Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
Fresh Warhammer 40K: Space Marine Screenshots Show the Jump Pack in Action
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Following our trip to Dublin to see Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine (preview coming next week!), THQ has released some brand new screens for Relic's first foray into action shooter territory with the franchise. Showing Captain Titus in action once again, the screenshots feature chainsword melee combat and the jump pack, which will both be integral gameplay elements.

Without stepping on the toes of next week's hands-on preview too much, we can tell you that Warhammer 40K: Space Marine has a combat system that seamlessly blends melee weapons and gunslinging to great effect, meaning that you can slice up Orks then immediately switch to your Bolter for a few headshots.

So, is Warhammer 40K: Space Marine looking good? You'll have to check out the ten new screenshots in the gallery and then prepare for our preview soon. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is out in August 2011.


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Comment #1 by ademlakey
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 11:30:08 AM
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I hope it doesnt turn out like a dynasty warriors hack and slash style game, not that dynasty warriors 7 is a bad game.

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Comment #2 by ViNyLek
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 11:33:23 AM
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You were at Relic's HQ? Now I'm fucking jealous. I want your job! Watch out Richie - I'm coming:-P

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Comment #3 by IEvil IMonkey
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 11:38:47 AM
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Cant wait for this.... but Deus is out in aug aswell =(

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Comment #4 by Epic Gamer Will
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 11:49:06 AM
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@1 It will ive seen enough gameplay vids...

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Comment #5 by Richie82 [STAFF]
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 11:56:24 AM
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@1 & 4 - It's not.

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Comment #6 by SG1 Warsquatch
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 12:08:34 PM
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Im with Richie. Dont sell this short, then tell me Dynasty Warriors 7 is not bad. It's Warhammer not generic samurai with large weopon # 1,789. Although it is another space marine game with over sized everything : )

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Comment #7 by KillerChris8814
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 03:00:49 PM
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It's Warhammer40K nothing Warhammer 40K will ever be bad. Bad for Warhammer is just not quite as good as it should have been. It's not like it'll turn out like Soldier Of Fortune:Payback, now that was a bad game.

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Comment #8 by Pyrlaster
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 04:45:00 PM
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This game will be good no matter how it turns out your a space marine what more would you want

But these images make me want to shout DEATH FROM ABOVE as I land on some poor little ork

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Comment #9 by Corbyite
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 04:48:20 PM
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i wanna see some of the old pc turn base games rereleased on xbox live arcade

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Comment #10 by d00gler
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 05:05:47 PM
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Warhammer 40k has such a deep, immense universe, I hope this game will be amazing and dabble in much of the lore of the universe, not just space marine vs ork. I would love to see some Eldar and Imperial Guard sightings. I know it's called Space Marine, just hope it's not too limited.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 07:57:07 PM
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Can't wait big fan in the models and as said above the immense universe it offers! Sold!

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Comment #12 by mucji05
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 @ 10:10:42 PM
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I was actually afraid that the Jump Pack wasn't going to be in (haven't seen any updated gameplay videos featuring them.)

@6- You might raise a good point but Dynasty Warriors doesn't feature "samurais," look up the Romance of the Three Kingdom.

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Comment #13 by Phantomzero17
Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 12:25:06 AM
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Is that a Melta or a very strange looking pattern of flamer? Then again I've never modeled any pieces with Flamers.

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Comment #14 by Dwide Shruude
Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 01:40:16 AM
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@9 like Chaos Gate... now that was an epic game.

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Comment #15 by InfestusDnB
Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 02:57:18 AM
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I so cannot wait for this game, it 'looks' bloody fantastic, with the huge scale of the background available for this franchise, I have V V high hopes! Plz THQ, make this as good as it looks! :-)

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Comment #16 by HorsemanOfWar16
Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 03:17:07 AM
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This game is gonna be great. Space Marines! - What more do you want! - hopefully if the story 's good, and the multiplayer is well done and not just slapped on, and it also sells quite well.
There is so much they could do via the story - with all the races and! - Personally I only know and like the black templars I think that's there name. - Fingers crossed to this being a worthy game. :)

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Comment #17 by Stevey Boy2006
Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 03:25:21 AM
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Cant wait for this, it looks awesome

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Comment #18 by TheDeadspace
Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 06:43:56 AM
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@13 It's a meltagun, you can tell by the "ammo" tank on the side. Seems odd to be using a classic anti-tank weapon to melt orks, but noone ever said overkill is a bad thing :D

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Comment #19 by jwrawsthorne
Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 09:26:12 AM
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Well there is obviously chaos as well in this game as 2 of the screenshots have chaos demons in them. This should be good

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Comment #20 by TheTCD
Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 02:20:08 PM
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Call me old, and I know the premise wouldn't sell too well in today's market given the games were somewhat linear, but I'd love to see a new Space Hulk game. Playable from both the Space Marine Terminator and Tyranid perspective. Space Hulk 2 on the PC was intense back in the day. People would end up just labelling it an AvP clone I reckon, but if it plays well, then who cares?

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Comment #21 by TheTCD
Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 02:23:51 PM
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I realise that I meant Genestealers, not Tyranids. It's been so long I forgot.

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Comment #22 by Grummy
Friday, April 22, 2011 @ 05:53:41 AM
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@20/21, well, fi Space Marine sells well, it's sure to be the start of a console 40K Franchise (I still think Fire Warrior deserved a sequel, when it came out, that game was awesome), and no doubt it will include improvements, such as, say, progression to Terminator armour, and will have a different enemy, possibly Tyranids. I wouldn't be at all surprised to see a Space Hulk homage make its way into these games (assuming it becomes a franchise) at some point. It could even be DLC/expansion.....

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Comment #23 by Phantomzero17
Saturday, April 23, 2011 @ 02:36:18 PM
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@18 thanks wasn't sure and lol now it seems totally obvious

@21 Genestealers were retconned to Tyranids a while back so your not entirely off.

@16 Black Templars might just be too much for the first console entry. With them being a Non-Codex Standard chapter an all. Plus I think a game with them might be too hack and slash. Lets be honest Templars are nuts. Take 5 Swords over 1 Las Cannon and wreck more with the 5 swords.

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Comment #24 by GreyTemplar
Friday, April 29, 2011 @ 05:08:42 PM
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Personally I'd love to see a Dark Angels based game

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Comment #25 by siatian
Friday, April 29, 2011 @ 06:34:33 PM
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Would be awesome if there where multiple different chapters, with a decent army painter so you could customise the look of the marines(especially if u wanted a sub chapter or second founding chapter)

if they did do a space hulk homage, they would have to use the mighty Blood Angels

plus i would love to see u rise from the ranks of scout through to terminator and beyond, with some nice vehicle action (ground and air) thrown in.

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US September 06, 2011
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