Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat brings first two games to retail this December

If you haven't purchased either of the downloadable brawlers based on Spike TV's historically violent Deadliest Warrior franchise, nor have you seen any episodes of the show itself, then let's be frank: You're just not that into Deadliest Warrior. That's fine! Different strokes, and all that. Still, if you'd like to have as complete and deadly an entertainment experience as is possible, you'll want to grab Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat when it lands at retailers this December.

The $29.99 package includes the original Deadliest Warrior: The Game and Deadliest Warrior: Legends, as well as all the downloadable content (and a few new weapons and arenas) for each. It also includes some never-before-aired episodes of the show for diehard fans. We hear the hypothetical skirmish between Lumberjacks and Investment Bankers is particularly engaging.
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"Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat" Invading North American Retail In December 2011


345 Games Combines Downloadable Xbox LIVE Arcade/PlayStation®Network Titles "Deadliest Warrior: Legends" And "Deadliest Warrior: The Game" Together With Exclusive TV Show Content Onto One Retail Disc

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 345 Games announced today that "Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat" is coming to Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

Based on the successful multi-platform Spike TV series "Deadliest Warrior" that pits two of the most feared warriors civilization has ever known against each other, "Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat" is a disc-based game/TV show hybrid that combines the wildly popular downloadable console games, "Deadliest Warrior: The Game," "Deadliest Warrior: Legends" including all downloadable content packs, new game features and exclusive TV show content. Fans of the show will be treated to never-before-released episodes from all three seasons.

Players are armed with all the characters and weapons from both "DW: The Game" and "DW: Legends", along with a huge arsenal of additional weapons and features found only on disc. Additional game content that is exclusive to "DW: Ancient Combat" includes a 'Graveyard' playable arena and 30 new weapons for the "DW: Legends" warriors, including a 'Lochaber Axe' for William Wallace, a 'Monk's Spade' for Sun Tzu and a 'Tsonga Battle Axe' for Shaka Zula. The game will be fully compatible for online play with all versions of the game.

Do you have what it takes to be the "Deadliest Warrior"? Rated 'M' for Mature by the ESRB, "Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat" will launch in December 2011 and MSRP for $29.99 at North American retailers everywhere. For more information about "Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat" please visit www.deadliestwarrior.com or follow the game on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/deadliestwarrior.

ABOUT 345 GAMES

345 Games, the video gaming arm of COMEDY CENTRAL and Spike TV, develops products based on the MTV Networks Entertainment Group's franchises and brands. The first two titles to be released under this label included COMEDY CENTRAL's hit animated show "Ugly Americans" and Spike TV's successful multi-platform series "Deadliest Warrior."

ABOUT DEADLIEST WARRIOR

Each week on Spike TV's "Deadliest Warrior", a new episode will pit two of the most feared warriors civilization has ever known against each other. Along with the use of 21st century science and the latest in CGI technology, each episode enlists warrior-specific world-class fighters and experts to provide insight into what makes these combatants tick, analyzing every facet of their unique skills of destruction, culminating in a head-to-head final fight between two legends of the battlefield that will produce the deadliest warrior. Other highly-anticipated showdowns this season include: Joan of Arc vs. William the Conqueror, Saddam Hussein vs. Pol Pot, Hannibal vs. Genghis Khan, US Army Rangers vs. North Korean Special Operations Force. Check out "Deadliest Warrior" on Facebook

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.