Riddick: Dark Athena gets US and Euro dates

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 23 February 2009 14:46 GMT

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The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena will release on April 7 in North America and April 24 in Europe, Atari’s just confirmed.

The disc features the new, full-length Assault on Dark Athena campaign, an HD remake of Escape from Butcher Bay and multiplayer options.

It looks great, to be blunt. PC, 360 and PS3 all get a version.

Press release after the break.

‘The chronicles of riddick: escape from dark athena’ COMING APRIL 7 in north america and april 24 in europe

– Xbox Live and PLAYSTATION Network Demos Coming March, Official Website Now Live –

Featuring the brand new full-length ‘Assault on Dark Athena’ campaign, an HD remake of the classic ‘Escape from Butcher Bay’ and multiplayer options including the unique Pitch Black mode all on one disk, The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena will deliver an incredibly rich experience to gamers following its worldwide release this coming April.

Renowned developer Starbreeze Studios has effectively combined stealth, vicious hand-to-hand combat and ferocious gunplay in The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, creating an irresistible game with something for all fans of action gaming. With playable demos coming in March to both Xbox Live® and PLAYSTATION® Network, fans won’t have to wait long to take their first steps as the galaxy’s most notorious bad-ass, Riddick.

For more information visit the game’s official website at http://atari.com/riddick/ with localized French, German, Italian and Spanish websites coming soon.

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena will ship for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and PC on April 7 in North America and April 24 in Europe.

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