Announced all the way back in the grindhouse revival heyday of 2008, this multi-part action game is coming to current-gen consoles and the PC on June 25 from “Dead Island” publisher Deep Silver.
“Ride to Hell: Retribution” follows protagonist Jake Conway as he doles out revenge against the villainous bikers of The Devil’s Hand. Everything about the game’s presentation in this trailer speaks to that narrow window of time five years ago where some of us thought the 70’s-style blood and guts movie aesthetic might be a thing (until “Grindhouse” died a quick death theatrically and every also-ran filmmaker tried to ape the effort).
“Retribution” is part of a multi-release strategy that would see a digital spinoff, “Ride to Hell: Route 666” come to Xbox LIVE, PSN, and Steam. That game would have players recruiting other bikers and attempting to seize control of swaths of Route 66. Meanwhile, the brawler “Ride to Hell: Beatdown” is coming to mobile.
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