It’s time to show a little love for Montreal folks, as EA Montreal’s Army of Two: The 40th Day is now available for purchase. I’m currently in contact with a few reps to see if we can get our hands on a review copy so we can provide you all with our first review of 2010. Why do I say show some love for Montreal, you ask, because our head office is situated there. It’s the gaming capitol of North America with EA, Ubisoft, Namco Bandai and several other major publishers all situated right here. Pretty awesome stuff, no? Anyways, below if the press release detailing all the juicy details about the new game.
EA MONTREAL’S INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED ARMY OF TWO: THE 40TH DAY AVAILABLE IN RETAIL STORES TODAY
First Major Video Game of 2010 Unleashes Co-Op Action
Montreal, Canada – January 12, 2010 – Fight together, survive together! EA Montreal, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced that ARMY OF TWO™: THE 40th DAY has hit retail shelves nationwide. ARMY OF TWO: THE 40TH DAYdelivers an exciting action experience that has earned widespread critical acclaim including a score of 9.5 from PLAY and 4.5/5 from PlayStation: The Official Magazine. The game’s signature two-man gameplay has the Official Xbox Magazine saying, “the co-op play is amazingly fun and strategic,” and PSM3in the UK calling it, “one of the best cover-to-cover shooters on the PS3.”
ARMY OF TWO: THE 40TH DAY isthe sequel to the 2008 multi-platinum co-op shooter. Players work together as the ultimate two-man private military team, Salem and Rios, to survive and escape the city of Shanghai as it falls under attack by mysterious forces. The game boasts a robust playbook of co-op moves with one of the most extensive and varied weapon customization systems ever found in an action/shooter game. Players can mix and match weapon parts found in the world and execute strategic two-man tactics that create a thrilling, one-of-a-kind co-op action experience.
ARMY OF TWO: THE 40th DAY is available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and the PlayStation® Portable (PSP®). Gamers can also download a demo of the game now on PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE™ Marketplace. For more information on ARMY OF TWO: THE 40th DAY or to buy the game please visit: www.armyoftwo.com. For more information on EA Montreal, please visit or www.ea.com. Or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Army_Of_Two.
ARMY OF TWO: THE 40TH DAYis rated “M” by the ESRB.