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Thursday, June 29, 2000
New Oni Previews
10:21 AM | Andy Largent | Comment on this story

With all of the turmoil surrounding Bungie lately, it's good to see some "regular" news back on the radar. A couple of sites have posted new previews of Oni (or should we say Take-Two's Oni now?).

3DActionPlanet's look at the famous 'Full Contact Action' game is a worthwhile read, even though it seems to be based on action shown at this year's E3. Here's a quick clip:

Konoko is also skilled at shooting. And unlike most beat'em ups, guns aren't there as rare powerups with incredibly limited ammo. The E3 demonstration showed a number of different weapons, including an uzi, and energy grenade, and a plasma gun. The latter was the most impressive, with great looking visuals. There will be a good spread of projectile and energy weapons to choose from, plus Konoko's always got her feet to deliver a swift kick if she feels like adding insult to injury.
GameSurge has also taken a quick look at Oni. While it's not a long, it is still a worthy read. Neither of these previews reveals much that hasn't been known for some time, which either indicates that the Oni team has picked a specific goal and worked toward it, or that there was some stagnation in its development path.

Oni is set to be released for the Playstation 2 this October during Sony's North American debut of the console. Mac and PC versions should be completed around the same time, and published by Gathering of Developers (see related story.)

GameSurge Oni Preview
3D Action Planet Oni Preview

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