In the land of Zenozoik, the city of Halstedom is ruled by a powerful clan, one which Ghat has betrayed by committing a terrible sin. Now, Ghat's brothers and sisters are pursuing him and his companion Deadra through strange and twisted lands, beyond the boundaries of the sane to the ends of the world. What was Ghat's crime and why did he commit it? The bare-knuckled brawl to reach the truth has just begun. A fascinating world of grotesque beauty--Equal parts breathtakingly beautiful and utterly disturbing, prepare to be swallowed up in a surreal fantasy world powered by the Source engine. Explore lush environments and confront bizarre animal-humanoid foes on your mission of discovery and redemption. Visceral first person fighting--Combat is up close, personal, and entirely satisfying. Start with a series of punches, kicks, and grabs, follow up with a knee to the enemy's face, and hit him with a finishing move to send him flying yards away. Learn new moves to mix it up.

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ACE Team confirms a sequel to Zeno Clash and releases a new post-release Trailer of the original game.

Posted by PlanterPeanut on May 19th, 2009

ACE Team is releasing a post launch Zeno Clash trailer to celebrate the announcement of ACE Team's next project; Zeno Clash 2. The studio has begun planning the next game of the series which will continue the adventures of Ghat, who will struggle against new and old conflicts. Father Mother, the mysterious Golem and new characters will be making an appearance in the next title. The story will be set after the events that take place in the first game. ACE Team wants the next installment to be much larger in scope, so the new game will feature open ended gameplay with large explorable environments and RPG elements. The unique melee combat system that made the first game a success will also be expanded to feature even more brutal and engaging gameplay.


In addition to the announcement of this news we'd like to send word that a new update for Zeno Clash has been released. The most noticeable changes are the inclusion of Health and Time counters in the Challenge Mode and Italian subtitles are now supported.

ACE Team is still hard at work developing additional free DLC for Zeno Clash which will be released during the following weeks.

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum May 19 2009, 11:03pm says:

Awesome, I was hoping zeno clash would have been more of an adventure exploration game when it was first announced, and sounds like zeno clash 2 will be more like that. Can't wait to play the next installment of this great game!

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104 May 19 2009, 11:09pm says:

Awesome!

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spellman23
spellman23 May 20 2009, 12:02am says:

Nice.

It will be interesting to see how they outdo themselves. While I was converted to the brawler style of Zeno Clash, I'll be interested to see how Zeno Clash 2 does as a non-linear game.

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Eegah
Eegah May 20 2009, 12:27am says:

Good times, that sounds like a perfect progression.

I wonder what engine they'll work with on the sequel, they'd have to heavily modify Source to get it streaming open environments, I think.

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Spooboy
Spooboy May 20 2009, 12:29am says:

Zeno Clash FTW

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robotbrain
robotbrain May 20 2009, 1:08am says:

well i called open ended/rpg for zeno clash 2.. glad they like my ideas

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BigPapaSmurf
BigPapaSmurf May 20 2009, 5:25am says:

Perfect, now all I have to do is clear the game...

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride May 20 2009, 6:17am says:

I hope they can out-do Zeno Clash. The first one made some new standards in FPS storytelling and combat, in my opinion. I'm very excited about this.

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Wizzle4k
Wizzle4k May 20 2009, 7:39am buried:

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zeno clash is crap...

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Nokiaman
Nokiaman May 20 2009, 11:51am buried:

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I agree.

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PWnR_87
PWnR_87 May 23 2009, 2:56pm replied:

I disagree.

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Torabi
Torabi May 20 2009, 7:54am says:

ACE Team just read my mind, not long ago I told my friend: "Wouldn't it be amazing of ZC had an open world instead of linear levels?"
This is going to be AMAZING! I love you guys for doing this! Just what Zeno Clash needed!

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce May 20 2009, 11:47am says:

Zeno Clash rocks! :D

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FJS
FJS May 20 2009, 12:28pm says:

An awsome game, I'm waiting for the next one!

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TheDualWorks
TheDualWorks May 20 2009, 5:07pm says:

zc2 shoud have rpg element too a point like not like a bookbag that can hold 100s of items but like allow a play to hold a gun on there back and stay there and have heath pots no item backpack also may be a rideable thing and if your going to make a rpg ur going to have to add a jumping system dont the jumps like halo make them like if ur real jumping look in to free runing to get a idea what im talking about add some more kicks and be able to see your legs and last wtf is a cack

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slocik
slocik May 20 2009, 6:33pm says:

i want a half decent story this time. I suprise4d, they spent so much time doing the unique graphics design and didnt bbother to make a good story ;/

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NullSoldier
NullSoldier May 20 2009, 7:04pm replied:

I completely disagree I think the story was pretty spectacular.

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slocik
slocik May 20 2009, 8:24pm replied:

dunno about you, but i saw the main story "twist ?" miles away, also the whole golem guy thing was never explained, and the end of the world bit felt way to rushed.

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Sk!n-E
Sk!n-E May 22 2009, 1:36am says:

Holy crap...already working on a sequal...dam!

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[Q]uik
[Q]uik May 24 2009, 12:39pm says:

WOW! i cant wait^^ ACE Team take your time! no need to hurry! for a game like this i can wait for like.. forever^^ i cant wait... i loved the first game and if ur to set the sequel in a more free world and make it longer, i rly think ill love the sequel even more^^ i wish you the best of luck!^^

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holyknight
holyknight May 27 2009, 11:09pm says:

You know what'd be awesome? If the sequel was based on the Golem's story
that'd be cool.

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[Q]uik
[Q]uik Jun 1 2009, 9:18am replied:

Holyknight: isnt the golems name Gollum or is it just me? O.o

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bomblol
bomblol Jun 3 2009, 7:13pm says:

Looks great, love the direction the new one is taking. as far as the story discussed earlier, i thought it was ok, but the pacing was god awful. worst part of the game for me.

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