Ubisoft, publishers of other TV-to-game adaptations like Lost: Via Domus and the CSI titles, have revealed details for their upcoming NCIS: The Video Game:
For the first time ever, the world of the NCIS TV show comes to your home console and PC. Experience four original NCIS episodes created with the writers of the show, and travel across the USA and around the world to solve complex murder, espionage and terrorist cases as your favorite characters from the hit TV drama.If you prefer visual evidence, a reveal trailer was made available featuring all your favorite characters. Yup, even the quirky gothic girl with pigtails:
PLAY AS THE CAST, BE PART OF THE FAMILY
Take on the role of the best NCIS team using the special skill set and field of expertise of each team member. Investigate crime scenes as agents Ziva David and Tony DiNozzo, conduct forensics analyses as Abby and victim autopsies as Ducky, interrogate and break suspects as Gibbs, and use satellite tracking to apprehend bad guys on the run as McGee. The game also features cameo appearances by some of the show’s most popular characters, such as NCIS director Leon Vance and Anthony DiNozzo Sr., Agent DiNozzo’s father.
YOUR OWN NCIS ADVENTURE
An all-new NCIS story arc written with the writers of the show. From a Casino in Atlantic City, USA, to a luxury hotel in Dubai, UAE, work as the NCIS team to save the day. Discover exciting connections between four original cases as you crack each one, and work towards solving the overall investigation.
ENJOY THE NCIS TEAM CAMARADERIE
Bond with your favorite NCIS characters and get first-hand experience with the group’s humor, personality quirks, and defining characteristics. Interact with the characters through layers of storyline and dialogue designed to make you an integral part of the cast’s compelling dynamic.
TOTAL NCIS EXPERIENCE
As in the show, use your guts and the cutting edge of technology to solve cases. Engage in varied mini-games and activities: search crime scenes for clues and collect evidence; use the latest forensic tools and perform autopsies; conduct dramatic suspect interrogations; put your reflexes to the tests in tense action sequences. Finally piece the clues together using your wits to deduct the truth.
Currently in its 8th Season, NCIS is the #1-rated drama series on television in the US, averaging 20 million weekly prime time viewers. It airs in over 120 territories worldwide. Ubisoft looks to capitalize on this success and deliver an authentic and original experience to the show's fans on the Xbox 360.
We can expect NCIS: The Video Game soon, as Ubisoft promises an Autumn release date.