Activision, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) has announced that Cabela's Outdoor Adventures will be released this fall on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 2 and PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment systems, Wii(TM), and PC. Cabela's Outdoor Adventures offers outdoor enthusiasts a simulation-style, seamlessly integrated experience that includes big game hunting, fishing and bird shooting.
"Never before has a Cabela's game had so much variety," said David Oxford, Activision Publishing. "We went back to the drawing board with the folks at Cabela's and listened closely to the serious enthusiasts of each of these disciplines to make sure Cabela's Outdoor Adventures is the most complete game ever for sportsmen."
Cabela's Outdoor Adventures features North America's top outdoor destinations, over 50 hunting and fishing adventures and intensive use of gear and tactics, such as animal calls and stealth skills. Emphasis is placed on moments that are instinctively associated with hunting and fishing, like stalking the animals, squeezing the trigger, hooking a fish or snap-shooting a flushed bird, all while respecting real life hunting rules and regulations. Players can also upgrade their hunting gear with authentically branded real life equipment.
"I commend Activision for their commitment to simulating the outdoor sports in a challenging, fun and exciting format," said Bryan Stave of Cabela's. "Cabela's Outdoor Adventures gives real enthusiasts their fix when they can't be in a forest or on a lake."
Brand new to the franchise is an all-new shooting system known as VITALS (Visually Integrated Targeting and Lock-on System) that allows the player to focus on delivering an accurate shot to the prey's vitals, while also creating a closer and more personal view of the animals as they react realistically to being hunted. Even...