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Alien Breed 3: Descent landing next week on XBLA and Steam

Posted by: Chad at 11/12/2010 10:57 AM
The final chapter in the Alien Breed series is almost upon us.  Team17 has announced that Alien Breed 3: Descent will be released on XBLA (800 MS Points) and Steam ($9.99) next week.  Gamers will jump into the shoes of Theodore Conrad to locate the origins of the alien threat.  Travel outside of your ship and take on all new enemies with all new weapons.  Here's a quick pre-release trailer to prepare you for next week.




Alien BreedTM 3: Descent announced for XBLA and Steam launch on 17th November

Team17’s arcade shooter trilogy concludes in explosive style!


London, UK- November 12th, 2010 – Throughout 2010, the Alien Breed™ series has delivered tense moments, frenetic firefights and co-op carnage to gamers across the world. The opening title, Alien Breed™: Impact/Evolution introduced players to the plight of Theodore Conrad, chief engineer aboard the doomed ship Leopold, struggling to regain control of his ship after a collision with a mysterious foreign vessel. Alien Breed™ 2: Assault saw Conrad fighting back, boarding the newly conjoined ship and delivering doses of old-fashioned revenge on its inhabitants. Now, with Alien Breed 3: Descent gamers can fight to the stunning conclusion of the latest trilogy from legendary developer/publisher Team17’s Alien Breed™ canon, with the official release date being confirmed as Wednesday 17th November 2010 on Xbox LIVE Arcade and for PC, via Steam.

With the Leopold and its unwanted attachment breaching the surface of an imposing ice planet, you have only a few hours to wade your way through flooded corridors and locate the origin of the threat that has so far laid waste to your once proud space ship. For the first time Conrad can venture outside of the ship in the breathtaking hull walk set pieces, and for those trigger-happy shooter fans there are vicious new enemies to fight, including the Electro-Shocker alien and the awe-inspiring final bosses. New armaments are also available in Descent, with the Electro-Link gun allowing for shockingly good crowd control whilst the formidable Project X weapon will tear through anything in its path.

Alien Breed 3: Descent will retail at the following amount, dependent on region:
Xbox™ LIVE Arcade - 800 Microsoft Points
PC Steam - UK - £6.99, US - $9.99, Europe - €8.99
Alien Breed™ 3: Descent carries the following age ratings:
ESRB: Teen – Animated Blood, Language, Violence
PEGI: 16+ - PEGI Online, Violence
OFLC: M – Violence
USK: 16 Jahren
About Alien Breed™:
Alien Breed™, recognized as one of the foremost Amiga games ever released, was launched in 1991, developed and published by Team17 Software Ltd. It proved an instant success, with the Special Edition version spending an incredible 33 unbroken weeks at the top of the UK Sales Charts. A sequel was released in 1993 (Alien Breed 2) and a 3D edition, both of which won numerous awards. The well-loved series had lain dormant for 14 years, until December 2009, when it arrived in stunning fashion with the production-heavy 'Alien Breed Evolution' on Xbox 360 LIVE Arcade achieving Christmas No. 2 sales position on Xbox 360 LIVE Arcade.

Alien Breed™ 3: Descent is Developed and Published by Team17 Software © 2010. Team17 Software and Alien Breed™ 3: Descent are Trademarks or Registered trademarks of Team17 Software limited. All rights reserved. All other trademarks, copyrights and logos are property of their respective owners.

About Team17 Software Ltd.
Team17 Software Limited (Team 17), celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2010 and headquartered in West Yorkshire, England, is a leading independent developer and digital publishing company. Founded in 1990, the company develops and publishes interactive software worldwide for digital game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. More information about Team17 products can be found at www.team17.com.

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