developer: Griffin International
publisher: XS Software
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: Internet / split screen, players: 1-4
BRING THE LAKE INTO YOUR LIVING ROOM
Drop anchor on your couch and fish the day away as you navigate some of North America’s most entertaining fishing hot spots. Featuring amazing gameplay, realistic physics, and authentic fishing gear used by the pros, The Strike is the most advanced and fun fishing game ever.
* 111 Bass Pro Shops lures, 11 species of fish, 10 unique lakes, 10 tournaments, 9 awesome boats, 1 heck of a good time.
* Search for legendary fish in each lake or take a break and compete in boat racing and casting challenges
* Gameplay options for seasoned fisherman, first-timers, or hardcore gamers
FISHING ROD CONTROLLER
Players feel like they are really casting into an expansive lake filled with fish using this extremely life-like fishing rod controller. Whether casting, jigging, setting the hook, or reeling a fish in, players will be amazed by the sensitivity and feedback their fishing rod controller provides.
Gamers of all levels will be happy with The Strike, as it offers four modes of entertaining and competitive gameplay. In Career Mode gamers will need to understand the equipment, topography of the lakes, and specific fish behaviors in order to succeed. Players will be guided by the true rules of tournament bass fishing just like they would if they were fishing in real life. With two social arcade games – Boat Racing and Casting Challenge – The Strike is perfect for quick and friendly competitions with up to 4 players.
ADVANCED ENGINE TECHNOLOGY
The Strike uses the advanced Infernal Engine which provides incredible water effects above and below the water, real-time time–of-day light effects, high quality 3D fish models, and realistic fish and lure movements.
Ten of North America’s greatest lakes are realistically depicted, so players can recognize key landmarks and find their favorite fishing spots.
ADVANCED UNDERWATER WORLD
In The Strike, players experience advanced topography visuals neverbefore-seen in a fishing game. Lakebeds are detailed to include weeds, fallen trees, and rocks, along with life-like fish and lure movements, making for an authentic experience.
ABUNDANCE OF FISH
The Strike features a large variety of fresh water fish, including Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass, Striped bass, and Kentucky spotted bass, Walleye, Northern and more. Each lake also contains a legendary fish of record proportions that will challenge even the best players and experienced fishermen.
VARIETY OF EQUIPMENT
Players can tailor their equipment by going to the Bass Pro Shops in-game store to select lures, rods, and reels. Players can also win new boats by winning tournaments.
The Strike tracks players’ fishing data, ranging from the number of successful casts to the most popular lure. The game also tracks the total weight of each species of fish caught and individual lake totals, tournaments won, etc.
age requirements: everyone
PC / Windows
Recommended: Pentium IV 2 GHz, 1 GB RAM, graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 8600 or better), 2 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista