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Double Fine's mechs are double fine: opening cut-scene, release date, and pricing revealed

Posted by: Nathaniel at 5/25/2011 8:07 PM
Today, one of the double finest developers out there, Double Fine, has announced both the release date and pricing for their Xbox Live exclusive tower defense/mech shooter, Trenched.

The date is June 22, 2011 and it will run you a whopping 1200 Microsoft points.  You'll have to wait a month and spend 15 bucks if you want to take part in humanity's defense from the Monovision menace via your customized Trenches.  

For more info on Trenched, check it out on the web, follow it on Twitter @TRENCHEDGAME, and like it on Facebook.



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – May 25, 2011 – Double Fine Productions is proud to announce that TRENCHED will be released on Xbox LIVE Arcade on June 22, 2011. That leaves you with roughly one month’s time to get your manly affairs in order. Gather your friends and prepare to enlist in the Mobile Trench Brigade to defend humanity from the Monovision menace!

Brad Muir, Project Lead on TRENCHED, had this to say: “You’re probably not even reading this part of the press release right now because we sent a video along with it. And honestly that’s fine; the video has all the information you need. Except the price. Oh crap we forgot to put that in the video. Ok I’ll just say it right here. It’s 1200 Microsoft Points. Did you get that? Maybe we should make that bold if you’re going to have it in a quote like this.”

Muir’s rambling continued: “We’re super excited to unleash TRENCHED into the wild. I’ve always loved co-op games and it’s awesome to contribute with a game like this.”

For more information on TRENCHED visit http://www.trenchedgame.com, follow on Twitter @TRENCHEDGAME, and on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/trenched.

About TRENCHED
Join The Mobile Trench Brigade and protect humanity from the evil Monovision menace in this Tower Defense Shooter. Use a combination of mobile firepower and stationary defenses to turn the tide of war in your favor. Customize your trench with thousands of possible loadouts. March side by side with allies from around the world as you fight your way through Europe, Africa, and the Pacific.

About Double Fine Productions
Double Fine Productions™ (www.doublefine.com) is an independent developer of fun, high-quality games that specialize in originality, story, characters, and humor. Its games include Psychonauts™(“Best Action / Adventure Game of the Year” –OXM), Brütal Legend™ (“Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year” -AIAS), Costume Quest™(“Downloadable Game of the Year” –Spike TV VGAs), the recently-released Stacking™, and the upcoming Trenched™ and Sesame Street®: Once Upon a Monster™. In 2006, Double Fine was awarded the title of “Best New Studio” at the Game Developers’ Choice Awards.