bit-gamer.net

Eidos to make Shellshock sequel

Eidos to make Shellshock sequel

Shellshock 2: Blood Trails is getting a new developer this time around and should be out in time for Christmas.

Eidos has a little Christmas surprise up it's sleeve it seems as the publisher has just announced that it will be releasing a sequel to Vietnam scare-fest Shellshock before the end of the year.

Dubbed Shellshock 2: Blood Trails, the game is set for a Christmas release on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and should be suitably twisted and brutal. The game is currently in development at Rebellion, the same team behind the under-appreciated Rogue Trooper.

Plot-wise, Blood Trails will once again be set in the Vietnam war and the story will spin around a crazed Special Ops soldier who emerges unscathed from the jungle after the slaughter of his entire unit. Seems this lonely soldier was sent to recover a secret object known as 'Whiteknight', which may have corrupted him.

Either way, said soldier is now utterly bonkers and has taken to some rather eccentric behaviour. Sure enough, he's brought something terrible out of the jungle with him and soon enough the bodies start hitting the floor.

While the first Shellshock game was a bit of a critical flop, Eidos is hoping that the game can recover thanks to a new developer and multi-platform release during the holiday season. We'll just have to wait and see it seems, though at least we won't be waiting very long.

Eidos had better watch out of course, Vietnam is the new Second World War by the looks of it and there's at least one other Vietnam game looking to get released soon. Nevermind that it's being developed by Uwe Boll.

Intrigued by the rather grotesque sounding Shellshock 2, or are you not bothered? Let us know your thoughts in the forums.

8 Comments

Discuss in the forums Reply
Blademrk 1st October 2008, 11:26 Quote
Quote:
Either way, said soldier is now utterly bonkers and has taken to some rather eccentric behaviour. Sure enough, he's bought something terrible out of the jungle with him and soon enough the bodies start hitting the floor
Bauul 1st October 2008, 13:05 Quote
Yes, he bought it out of the Jungle. This is American capitalism after all. ;)

Sounds pretty cool though either way.
reflux 1st October 2008, 13:34 Quote
It better not be third-person. I hate third person games.
Veles 1st October 2008, 13:47 Quote
I don't think I ever played the first game
UrbanMarine 1st October 2008, 13:52 Quote
Still waiting for a good Vietnam era game. Maybe with the Crytek Engine.
naokaji 1st October 2008, 14:14 Quote
A new Shellshock? me wants, atleast if they make it better than the first one.
fargo 1st October 2008, 15:52 Quote
I played the first shellshock and believe me it was a total piece of crap!! I will wait a long time before I concider
investing money in this next one you would expect better from eidos
[USRF]Obiwan 2nd October 2008, 09:58 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by reflux
It better not be third-person. I hate third person games.

amen to that! I feel your pain :)
Log in

You are not logged in, please login with your forum account below. If you don't already have an account please register to start contributing.



Discuss in the forums