Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, and CBS Consumer Products announced the development of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence, an all-new video game in the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence will be based on the characters and storylines from the original hit CSI television series and will launch for the PC in spring 2007.
Developed by Telltale Games, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence will continue the crime-solving experience of Ubisoft's CSI video game series. Players will join Gil Grissom, Catherine Willows and the rest of the Las Vegas cast to help solve crimes using realistic techniques and lab equipment. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence features forensic reconstructions and atmospheric crime scenes taken directly from the television show, including an all-new garage lab for analyzing large evidence such as cars and boats, improved evidence gathering, review and lab mini-games, and more areas to explore, resulting in longer play experiences.
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hard Evidence is a whole new game that's all about the evidence and even more like the show, giving fans the experience of being part of the CSI Vegas team," said Jay Cohen, vice president of publishing at Ubisoft. "We are continuing the CSI: Vegas experience by providing multiple methods of evidence recovery, crime reconstructions, and all-new high-tech forensic gadgets so fans can feel like real crime scene investigators."
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is consistently one of the top-rated shows on network television and won the People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Series in 2003, 2004 and 2005 and is a People's Choice Award nominee in 2006 as well. The CSI video game franchise, published by Ubisoft has sold approximately 2.4 million units worldwide since the first CSI title was relased in March 2003.