Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel is still in development at EA's Visceral Games and to prove it, they've released a brand new set of media, including a brand new trailer. They have also revealed that Big Boi and B.o.B will not only be working on the theme song for the game, they will also be making an appearance as in-game characters.
Take a look.
Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel – Lethal Cartels trailer:
Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel screens:
The game is powered by DICE's Frostbite 2 engine, will feature online and split-screen co-op and is scheduled for a March 2013 release on the PS3 and Xbox 360.
Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that hip-hop megastars Big Boi and B.o.B are bringing their talents to the highly anticipated co-op action game, Army of TWO The Devil's Cartel. The two stars are not only teaming up in the studio for the collaboration of the game’s official theme song “Double or Nothing” set for release in early 2013, but are also joining forces in the game. The duo will play the roles of T.W.O. operatives Charles “Chuy” Rendall (Big Boi) and Anthony “Baker” Barnes (B.o.B), helping players blast their way through Mexico’s most dangerous cartel.
EA also announced that fans who pre-order Army of TWO The Devil’s Cartel from participating retailers* will receive an exclusive Hit-Makers Kit. This kit will give players access to a one-of-a-kind T.W.O. Contract mission that will allow them to play as Big Boi and B.o.B’s characters, as well as custom masks and weapon skins designed by the artists themselves.
“One of our primary goals with Army of TWO The Devil’s Cartel is to bring the feeling of watching an action blockbuster movie to the game and adding that great theme song really helps set the right vibe, almost like you’re in the theater,” said Julian Beak, Executive Producer at Visceral Studios Montreal. “And aside from a great song, Big Boi and B.o.B also delivered outstanding performances that are really going to add to the story.”
“I love action games, and getting a chance to star in one is definitely something I’m excited about,” said singer-songwriter and avid gamer B.o.B. “Army of TWO The Devil’s Cartel has everything I’m looking for in a great game – intensity and huge explosions and destruction.”
“Partnering with B.o.B on the Army of TWO The Devil’s Cartel theme song and inside the game has been a blast and I can’t wait to load it up, hear the song and see myself in the game,” said Big Boi.
The originator of tactical co-op is back! Developed by Visceral Games, the award-winning creators of Dead Space, Army of TWO The Devil’s Cartel delivers an immersive and unique 3rd-person co-op action-shooter that's built on the new Frostbite 2 engine for maximum destruction. You and your partner must shoot and destroy anything in your path to take down a violent drug cartel that’s taken over Mexico. In gripping partner-based missions, each player must tackle and overcome individual objectives to achieve a common goal. The more effective your teamwork, the greater the reward as the new Overkill mode gives you devastating power for truly epic mass destruction! Experience this explosive action-blockbuster campaign in two-player local split-screen or online co-op!