Few movies get turned into games nowadays, but Konami has decided to buck that trend and bring a game based on Battle: Los Angeles to the PC, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade this month. Developed by Saber Interactive, the game will be a first person shooter where players will “fight alongside characters from the film and defend the city of Los Angeles from attacks from unknown forces.”
While the game may be scaled down to fit inside a downloadable package, the action looks and sounds like anything but (just check out the trailer above):
Battle: Los Angeles is a high-end fast and frantic first-person shooter game that will take players through a single player campaign that mirrors the upcoming feature film. Players will assume the role of a Marine fighting against a worldwide alien invasion that has the city of Los Angeles as the major battleground and focal point for the game. Players will battle unique and varied enemies, using an arsenal of weapons throughout the game like an assault rifle, sniper rifle, rocket launcher, frag grenades, and a turret gun as they navigate the streets of Los Angeles avoiding fierce and relentless attacks. Aside from high-caliber fire fighting combat, destructible environments have been included using the Havok Destruction Module, which will allow players to destroy scaffolding structures, vehicles and overpasses to eliminate enemy forces. With unlockable content, trophy support, and 5.1 surround sound, Battle: Los Angeles will pull players deep into the heart of the battle to save mankind.
Battle: Los Angeles opens in theaters on March 11.