Dead to Rights 2 announced

Namco today announced Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay, the sequel to its third person console action game (which will also be available soon on PC). The story-driven action in Dead to Rights 2 promises "intense new gameplay mechanics including a lightning-paced 360-degree brawling system, vicious melee weapon battles and an innovative new spherical slow motion diving system." Dead to Rights 2 is currently scheduled for release on PlayStation 2 and Xbox in fall 2004.
Namco announces plans to release Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay for PlayStation 2 and Xbox late in 2004 "We are extremely excited to announce the sequel to our highly successful Dead to Rights title," said Andre Emerson, senior producer at Namco. "With even more groundbreaking gameplay features, a gripping new hardboiled story and high cinematic production values, Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay redefines the highly successful action-noir genre established by the original." In "Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay," Jack Slate and his K9 partner Shadow are thrown head first into the crossfire between criminal organizations battling for control over Grant City's underworld. The story-driven action in "Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay" promises intense new gameplay mechanics including a lightning-paced 360-degree brawling system, vicious melee weapon battles and an innovative new spherical slow motion diving system.