UK-based Excalibur Publishing, which distributes several simulation games including Demolition Company and Space Shuttle Simulator for personal computers, has published Dive to the Titanic, a new “remote-operated vehicle” or ROV simulation game featuring a trip to the wreck of the famous luxury liner. Created by Astragon/TML Studios, Dive to the Titanic is described as”a highly detailed, realistic 3D-undersea adventure/diving simulator.”
According to the Excalibur website, players use the freely controllable camera robot explore the interior of the wreck. “In a gripping story-driven adventure, you shoot rare photos and collect valuable treasures,” the site says. “With the submarine ‘Nephron’ dive into the ocean and head about 4000 meters down to explore the long-lost wreck of the Titanic!”
Players spend money obtained from collect artifacts to purchase new equipment. The game features three levels of difficulty and players have to monitor battery power and keep the ROV within communication range. The game requires at least a 2.0 GHz Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon MP or equivalent processor, 2 gigabytes of RAM, a DVD drive, and Windows XP. The game is available on Amazon.com for $35.