Secret Service Lets You Guard The President’s Life

Here is some more fuel for the political-ness we’re all feeling this year. If you’re looking to guard the president’s life, then Activision has announced the game for you. Secret Service is a first-person shooter taking place on Inauguration Day in Washington D.C. when an attack against the capitol occurs. That’s where you come in, oh secret one.

“This game is a unique addition to the first person action genre, with a rich storyline set across famous locations and the need to use both lethal and non-lethal force to achieve your objectives,” said Dave Oxford, Activision Publishing. “Secret Service brings a nice refreshing spin to fans of run-and-gun games.”

Activision’s got ex-Naughty Dogger, Daniel Arey working on level designs for the game. The game will launch at $39.99 for the Xbox 360, however no release date was given. Hit the jump for the presser.

ACTIVISION PUBLISHING’S SECRET SERVICE
PUTS THE PRESIDENT’S LIFE IN GAMERS’ HANDS

SANTA MONICA, CA – OCTOBER 10, 2008 ­– Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that Secret Service will be released later this year for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Playstation®2 computer entertainment system, and PC. The title will allow players to assume the role of an elite agent, tasked with protecting America’s top leadership.

Secret Service takes place on Inauguration Day in Washington D.C. An extremist assault has been launched against the capitol – security has been compromised and it is unclear who is friend or foe. There is no time for negotiation as you are thrust out of the shadows and into the line of fire in order to protect the nation’s leaders. The action takes place among famous landmarks and everywhere in between, including both Marine One and Air Force One.

A tactical first person action game full of plot twists and revelations, Secret Service features story and level design contributions by Daniel Arey, who previously worked on Uncharted, the Jak series and the Crash Bandicoot series.

“This game is a unique addition to the first person action genre, with a rich storyline set across famous locations and the need to use both lethal and non-lethal force to achieve your objectives,” said Dave Oxford, Activision Publishing. “Secret Service brings a nice refreshing spin to fans of run-and-gun games.”

Secret Service will be available for $39.99 on Xbox 360, $29.99 for Playstation®2 computer entertainment system, and $19.99 for PC. The Secret Service videogame is not approved, endorsed or authorized by the U.S. Secret Service.

For more information on the Secret Service videogame, visit www.activision.com.

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