly like each of the actors, all eight cast members provided their voice talents for their respective characters in the game. To recreate the CSI labs and offices seen in the television show, interactive artists used pictures taken directly from the CSI sets to build the 3D environments in the game and show a high level of authenticity.
News source: Gaming Age