Mastiff announces new multi-platform shooter

4:20 PM, Jan 22, 2013   |    comments
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'Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear' for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

Video game publisher Mastiff has revealed plans to release the next entry in developer Teyon's military action franchise Heavy Fire with Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear.  The game will be released onto 
PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Windows PC on January 29th.

This latest Heavy Fire game introduces gameplay elements that are new to the franchise.  This includes a multi-directional multi-cover system, sniping, and night vision.  The game will also have an arsenal of distinctly new weapons and new vehicle levels.  Mastiff states that the game also features a new look with an updated graphics engine that "hardcore gamers are sure to appreciate."

Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear puts players on the front lines preventing nuclear Armageddon.  Going deep behind enemy lines to rescue a spy with critical information, the fighting escalates and players need to use their wide selection of weapons including pistols, grenades, machine guns, shotguns, sniper rifles, helicopters, tanks, and the mighty AC-130 to reach the enemy base.  Once there, all that's left is to disarm the nuclear missile.

The game will have an on-line leader board to compete with other players for the highest score and will support up to four-player cooperative play.  Furthermore, Heavy Fire; Shattered Spear has more than 60 achievements and awards to collect on Xbox 360 and over 60 trophies and awards for players to earn on the PlayStation 3.

"Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear raises the bar again.  We are very pleased that Teyon has added so many new ways to play," said Bill Swartz, President of Mastiff.  "Players new to the franchise and long-time fans alike will discover a rich, visual experience. They'll also discover a game that is easy to control, yet deeply challenging and exciting. "

This game will be available on all three announced platforms for $19.99.  It has been rated "T for Teen" by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board.


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