The original Army of Two was a very successful game. I mean, two million copies sold is nothing to sneeze at. However, it left a lot of people with an odd taste in their mouths. From the ridiculous fist-bumping and tampon-stuffed bullet wounds, to the not-quite-there co-op experience, and the eye-raising last-minute three-month delay, Army of Two was a flawed game, to be sure. That’s not the best impression the new studio, EA Montreal, wanted to make.
Right away, Alex and Reid really want me to know that Army of Two: The 40th Day is going to be made a little differently than the first game. Alex himself has just come from Maxis, fresh off of Spore, and they’ve brought on developers from all over the place, such as Ubisoft Montreal and Criterion, to work on the title. With a complete understanding of all the platforms they are working with (looking at you, PlayStation 3), and a complete set of assets, Army of Two: The 40th Day is, for them, going to be as streamlined and polished as possible.
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