Square Enix Europe has officially announced the sequel to 2007’s Kane & Lynch today, titled Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days. Due out in 2010, the game takes the two notorious criminals to the Shanghai underworld.
Io Interactive, the developer, promises that Kane & Lynch 2 “has been designed to deliver a fresh perspective to the words ‘intensity’ and ‘realism’ in video games.” The game has been inspired by documentary filmmakers and the user-generated era, they tell us.
No screens have been released for the announcement, but there’s two teaser clips you can see below.
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Wednesday, November 18 – IO Interactive, part of Square Enix Europe is pleased to confirm that Kane & Lynch 2™: Dog Days is coming to PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC in 2010.
Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days is a raw and brutal crime shooter designed to take players on an even more intense story experience, following two of gaming’s most disturbed criminals, through the gritty Shanghai underworld.
Introducing a new visual experience, Kane & Lynch 2™: Dog Days is inspired by documentary filmmakers and the user-generated era. Every aspect of the game has been designed to deliver a fresh perspective to the words ‘intensity’ and ‘realism’ in video games.
“Gamers are always looking for something new and that is exactly what they are going to get with Kane & Lynch 2™: Dog Days,” said Niels Jørgensen, general manager of IO Interactive. “A special thanks to gamers worldwide for their feedback. They are certainly in for a shock as we, with immense pride, welcome back our two dear, violent and somewhat unfortunate friends.”
Kane & Lynch 2™: Dog Days will be released on the EIDOS games label and will be coming in 2010.