On May 22, 2009, Terminator Salvation (starring Christian Bale, of all people) will hit theaters. And of course, it’s also getting a videogame.
Warner Bros. Interactive, Equity Games, and Halcyon Entertainment have revealed that GRIN Studios (the folks putting the finishing touches on Capcom’s new Bionic Commando) are hard at work on Terminator Salvation: The Videogame. Not too much is known about it, other than it will be a third-person action game with players battling the Skynet army featured in the film. No word on whether the game will feature a sexy Christian Bale termintor.
This isn’t the first movie/action-game tie-in GRIN are working on; they’re currently in production of Wanted: Weapons of Fate (based on the movie that was based on the comic book) which ships early next year.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Equity Games Production and Halcyon Games Announce Terminator Salvation – The Videogame, an Intense, Action Game Based on the Highly Anticipated 2009 Film
BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Equity Games Production and Halcyon Games announce Terminator Salvation – The Videogame, an action-packed, third-person shooter, to be released in conjunction with the highly anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures and Sony Pictures film, which opens nationwide on May 22, 2009.
Based on the upcoming “Terminator Salvation” film, the game offers players the chance to assume the role of John Connor, a soldier in the resistance, battling for survival against the far superior forces of Skynet. Terminator Salvation – The Videogame is a third-person action game with concentrated armed combat against all of the Skynet enemies from the film while encountering new enemies specifically designed for the game. The game was developed by GRIN Studios, published by Equity Games, co-published by Evolved Games and distributed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
“Terminator Salvation – The Videogame allows players to battle for survival against Skynet enemies utilizing an incredibly fluid and realistic control set,” said Cos Lazouras, President of Halcyon Games. “The player will be led through a visceral story with extremely polished production values to create a fully interactive Terminator experience.”
“Building on the incredibly strong franchise, Terminator Salvation – The Videogame will be a cinematic gaming experience that complements the upcoming film,” said John Quinn, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Working with Halcyon and Equity Games, we will expand on the Terminator universe on next generation consoles with action packed gameplay and detailed environments.”