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Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat, Hitting the Stores Tomorrow

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VG Chartz’s Brett Walton recently released a list of games that will be rolled out in North America in the coming months. The list includes Spike and 345 Games’ Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat, due to hit the shelves tomorrow.

The game was first announced on September 2011, and was slated to be released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on December of last year. However, it was postponed to January 10, 2012, and later to April 17. Ancient Combat is a combination of Deadliest Warrior: The Game and Deadliest Warrior: Legends. As opposed to the previous games’ digital downloadable content, the third DW game adaptation will be released with additional features as a retail game.

Spike TV’s Deadliest Warrior

Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat is based on Spike’s “Deadliest Warrior” show. Each episode will pit two of the most-feared warriors of their time against each other, and will enlist experts to provide insights and commentary about them. They will analyze every facet of the fighter’s unique skills and the weapons they are using, while heading towards a head-to-head battle to the death that will produce the Deadliest Warrior.

Inside Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat

Spike’s latest game will be a combination of its predecessors, The Game and Legends, including its downloadable content packs, game features and exclusive TV show content. Gamers and fans of the show will be in for some treat to never-before-released episodes from all three seasons of Deadliest Warrior.

Gamers can also enjoy all characters and weapons that were available on the previous DW adaptations. The game will feature the following warriors:

  • Alexander the Great
  • Apache
  • Attila the Hun
  • Genghis Khan
  • Hannibal
  • Hernan Cortes
  • Joan of Arc
  • Knight
  • Ninja
  • Pirate
  • Rajput Warrior
  • Roman Centurion
  • Samurai
  • Shaolin Monk
  • Shaka Zulu
  • Viking
  • Vlad the Impaler
  • William Wallace
  • Zande Warrior
  • Richard “Mack” Machowicz

In addition, Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Games will include new stages and more downloadable content. This includes the playable “Graveyard” arena, and weapons from Deadliest Warrior: Legend such as William Wallace’s Lochaber Axe, Sun Tzu’s Monk’s Spade and Shaka Zulu’s Tsonga Battle Axe. The content will be compatible for online play with all versions of the game.

Tagged at $29.99, the game will be available at North American retailers everywhere. But if you can’t wait to get your hands on it, the Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat is now available for pre-order at GameStop.

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