First Red Steel 2 Trailer

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As you'll see from the "Destination PlayStation" (ie a retailer-only event) title card, this isn't an official consumer trailer. Doesn't mean you can't watch it, though.

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The trailer comes courtesy of MSN Games Brazil, who say they obtained it via a source at Ubisoft. It shows just how different the sequel is to the first game, with post-apocalyptic deserts replacing city streets, and stylish road warriors replacing stereotypical Asian gangsters.

Not sure why this was shown at a PlayStation event, but then, it's far too elaborate to be a fake. Guess Ubisoft were peddling more than PlayStation games at the recent get-together.

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As for the clip, it's like stepping back into a time machine, with the clock set to 2006. A time when the Wii was unreleased, there was real potential, there were silly trailers with people acting like it's The Matrix, and there was a Red Steel clip showing graphics the final product will never manage.

Click to view<br> <a href="http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=pt-BR&vid=97eeddd7-cac9-40c3-8c36-57dc41ce55b3" target="_new" title="Red Steel 2">Video: Red Steel 2</a>

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darklinkinfinite
DarkLinkinfinite

Holy shit

That looks awsome!!

I just hope its not a rail shooter. I kind of got that impression since we never really see the player character move. I hope I'm just paranoid.