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MTV Networks Entertainment Group's 345 Games to Debut New COMEDY CENTRAL and Spike Game Titles at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)
Jun 03, 2011 (03:06 PM EDT)
Spike TV's "Deadliest Warrior: Legends" And COMEDY CENTRAL's "Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon" To Launch This Summer On Xbox LIVE Arcade And PlayStation Network For A Retail Price Of $10
Sneak Peek's And Special Announcements For Both Games To Premiere During Spike TV's "GTTV Presents E3 All Access Live" On June 6 Stream Online At GameTrailers.com
345 Games Will Be Located At Meeting Room #8413 On Concourse Level At E3
NEW YORK, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV Networks Entertainment Group's (MTVNE), a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), 345 Games, the video gaming arm of COMEDY CENTRAL and Spike TV, will debut and demo its two new titles at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). The new titles, based on the Entertainment Group's franchises and brands, are from COMEDY CENTRAL's hit animated show "Ugly Americans" and Spike TV's successful multi-platform series "Deadliest Warrior." This summer, both games will be available for download on Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Networks – with "Deadliest Warrior: Legends" launching mid-July and "Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon" launching in August. The games will each retail for $10.
Fans unable to attend E3 can tune into Spike TV's "GTTV Presents E3 All Access Live" coverage on June 6 from 9:00 a.m. PT to 2:00 p.m. PT and get a front row seat to all the action. Don't miss a minute of E3 with GameTrailers.com Live Stream, covering highlights and special announcements June 6 through June 9, including exclusive sneak peeks of both games .
Building on the wildly successful Spike TV show and warrior-based fighting video game franchise, "Deadliest Warrior: Legends" will reach beyond weapons and armor and put gamers back on the battlefield with the most legendary warriors in history. This version will feature nine heroic warriors, new fighting options, a more precise projectile system, more arenas and a new campaign mode. Players are armed with signature weaponry and combat skills unique to each warrior. As players complete challenges and destroy rivals, they will unlock new weapons, enhance their fighting skills and encounter the brutal realities of gritty, true-to-life combat. "Deadliest Warrior: Legends" will be available for Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network for a retail price of $10.
In conjunction with COMEDY CENTRAL's season two launch of its hit animated series "Ugly Americans," 345 Games will release "Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon." Uniting the spirit and humor of the animated horror-comedy series with addictive game play, the four player co-op side scroller shooter game will feature an exclusive script written by the show writers and creators – including a new character unique to the game and custom voiceovers from the show's actors. Players will hit the streets to clean up the chaos and prevent the impending apocalypse by resolving case files and fighting otherworldly citizens. "Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon" will be available for Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network for a retail price of $10.
COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 98 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is www.comedycentral.com. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit Press Central, COMEDY CENTRAL's press web site at www.comedycentral.com/press. Follow us on Twitter @comedycentralpr for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes information and photos.
Spike TV is available in 99.4 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV's Internet address is www.spike.com and for up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs, visit Spike TV's press site at http://www.spike.com/press. Follow us on Twitter @spiketvpr for the latest in breaking news updates, behind- the-scenes information and photos.
MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company's portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 400 digital media properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom, and GameTrailers.
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