Square Enix Reveal MindJack…At Last

By Ishaan . June 15, 2010 . 2:16am

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We didn’t know what to make of MindJack when we discovered the trademark filed by Square Enix back in May. Now we do.

 

MindJack is a co-op third-person shooter, designed for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, by FeelPlus. You know them most recently for Lost Odyssey. Set in the year 2031, the game appears to be a shooter with RPG elements. Put in the role of a “mind hacker,” — a member of a rogue squad of agents trying to uncover a government conspiracy — you’re given the ability to hack into the minds of your enemies to take them over, and take control of their bodies. But you can also hack into the minds of civilians and take control of vehicles this way as well. In the multiplayer component, players can hack each other’s minds, too.

 

During the course of the game, you’ll gain experience with which you can level up your “Arts” abilities, as Square are calling them. The standout feature they’re pointing to for MindJack is that the single player campaign allegedly fits seamlessly in with the multiplayer one. Here’s the debut trailer, complete with hideous narration.


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  • http://gameplay.pl/keii Keiician

    Link to the trailer doesn’t work…

  • capristrider

    Cool game but debut trailer link doesn’t work, don’t worry, I don’t Mind Jack!

  • Scallion

    It looks like an unusually pretty D3 Publisher game.

    • http://www.facebook.com/AllenSmithee Samuel Smithee Bateman

      Which is just why I’m interested! :D

  • RAVENKam

    Sounds like an interesting concept except that trailer really doesn’t do anything for me. Piss poor voice acting and boring art direction doesn’t help matters.

  • http://twitter.com/rpg_gamer Stifin Slayer

    you mis-spelled href for the broken link…

  • http://twitter.com/manasteel88 Mana

    reminds me of Messiah sans the cherub.

  • http://www.facebook.com/AllenSmithee Samuel Smithee Bateman

    Looks like good trashy fun, I’m in!

    Well maybe not. I’ll ask buds after it gets released.

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