has announced that Shank 2
, the 2D action brawler sequel developed by Klei Entertainment
, will be available for Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC in early 2012. Shank 2 returns with a story of redemption as Shank, a former mob hitman with a dark and vengeful past, is thrust back into action when the lives of those close to him are endangered. Expanding on the original game's intuitive combat and control system, Shank 2 also introduces a new, arcade-style survival co-op mode that has gamers working together to take down their foes, relying on the environment and weapon pick-ups for survival. Five screenshots
and a trailer have been inserted in our download area.