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Vanquish

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: SEGA
Developer: Platinum Games
Release Date: Oct. 19, 2010 (US), Oct. 22, 2010 (EU)

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'Vanquish' (ALL) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2010 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT

Vanquish is a sci-fi shooter where you take control of DARPA operative Sam Gideon, who has been assigned a mission to battle legions of future-tech enemies using a vast arsenal of weapons.

In a near-future world where Russia and the United States vie for ownership of the world’s fast-depleting energy resources, the US has constructed a space station in order to harness energy from the sun. Russian forces capture this space station and divert its harvested solar energy into a blast wave that destroys San Francisco, aiming to force the US into a total and unconditional surrender. In response, the US tasks its armed forces with recapturing the space station before the Russians can annihilate their next target – New York.

We are delighted to have the chance to work with Shinji Mikami, one of the most successful and celebrated game directors in the world,” said Mike Hayes, CEO of SEGA America and SEGA Europe. “Vanquish is set to offer gamers the chance to be immersed in a truly cinematic gameplay experience, with the scope and special effects of a Hollywood movie.”


Features:

  • Vanquish, directed by Resident Evil series creatorShinji Mikami, is a sci-fi shooter that sees players take the role of Sam, a government agent kitted out with a futuristic battle suit. A versatile fighter with a huge arsenal of weaponry at his disposal, Sam also has an array of martial arts skills that he can use to take down his robot enemies.
  • Fast, fluid and frenetic – this is gaming at its most explosive and exciting, as you storm into battle.
  • Experience a game character like no other – Sam is the ultimate weapon, donning a futuristic battle suit of destructive firepower and superhuman speed and agility.
  • Fight your way through the enormous, open environments of the space station. The most advanced, futuristic city in the skies becomes home to the action.

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