THQ Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today the release of Constantine for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system and Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft. The game, developed by Bits Studios, is based on the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures release of Constantine, an adaptation of the DC Comics/Vertigo Hellblazer graphic novels. The Constantine video game is now available at retailers across North America.
“We are excited to release a product that captures the true essence of ‘Constantine,’ such a highly anticipated film,” said Peter Dille, senior vice president, worldwide marketing, THQ. “The game allows movie and video game fans alike to take control of the action and experience each terrifying moment firsthand.”
“The dark and intense feel of the ‘Constantine’ film provides a perfect backdrop for the action-packed game,” said Jason Hall, Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “This game allows players to truly be John Constantine and encounter all of the challenges he faces with an incredible arsenal of artifacts and incantations.”
Based on the DC Comics/Vertigo Hellblazer graphic novels, with all the supernatural thrills of the highly anticipated film, you are cast as irreverent mystic detective John Constantine and must embark on an investigation in a world of demons and angels that exists just beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles. Caught up in a series of catastrophic events, it is imperative that you seek out and destroy pure evil — before peace on Earth is destroyed forever
Source: THQ, Inc.