has first details on G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout
, a team-based
third-person shooter that will be released for PC and consoles on October 13th.
They have a
and details on what to expect on the tie-in, which will be
based more on the comic book series than the toys or cartoons:
you to play as 12 characters across Team Joe and Team Cobra, the game will
feature an 18-mission campaign in single-player or local split-screen co-op and
a variety of PvP multiplayer modes.
The campaign will be an original story based on 80s comics, taking you to Cobra
Headquarters and the U.S.S. Flagg. Multiplayer will include Capture the Flag,
Assault and King of the Hill modes.
The game seems to be taking something of a hero shooter template, with
characters each coming with unique powers, but customisable weapons and looks.
Confirmed playable characters include Duke, Snake Eyes, Cobra Commander, Destro,
Roadblock, and Storm Shadow.