Eidos Unveil Innovative New Multiplayer in Kane&Lynch: Dead Men

Eidos Interactive, one of the world’s leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, is pleased to unveil a sinister new twist to the online multiplayer experience in Kane&Lynch: Dead Men called Fragile Alliance.

Fragile Alliance is based on greed, betrayal and revenge, offering online gamers the choice of working as a team or back-stabbing their team mates and working for themselves at any moment. Up to eight players team up against police in a series of gripping heist scenarios, but from here the choice is entirely up to the individual player. The objective is to steal the loot and make it to the getaway point. The winner is the player who escapes with the most loot. How and when you make your move is up to you.

“We wanted to make a multiplayer experience using the theme, dynamics and atmosphere of Kane&Lynch: Dead Men” said Kim Krogh, Lead Game Designer, IO Interactive.“Fragile Alliance is a new way to use co-op in multiplayer. Play it like a soldier and you’ll lose, play it like a criminal and you’ll win”.

“Kane&Lynch multiplayer opens up Pandora’s gun cabinet in terms of gameplay possibilities,” said Fabien Rossini, Brand Controller, Eidos.“The options available to players are mouth-watering; are you a team player, a traitor, a bounty hunter, a cop– the decision is yours. You may start as part of a team but then it’s up to the player what they want to do.”

Kane&Lynch: Dead Men is a dark and gritty tale of two men bound by circumstance as they wait on death row for their final sentence. One is a flawed mercenary, the other a medicated psychopath. The two are forced to embark on a violent and chaotic journey, hating each other every step of the way.

Kane&Lynch: Dead Men will be available in stores in the US beginning Tuesday 20th November and throughout Europe beginning Friday 23rd November on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC Games for Windows.

For further information visit: www.kaneandlynch.com.

For further information, please contact:

Chris Glover - Communications Director– Eidos Interactive

Tel: +44 (0) 20 8636 3000; chrisg@eidos.co.uk

About Eidos Interactive Ltd

Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Eidos consists of publishing operations across Europe and the US and several development studios including Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive, Beautiful Game Studios, Eidos Studios Hungary, Eidos Sweden and Pivotal Games. The Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex, Championship Manager, Carmageddon, Battlestations: Midway, the Conflict series and Just Cause.

Some of the titles currently in development include: Conflict: Denied Ops and Highlander.


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