third person shooter

Brute Force 2 [Xbox 360 – Cancelled]

The original Brute Force was a third person shooter developed by Digital Anvil, a team that had previously worked on games such as Wing Commander and Starlancer. The sequel, Brute Force 2, was in development for Xbox 360 but soon cancelled, maybe because of the criticisms on the first game. Digital Anvil then switch to work on other cancelled games as Project Enwor and Freelancer 2. BF2 was just forgotten. Digital Anvil was officially closed down on January 31, 2006. The staff was integrated in to Microsoft Games Studio in Redmond. BF2 vanished forever.


Turrican 3D [PC – Cancelled]


Turrican is a 1990 video game programmed by Manfred Trenz. It was first developed for the Commodore 64 by Rainbow Arts, but was ported to other systems later. Turrican 3D was intended to bring Turrican into the third dimension in 1999, but it was never released because publisher THQ stopped the development. Screenshots and videos show how the world of Turrican would have  

The Adversary: City Under Siege [XBOX/PS2 – Cancelled]

The Adversary was a new prototype in development in 2002 for XBOX and PS2 by the same team at Namco USA that worked on Kill.Switch (an average third person shooter, but with interesting and innovative “hide ‘n’ shoot” elements). The project started as another third person shooter with human soldiers, but it slowly evolved into a more complex concept, untill in the latest builds there were even robotic  tanks and mechs fighting in a big city. At this time of development, the project took the new name of “City Under Siege”. The game was created with emphasis on multiplayer deathmatches and it seems that a playable multiplayer demo was even available at closed doors at E3 2004. City Under Siege could have been a fun game, but sadly it was cancelled by Namco for unknow reasons, maybe because it was too risky economically.