You might remember that the Watchmen movie was accompanied by a video game tie-in. It was called Watchmen: The End Is Nigh, and it was terrible. But Warner Bros. Interactive was apparently also pitched on a number of other possibilities, including one from the developers who worked on 2002's The Mark of Kri.
If the first episode featured the brand of sadism you crave in your downloadable video games, the second will give you an opportunity to inflict it upon the type of masochist who gets off on that sort of thing. This debut trailer features a handful of bulky leather daddies on the receiving end of a beatdown from two…
The first episodic Watchmen game was awful. Which is probably why we've heard little of the second. Still, the game's publishers are soldiering on, and will be releasing the pair on a retail disc.
The Entertainment Software Ratings Board has weighed in on the second downloadable Watchmen episode, which is unfortunately not titled Watchmen: The End is Even Nigher. It sounds like more of the same, just slightly sexier.
Watchmen (the movie) comes out today. Seen it yet? Going to see it? If you find yourself nodding "yes", then you're just the kind of person Watchmen (the game) is targeted at.
The Watchmen movie hits theaters this Friday, and the downloadable game hits the Playstation 3 this Thursday.
A patch, some clothes and Watchmen-themed costumes are out for Home this week. Street Fighter, SOCOM, Uncharted and Siren stuff is on the way.
The downloadable beat 'em up prequel to the upcoming Watchmen movie, known around these parts as Watchmen: The End Is Nigh, has been the subject of new hands-on previews. (Watch for ours later today.)
Watchmen: The End is Nigh is a video game tie-in for the movie version of the Watchman graphic novel. No, don't leave yet! Keep reading.
We know, as fellow fans of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen, how... trepidatious you may be about a video game based on the groundbreaking maxi-series. After all, it's episodic in form, it's a prequel to the original story, it's downloadable, and it's coming from a developer you've likely never heard of, Deadline…