Heavenly Sword fights dirty

Continuing a theme of PS3 screenshot showcases in the run-up to the upcoming Tokyo Game Show, here's the arena combat sequence from next year's slash 'em-up Heavenly Sword played out blow-by-blow in a flurry of screens.

Eagle-eyed followers of the game might note that it's suspiciously familiar to what we saw at this year's E3 - these are fresh shots, but from an old version, hopefully because Sony intends to show off new gameplay footage in two weeks' time. The final game is intended to mix arena battles with massive you-versus-an-army battlefield combat that should put Dynasty Warriors to shame.

September 12, 2006