Sink These Battleship: The Video Game Screenshots (and Trailer)
Written Wednesday, March 14, 2012 By Richard Walker
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Combining strategy and first-person shooter action, Battleship: The Video Game takes the upcoming movie based on the classic board game as its inspiration, but like the movie, features a few invading aliens thrown in for good measure. Perhaps Hollywood thought a movie where someone barked out grid co-ordinates for 90 minutes might not be a winner.

Playing as US Navy elite specialist, Cole Mathis, you'll have to take the battle to the invaders at sea, in the air and on land, commanding a naval fleet to keep your attackers at bay. You'll use realistic naval units, firing off rounds from your battleships' cannons, sinking those pesky aliens.

Battleship: The Video Game will be setting grid coordinates for a European launch on April 20th, with a US release to follow on May 15th. There's 11 new screenshots to check out in the gallery and a teaser trailer to watch below.


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Comment #1 by Arron114
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 08:51:13 AM
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"Battleship: The Video Game takes the upcoming movie based on the classic board game as its inspiration,"

That has shit written all over it.

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Comment #2 by ckingvengence
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:01:44 AM
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is that date right do we actually get a game before the americans, to bad its this piece of shite.

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Comment #3 by Barad
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:05:10 AM
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The movies not out and they've made a game already...which I'm sure will suck.

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Comment #4 by WonderCaliban
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:05:32 AM
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And FPS based on a film of a board game?

I suspect Battle Los Angeles may be a better game.

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Comment #5 by H0p3sfalL
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:11:43 AM
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Playing this as a drinking game is so much fun lol.

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Comment #6 by MartyMcFly
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:29:33 AM
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@5 Battleshots!

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Comment #7 by MartyMcFly
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:30:50 AM
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...and don't forget about Battleshits: the immersive, competitive bathroom game.

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Comment #8 by Joker0fLife
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:32:14 AM
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I will withhold judgement on the movie because it might actually be decent. This game does look nice and doesn't look like a copy/paste of the traditional game. Probably would of been better as a Arcade title as well. We'll see

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Comment #9 by BUZZARDIO 1080
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:33:33 AM
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@7 that sounds messy.

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Comment #10 by NaughtyNinja74
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 10:01:28 AM
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@9 Go watch Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

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Comment #11 by Poisonheadcrab
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 10:34:01 AM
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Your Battleship attempts to sink the Puh-Troll boat...

...hits the destroyer instead.

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Comment #12 by plum
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 12:18:14 PM
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I am only going to watch the movie cause Rihanna is in it

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Comment #13 by JGar77
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 02:17:51 PM
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I don't really understand how the creators of the movie were inspired by the board game to create a science fiction alien invasion plot. Why not just a movie about "regular" naval battles? I mean, honestly, I would watch that--my father was in the navy for nine years.

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Comment #14 by Rekker09172194
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 02:25:54 PM
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I would much rather play a game with naval battles that are actually believable. Either battles from Revolutionary times or WWII battles, hell, I would even like to see some modern battles.

This game is trash.

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Comment #15 by BeardedHoplite
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 02:36:32 PM
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Those are actually destroyers, not Battleships.

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Comment #16 by secretkaos187
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 05:18:48 PM
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What's next CROSSFIRE? IDK about this...

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Comment #17 by ViperxSniper
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 06:35:47 PM
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Wait, doesn't EA technically have the rights to the Battleship games? Last time I checked they are doing all the Hasbro Game Night games and that included Battleship.

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Comment #19 by Jack Flak
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 09:28:29 PM
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Figures that Acti is making this game-movie crap.

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Comment #20 by flechetteXXX
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 @ 10:04:40 PM
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This will be the best game based on a movie based on a games since Street Fighter The Movie The Game

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Comment #21 by ELiiTexCRO
Thursday, March 15, 2012 @ 04:03:33 AM
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You Sunk my Battleship

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Comment #22 by Restricted-Access
Sunday, March 18, 2012 @ 03:45:16 AM
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@7 - I guess you didn't see "Harold & Kumar go to White Castle!" You either get really turned-off by those girls, or turned-on - if you're turned on by scat (ewww)! :-p

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Comment #23 by DMANTHESLAYR959
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 @ 11:52:09 AM
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probably going to be a good game got to say the film is amazing cause of Rhianna obviosly :)

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