Bionic Commando Release Dated for Consoles

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2009 8:35am PDT GRIN's Bionic Commando will be swinging its way to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on May 19, publisher Capcom announced today.

This 3D update to the popular 8-bit 2D platformer--itself recently remade as the downloadable Bionic Commando Rearmed for the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3--features swinging through vast open levels on your bionic arm's grappling hook and punching dudes with said bionic arm. Bionic Commando also brings mulitplayer to the series.

Bionic Commando tells the story of Nathan Spencer, a seasoned government operative betrayed and falsely imprisoned. But when terrorists detonate an "experimental device" over Ascension City, who do the government turn to save the day but poor old Nathan Spencer? Probably because of his gigantic metal grappling hook arm.

Bionic Commando will be released on PC "shortly after" the console versions, with Capcom promising further details in the upcoming months.

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