A double dose of Dante's Inferno news this morning that's sure to make gamers happy.
First up, news from Electronic Arts (courtesy of Kotaku) concerning the release date for the game's official demo. PS3 and Xbox 360 owners will be able to try out the first level of the title sometime next month. EA hasn't been more specific than that but you can at least sleep easy tonight knowing that you'll be guiding Dante through Hades sooner rather than later.
If that wasn't enough to satiate your need for all things Inferno, here's another developer diary on the game. This newest segment covers level six, better known as "Heresy". This new level finds Dante going deeper into Hell—and it's the first area in the game that really portrays a fire-and-brimstone Hell that many of us recognize from the Bible. One of the producers mentions that by this stage, we're "in Satan's backyard".
Dante's Inferno continues to impress me with each new diary they reveal (which means EA's marketing plan is working). We'll all get a chance to experience the finished product when it hits retailers everywhere on February 9th of next year.
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The more I watch footage of Dante’s Inferno, the less I can believe that it even exists. EA has taken on of the more respected literary works and just wrapped it around a God of War clone. I’m waiting for Animal Farm Kart Racing or Beowulf fighting game from EA next. 🙂