New York, NY – March 27, 2007 – XS Games today announced it has signed an agreement with Archangel Studios and writer/creator Christian Gossett to publish videogames based on its Eisner Award nominated comic series, The Red Star. Published by XS Games for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, The Red Star is anticipated to be released on 6 April 2007.
Enter a world of chaotic warfare, industrial technology and arcane magic in a parallel universe, where soldiers of a Soviet-style superpower fight for their liberty and their lives against the powerful forces of an evil Dark Lord and his ruthless assassin.
Game features include:
While entrenched in the war to control the rogue Republic of Nokgorka, Maya and Kyuzo meet a fierce Resistance Fighter named Makita who holds the key that reveals the entire U.R.R.S. to is under the control of the Dark Lord Imbohl and his chief assassin, Troika, the Harvester of Souls. Makita, Kyuzo and Maya unite against Troika’s tyranny. Troika, at the helm of the flagship vessel, the Taktarov, unleashes a deadly assault against the rebels. Under the watchful command of Urik and Maya, Kyuzo and Makita embark upon a final fight to unite the scattered Republics of the Red Star and liberate them from Troika’s rule.
“The Red Star is an exciting title that we’re thrilled to be bringing to gamers,” said Steve Grossman, CEO of XS Games. “Its unique combination of combat and shooter gameplay styles and the rich universe of its comic book heritage delivers an experience unrivalled on PlayStation 2.”
The Red Star for the PlayStation 2 is rated T and will be available in North America on 6 April 2007 for $19.99. For further information, visit redstar-us.com.
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