Friday 21st November/... Codemasters® today released new and exciting video footage - 'Honour the Gods' and 'Levelling Up Walkthrough' - as well as accompanying screenshots from its forthcoming Rise of the Argonauts ™, an epic action/RPG in development by Liquid Entertainment and set to release early-2009. Rise of the Argonauts immerses players in a gladiatorial adventure set in a wondrously imagined vision of ancient Greece. Taking the role of Jason, a hero and expert warrior, players will battle alongside Hercules, Achilles, Atalanta and other Argonauts as they engage in brutal combat against formidable beasts and enemies, in a vast world alive with fickle gods, jaw-dropping panoramas, deep exploration and epic quests.
Rise of the Argonauts is due for release during early-2009 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Games For Windows® on the PC. For more information and to watch gameplay videos, please visit www.rise-of-the-argonauts.co.uk
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Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of best-selling interactive entertainment products for a global audience across multiple gaming platforms and channels. Established in 1986, the company’s dominant brands include Colin McRae DiRT, Race Driver GRID, Overlord and Operation Flashpoint; the company recently secured the exclusive worldwide video game rights to FORMULA 1. Codemasters is headquartered in Warwickshire UK, with North American operations based in Universal City, Calif. The company also maintains operations in Germany, France, Spain, Benelux and Malaysia. Codemasters receives over two million visitors to its web site every month, discover why at www.codemasters.com
About Liquid Entertainment
Liquid Entertainment has spent the past 8 years creating a number of critically acclaimed titles across a host of genres and on a variety platforms. Loving their eco-friendly office in Pasadena, Liquid is hard at work on Rise of the Argonauts and the future of gaming in general. For more information about Liquid visit them on the internet at www.liquidentertainment.net
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