Press Release from Warner Bros. Interactive Studios
BURBANK, Calif. -- WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH Part 2, the second of two episodic action videogames based on the WATCHMEN film, launches today on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and as a Blu-ray Hi-Def game and film hybrid - WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH THE COMPLETE EXPERIENCE -- in conjunction with Warner Home Video's Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD of the WATCHMEN: DIRECTOR'S CUT. WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH Part 2, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, is offered in an innovative retail Blu-Ray Hi-Def game and film hybrid, as well as additional retail and downloadable formats in North America.
Providing WATCHMEN fans with a variety of purchase options, the game will be offered in the following formats.
-- WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH THE COMPLETE EXPERIENCE is a distinct, retail Blu-ray Hi-Def game and film hybrid which will include the WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH Parts 1 and 2 video game and the WATCHMEN: DIRECTOR'S CUT on Blu-ray. This two-disc collectible set of the action-packed blockbuster includes an additional 25 minutes of footage not seen in theaters and exclusive artwork in a premium collector's package. Both the game and Blu-ray disc are playable on the PLAYSTATION 3 entertainment system. WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH THE COMPLETE EXPERIENCE launches today for a retail price of $49.99.-- WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH Parts 1 and 2 is available today for the first time as a single game on Xbox 360 for $29.99.-- WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH Part 2 will be available for download on PC on July 29 and PlayStation Network on July 30 for a retail price of $14.99, and on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 on August 26 for 1200 Microsoft Points.
WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH Part 2 is a hardcore mature action brawler featuring bloody visceral combat in settings which are reminiscent of the film. WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH Part 1 takes place more than a decade before the film's main story, delving into the partnership of urban vigilantes Rorschach and Nite Owl before the hero-banning Keene Act. In Part 2 the duo teams up again as Rorschach contacts Nite Owl to help solve the case of a missing girl, Violet Greene.
The game features a split screen co-op multiplayer option in addition to a single-player experience with an A.I. partner. Staying true to the tone of the WATCHMEN world, WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH Part 2 features stunning graphics in gritty settings. Players can battle as many as twenty enemies at the same time in bloody, intense street-fighting action. WATCHMEN: THE END IS NIGH Parts 1 and 2 feature nine chapters of gut-wrenching action, including locales from the film, allowing for hours of intense gameplay and a fully developed storyline.