This Space Marine Footage Feels Like A Punch In The Face [Update]

We were tipped this trailer earlier today, which looks like it serves as a promo reel for Australian CG studio Plastic Wax. It's for/from the upcoming Warhammer 40K game Space Marine, and it enjoys a spot of the ol' fisticuffs.

Plastic Wax are specialists in computer-generated animation with a long resume in the video game business, having worked on cutscenes and cinematic sequences for games like BioShock, Borderlands and, keeping it in the 40K family, Dawn of War II.

They also did the big E3 trailer for this game.

While this clip is short - it may be a promo reel, it may be a short cutscene from the game - it does enough to look and feel heavy. That is all we want from a Warhammer 40K game!

We've contacted Plastic Wax for clarification on the clip, and will update if we hear back.

UPDATE - THQ tells us that it was part of a pitch Plastic Wax put together to show they "got" 40K material in general, and isn't directly related to Space Marine (or any other 40K games, for that matter).