Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is a third-person shooter hack-n-slash video game developed by Relic Entertainment and published by THQ. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on September 6, 2011, in North America and September 9, 2011, in Europe. The game takes place in Games Workshop's Warhammer 40,000 universe and features the Ultramarines chapter. Its gameplay focuses on a hybrid shooting and melee combat model.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine has received \"mixed or average\" reviews for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 3, and \"generally favorable\" reviews for Xbox 360, according to review aggregator Metacritic. IGN praised the re-creation of the Warhammer 40,000 universe and the variety in the enemy encounters. GamePro complimented the visuals of the game and the blending of hack-and-slash and shooter gameplay, but criticized the campaign, claiming that it was linear and that some of the environments were uninspired. 1e1e36bf2d