Playlogic has announced that Fairytale Fights will release on October23 and 27 for PS3 and Xbox 360 in the UK and US, respectively.
Using the Unreal 3 Engine and inspired by cartoons like Happy Tree Friends and Itchy and Scratchy, the game takes characters and tales from well known fairytales and makes them more macabre. Players must fight their way through “hordes of bloodthirsty enemies on a quest to restore their own personal honor and re-establish peace in the land of fairytales.”
Players can also cooperatively complete quests in the single-player storyline or multiplayer battles with up to 4 others with over 100 weapons, and DLC is expected to be released on a regular basis post launch.
The game will also be made available for PC in 2010.
Full press release is below, and D’toid has a hands-on preview if you would like to have a look.
HACK N’ SLASH YOUR WAY TO A BLOODY HALLOWEEN AS FAIRYTALE FIGHTS™ HITS STORES OCTOBER 27TH IN NORTH AMERICA
New York—Aug 17, 2009—Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq OTC: PLGC. OB), an independent worldwide publisher of entertainment software, is pleased to announce that Fairytale Fights will be available in retail stores nationwide October 27th for Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.
Using the Unreal 3 Engine like you’ve never seen it, Fairytale Fights takes popular characters and tales from the pantheon of well known fairytales and turns them on their heads as players must fight their way through hordes of bloodthirsty enemies on a quest to restore their own personal honor and re-establish peace in the land of fairytales.
Inspired by twisted cartoons like Happy Tree Friends and Itchy and Scratchy, and featuring a wildly colorful and distinct art style, players can cooperatively complete quests in the single-player storyline or compete in chaotic multiplayer battle with up to 4 players.
Additional Game Features:
· Dynamic Slicing – Playlogic’s proprietary mechanic allows players to cut anything off of any enemy anywhere in real time, rendering repetitive collision-based canned animations a thing of the past.
· Volumetric Liquid System – Blood, acid, vomit and goop, it’s all rendered in real time allowing for any liquid to naturally combine with any other (often to hilarious ends), as well as real time trails, footprints and slipping to occur in the bloody mess.
· Co-op for up to 4 players.
· Over 100 weapons.
· One of the most distinctly unique uses of the Unreal 3 Engine on the market.
· Deep and interactive downloadable content to be released on a regular basis post launch.
In addition to its North American release, Fairytale Fights will launch in Europe on October 23rd for Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3. Fairytale Fights will launch on PC in 2010. Fairytale Fights is pending rating from the ESRB.
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Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. is an independent worldwide publisher of entertainment software for consoles, PCs, handhelds, mobile devices, and other digital media. Playlogic distributes its products through all available channels, online and offline. Playlogic, who currently has approximately 110 employees, is listed on Nasdaq OTC under the symbol “PLGC.OB” and is headquartered in New York, USA and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its in-house game development studio “Playlogic Game Factory” is based in Breda (the Netherlands).
Playlogic’s portfolio includes games that are being developed by several teams at the Playlogic Game Factory, as well as games developed by a number of studios throughout the world with approximately 400 people of external development staff. The Playlogic Game Factory also develops first party titles for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE).
Playlogic publishes quality games, working with leading technology to produce digital entertainment from concept to finished product. Playlogic plans to publish 12 titles, on several platforms, during 2009.