Interview – HAWX 2’s Edward Douglas – GeoEye Satellite Images Featured in Article

…You mentioned in your presentation that the graphical fidelity during low level flying is much better than in the original game. Is it still using the same satellite mapping? Yeah, it’s all GeoEye Satellite Images mapping. Phenomenal high-resolution imagery textures and now we’re able to populate the ground with so much more physical detail, too. So we can have missions and levels which take advantage of getting really low down to the ground. In one of the missions here you have the opportunity to take out response fighters before they even take off. You’re given the warning that they’re trying to track you down and seek you out. You’re in a stealth fighter and they know you’re out there but you can try to bomb them on the runway, even. So there are more levels of tactics. There are other missions where you are on the ground trying to escape from various places.

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