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Shank 2

Shank 2 is a continuation of a bloody 2D platformer by Klei Entertainment, a Canadian company, released in 2010. The title character, a former mafia killer, tries to redeem his guilt and protect his loved ones from the danger threatening them.

Arcade | platform | 2D | for 2 people | co-op

Shank 2 Release Date


PC X360 PS3

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Shank 2 is the sequel to one of the best independent games of 2010. The developers from the Klei Entertainment studio backed by Electronic Arts (under the EA Partners program) decided to expand the ideas of the original, enriching it with new features, including cooperative game mode.

The main character of Shank 2 is again the former mafia merc who is trying to redeem himself. When danger threatens his loved ones, the killer is not afraid to take up arms and to wreak havoc among his opponents.

The developers stayed true to the concept of a 2D arcade game, rich in spectacular, very bloody fights. The eponymous Shank is fluent in various types of weapons which he finds on his way. The creators made sure that the acrobatic skills of the protagonist, including even spectacular jumping or running up walls, are more awesome.

In addition to the solo game mode, a co-op mode for two players was implemented in Shank 2 where both players must work together in order to survive battles with large hordes of enemies.

Last updated on 21 November 2014

Game mode: single / multiplayer  

User score: 8 / 10 based on 467 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 9.4 / 10 based on 62 votes.

PEGI rating Shank 2

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains bad language. Game contains depictions of violence. Online Game.

Shank 2 System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Pentium IV 2.4 GHz
  • 2 GB RAM (3 GB RAM - Vista/7)
  • graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 6800 or better); 1.5 GB HDD
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
Microsoft Xbox 360

Xbox 360

  • Uses:
  • Xbox Live Arcade
Sony PlayStation 3

PlayStation 3

  • Uses:
  • PlayStation Network
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