Brink, the new team shooter from Enemy Territory dev Splash Damage, is looking better and better all the time. In fact with its insanely athletic, parkour-driven tactical shooting and stylishly cartoony visuals, it now essentially looks like the result of a highly illegal yet highly successful experimental gene splicing project using Team Fortress 2 and Mirror's Edge.
Want proof of this heady claim? Then check out this new trailer, which details Brink's stupidly extensive character customisation options, the complexities of its class-based combat (including some very TF2/Enemy Territory disguise and conquer infiltration) and as promised above, some Captain Price-rivalling facial hair.
Also, we have details of the UK pre-order bonuses. Ever wanted a Doom tattoo, but without the embarrassment of explaining it to the grandkids? Then now is your time.
Pre-order from Game or Gamesstation and you'll a pack of special Doom and Spec Ops gubbins to customise your character with, including body tattoos, t-shirts, hats and weapon skins. Fancy some Fallout-themed stuff instead? Then go to Play.com. They'll give you Vault 101 and Vault Boy themed tattoos, weapon skins and clothing. And if you want plain want to look like a scary assassin-bastard, pre-order at Amazon. You'll get the Psycho Pack, consisting of the Caesar Revolver (an exclusive new weapon), a "terrifying" face mask, new weapon silencers and a "Lost Soul" tattoo.
So, Brink then. Appetite whetted for it?
March 15th, 2011
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