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THQ announces Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team

Posted by: Russell at 6/3/2011 6:30 PM
Today, THQ announced Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team for Xbox Live Arcade and the Playstation Network.  Kill Team will allow players to choose from four unique classes, including Sternguard Veteran, Techmarine, Vanguard Veteran, and Librarian.  Read on for the official press release.


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THQ ANNOUNCES WARHAMMER®40,000®: KILL TEAM TM

 
Stand Together in the Ultimate Arcade Shooter
 
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. June 2, 2011 – THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced the forthcoming release of fast-paced arcade shooter, Warhammer® 40,000®: Kill Team™ for Xbox LIVE®online entertainment network and Playstation® Network as well as a unique weapon unlock for Warhammer® 40,000®: Space Marine® that can be accessed by playing the game.
 
In this third person arcade style shooter, players take on the role of an elite Space Marine team sent to assault a giant Ork Kroozer en-route to an Imperial Forge World. Do you have what it takes to take out the Warboss and prevent the Waaaagh?
 
Kill Team™ allows players to choose from four unique classes, including ranged specialists the Sternguard Veteran and Techmarine, and more melee focused classes like the Vanguard Veteran and Librarian. With two-player same screen Co-operative play, multiple weapon upgrades and six iconic Space Marine chapters to select from, Kill Team is a must-play for fans of Warhammer®40,000®.
 
Players who complete the first mission in Kill Team will unlock the deadly Power Sword weapon for use in multiplayer in the upcoming Warhammer® 40,000® Space Marine®. Sheathed in a power field, it cuts through armor and flesh alike and features unique animations, combos and damage output. 
 
More information can be found on the Kill Team tab on Space Marine’s Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/#!/spacemarine.

Kill Team is scheduled to launch for Xbox LIVE and Playstation Network in July for a suggested price of 800 Microsoft Points / $9.99. 
 
 
About Kill Team


Jump into the rich world of Warhammer40,000 in this fast paced 3rd person action shooter. As one of the Emperor's Elite Space Marines, you have been sent on a vital mission to assault a gigantic Ork Kroozer headed for an Imperial ForgeWorld. Choose your Space Marine Chapter and weapons class and commence the purging of brutal Orks and vicious Tyranids on board. Team up to form a 2-man Kill Team in same screen co-op mode and benefit from multiple team pickups to help survive the onslaught.
 
About THQ
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com. THQ and its logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.
 
Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team -- Copyright © Games Workshop Limited 2011.  Kill Team, the Kill Team logo, GW, Games Workshop, the Games Workshop logo, 40K, Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000, Warhammer 40,000 Device, 40,000, the Double-headed Eagle device and all associated marks, logos, places, names, creatures, races and race insignia/devices/logos/symbols, vehicles, locations, weapons, units and unit insignia, characters, products, illustrations and images from the Kill Team game and the Warhammer 40,000 universe are either ®, TM and/or © Games Workshop Ltd 2000-2011, variably registered in the UK and other countries around the world, and used under license.  All Rights Reserved.  Developed by THQ Digital Studios UK.  THQ, THQ Digital Studios UK and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.  All rights reserved.  All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
 
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