You sunk my battleship
You've got to feel sorry for Double Helix Games, the developer saddled with the challenge of transforming Battleship's big screen debut into an interesting video game. That sympathy comes partially from the realisation that the studio has done an adequate job of combining the tried-and-tested formula of Hasbro’s...
Two games in one
If you thought making a movie based on a board game was weird, then spend a moment to consider the thoughts of those responsible for the video game tie-in. To their credit, the employees of Double Helix Games come across as genuinely passionate in this behind the scenes video for Battleship. And, to be fair, the game’s concept...
We must go deeper
On the back of yesterday’s announcement, Activision’s offered a sneak peek at Double Helix’s upcoming Battleship movie tie-in. The game – which is based on the movie of the, erm, board game – promises to combine fist-pumping first-person action with traditional seek-and-find gameplay. This whole thing strikes us as...
You sunk my Battleship
It’s news to us, but apparently Milton Bradley’s classic guessing game, Battleship, is to be transformed into a blockbuster movie. Weird, right? Unsurprisingly, Activision has a video game tie-in planned. Silent Hill: Homecoming developer, Double Helix, has been dumped on development duties, and is promising to combine...
BATTLESHIP thrusts you headlong into an Earth facing an unknown aquatic alien menace.
Upon emerging from the idyllic blue waters of the Hawaiian Islands, these humanity-threatening space invaders erect a dome around the archipelago, restricting all communication and radar. As Cole Mathis, the U.S. naval fleet’s “Boots on the Ground”, you must prove yourself worthy as an elite soldier and help defeat the enemy. Don’t let the soothing scenery fool you – this no time for a vacation! Find your inner soldier and stop the alien threat before it’s too late!
· Action-Packed Gameplay: As a side story to the upcoming Universal Pictures’ film, this fast-paced FPS puts you at the forefront of an extreme alien attack. Facing hazards across land, sea, and air – this won’t be a walk in the park.
· “Siege on the Sea” Tactical Battle Command: Take real-time control of naval units as you strategize a map-wide plan of attack by directing your fleet to launch air strikes, conduct radar sweeps, and engage in ship-to-ship sea conflict.
· “War on the Shore” Battling: As a member of the elite E.O.D., take the fight to the Hawaiian shores to put down the invading threat.
· Upgradable & Customizable: You are in total command! Fend off alien foes throughout the game with bad ass weapons and upgradable naval units, all with specialty attacks and attributes.