Project Altered Beast dated for Japan

The resurrection of the Sega Genesis classic will take place on January 27 in Japan.


TOKYO--Today on its official Japanese Web site, Sega announced a firm release date for Project Altered Beast. The reenvisioning of the classic Sega Genesis franchise will hit Japan on January 27 at the price of 6,800 yen ($63). The US release is still slated for Q1 2005.

Project Altered Beast is a 3D action game for the PlayStation 2 in which players assume the role of a cyborg who has the ability to mutate into various beasts. Players can turn into a werewolf or a minotaur by collecting the corresponding DNA codes and genome chips. Each of the forms has different special abilities and special attacks.

For more details on Project Altered Beast, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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