“Watchmen” game gets release date

The an episodic downloadable game based on the upcoming Zack Snyder helmed “Watchmen” will be released next month for Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3.


“Watchmen: The End Is Nigh” will serve as a prequel to the upcoming big screen adaptation, allowing players to take on the role of either Rorschach or Nite Owl II in single player or multiplayer mode.


The comic’s editor Len Wein and artist Dave Gibbons both assisted developer Deadline Games in the production of the title.


“Watchmen: The End Is Nigh” is available for download on Xbox 360 and PC from March 4. The film lands in Irish cinemas on March 6th.