2D action brawler Shank 2 will be released on February 8 for Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network, EA and Klei Entertainment have announced.

Shank 2 puts players back in control of ex-mobster hitman, Shank, now boasting new weapons and more advanced combo techniques. He also has smarter enemies to go up against.

The sequel also introduces Survival Mode, enabling players to team up with a friend online or locally, working as a team to take down goons.

Shank 2 Uncut Gameplay Clip Jan 5 2012 from Jamie Cheng on Vimeo.