Alpha Prime Interview (PC)
Si: Can you tell us a brief sum up of the game story line?
Black Element Software: As a mining inspector the player is tasked with exploring an illegal asteroid mining base to investigate the disappearance of its inhabitants. However, more pressing is why the mining robots and other autonomous systems are trying to put an end to his inspecting, permanently.
Si: How many weapons will we see in Alpha Prime?
Black Element Software: Well, player will have several of them in his arsenal, most of them with secondary fire mode. But he won´t be entirely limited to these, as there are going to be ways to make use of other weapons.
Si: How many enemies will we face?
Black Element Software: There will be machine-like robots, many sorts of them, and human-like robots. And then some more.
Si: Is Alpha Prime a straight out shooter or does it have any other elements added?
Black Element Software: Well, there will be quite detailed story with usual (or unusual) twists and turns, so perhaps it won´t be THAT straight, but yes, it´s mainly lots of shooting, with advanced physics system, wide range of breakable objects and other toys to play with, like possibility to control guard cameras, robots and other systems via terminals.
Si: What is the release date? And please tell us how long was the game in developement?
Black Element Software: Release date is yet to be announced. The bulk of the work still needs to be done.
Si: What will the recommended specs be for AP?
Black Element Software: As the game code is still subject to heavy modifications and additions, recommended specifications are constantly shifting. It won´t be settled for sometime yet.
Si: WIll it have multiplayer support and if so, for how many max players?
Black Element Software: As of now, the matter is still undecided. It depends on many things. It will definitely be subject of further discussion.
Si: Thank you for talking with us!
Black Element Software: You are welcome! Thank you for your interest.