From grass blowing in the wind to life-like animals, Big Buck
HD will feature a level of detail in the graphics not seen in a bar or
arcade game before with the new two million-pixel 1080p HD monitor.
Combination of Big Buck
Hunter Pro and Safari:
Big Buck HD combines the best of Big Buck Hunter Pro and Big
Buck Safari into one game. Big Buck HD will feature three North American
animals and two African safari animals with software updates featuring
new animals available periodically.
New to the HD game is the Dangerous Animal, which is a special
bonus animal that will randomly appear in scenes. The Dangerous Animal
is new to the North American animal scenes and will replace the Trophy
Animal in African safari scenes. Dangerous Animals will include
ferocious creatures such as black bears, cheetahs or lions.
Online integration is one of Big Buck HD's most prominent
features. Players can create personal accounts while playing or by
logging on to www.BigBuckHD.com, where they can also check scores,
upload photos and more. Player accounts will feature a personalized
homepage that tracks and records playing information, a friends list to
compare scores and connect with other players from around the country,
and a digital trophy case for personal achievements.
The Showdown mode is a brand-new feature that is a unique
evolution in online arcade gaming. It will allow players to play live
against one another from anywhere in the country. The Showdown will
allow two or more players to simultaneously play the same site in a
round robin format. At the end, the game will rank each player's score
and the winning site will be replayed for all players to see. Players
can either challenge friends from their friends list to a Showdown or
locate competitors in a virtual Showdown waiting room.
The new Big Buck HD will automatically issue personalized
challenges to players when they log in to their online accounts, such as
target scores or number of bucks and critters to shoot. When a player
completes a challenge, it will be recognized in the achievements section
on the player's profile page.
The tournament system has been revamped for Big Buck HD,
featuring new "Add-On" Tournaments with more opportunities for players
to win cash prizes. These new "Add-On" Tournaments will run continuously
with multiple tournaments open concurrently. When players choose any
standard game play, they will have the option to enter their score in a
tournament for an additional $1.00. Depending on the game selected the
leader board will range from 10 to 30 places. Once a tournament leader
board fills up, prizes will be paid to the winners and a new tournament
will open immediately.
Players will now have the ability to connect their online
accounts to their Facebook and Twitter accounts so they can share
achievements with friends on social media. Players will be able to check
in from Big Buck HD games, display awards on their Facebook news feed
and more. There will also be an option to connect with Big Buck Hunter
on Facebook and Twitter so players can keep up with the latest Big Buck
A new cashless payment option will allow players to pay with
credit/debit cards directly at the game. In addition, players may
pre-load money into their online player account, which will allow
players to pay for game play with the click of a button. Tournament
winnings will be directly deposited into this account and it can be
backed by a credit/debit card.
Size and Game
Similar in size and layout to the Big Buck Hunter Deluxe
model, the new Big Buck HD game will have flexibility in set up for game
operators and bars. Operators have the option of purchasing the monitor
with the game, or purchasing the game and supplying their own HD
Big Buck HD features a brand-new gun system that offers
players more comfort in holding the gun and better accuracy
required for the high-definition screen.