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Shank 2

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Klei Entertainment
Release Date: Feb. 7, 2012

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'Shank 2' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2011 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT

Shank 2 returns with a story of redemption as Shank, a former mob hitman with a dark and vengeful past, is thrust back into action when the lives of those close to him are endangered.

Get the Shank 2 [ALL] Debut Trailer off WP (15mb)

Expanding on the original game’s rich and intuitive combat and control system, Shank 2 continues Klei's tradition of making fluid brawling controls and stunningly beautiful visuals that leapfrogs the competition in the 2D side-scrolling genre. The game also introduces an intense new, arcade-style survival co-op mode that has gamers working together to take down their foes, relying on the environment and weapon pick-ups for survival.

“Creatively, Shank still has a lot to give” said Jamie Cheng, founder of Klei Entertainment. “We took the feedback from the community and ran with it, putting our own flavor on every change. For Shank 2, we literally took apart the game and put it back together to push the envelope in combat mechanics, visuals, and 2D animation in games."

“We are honored to again partner with the visionary talent of Klei Entertainment,” said Jamil Moledina, Director, Business Development at EA Partners. “Shank 2 showcases their ability to blend emotionally resonant yet sardonically violent storytelling with pitch perfect controls and art design and confirms EA Partners' strategy of bringing the best independent games simultaneously to all leading digital platforms."


Key Features:

  • Survival Mode: Team up with a friend online and locally to take down hordes of goons in this all-new and incredibly fun arcade-style multiplayer brawl.
  • Multi-weapon Combat System: With a brand new redesigned weapon system,take onsmarter and greater variety of goons and bigger, badder bosses with new weapon combos and new counter moves that let you use enemies’ weapons against them!
  • Richer Environments: Look for opportunities to bring down ceilings, explode barrels, hurl crates, and more, and explore around to find new in-game unlockables!
  • Stunning Visuals: Shank 2 draws you into the action with a stunning visual style that sets a new benchmark in 2D brawlers.

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