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New Too Human details

X05: More on futuristic actioner.

Silicon Knights has revealed new details of Too Human, the first instalment in what's billed as a "three part trilogy" (as opposed to a four part trilogy?) of epic action games.

Too Human, you may recall, was long ago announced as being in development for the PlayStation and then the GameCube - but it was finally confirmed as an Xbox 360 exclusive back in May.

The game sees you playing as "Cybernetic God" Baldur, who finds himself tasked with fighting for the whole of humankind after an army of monstrous machines goes on the warpath.

We're promised a "non-stop barrage of action powered by the seamless integration of melee and ranged firearms combat," and an intuitive combat system that will let you perform complex manoeuvres with the press of a single button and execute long chains of combos.

The game is being developed using the Unreal 3 engine for "unparalleled visual fidelity", and we can expect cinematic quality graphics apparently. There's a proper orchestral score, too, which "sets the mood for heartbreak, anger and bloodlust." We find the same effect can be achieved with that new Sugababes record but if they want to get all fancy that's their business.

Too Human is due out next Christmas.