New York, NY - November 28, 2011 – 345 Games announced today that GameStop customers who pre-order the upcoming “ Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat” video game will receive two additional full episodes of Spike TV’s hit multi-platform series, “ Deadliest Warrior,” at time of purchase. This bonus content will include one episode never previously released on Blu-Ray or DVD.
Pre-orders for “Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat” on PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft will be available from now until January 9, 2012. Only customers who pre-order the game will receive the bonus episodes.
“Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat” is a disc-based video game/TV show hybrid. Based on the successful Spike TV series “Deadliest Warrior,” which pits two of the most feared warriors civilization has ever known against each other, the game combines exclusive TV show content with the two wildly popular downloadable console games, “Deadliest Warrior: The Game” and “DeadliestWarrior: Legends.”
The video game includes all the previously released downloadable content packs along with new game features. It also features all the characters and weapons from both previous games and six full episodes of “Deadliest Warrior.” Additional game content exclusive to “DW: Ancient Combat” includes a ‘Graveyard’ playable arena and 30 new weapons for the “DW: Legends” warriors, including a ‘Lochaber Axe’ for William Wallace, a ‘Monk’s Spade’ for Sun Tzu and a ‘Tsonga Battle Axe’ for Shaka Zula. The game will be fully compatible for online play with all versions of the game.
Do you have what it takes to be the “Deadliest Warrior”? Rated ‘M’ for Mature by the ESRB, “Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat” will launch January 10, 2012 and MSRP for $29.99 at North American retailers everywhere. For more information about “Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat,” please visit http://www.spike.com/shows/deadliest-warrior/ or follow the game on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/deadliestwarrior.
ABOUT 345 GAMES
345 Games, the video gaming arm of COMEDY CENTRAL and Spike TV, develops products based on the Viacom Entertainment Group’s franchises and brands. The first two titles released under this label included COMEDY CENTRAL’s hit animated show “Ugly Americans” and Spike TV’s successful multi-platform series “Deadliest Warrior.”
ABOUT DEADLIEST WARRIOR
Each week on Spike TV’s “Deadliest Warrior,” a new episode will pit two of the most feared warriors civilization has ever known against each other. Along with the use of 21st century science and the latest in CGI technology, each episode enlists warrior-specific world-class fighters and experts to provide insight into what makes these combatants tick, analyzing every facet of their unique skills of destruction, culminating in a head-to-head final fight between two legends of the battlefield that will produce the deadliest warrior. Other highly-anticipated showdowns this season include: Joan of Arc vs. William the Conqueror, Saddam Hussein vs. Pol Pot, Hannibal vs. Genghis Khan, US Army Rangers vs. North Korean Special Operations Force. Check out “ Deadliest Warrior” on Facebook.
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