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Written by Alex Terris
Sunday, 16 April 2006
Red Steel developers Ubisoft have officially announced their Nintendo Revolution game Red Steel. To read the press release, please click Read More.
Red Steel is an action game set in modern day Japan. Gamers will be able to master the use of martial-arts style swords as well as conventional guns through four trainers who guide you through the game. However they will only teach you if you earn their respect. You can earn respect through many paths, including sparing your enemies lives when you defeat them.
“We’re honoured to announce this exciting new franchise and we’re confident that Red Steel will be the must-have title for the Revolution when it launches,” said Serge Hascoet, chief creative officer at Ubisoft. “We have been working closely with Nintendo to take full advantage of the innovative controller to create a thrilling experience that can only exist on the Revolution.”
Red Steel aims to entice older gamers to the console, as well as bringing in people who've never picked up a console controller before. Red Steel should be playable at next months E3.
"Nintendo is excited to have Ubisoft bring Red Steel to the Revolution launch lineup,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Nintendo of America. “Ubisoft makes some of the most innovative and critically acclaimed games in the industry and from what we have seen from Red Steel it is going to be a standout exclusive title on the Revolution.”
Ubisoft have also recently praised the Revolution, calling its new controller and hardware "magical". They've promised that there will be many more Rev games from them in the future.
Stay tuned to NRF.com for more details!
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Hi i found this on digg.com and though i would just copy n paste for those who care
Cola-Cola Great Britain and Nintendo UK both have a big surprise to their respective consumers. Beginning May 14 until July 2007, there will be a total of 182 million specially marked packs of Fanta, Sprite, and Dr. Pepper all around the nation. Purchase these drinks and you give yourself a chance to win Ultimate Wii Games Rooms.
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