Control Neo in new Matrix game

Atari's new Matrix-based game will allow you to step into the shoes of Neo.

CNET Australia staff

Atari's new Matrix-based game will finally allow players to step into the shoes of Neo.

The game, titled The Matrix: Path of Neo, will take gamers through key sequences seen in the Matrix Trilogy. Most importantly, gamers will finally get to play as Neo, the key protagonist of the Matrix films. The likenesses of all of the films' key actors -- including Keanu Reeves ("Neo"), Laurence Fishburne ("Morpheus"), Carrie-Ann Moss ("Trinity), and Hugo Weaving ("Agent Smith") -- will be featured in the game, which will also include footage from all three feature films, as well as The Animatrix. The Wachowski brothers, the writers and directors of the Matrix films, will write dialogue and key sequences for the game.

In May 2003, Atari released Enter the Matrix, a parallel timeline to The Matrix Reloaded and a bridge to The Matrix Revolutions, which debuted at No1 atop gaming charts around the world and has sold nearly 6 million units worldwide to date.

The Matrix: Path of Neo is slated for worldwide release in Q4 2005 and will be available on PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC.

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