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NIGHT E BLACK K H T & IC N SO E STORMRIS

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KILL THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD: OVER FORMAT: Wii , 2009 RELEASE DATE: February 13th oter franchise will ega’s classic light gun sho 9, with an exclusive 200 in blast to a new level tyle prequel serving Wii version, in this pulp-s m. yhe ma of up a healthy helping experience is mercifully ay epl gam the of e cor The ers aim their light gun – in (or mercilessly) familiar. Play the at – the screen and shoot this case the Wii Remote s. bie zom of e wav e after living (dead) crap out of wav new ole wh a and sts, twi of But there are plenty backstory. story. In fact, a whole new , und up for Nintendo’s Wii gro the Developed from h fres G nt Age h wit ts star House of the Dead: Overkill g with ideals and out of the academy, burstin h hard-boiled Agent wit up enthusiasm. He teams reports of unexplained Washington to investigate wn Louisiana. ll-to sma in s disappearance a horrific surprise: What they find comes as ets stalked by killer stre and ror hor t tan bloody mu redneck locals to from d, cte infe zombies. Everyone’s ed uniforms. ripp ir in the doctors and nurses still erience has a exp ole wh the of l fee The look and logue to match. dia h Wit it. to sort of 50s B-movie chic her atmosp e that will It all adds up to create an k fans everywhere. boo ic com appeal to film and let or up in the action, There’s no compromise is non-stop, with players ion act gun t either. The ligh r row of zombies. afte having to mow down row -Fo Time’ to take the Players can use ‘Slow Mo lattered results. Then e-sp gor h perfect headshot, wit d , use to spot chances to there’s the ‘Evil Eye’ option swarm and send ole wh a st ong get right in am e, the Wii Remote can clos Up everything up in flames. bie jaws or cave heads in. be used to pistol whip zom shington as a strong Wa nt Age The addition of cokes operative play an secondary character ma friends blasting away Two n. itio pos involving pro s: the grizzled veteran and die become classic cop bud lly reliant on each other. the idealistic rookie, tota

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Madworld FORMAT: Wii RELEASE DATE: March 2009 buzz about MADWORLD here has been a palpable its release date swings into as for some time now, and y it’s caused such a stir. view, it’s easy to see just wh striking stylised look and rk sta the For a start, there’s ics and graphic com classic of the game. Inspired by white, with the odd and ck bla y irel ent novels, it is almost ls. splash of red as blood spil ORLD is a game of life and And blood will spill. MADW d ruthless) survive. (an ng stro death where only the up an k, innocent man caught Players take the role of Jac e’ ‘gam dly dea a , of Death Watch in the murderous world anizers’. Org e ‘Th up, gro t oris terr dreamt up by outlawed ristic reminiscent of classic futu The high stakes set-up is n. Ma g nin movies such as Run dh Jack having to fight han It is brutal from the off, wit of y arra ole the use of a wh to-hand as well as perfect of the environment. Expert use the in nd fou be to s pon wea re mo The . ble lua inva ck will be Wii Remote and Nunchu ned. the more points will be ear clinical and creative the kill, the vive sur to st As well as his ultimate que r the secret behind Death competition and uncove es of Challenges that can Watch, there is a staged seri points and played as also be used to rack up big of which offer true all s me standalone mini-ga de. mo r laye multip adds up to a proper The action is intense and , the like of which nce hardcore gaming experie the Wii. on n see n bee ore bef has never have the edge s doe r, eve The darkness, how se of sen nt ese taken off it by an ever-pr d characters rate gge exa and our irreverent hum oc. hav wreaking cartoon style p and extreme in MADWORLD is over-the-to landmark game a be to d every sense, destine ll be family friendly on a format that may we l killer blow. rea a r ive but can also del

