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 title Escape from Butcher Bay and for the first time ever in a Riddick game, online multiplayer combat!
According to Atari, here's what you can expect when this one ships:
- Multiple forms of combat – Unique blend of first-person range and melee combat with stealth kills and counter-attacks
- Atmospheric and cinematic first person shooter – Great story telling in sci-fi environments handled with AAA Hollywood treatment for an immersive journey through Vin Diesel’s blockbuster universe
- Multiplayer modes – Variety of fast-paced multiplayer and online options available for the first time in the Riddick franchise
- Bonus material –Escape from Butcher Bay, considered as one of the best games of 2004, has been re-mastered and will be included along with The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena.
Are you going to pick this one up? Or are you more like, "Meh?"