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PT Boats: Knights of the Sea Updates

Interface modification, introduction of a new vessel to the playable party's navy, and other features take effect as the game gets a good polishing

Latest news on PT Boats: Knights of the Sea development! Take to the high seas with us to find out more re what is new about Akella’s naval action sim.

Committed to keeping historical accuracy, game devs have introduced one more unit to the British navy– a legendary Fairmile D motor torpedo boat. It’s one of the largest and heavily armed boats in the world. It is fitted out with 4 torpedoes, 2 single 40-mm cannons, 2 twin 12,7-mm machine guns, 1 single 20-mm cannon, and depth charges.

The interfaces of the first-person view and tactical mode have been re-designed to better convey the battle experience on the open sea in the WWII. As you switch between modes, you reveal more new features. In the first-person view, you can see a fire control center available on board the boats and submarines. Targeting and selection of weapons are made through appropriate scopes (artillery, torpedo, and periscope).

The interface of the tactical mode has become easier and more good-looking; we’ve added keys/indicators that allow the gamer to repair separate vessel sections while staying at sea.

Please view illustrations of these new features in place in the game gallery. For more information about the game, please, visit the official website www.pt-boats.net.

About PT Boats: Knights of the Sea

PT Boats: Knights of the Sea

Genre: naval action simulator

Platform: PC

Developer and publisher: Akella

Release date: Q2 2008

The seas can be dangerous, but when you're in command of a crack strike boat crew, you might just be the most dangerous thing out there...

Join up to the Russian, German or Allied navies and prove your worth out these on the open water. Control every aspect of your boat's defensive and offensive, from the anti-aircraft guns hobbling your enemy's air superiority to the torpedo strapped to the sides to sinkdestroyers of merchant vessels.

Combining advanced strategic and action modes you can plan the intricacies of your attack and then lead your crew from the front and right in the battle. As you advance in rank throughout the long campaign you will gain access to new boats and even warships for you to command. Build up your crew in single player then go online and join your friends manning your own boat and challenge others in a battle to the death.

Key features:

Innovative combination of sim, strategy and tactical action.

Control the entire crew or take your place at an individual station.

DirectX 9 as well as DirectX 10 options.

Proprietary graphics engine, with advanced physics and post-processing effects

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