By Quinton Miles
Sony Computer Entertainment announced today that [i]The Getaway: Black Monday[/i] has been shipped to stores nationwide. The sequel to the game that sold three million worldwide, [i]Black Monday[/i] looks to provide gamers with a more in-depth experience by fusing cinema and gaming into one medium. Players will also have to make “moral choices” that determine the path of their story which finish with one of multiple endings.
“The Getaway: Black Monday expands on the groundbreaking cinematic gameplay of The Getaway,” said Naresh Hirani, game director, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. “We feel that we have created the ultimate fusion of a full-length action movie with a first-rate videogame, featuring our beloved city of London in the starring role. As gamers become immersed into The Getaway: Black Monday’s intriguing gameplay, they will feel like they are directing, not just watching, an action-packed, blockbuster crime movie by making moral decisions in the branching storyline, ultimately producing a more personal conclusion to their Getaway experience.”
[i]Black Monday[/i] is rated M for mature and retails for $49.99.