Resistance 3 Release Date Confirmed

27 May, 2011 - 6:50 pm by

Sequel to the highly popular alien infested Resistance 2 will launch on  9th September this year Sony have revealed today. The game will be launched with two special editions and pre-order bonuses as seems to be the norm with major game launches. Bonuses will be character skins, in-game weapons, a Chimera tooth necklace and a multiplayer booster that lets them start at level 5.

Both limited editions will be available at launch, The Special Edition will come in a steel case and will feature all of the pre-order items, as well as a vinyl-effect Blu-ray.

The Survival Edition will include all of this, plus a backpack, Chimera firing range target, toy soldiers, the journal of main character Joseph Capelli, a hip flack and playing cards.

The game takes place in August, 1957. Four years after the end of the critically-acclaimed Resistance 2, dishonorably discharged Sentinel Joseph Capelli has given up fighting the Chimeran menace. Now he’s in hiding with other survivors, including his wife and young son. But when Dr. Fyodor Malikov arrives with the opportunity to deliver a blow to the occupying Chimeran force, Capelli must leave his family and journey the harrowing road from Oklahoma to New York City. Along the way, he’ll encounter the remnants of humanity left in the aftermath of the brutal Chimeran invasion.