WET looks to make gamers get wet

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Hot chick with big jubblies? Check. Half naked for parts of the trailer? Check. Guns, swords and gore? Check. A reference to Jesus Christ? Umm, maybe. WET is the new action adventure game from Sierra that will be hitting shelves sometime in 2008. 

The game follows Rubi, a bounty hunter that was given a simple job, but it ended up nearly costing her life. Now she’s out for revenge and physics be damned as she wall runs, shoots her enemies as she slides down a ladder upside down and dodges bullets point blank.

I’m really looking forward to this game. It’s not often that swords and guns are mixed together as good as what this game is promising. No, Red Steel doesn’t count … and don’t even get me started on the piece of crap that was Cy Girls.  

Hit the jump for the press release and check out the WET official page for screenshots as well as some nice looking animation sequences.  

[Image Via CronosBlade’s CBlog]

SIERRA ENTERTAINMENT UNVEILS THE ACROBATIC NEW SHOOTER WET™

Sierra Entertainment Introduces WET’s powerful heroine, Rubi, as She Makes Her Debut on Consoles Worldwide in 2008

Los Angeles, CA – August 22, 2007Sierra Entertainment today announced WET™, a seamless integration of intense gunplay, death-defying acrobatics and exciting swordplay, framed by breathtaking art direction and unparalleled animation quality.

Developed by A2M, WET tells the story of Rubi, an acrobatic gun-for-hire. When she agrees to help a wealthy man find and bring back his wayward son, all hell breaks loose and the tables are turned, as the man who hired her isn’t who he appeared to be. Now Rubi’s on the run, needing to find the man who left her for dead and leaving a massive body count in her wake.

In an adventure that spans three continents; WET will keep the adrenaline pumping from start to finish.

“The mix of guns, acrobatics and swords in the midst of non-stop action will undoubtedly ensure Rubi takes the title as the most exciting heroine ever in video games,” said Martin Tremblay, president, Worldwide Studios, Sierra Entertainment. “WET is an exciting addition to Sierra Entertainment’s original games portfolio.”

WET features include:

  • Innovative 3rd person shooter gameplay: With her trusty twin custom made Colt Pythons, Rubi gracefully engages in amazing, cinematic high-body count gunplay against diverse and challenging enemies.
  • Acrobatics: Along with her guns, Rubi has an arsenal of death-defying acrobatic moves. Her incredible agility allows her to climb on ledges, slide under obstacles, swing on poles and run along walls.
  • Swordplay: Rubi’s sword is an instrument for deadly close-quarter proximity attacks. Rubi will unleash a flurry of multi-staged stylized attack sequences.

For more information, details and updates regarding WET, please visit www.wetthegame.com.


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