IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- APRIL 12, 2011 -- Atlus today announced that Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, its 100-plus hour action RPG, is now available in stores across North America. The game, which represents the definitive version of the Divinity II saga, offers gamers a tremendous wealth of content. A fully realized fantasy world, inhabited by nuanced, well-written (and well-voiced) characters, serves as the setting for a rousing tale of a long absent nemesis rising up to threaten an already war-torn realm. In addition to numerous quests to solve, secrets to uncover, and new abilities to master, The Dragon Knight Saga also allows players to take to the skies as a powerful, fire-breathing dragon.
" Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga represents one of the greatest values for RPG fans thus far this year," said Aram Jabbari, Manager of PR and Sales at Atlus. "Also, it has dragons. It offers Xbox 360 system owners a polished, balanced experience, with a completely redone graphics engine and overhauled interface that delivers on the full promise of Divinity II. Moreover, it doesn't just depend on stats and loot to earn its 'RPG' moniker. Did I mention it has dragons in it, and that you can become one? The Dragon Knight Saga provides gamers with difficult choices, often with no clear right or wrong, that have lasting effects on the player character and the world they inhabit. With over 100 hours of content via what is essentially two adventures in one package, meaningful character progression, memorable quests, fast-paced action RPG combat, and the thrill of flying and dogfighting as a gigantic dragon--did I mention the game has dragons?--and all for only $39.99, it's hard to find a better bang-for-buck purchase right now."
Also released today was the official unboxing video for Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga. Viewers are treated to an incredibly skilled and professional opening and displaying of the game, the free, 21-track soundtrack CD included inside every launch copy, and the 52-page, full color art book (7.5" wide x 5.25" tall) only guaranteed to pre-order customers. The professionalism of the video only falters once or twice, and only momentarily, as the narrator fails to resist the urge to sniff and caress the items at hand.
Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga, plus the bonus soundtrack CD and art book, are only $39.99. The art book, while only a pre-order bonus, may still be available at some retailers at launch, so interested gamers are advised not to delay! Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox 360 system is now available in stores across North America. For more information, visit http://www.divinity2-saga.com .
About Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga
The long-besieged realm of Rivellon continues to be plagued by strife and conflict. Decades ago, the divine prophet of a holy order was murdered by a Dragon Knight. Blessed with superhuman power and the ability to transform into their namesake and take to the skies with the might of fire to aid them, these Knights suddenly became outcasts in Rivellon, condemned for the killing of the holy order's leader. Hunted mercilessly by Slayers, followers of the Divine now vigilantly committed to avenging the assassination of their prophet, the Knights soon became scarce.
During the final attack that would result in the extermination of the Dragon Knights, you-a lone Slayer separated from your group, stumble upon a dying Knight. With her final breath, she grants you her abilities, insisting that all is not as it seems. You arise the last living Dragon Knight, shunned by your former Slayer allies, gifted with supernatural powers, and tasked with
exploring the true nature of your age-old conflict...
- <*> The complete Divinity II saga in one package -- With the remastered Ego Draconis and its thrilling conclusion Flames of Vengeance together on one jam-packed disc (along with all previously released DLC), The Dragon Knight Saga offers over 100 hours of rich fantasy roleplaying and gamers' first chance to experience the entire Divinity II adventure from start to finish!*> <*> Wage war as human and dragon -- You begin the adventure as a human Dragon Slayer but are soon transformed into a Dragon Knight with the ability to change into dragon form at will. From here, perspectives shift as both your skills and objectives adapt to encompass the concerns of land and air, human and dragon.*> <*> Dynamically unfolding storyline -- Apart from your primary mission, the open land of Rivellon and its many secrets and surprises lie in wait for the daring explorer. Every nook and cranny potentially hides a new path to explore, while the protagonist's ability to read the mind of any NPC can lead to new quests to solve and new areas to discover. Take on over 180 missions, and watch the storyline change according to your choices and skills.*>
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About Focus Home Interactive
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide -- such as Blood Bowl, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and also Cities XL and Cycling Manager. In 2011, Focus will publish exciting new games such as A Game Of Thrones - Genesis, a strategy game adapted from the bestselling "Song of Ice and Fire" novels by George R.R. Martin; The Next BIG Thing, a great adventure game by the creators of Runaway; The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; Confrontation and also the official video game of Le Tour de France.
For additional information about the company and its video games, please visit the official website: http://www.focus-home.com .