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Empire: Total War FORMAT: PC RELEASE DATE: March 4th of the most respected and he Total War series is one n gaming. This fifth iteratio PC in successful franchises just not rds nda sta new ting is the greatest to date, set wider PC RTS genre. for the series but in the r is for evolution to follow The pattern with Total Wa be s and improvements to ent em anc revolution; for enh al War: Tot . ard forw s leap g akin added after ground-bre le, olutionary stage of the cyc Empire sees us at the rev game engine, new all an via re artu marking a radical dep al combat. , for the first time ever, nav brand new settings and ng of the ndi fou the civil war and It starts in 1700, amidst Seas warfare. h Hig of era the in and United States of America t, with ope, America and the Eas The campaign spans Eur n emperor of their eve and iral adm l, era players becoming gen world. still shifting 18th Century nation in the volatile and n geoder mo of g in the shapin It is a pivotal time not just warfare, as of ure nat y ver the in political boundaries, but also with ce the battlefield - but still technology starts to influen nally, diplomacy. asio occ , and e rag cou ics, plenty of room for tact y flict is balanced by the eas The epic scale of the con stuff, ring stir is this , sea . On land or accessibility of the action ay. aw far er nev der with the whiff of gunpow ugh a heart of the game is thro The easiest way into the de called The Road mo gn pai cam yer pla le narrative-driven sing erent yers experience three diff to Independence. Here, pla iant def a from lf itse to transform stages of America’s battle ing roles from a tch swi er, pow rld wo nt colony to an independe the British forces to a leader of stalwart of the occupying ion. nat a of h birt the ing revolution oversee of sh course in all aspects For newcomers, it’s a cra ards broader tow ne sto ng ppi ste a Total War, and e charge of whole units. battles in which they tak n created with Empire: Total War has bee huge, dedicated e’s chis fran feedback from the the get-go. It is a cast fan base in mind right from e hit with them and hug a ve pro to iron certainty ce even further. ien to expand the brand’s aud

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Stormrise FORMAT: PS3, Xbox 360, PC RELEASE DATE: March rt RTS tormrise is a state-of-the-a up for created from the ground game that consoles. The result is a lligence with inte combines real depth and trol: instantly con e itiv intu and ion frenetic act ging. llen cha ly less accessible, but end The Creative by ped elo dev n bee has It is the first project it Assembly (Australia) and console market. has aimed squarely at the e and igre ped , nce erie The exp e has expertise behind the gam be critically resulted in a title that will vated to ele ly ant inst acclaimed and t leaders. the elite ranks of marke a bleak The action takes place on s ain rem t tha and barren earth rophic event ast cat a r afte d ate ast dev centuries in the past. The Echelon and technologically advanced fighting to now are Sai al trib the more nt. me iron env survive in a hostile the air, across Their battle is waged in and even under rooftops, on the ground y that pla the ground, a state of of t cep con the ces introdu tegies. ‘verticality’ to players’ stra be But whilst the tactics can the ed, yer ltila mu complex and ‘WHIP SELECT ’ control system simplifies the t logistics of navigation tha be to ved pro usly vio pre has for such a stumbling block this genre on consoles.

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Sonic and the Black Knight FORMAT: Wii RELEASE DATE: March sees one of gaming’s onic and the Black Knight rich and colourful the in greatest heroes land elot. Cam ’s hur Art g Kin of world Wii, it’s Created exclusively for the g thin any to nt ere diff tely comple d nce Sonic has experie before, as he uses his lightning speed and super quick sword combos, executed by the player using the Wii Remote, to battle his medieval foes. Having been propelled to Camelot by the himself, Sonic granddaughter of Merlin knights and other me rso comes up against fea also having to scale bizarre creatures whilst across moats. d fire be castle walls and is a return to the Sonic and the Black Knight began with the ich wh ies, ser ook ryb Sonic sto ret Rings. Sec the and acclaimed hit Sonic enjoyed by up to four be can ich wh e, gam The of the Wii’s Remote and players, makes the most ss, s level-up as they progre yer Nunchuck controls. Pla are t tha ers pow and attacks gaining access to special ed style of gameplay, all geared to fit their preferr own with a mysterious building towards a showd tence of Camelot itself. exis the ens eat villain who thr s a classic character see ght Sonic and the Black Kni h ary land where blades flas running riot in a legend s. and magic happen

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FI V E

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RELEASE SCHEDULE

GA M ES !

HOUSE OF THE DEAD: OVERKILL Wii • February 13th

EMPIRE: TOTAL WAR PC • March 4th

SONIC AND THE BLACK KNIGHT Wii • March

STORMRISE PS3, Xbox 360 • March

MADWORLD Wii • March

You thought Christmas was over? Think again. Actually, don’t. Christmas is over. But, for one of you at least, the best present is yet to come. All you have to do is answer the following question and you’ll be in with a chance of getting Sega’s stunning New Year line-up delivered straight to your door. That’s House of the Dead: Overkill, Madworld, Empire: Total War, Stormrise and Sonic and the Black Knight. But, first...

Q. The star of House of the Dead: Overkill is: A. Agent G B. Agent Orange C. Agent Provocateur Email your answers to sega@intentmedia.co.uk

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