Atlus revealed that Zeno Clash, the critically-acclaimed first-person melee action adventure game honored for its unique visual style (among five finalists for Independent Game Festival's "Excellence in Visual Art" award), is headed to Xbox LIVE Arcade in the vastly enhanced Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition. New modes-including all-new online cooperative mode for the Tower Challenges-new features, and added content combine with a series of tweaks and improvements based on fan feedback to deliver the definitive version of the critically-acclaimed game. "Upon its initial release for PC, Zeno Clash garnered endless praise for dauntlessly challenging genre conventions and for daring to offer a wildly unique visual style," stated Tim Pivnicny, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Atlus. "We are proud to work with ACE Team, the game's developers, to take that distinct, high-quality gaming experience to the next level with the improved, enhanced, and expanded Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition for Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360."
Visit the official game website (www.zenoclash.com) for more information regarding what's new and improved in Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition. Stay tuned for future reveals leading up to the game's release, including an as-of-yet-unannounced other new mode exclusive to the Ultimate Edition, new gameplay content, and much more!
Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition for Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 is scheduled to release in Spring 2010.
About Zeno Clash
In the land of Zenozoik, the city of Halstedom is ruled by a powerful clan, one which Ghat has betrayed by committing a terrible sin. Now, Ghat's brothers and sisters are pursuing him and his companion Deadra through strange and twisted lands, beyond the boundaries of the sane to the ends of the world. What was Ghat's crime and why did he commit it? The bare-knuckled brawl to reach the truth has just begun.
* Fascinating world of grotesque beauty–Equal parts breathtakingly beautiful and utterly disturbing, prepare to be swallowed up in a surreal fantasy world powered by the Source engine. Explore lush environments and confront bizarre animal-humanoid foes on your mission of discovery and redemption.
* Visceral first person fighting–Combat is up close, personal, and entirely satisfying. Start with a series of punches, kicks, and grabs, follow up with a knee to the enemy's face, and hit him with a finishing move to send him flying yards away. Learn new moves to mix it up. Guns and melee weapons offer additional power and tactical options.
* Ultimate edition additions–The already highly praised gameplay has received an overhaul that includes combat rebalancing, interface enhancements, improved animations, new modes, and new gameplay content.
* New cooperative play modes–Enlist a friend to take on enemy waves in Tower Challenge, a special survival mode that offers additional replayability beyond the single-player campaign. Play cooperatively online, or locally via split screen. With leaderboards to rank you against your friends, the challenge never ends!
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