El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron News

El Shaddai announced for Android

El Shaddai announced for Android

Mobile version is 2D side-scroller.

Offbeat biblical beat-'em-up El Shaddai is to be shrunk onto phones wot use Android.

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron (Android Versions), as it's called, will be a 2D side-scrolling affair, reported Famitsu (via Andriasang).

There will also be a version for Sony's Xperia Play.

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Out This Week - 09/09/11

Island! Fox! Resistance! Marine! Shaddai!

Your wallet is no longer safe. The games releases arrive thick and fast this week, with two platform exclusives, two hotly anticipated multiplatform releases and a unique Japanese thing - all fighting for your money.

EU PlayStation Store update 10th August

EU PlayStation Store update 10th August

Resistance 3 beta! El Shaddai, Driver demos!

PlayStation Plus subscribers are offered early access to the Resistance 3 beta test today. You'll have a seven day head start on the general public, who'll be invited in on 17th August.

For the general PS3 public today there are three worthy demos: Driver San Francisco, El Shaddai and madden NFL. Eurogamer's Japanese import El Shaddai review awarded a sky-scraping 9/10. Do try.

Full games today are Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team, Galaga Legions DX, Spelunker HD and, as we told you yesterday, the Spinter Cell HD Trilogy.

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El Shaddai UK, EU release date

El Shaddai UK, EU release date

New trailer, screenshots.

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron launches in Europe on 9th September, publisher UTV Ignition has announced.

The game launched in Japan at the end of April.

Keza MacDonald turned up a 9/10 in Eurogamer's El Shaddai review. "Like Bayonetta, like Rez, like Okami, it changes the way you think about games - and yet it's remarkably unpretentious," she wrote.

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El Shaddai gets Japanese release date

El Shaddai gets Japanese release date

Madness begins in April.

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron launches in Japan on 28th April, Ignition Entertainment has announced.

The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 action game will set you back 7980 (60), Andriasang reports.

Last year Ignition confirmed a 2011 European and North American release for the game, but has yet to firm it up.

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El Shaddai confirmed for Europe

El Shaddai confirmed for Europe

It's heading to PS3 and 360 next year.

Ignition Entertainment has confirmed that El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is heading west.

The PS3 and Xbox 360 game has already been a big hit in Japan, and now there are plans to bring it to North America and Europe next year.

El Shaddai is a third-person fantasy actioner inspired by the Old Testament, specifically the Book of Enoch. It's all about battles between heaven and earth, fallen angels and great floods. Look out for red-eyed angel Lucifel, always there to offer a wise word or a quick quip. That sort of thing.

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