For Release 28th May:
Hertfordshire, UK- May 28th– TECMO KOEI EUROPE Ltd proudly reveal that the full name for its forthcoming Manga classic brawler is Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage.
Featuring some of the most spectacularly brutal combat seen on next gen consoles, Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage will be unleashed on an unsuspecting public in Autumn 2010.
Set on a ravaged Earth struggling to survive a nuclear holocaust, pitiful survivors band together in communities and villages, trying to live on what little resources they have left. In the wastelands beyond vicious gangs prey on them for their resources, or sometimes just for fun. A mysterious martial artist named Kenshiro, a man with seven scars on his chest and the chosen successor of the legendary assassin's art Hokuto Shinken (????, The Divine Fist of the North Star) has sworn to protect the weak and innocent from the malicious gangs that roam the scorched planet.
“Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage not only pays homage to the brutal beat‘em ups we all grew up loving, but it also tells the story of Ken’s quest in a world of chaos”, says Will Curley, VP of Sales and Marketing,“joined by a cast of familiar Hokuto characters, and featuring destructive post-apocalyptic wastelands, Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage is the true successor to a much loved gaming genre. This is the reinvention of the beat‘em up”
Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage is released for the PlayStation 3® game console and Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
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