[E3 2009] Eidos’ E3 Lineup

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Eidos is either playing its E3 lineup close to the chest or really isn’t planning on showing much, because as of now only three games will be making an appearance. Those three being Batman: Arkham Asylum, Mini Ninjas and Just Cause 2. Noticeably missing are Hitman 5, Thi4f (or Thief 4) and Deus Ex 3, though teaser appearances from any or all of those titles certainly wouldn’t be a surprise.

Info on Eidos’ three-game E3 lineup is posted on the jump.

Featuring the world-renowned characters of DC Comics, Batman: Arkham Asylum, developed by Rocksteady Studios, will be playable on The PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, offering show visitors a journey into the depths of Gotham City’s psychiatric asylum for the criminally insane as Batman faces his greatest challenge yet. Visitors will have the chance to experience a selection of the game’s extensive FreeFlow™ Combat and Invisible Predator™ Challenge Maps. Also playable for the first time will be one of the eight maps that will allow fans to play as The Joker, a character that is playable exclusively in the PLAYSTATION®3 Challenge Maps that will be made available as a free download for owners of the game through PlayStation®Network. Rated “T” for Teen, Batman: Arkham Asylum will be co-published in North America by Eidos, Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows®, and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. The game will be available in North America August 25th and throughout Europe August 28th.

Mini Ninjas, from IO Interactive, will take you on a journey to feudal Japan where you’ll join Hiro, Futo, and the rest of the ninja clan on their biggest ninja adventure ever, as they embark on an epic and electrifying quest to restore harmony to a world on the brink of chaos. Rated “E10+” for Everyone 10 and older, Mini Ninjas will be playable on Wii™, Nintendo DS™, Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. The game will be co-published in North America by Eidos, Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and made available in September 2009.

Just Cause 2, from Avalanche Studios, will be showcasing the latest code demo of the hotly tipped action sequel. Set on an Island Paradise, Just Cause 2 is an explosive open-world adventure of insane, adrenaline-fuelled stunts and action. Using the grapple and parachute combo, Just Cause 2 has no vertical limit and takes to the air like no other game. Just Cause 2 will be behind closed doors and strictly by appointment only. Rating pending, Just Cause 2 will be available on the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows®, and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

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