Released in 2009 for the Nintendo Wii, The Conduit was a "bland, but enjoyable" sci-fi first-person shooter with an interesting puzzle-solving twist. I wasn't a big fan — I only made it through the first two levels before becoming frustrated with the Wii motion controls and giving up. Now the game is out for…
Video game development company High Voltage Software was so chagrined by a negative review of their game, The Conduit 2, its creative director may have encouraged studio staff to retaliate against the author—by inundating the Amazon page for his novel with negative reviews.
Conduit 2 (it dropped the "The"), the sequel to the pioneering Wii shooter, has had its release date pushed back twice. Once developer High Voltage finishes it, though, they'll begin working on an installment for the Nintendo 3DS.
Well, isn't this timely. Conduit 2 begins with uncontrollable calamity out at sea on an oil rig. A coincidence, says High Voltage Software, but isn't that what their shadow government would want you to think?
In a message to Sega fans posted at the company's European blog, High Voltage chief creative officer Eric Nofsinger explains why The Conduit was a muddled, uninteresting jumble, and why the game's sequel won't be.
High Voltage Software will give fans of its original shooter The Conduit another opportunity to enjoy first-person shooting thrills on the Wii. The latest issue of Nintendo Power unveils the sequel, Conduit 2.
You've seen the ancient gods fight in video games before. You may have seen them use giant hammers. But have you seen a fighting game on Wii that allows for two-handed combat, shot from an unusual camera angle?
High Voltage, the developers behind the Wii-exclusive first-person shooter The Conduit, have signed up for a lifetime license to the Ghostbusters-powering Infernal Engine, gearing up for some Xbox 360 and PC development.