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Jack Keane 2 sailing into stores this summer

It's been six years since we last saw Jack Keane in his titular first adventure, but this summer he'll be returning in Jack Keane 2: The Fire Within, and clearly he hasn't learned a thing in the meantime.

In Deck13's swashbuckling sequel, Jack has ingeniously landed himself in a Shanghai jail, circa 1899, in order to learn the secrets of a legendary treasure from an imprisoned shaman. Of course, Jack being Jack, he's forgotten to plan an escape as well. Getting free will be just the first of his bumbling adventures, as "mysterious treasures, ruthless villains, two distractingly beautiful women and tons of clever humour await the most lovable treasure hunter to have ever sailed the seven seas in a comical tour de force around the globe."

Along with controlling Keane himself, at times players will get to direct his two love interests: the beautiful, city-bred photographer Eve, and the equally stunning but much rougher-around-the-edges Amanda, returning from the first game.You'll guide the three protagonists through such locations as Egypt, Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro, and Germany using either the original WASD keyboard controls or a more standard point-and-click method added after the game's German launch in response to fan complaints.

There is currently no firm release date for Jack Keane 2, but the game will be published by Nordic Games sometime this summer. In the meantime, to learn more about The Fire Within, check out our preview of the game.

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