London, UK—June 24th, 2010—UTV Ignition Entertainment today released the second of a two-part epic trailer for El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, the highly-anticipated fantasy action title coming to PlayStation ® 3 and Xbox 360 TM in 2011. Following on the heels of the first part of the trailer, which debuted last week during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, chapter two brings players face to face with Lucifel, one of the game’s lead characters and Heaven’s most powerful archangel. Lucifel is responsible for guiding Enoch, a brave and just human and the game’s protagonist, through a pivotal battle raging between Heaven and the Fallen Angels. The trailers together provide players with more than 10 minutes of stunning gameplay video that highlight El Shaddai’s gorgeous art style, biblical inspiration and multiple types of gameplay including 2D and 3D platforming and unique, action-packed battle system.
Developed by a hugely-talented, Tokyo-based team headed by the legendary Sawaki Takeyasu (Devil May Cry) and Masato Kimura (Okami, Viewtiful Joe) El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, draws players into a rich storyline inspired by events in the Old Testament’s apocryphal ‘Book of Enoch.’ In the game, players take on the role of Enoch and must harness his natural combat skills to master a range of powerful and Heavenly weapons under the guidance of the watchful Archangels. Only then will he be able to deliver the souls of the Fallen Angels and spare the world from a great flood ordered by Heaven.
About UTV Ignition
UTV Ignition is a UTV Media Communication company. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in the U.K. with offices in Los Angeles, Florida and Tokyo. UTV Ignition has climbed the US publisher ranking from 50th position to 36th, and now employs 215 people worldwide. In 2007 it received major investment from UTV Software, a diversified conglomerate based in Mumbai India and listed on the Mumbai and London stock exchanges.
UTV has Walt Disney as its major shareholder, which current owns 60% of its common stock. Major titles include the critically acclaimed Muramasa: The Demon Blade and Arc Rise Fantasia, which will ship in the U.S. in June 2010. UTV Ignition’s high-end headquarters in the world famous Ealing Studios in London aims to provide the gamer with an artistically inspired, all-encompassing atmospheric experience through its games and movie CG experience.
For more information on UTV Ignition and its products go to: www.utvignition.com
About UTV Software communications Ltd:
UTV Software Communications Limited is India’s leading global integrated media house with business interests in Television, Movies, Broadcasting, Games Content and New Media. UTV India & its subsidiaries (UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Mumbai UTV is India's only diversified media and Entertainment Company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres. It has subsidiaries with offices across India, UK, USA and Japan. The Walt Disney Company holds a strategic stake in UTV.
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