Deadliest Warrior videogame announced with trailer

Deadliest Warrior videogame screenshot
A Deadliest Warrior videogame, based on the SpikeTV show of the same name, was revealed via a teaser trailer at the SpikeTV 2009 Video Game Awards show.

The game is being developed by Pipeworks Software (Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee, Prince of Persia: Rival Swords) and will likely be released for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. It will probably be released next Spring to coincide with the start of the second season of the TV show, but release date and platform details weren’t disclosed.

In the game trailer, it shows a ninja fighting an armored knight, which is taken from one of the episodes of the TV show. In which historical real-life warriors are pitted against each other in simulated battle, where the winner is determined based on how deadly their weapons of choice are.

If the game will actually take after the first season of the TV show, then we can expect to see the following warriors make appearences: Apache, Gladiator, Viking, Samurai, Spartan, Ninja, Pirate, Knight, Yakuza, Mafia, Green Beret, Spetsnaz, Shaolin Monk, Maori Warrior, Willian Wallace, Shaka Zulu, IRA, and Taliban.

Here is the trailer for the game.

At the SpikeTV Video Game Awards 2010 a new Deadliest Warrior DLC trailer was shown. Announced were the winners for a user poll conducted for the Deadliest Warrior that players most wanted to see. As voted on by fans, the new DLC will include these new characters: Shaolin Monk, Zande, and the Rajput. The DLC will be released this month.

Here is the Deadliest Warrior: The Game DLC from the 2010 VGAs.