Blacklight 2

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Blacklight Retribution announced

Blacklight Retribution announced

Tango Down's free-to-play sequel detailed.

The sequel to 2010 downloadable FPS Blacklight: Tango Down has just got itself a name - Blacklight Retribution - and a publisher.

First revealed earlier this year, the Zombie Studios-developed game is being re-modeled as a free-to-play PC shooter, built on Unreal Engine 3 with DirectX 11 support.

As shown in the trailer below, the game is taking a more futuristic approach than its predecessor, with rocket-powered mechs joining the fray.

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Blacklight 2 announced, goes free-to-play

Blacklight 2 announced, goes free-to-play

Futuristic sequel for digital shooter.

There's a sequel to 2010 downloadable shooter Blacklight: Tango Down on the way and it will be free-to-play, developer Zombie Studios has announced.

Unlike the original, which was more traditionally delivered on PC, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade, you won't have to pay for the core game. Instead, the developer hopes to get into your wallet via cosmetic and premium items available for purchase in-game.

Project lead Jared Gerritzen explained "Zombie has decided to move the game to a F2P model to break in to a market that is huge in Asia and growing in the USA and Europe.

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