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EA Games’ E3 Horrors

EA Games' E3 HorrorsIf EA Games have taught gamers anything it’s that “it’s in the game.” For horror fans said it is recognized as demons, creatures, blood, gore, and terror. So what does the house that Madden built have in store for genre lovers in the coming months? Let’s take a look at a sampling of their E3 line-up!

From the press release:

“Electronic Arts Inc. today revealed the games it will present at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) June 2 – 4. The year’s lineup features blockbuster franchises, new intellectual property as well as ten titles for the Wii.

“This year at E3, we have an incredible slate of games for the Nintendo Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Mac and mobile devices,” said EA’s CEO John Riccitiello. “Our creative teams are developing some of the most innovative experiences on any platform. We couldn’t be more proud of the games we’re presenting this year.”

EA will kick off E3 with a press briefing hosted by John Riccitiello to highlight many of the company’s creative leaders and top titles from EA. Visit the coming link for all the latest information on EA’s games, plus photos, videos, and interviews from the EA booth during E3 2009!

Titles which will be previewed in EA’s booth (#1501) at the Los Angeles Convention Center include:

Brütal Legend™

From the mind of Tim Schafer and Double Fine Productions comes Brütal Legend, a 3rd person action game starring Jack Black as the ultimate roadie Eddie Riggs. Rich in combat, imagery and storytelling, Brütal Legenddelivers lighter-flicking fun sure to melt your face off, and will be playable for the first time in the EA booth.

* Platforms – PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360
* Ship date – Rocktober 13th in North America, Rocktober 16th in the UK and Europe
* ESRB – Rating Pending

Dante’s Inferno™

From Visceral Games(TM), award-winning creators of last year’s critically-acclaimed Dead Space(TM), comes one of 2010’s most highly anticipated 3rd person action adventure games, Dante’s Inferno. Based on part one of Dante Alighierei’s classic poem “The Divine Comedy,” EA’s Dante’s Inferno takes gamers on an epic adventure through Dante’s nine circles of hell – limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery. The game features a highly responsive, addictive combat system, which players will need to take Dante through a gauntlet of unimaginable evils as he fights to recapture the soul of his beloved Beatrice.

* Platforms – Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and PSP
* Ship Date – Q1 2010 (calendar year)
* ESRB – Rating Pending

Dead Space™: Extraction

From Visceral Games comes Dead Space Extraction, the thrilling prequel to last fall’s award-winning Dead Space, built from the ground up exclusively for the Wii. In Dead Space Extraction gamers will experience the panic before the terror through the eyes of a handful of space colonists desperately struggling to escape from a horrific infection on the Aegis VII mining colony. The game introduces Lexine, a new heroine in the Dead Space universe, and it quickly becomes clear that protecting her may be the crew’s only hope for survival in one of the most cinematic action-horror game experiences ever made for the Wii.

* Platforms – Wii
* Ship Date – Fall 2009
* ESRB – Rating Pending

Dragon Age™: Origins

Award-winning RPG developer, BioWare(TM) invites players to experience their deepest RPG to date. For thousands of years, the Grey Wardens have been the guardians of the land. Now with an ancient evil on the rise again, it is up to players to unite the shattered lands and slay the corrupted dragon known as the Archdemon. In Dragon Age: Origins, players must make ruthless decisions and be willing to sacrifice their friends and loved ones for the greater good of mankind. At E3 2009, BioWare will be debuting one of the deadliest creatures in the game and will reveal how romance can have a significant impact on the adventure.

* Platforms – PC, Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3
* Ship Date – Fall 2009
* ESRB – Rating Pending

Mass Effect™ 2

Mass Effect 2 is the gripping dark second chapter in the Mass Effect Trilogy, where players must recruit a diverse team of specialists who possess their own distinct and powerful skill sets as they embark on a suicide mission to save mankind. At E3 2009, Commander Shepard’s fate will finally be revealed in the explosive debut of Mass Effect 2.

* Platforms – Xbox 360 and PC
* Ship Date – Early 2010
* ESRB – Rating Pending

Spore™ Hero

Created exclusively for the Wii, Spore Hero delivers the unmatched creative freedom of Spore in an accessible, story-driven action-adventure. Set in a rich and vibrant 3D world, Spore Hero empowers players to create their own Hero as they embark on an epic quest to fight to save their new home world from destruction as a dark force threatens the planet. Taking full advantage of the Wii controls, Spore Hero engages players in heated battles, humorous missions, curious puzzles and more. Throughout the game, players will collect more than 250 parts with unique abilities and experience the unparalleled customization of the revolutionary Spore Creature Creator enhanced for the Wii. A combative multiplayer mode will be unveiled at the EA booth at this year’s E3 and available for hands-on play.

* Platforms – Wii
* Ship Date – Fall 2009
* ESRB – Rating Pending

Spore™ Hero Arena

Spore Hero Arena catapults Nintendo DS players into a 3D galaxy filled with fun, intense arena-based combat. Players create a unique gladiator Hero creature and guide it from planet to planet as they fight dangerous enemy creatures and complete special missions, collecting new parts and abilities to gain upgrades along the way. By combining special abilities, parts, and upgrades, players create a fighting style of their own in hopes of stopping an evil force and save the galaxy. Built with multiplayer capabilities in mind, Spore Hero Arena allows players to battle with up to three friends locally or play with a friend over Wi-Fi. Players will have hands-on time with Spore Hero Arena for the first time at the EA booth at this year’s E3.

* Platforms – Nintendo DS
* Ship Date – Fall 2009
* ESRB – Rating Pending”

Of course there are also many other non genre games to be showcased, but we know you’re only interested in the evil that’s coming! Look for more on the above titles soon!

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  • Rottenjesus

    I’ve already pre-ordered BRUTAL LEGEND. It’s going to be awesome as hell!