MUMBAI: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will be launching the Watchmen: The End is Nigh videogame, based on the Watchmen film, in a retail Blu-Ray Hi-Def game and film hybrid, as well as additional retail and downloadable formats in North America.
Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 2, will be released in conjunction with the Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD of the Watchmen: Director’s Cut in July 2009.
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 an innovative, retail Blu-ray Hi-Def game and film hybrid which will include Watchmen: The End is Nigh Parts 1 and 2 and the Watchmen: Director’s Cut on Blu-ray. This new cut includes an additional 25 minutes of footage not seen in theaters only available on Blu-ray and DVD. The two-disc collectible set will also feature exclusive artwork in a premium package. The game will be playable on the PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system which can also play the Blu-ray disc of Watchmen: Director’s Cut.
* Watchmen: The End is Nigh Parts 1 and 2 will now be available for the first time as a single game available for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
* Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 2 will be available for download on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and for PlayStation Network.
Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 1 was released in March 2009 as a downloadable game for Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC via download and on the PlayStation Network.
Patrick Wilson and Jackie Earle Haley, stars of the Watchmen film, also lend their voices to the respective roles of Nite Owl and Rorschach in both episodes of Watchmen: The End is Nigh.
Watchmen: The End is Nigh features a split screen co-op multiplayer option in addition to a single-player experience with an A.I. partner. Watchmen: The End is Nigh features stunning graphics in moody settings mixed with brutal combat. Players can take on as many as 20 enemies at the same time in bloody, street-fighting gameplay action. The game contains nine chapters, built around events referenced in the film