MorphX blasting onto the 360 this summer

by: Chad -
505 Games announced today that their sci-fi themed shooter MorphX, previously called The Swarm, is scheduled for a June 1 release date.  The third-person shooter is set in a world devastated by a hostile alien invasion.  It quickly becomes apparent that the only way to fight back is to morph (hence the name) into an alien-human hybrid.  There are some new screens below.  Check them out and look for MorphX only on the 360 this summer.

505 GAMES' MORPHX SET TO INVADE  XBOX 360™ CONSOLES THIS JUNE

Players Endure Alien Mutation to Save Humanity from Certain Destruction  in Upcoming Sci-Fi Third-Person Shooter

505 Games today announced that the upcoming action-packed sci-fi third-person shooter MorphX, formerly titled The Swarm, will be available nationwide on June 1, 2010 for Xbox 360™. In MorphX, players emerge from an underground shelter to find their planet devastated following a hostile alien invasion. Outgunned and overpowered, it appears all efforts to fight the vicious aliens are futile. Players soon discover that the only way to defeat their enemies may be to become mutants themselves by absorbing alien DNA. As players morph into alien-human hybrids, their new powers give them advantages to battle the alien infestation.

While searching for an antidote to cure their allies, players have a variety of weapons-including firearms, clubs, plasma projectors and grenades -- for melee or ranged combat against enemies. Additionally, players will solve mini-games and puzzles, allowing for the option to absorb new abilities that make them more adept at fighting tougher enemies. Players can then build and morph alien DNA chains to improve different abilities like an increased regeneration rate, or enhanced vision.

While on a mission to rescue their allies, the question remains: what is left of humanity to save?

MorphX is set to swarm shelves on June 1 for Xbox 360™.

About 505 Games
Based in Los Angeles, CA, 505 Games (U.S.) is the North American division of 505 Games, a global videogame publisher. The U.S. operations launched in May, 2008 to bring quality interactive entertainment to North America on all game platforms including Microsoft Xbox 360™, Sony PlayStation® 2, PlayStation® 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii™ and DS, as well as PC, online, and mobile. The company's management team hails from the leaders in global entertainment including major motion picture studios, videogame publishers and leading game development studios. With the company's deep experience and proven success in interactive entertainment worldwide, 505 Games is looking to drive the industry forward with innovative game experiences that integrate next generation game play, immersive stories and integrated brands that can take the business to a new level. The company offers a broad selection of videogame titles in all genres for players of all ages.
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