11:02 PM - July 2, 2010 by Steve_OS
The most successful name in paintball—Greg Hastings—has packed a ton of new features into his Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii game debuts. Greg Hastings Paintball 2 lets you brave the elements in the unpredictable outdoors in this intense first-person paintball experience. Get up to 20 friends together for fast-paced multiplayer action, test your skills in brand new scenario modes, manage a team of skilled players, and master a range of markers in the most realistic paintball videogame to date.
- All-New Locations: Explore new terrain at 62 unique and varied fields from 12 real paintball locations. Travel all over the US and Europe for a global paintball experience.
- More Multiplayer: Challenge friends in 7 multiplayer game types with up to 20 players.
o Xbox360 Live, PlayStation Network, and Wii Wi-Fi Connect matchmaking and leaderboards
o Local 2-player splitscreen multiplayer matches. Play together against bots or go head-to-head!
o A variety of playlists keep the multiplayer action going without interruption, or join players' custom games for something out of the ordinary.
- All-New Changing Conditions: Up the ante with game-altering weather settings and hazards, such as rain, fog, wind, and mud!
- Three New Event Branches: Players choose their path to glory in Tournament Speedball, Rec-ball, and Tournament Woodsball, competing in 46 diverse events.
- All-New Gear: Equip your team with a wide selection of markers, goggles, jerseys, and accessories, as well as the latest special weapons such as pump guns, pistols, paint grenades, and paint rocket launchers!
- Challenge Yourself in Seven Game Modes: Elimination, Capture the Flag, Single Flag, Point Capture, Assault, Sniper and Recon.
- Command Your Team: Manage a team of up to 10 paintballers by trading players, issuing field commands, and improving skills to increase your odds for victory.
- All-New Trading Card System: Check out your teammates’ trading cards as they win games, increase skills, and buy gear. Featuring over a thousand real-life professional and amateur players from over a hundred teams! Unlock special abilities to play like the pros.
- Improved Map Editor: Now it’s even easier to create and edit your own fields to increase the challenge for you and play online with friends.
- All-New Cheat Meter: Avoid elimination by successfully “cheating” and wipe away paint splatter without being caught.
- Show Me the Money: Win tournaments to earn cash for new gear, players and skill upgrades!
- Wii Controller Support: Supports Wii Remote & Nunchuk, Wii Zapper, Classic Controller, Classic Controller Pro, and GameCube Controller.
- Improved Controls: Quickly switch weapons, gun hands, and snap out of cover with absolute accuracy.
- Pull off Highlight-Reel Style Moves: Dive behind bunkers and slide into cover as the crowd goes wild.
- Earn Dozens of Achievements: Strive to be the best on all gaming platforms.
- Xbox 360 & PlayStation 3 DLC: details TBA
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