Sammy unveils its E3 lineup

Darkwatch, Spy Fiction, Iron Phoenix, The Shield, and Guilty Gear Isuka will be on display.

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Today, Sammy studios became the latest publisher to unveil its E3 lineup. While the announcement had only one major surprise--that the game adaptation of The Shield will now be released for the Xbox--the list does give insight into what games the publisher is prepping for the upcoming year. The titles Sammy is showing include:

Darkwatch (PS2/Xbox--Spring 2005): Formerly Darkwatch: Curse of the West, Sammy's self-developed action horror game follows a fearless vampire hunter who's rustling bloodsuckers in the Old West.

The Shield (PS2/Xbox--Spring 2005): While it won't be accompanied by a rumored sex show, Point of View's adaptation of the FX television series will contain gritty realism. Billed as a "lost episode" of the series, the game will feature cast likenesses and voices from the hit TV show.

Spy Fiction (PS2--September 2004) Access Games' stealth actioner lets players both steal non-player characters' identities and engage in a menagerie of minigames. The game features character design by Last Exile's Renji Murata and a range of soon-to-be-revealed upgrades that aren't included in the recent Japanese release.

Iron Phoenix (Xbox--Holiday 2004) InterServ International's fighting game will let teams of virtual brawlers duke it out via Xbox Live. E3 will see the game's playable debut, with a LAN tournament open to all attendees.

Guilty Gear Isuka (PS2--Holiday 2004) Developed by Arc System Works, the two-fisted sequel to Guilty Gear X2 will sport four-player simultaneous play, combo customization, and all-new characters, arenas, and modes.

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