Visceral Games, studio today announced Danteâ€™s Inferno â€œDivine Editionâ€ exclusive for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. In addition to the game, all those who purchase Danteâ€™s Inferno on the PlayStation 3 will receive this special edition which includes developer commentaries, a Wayne Barlowe digital art book, the soundtrack to the game and a digital version of the complete Longfellow translation of Dante Alighieriâ€™s Inferno all for the standard retail price of $59.99.
The studio also announced that a Danteâ€™s Inferno downloadable demo for PlayStation 3 is available for free on the PlayStation Network today. The demo allows fans to get a preview of Danteâ€™s journey through hell. The demo will also be available on Xbox LIVE on Thursday, December 24, 2009.
â€œWe are thrilled to offer an exclusive game pack for PlayStation 3 gamers,â€ said Jonathan Knight, Executive Producer for Danteâ€™s Inferno. â€œThe PlayStation platform has a long history of delivering AAA action/adventure games. Adding Danteâ€™s Inferno to that rich catalogue is very exciting for the team. And with the demo now available on the PlayStation Network, players can finally get a taste of what awaits them in the full game on Feb 9th.â€
In the Danteâ€™s Inferno â€œGates of Hellâ€ demo, gamers will experience Dante Alighieriâ€™s re-imagined past, as a crusader who returns home to Florence to discover his true love, Beatrice, murdered. Sworn to her rescue, Dante must journey to the Gates of Hell and beyond to battle undead monstrosities, unholy boss demons, and Death himself. Offering a glimpse into the vast world of Danteâ€™s Inferno, the demo serves as a prelude to the playerâ€™s perilous journey through the nine circles of hell.
EAâ€™s Danteâ€™s Inferno is an epic descent through Dante Alighieriâ€™s nine circles of hell â€“ limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery. At a blazing-fast 60 frames per second, each circle features unique environments, all new creatures, terrifying demons, story elements and are scored distinctly to set a tone that fits each circle of sinners.
Danteâ€™s Inferno will be released for PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system and Sony PSP (PlayStationÂ®Portable) on February 9, 2010 in North America