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Grab Your Gin and Juice. New Game to Be Released Features Snoop Dogg

Grab Your Gin and Juice. New Game to Be Released Features Snoop Dogg

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Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 04:39


The D-O-double G, Snoop Dogg or Snoop Lion as he is now branding himself is no stranger to videogames and gamers.  Whether it be performing at the Spike Video Game Awards or featuring in a stage of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Snoop has shown he can successful transition into the world of gaming.  It therefore comes as little surprise that a new game has been announced from Echo Peak studio called Way of the Dogg for XBLA , PSN, iOS and Android.  Each level of the game features Snoop Dogg fighting an adversary to the sounds of one of his own songs.  The battle is won through a rhythm based gameplay mechanic. 

In discussing his latest video game venture Snoop Dogg said in a statement, "Everyone knows that Snoop is down with the biggest and best video games whether it’s droppin’ my hits on the soundtrack or showing the world I can go toe-to-toe with the best fighters on the street,"  He went on to add, "Way of the Dogg is the first true gamification of my music,"  A release date for Way of the Dogg has yet to be announced.

 

 

 

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