Shank 2 was a bit of a surprise
when it was announced last year, as the downloadable had its fans, but also had
some problems. The team behind Shank is out to improve upon the original in
every way with their new violent/cartoony take on the classic 2D beat-em-up,
and players will get to see how they did very soon. Publisher EA has announced
Shank 2 is coming to PS3 and PC February 7, and 360 the day after.
The 2D battler and its M-rated violence is
coming out surprisingly soon for how little we’ve seen of it (though we did get
to play it a little this week).
The game will be an affordable $9.99/800 MS Points when it launches, and will
have a brand new online modes on top of the single player action. Here’s the
most recent set of screens: