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Gravity Gone Wild shooter Inversion revealed

Some games are too wild to debut in one single magazine. That’s why the December issues of Official Xbox Magazine and PlayStation: The Official Magazine – on store shelves tomorrow, Oct 20 – are conspiring together to blow the lid off of the new third-person shooter Inversion, coming from publisher Namco Bandai and developer Saber Interactive, who also created TimeShift.

What is Inversion? In a nutshell, it’s a game in which gravity is both wacko and at your command. It takes place in a bombed-out near-future world in which war has literally begun tearing up the fabric of modern physics. Sometimes, your feet will be on the ground. Other times, you’ll be walking on walls or ceilings, maybe even shooting it out in complete weightlessness. And you’ve got a power glove that can enable you to do things like this:

For the full scoop, pick up whichever official mag best matches the console sitting under your television. PTOM readers will also get a huge Batman strategy guide as well as exclusive multiplayer maps and developer tips on some game called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. OXM loyalists will get a little CoD:MW2 and Left 4 Dead 2, plus a whole lot of Assassin’s CreedII hands-on coverage. Either way, you win.

Above: Both mags are guaranteed to be on store shelves by tomorrow, but subscribers are already reading them. Just sayin’.

Oct 19, 2009