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Iron Maiden launch Speed Of Light video game

Play 8-bit take on Eddie's adventures online

Iron Maiden have released an 8-bit video game based on the promo for their single Speed Of Light.

The metal giants issued the video for the track earlier this month – giving fans a taste of the group's first new music in five years. The song is taken from upcoming double album The Book Of Souls, released on September 4.

Director Llexi Leon was inspired by retro video games and has described the result as the best work of his career.

Now fans can play the role of Maiden's mascot Eddie in the Speed Of Light browser-based video game, available at the band's website.

This week Maiden confirmed they would tour the world in 2016 onboard a new and improved Ed Force One, to be piloted by frontman Bruce Dickinson.

Iron Maiden are cover stars of the latest issue of Metal Hammer magazine, out now in print, digital and via TeamRock+


Disc 1
01. If Eternity Should Fail
02. Speed Of Light
03. The Great Unknown
04. The Red And The Black
05. When The River Runs Deep
06. The Book Of Souls
Disc 2
01. Death Or Glory
02. Shadows Of The Valley
03. Tears Of A Clown
04. The Man Of Sorrows
05. Empire Of The Clouds

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