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Would you play a game starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Liam Hemsworth, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger? It looks like Ubisoft hopes you will, with the Australian Classification Board seemingly outing video game plans for upcoming film The Expendables 2.
Back in February, it was hinted that a game starring Jensen and Caesar may well have been in the works, which was rumoured to contain a "chopper mini-game" alongside the more traditional knives and guns. The impressively-named Hale Caesar is played by Terry Crews in both Expendables films, while Gunnar Jensen is the one and only Dolph Lundgren.
The Expendables 2 is due out in August, and takes more than a handful of inspiration from the 1980s films which skyrocketed its stars to the heavens, back in the day. Described eloquently as a "big, dumb homage" to action blockbusters of the era, heavy on fisticuffs and relatively light on coherent plot, this may just be the movie-game tie-in to break the mould, giving us a mindless action game that just happens to have some big names to back it up.
Ubisoft, at this stage, is remaining remarkably quiet on the topic.
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