BackgroundBetrayed by the only family he ever knew and left for dead it’s up to Shank to seek revenge for the death of his beloved at the hands of the underworld’s deadliest assassins. Utilizing his knowledge of gang warfare and weaponry Shank must battle his way through the criminal underground in order to seek revenge against the people for bringing his world crashing down around him.
Game PlayShank immerses gamers in a side-scrolling, highly cinematic revenge story. With the ability to string together endless combos of mayhem and destruction and an array of blood-spilling weapons at your disposal, Shank seeks to reboot the 2D brawler and take it to a level of production never before seen.
Utilizing a unique 2D art style featuring diverse settings, unique visual effects, and the most fluid animation seen to date, Shank stands apart from its brawler counterparts and stands out in a crowd.
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Style and flair.
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Developer: Klei Entertainment
Publisher: Electronic Arts
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Klei Entertainment's side-scrolling slasher, Shank, is loose for digital download on the Xbox 360 and PS3. ... posted Aug 27, 10 5:39pm
Klei's gangland scroller Shank is available for download as of today, August 24 -- from PSN, anyway. XBLA won't... posted Aug 24, 10 7:28am
Shank is a stylish game and deserves an equally stylish soundtrack. Klei's still working on that, but they have... posted Aug 18, 10 11:23pm
How violent can a 2D game get? Very, as you may have guessed. Shank is pushing the line a bit, as the latest... posted Aug 12, 10 3:51am
In a few weeks, on August 24, Klei's 2D brawler Shank will be debuting on Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network. ... posted Aug 10, 10 12:37am
- Genre: Action (PSN)
- Perspective(s): Flat side view
- Developer: Klei Entertainment
- Publisher: Electronic Arts
Released North America Aug 24, 2010 Europe Aug 25, 2010 Australia Aug 25, 2010