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Secret EA developer 'Black Troll Studios' working on PS3-exclusive FPS

SystemLink PlayStation, Tuesday 26th July: "From the looks of it, SystemLink can reveal that not only are EA publishing a brand new first-person shooter exclusively for the PS3, they're also revealing a brand new studio."

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PhilipLarkin2580d ago

Hot damn. This, as well as Battlefield 3 and Mass Effect 3? Take my money.

All of it.

(But give me Mirror's Edge 2 soon, please)

kidnplay2580d ago

Yup, it's exciting news. EA make a very, very good FPS when they put their mind to it, so hopefully this turns out to be something decent.

I do agree with you about Mirror's Edge 2, though. Loved the first.

egidem2580d ago

@I_find_it_funny -

I was also thinking of the same thing.
Black Troll Studios. haha!

hiredhelp2580d ago

This a wind up. BLACK "TROLL" STUDIO'S

Micro_Sony2580d ago

Large Outsider (Chaotic, Evil)
Hit Dice: 7d8+49 (80 hp)
Initiative: +2 (Dex)
Speed: 30 ft
AC: 19 (-1 size, +2 Dex, +8 natural)
Attacks:2 claws +12 melee, bite +7 melee
Damage: Claw 1d8+6, bite 2d6+3
Face/Reach: 5 ft by 5 ft/10 ft
Special Attacks: Rock throwing, chain lightning, spell-like abilities, summon monsters
Special Qualities: Damage reduction 10/+1, regeneration 5, SR 23, cold and poison resistance 10, immune to electricity, scent, darkvision 90 ft
Saves: Fort +12, Ref +7, Will +8
Abilities: Str 23, Dex 14, Con 25, Int 10, Wis 13, Cha 10
Skills: Climb +13, Hide +12, Jump +13, Listen +14, Search +10, Spot +14
Feats: Alertness, Iron Will

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Climate: Any land and underground
Organization: Solitary or gang (1-8)
Challenge Rating: 10
Treasure: Standard
Alignment: Always chaotic evil
Advancement: 8-14 HD (Large); 15-21 HD (Huge)

Black trolls live on the many layers of the Abyss, being fiendish descendants of trolls. These trolls, also known as demon trolls, are among the largest of their kind, most over 13 feet tall. These creatures look like oversized trolls with smooth black skin, sparse hair, green eyes with an evil gleam, and red horns jutting out from their forehead. Despite this, black trolls have an oddly humanlike physique.

Black trolls speak Giant and Abyssal.

COMBAT
Black trolls fight in the same manner as normal trolls, but have a much wider array of abilities, and a notably higher intelligence, which they use to their utmost advantage. They like to use their chain lightning in the middle of a melee, as their immunity to electricity protects them well.

Black trolls are considered as giant-type monsters when attacked by dwarves, gnomes, and rangers.

Rock Throwing (Ex): Black trolls have learned to throw rocks in the same manner as giants, receiving a +1 racial bonus to attack rolls when throwing rocks. Black trolls can hurl rocks weighing 40 to 50 pounds each (Small objects) up to a range of 5 increments.

Chain Lightning (Su): Three times per day, a black troll can unleash a chain lightning attack. This ability is as the spell cast by a 6th-level sorcerer (save DC 16).

Spell-Like Abilities: At will - darkness, dispel magic, pyrotechnics, telekinesis (5,000 pound weight limit), and teleport without error. These abilities are as the spells cast by a 9th-level sorcerer (save DC 10 + spell level).

Summon Monsters (Sp): Once per day a black troll can attempt to summon 1d2 normal trolls, 1d4 dretch demons, or another 1d2 black trolls with a 50% chance of success.

Regeneration (Ex): Fire, acid, and holy and blessed weapons of at least +2 enchantment deal normal damage to a black troll

theonlylolking2580d ago (Edited 2580d ago )

What the 0_o

@topic
I bet they LOLd when the name was thought up so they chose it. I know that I would do the same.

I would name my game company either
Awesome Sauce games or We Love Bacon studios

Disccordia2580d ago

Supposing this studio is real, I honestly can't see why EA would publish a PS3 exclusive at this point in the consoles cycle.

DrFUD2580d ago

because it's a Playstation Move FPS

Disccordia2580d ago

Fair point mate, I guess that would make sense.

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ksense2580d ago (Edited 2580d ago )

I would love it to be a ps3 exclusive but I highly doubt EA or any third party will actually do an exclusive at the moment. maybe they just hired that person to work on the ps3 version. I guess it will be a shock announcement if it is true. we seem to be missing them shock announcements lately at every show.

Tito082580d ago

It could be a timed-exclusive like with Mass Effect 2 on the 360!!!

metsgaming2580d ago

This is a joke the studios name is "Black Troll" come on now why would you make a studio with that name

zerox5052580d ago

HAHAAHAH what kind of name is "black troll" studios? wtf?

lodossrage2580d ago

i was saying that same thing when I saw the name. what a name to have huh

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