Dante's Inferno Goes to Animation Hell

EA continue their multimedia onslaught today by announcing an animated version of Dante's Inferno, its upcoming title loosely based upon Dante Alighieri's epic poem.

Minds behind this animated adventure include the producer of EA's 2008 video game tie-in Dead Space: Downfall and the director of Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron. nope

"The feature will explore aspects of the poem that the game does not," promises creative director Jonathan Knight, leaving one to wonder exactly which elements of the classic allegorical epic are overlooked by the brutal God of War-style hack 'em up.

You can go to Hell with Dante's Inferno the video game on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2010. EA has yet to announce when the cartoon will unleash its torment.