Warner Bros. Interactive has today released updated details on their forthcoming third-person action adventure Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters
(which was announced
The latest press release provides a description of the title:
Harness the power of the ultimate weapon! Inspired by the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures’ superhero feature film Green Lantern, Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters soars onto game consoles this summer, extending the theatrical experience of one of DC Entertainment’s most popular superheroes. Playing as gifted pilot Hal Jordan, the first human Green Lantern, gamers will create an arsenal of ring constructs and take flight in outer space and beyond to restore intergalactic order. Players will use the Power Ring to build an array of weapons from green energy to defeat the Manhunters – an evil android race bent on destroying the Green Lantern Corps.
Packed with intergalactic missions, alien androids and out-of-this-world combat, Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters is an action-adventure videogame that delivers the Green Lantern experience right into the hands of gamers.
In addition, a new summary of the game's features has also been revealed:
Enhanced Graphics and 3D Capabilities - Xbox 360 gamers can play in anaglyphic 3D with technology that is compatible with all standard TV sets and visible while wearing the 3D glasses that come packaged with the videogame product. Fans can also enjoy the game in stereoscopic 3D when playing on any 3D HDTV while wearing active shutter glasses that are compatible with the television.
Master the Green Lantern Power Ring – Take control of the most powerful weapon in the universe – the Green Lantern Power Ring – and conjure a spectacular range of “hard-light” constructs including a gatling gun, giant fists, and much more, all of which can be linked together to form an endless number of combinations.
Team Up and Battle Together – Gamers playing the Xbox 360 version will have the ability to team-up and battle the Manhunters in seamless drop-in/drop-out local co-op gameplay as Hal Jordan or Sinestro.
Take Flight - Soaring across the universe in intergalactic flight, gamers will dodge past asteroids and blast through planets while destroying armies of Manhunters.
As previously announced, Hollywood A-lister Ryan Reynolds will lend his physical likeness and voice to the lead character in the new title.
If you would like to see footage from the title, take a look at the first trailer
Developed by Double Helix (the team behind Front Mission Evolved
, G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra
), Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters
is scheduled to hit retail shelves on June 7th, 2011 in North America and June 10th in Europe, one week prior to the release of the movie of the same name.