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Agents of Mayhem announced by Volition

Volition has revealed its brand-new IP – Agents of Mayhem.

The third-person action game will be set in a comic hero universe which sees the agents of M.A.Y.H.E.M (Multinational Agency for Hunting Evil Masterminds) take on the sinister forces of L.E.G.I.O.N (the League of Evil Gentlemen Intent on Obliterating Nations) in open-world madness.

The game is set to launch on PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2017.

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Take a look at the debut trailer below (via IGN):

The story is outlined in a press release.

“In a simultaneous global assault, LEGION has taken control over the nations of the world and the only force left to stop them is MAYHEM,” it reads. “Led by the mysterious and no-nonsense Persephone Brimstone, MAYHEM’s elite Super Agents are called to the city of Seoul, South Korea.

“Led by LEGION Minister Doctor Babylon and his diabolical lieutenants, a nefarious plot is set in motion to build a world-altering device that will grant unrivaled power to the supervillain organization. In order to stop LEGION and take back the world, the Agents of Mayhem will traverse a sprawling urban battlefield from the ground to the rooftops and team up as a super-agent collective to stop LEGION at any cost.

“Success is far from guaranteed and collateral damage will be substantial, but it’s all in a day’s work for the Agents…”

will be going hands-on with Agents of Mayhem at E3 2016, so we’ll be sure to provide you with our first impressions next week from LA.

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