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The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Latest News - Xbox 360

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
  • Publisher: Atari
  • Genre:Shooter
  • Developer: Starbreeze AB
  • Release Date:Dec 31, 2010
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:M - Mature (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Content, Strong Language)
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Game Description:Expanding on the blockbuster prequel videogame in the Riddick franchise, this expanded version brings back the proven gameplay and adds in a number of new features for next-gen consoles. Starring Vin Diesel as the titular anti-hero Riddick (who has heightened sensory abilities that allow him to see and hear beyond normal human ranges), you must break out of the galaxy's most deadly prison in this compelling 1st person action experience.
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The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena News

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  • Chronicles of Riddick Developers' New Studio Bought By ZeniMax

    Bethesda Softworks owner ZeniMax Media has purchased the Sweden-based MachineGames, a new studio created by the founders of Starbreeze Studios, the developer behind The Chronicles of Riddick series and The Darkness. Read More?

    Posted November 11, 2010

    Chronicles of Riddick Developers' New Studio Bought By ZeniMax
  • Tigon Studios Wasn't Surprised Activision Dropped The Latest Riddick Game

    Watch Larger Version of this Video When Activision merged with Vivendi, a lot of gamers were surprised that so many titles were left in limbo. Whether it was Brutal Legend or Ghostbusters, it seemed odd for Activision to relinquish publishing rights for hyped-up titles. Tigon Studios' head of game production Ian Stevens wasn't surprised that...

    Posted June 30, 2009

    Tigon Studios Wasn't Surprised Activision Dropped The Latest Riddick Game
  • Direct-Feed First 15: 'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena'

    Take a look at the first 15 minutes of Atari and Starbreeze's Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, an expanded sequel-prequel edition to the original Xbox game Escape From Butcher Bay. See first hand as we take you through the new beginings that originate in the dark during Riddick's latest adventure. Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on...

    Posted April 1, 2009| 11 Comments

    Direct-Feed First 15: 'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena'
  • 'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Goes Gold, Drops Stealth Action Dev Diary

    Today, Atari announced that The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena has officially gone gold. Accompanying the announcement, developer Starbreeze takes us behind the scenes of the stealth action combat in Dark Athena in the third developer diary. Caution... a couple of minor gameplay spoilers ahead. Dark Athena is on schedule to hit...

    Posted March 20, 2009| 13 Comments

    'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Goes Gold, Drops Stealth Action Dev Diary
  • 'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Dev Diary: Dark Creation and "V.O.-Cap"

    Atari and Starbreeze dive into the dark creation of the world of their FPS Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Most notable is the "V.O. cap" technology discussed in the video which explains the game's clean-looking ability of characters spouting their dialogue like their live-action...

    Posted March 16, 2009| 1 Comment

    'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Dev Diary: Dark Creation and "V.O.-Cap"
  • 'Riddick: Dark Athena' Developer Diary #1 Talks Franchise History

    Learn about what the Riddick franchise means to developer Starbreeze...and some of the work put into its new game, as wel as the next-gen remake of Butcher Bay included in Assault on Dark Athena. The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena releases on April 7, 2009 for the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. Watch Larger Version | Watch HD...

    Posted March 9, 2009| 5 Comments

    'Riddick: Dark Athena' Developer Diary #1 Talks Franchise History
  • 'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Gameplay Videos Stalk Spaceship Exterior/Interior

    New gameplay videos of Atari's Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena demonstrate Riddick's skill in stalking the ships interior halls, as well as space-walking while being verbally provoked. Dark Athena is set for an April 7 release on the PS3 and Xbox 360. For now check out his spacewalking suit below and classic Riddick stalking after...

    Posted February 27, 2009| 5 Comments

    'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Gameplay Videos Stalk Spaceship Exterior/Interior
  • Next 'Riddick' Coming In April

    Atari announced today that the next Riddick game, The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, is coming out on April 7 for the PC, PlayStation 3 and 360. A demo will be released next month. The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena contains a brand new full-length campaign. It also features a re-tooled version of older Riddick...

    Posted February 23, 2009| 9 Comments

    Next 'Riddick' Coming In April
  • 'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Trailer Monster Hunts

    Atari and Starbreeze allows Riddick to let loose on a hostile spaceship. He enacts revenge in his own personal style in The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Outnumbered and outgunned as usual, "Mr. Low-Voice" isn't running from the monsters, he's hunting them. Look for Dark Athena April 7 on...

    Posted February 20, 2009| 10 Comments

    'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Trailer Monster Hunts
  • 'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Desperation Trailer Seeks Opportunity

    Starbreeze and Atari drop an official trailer titled "Desperation", for their upcoming, visceral FPS The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena. Showcasing in-game footage and cut scenes spliced together from the game which in turn heads to stores this spring on the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. For more, be sure to check out our intro...

    Posted January 22, 2009| 3 Comments

    'Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Desperation Trailer Seeks Opportunity
  • 'The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Developer Walkthrough

    Let's be honest... the original Riddick outing, Escape from Butcher Bay was a complete surprise to many gamers. Big Hollywood star, another gritty-looking FPS and a brooding backdrop all worked to scream a collective "paint-by-numbers" game was in store for us. Then, first-person melee combat kicked in. Brutal. Visceral. Unique....

    Posted January 22, 2009| 3 Comments

    'The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Developer Walkthrough
  • Exclusive Cinematic Intro of 'The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena'

    Courtesy of developer Starbreeze's visit to X-Play today, we got dibs on an exclusive intro cinematic for, The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, their Vin Diesel-helmed, mega update to 2004's Escape from Butcher Bay. Of course, G4TV.com always wants the best for our readers so we're offering it up in direct-feed HD glory. Grab some...

    Posted January 21, 2009| 9 Comments

    Exclusive Cinematic Intro of 'The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena'
  • 'The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Gives You A Megadose of Riddick

    More Atari press goodness as we get the latest in The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena media and some more-bang-for-your-buck news. Get set for a possible Riddick overdose as Athena not only will include an enhanced remake of the original The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, but a newly-revealed, 10-hour...

    Posted December 3, 2008| 17 Comments

    'The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena' Gives You A Megadose of Riddick
  • Atari Crosses The Streams

    Variety has reported that Atari has picked up the rights to Ghostbusters and Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena. The former is slated for a summer 2009 release to coincide with the movie's 25th anniversary, while the latter is set for a spring 2009 launch. Variety's Ben Fritz writes: "Deal is one of the most significant for...

    Posted October 30, 2008| 16 Comments

    Atari Crosses The Streams
  • All Access: Vin Diesel on Video Games

    Posted: March 17, 2009

    23,357 Views | 02:41 | 10 Comments

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