SQUARE ENIX PSP SHOWCASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

London (7 December 2010)– Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces further details on four exclusive titles for the PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system that will be released for the console throughout spring 2011.

LORD of ARCANA®, a new action game is the first title in the wave of releases. Scheduled for release in February, LORD of ARCANA plunges the player into the dark depths of the underworld to fight vast and powerful creatures of legend in their quest to obtain the power of Arcana. Up to four players can team-up to slay the darkest demons, unlocking new items and skills along the way.

LORD of ARCANA will be released as a special“Slayer Edition”, comprising of a copy of the game in a unique‘Slayer Red’ game case, a 44 page hardback artbook‘The Art of LORD of ARCANA’ and a Mini Soundtrack CD.

Arriving shortly after LORD of ARCANA is TACTICS OGRE™: Let Us Cling Together™, a PSP reinvention of the classic Strategy RPG. Key members of the original TACTICS OGRE development team have reformed to deliver the ultimate version of this definitive Strategy RPG experience. Hiroshi Minagawa (Director),  Yasumi Matsuno (Game Design&Scenario), Akihiko Yoshida and Tsubasa Masao (Character Design) Hitoshi Sakimoto and Masaharu Iwata (Composers) return to revitalise their masterpiece for a new format.

Reborn from the ground up, with reworked visuals and effects, a re-arranged soundtrack by the original composers, new character growth mechanics and a new Wheel of Fortune system that adds even more replay value to the game. TACTICS OGRE™: Let Us Cling Together™ is shaping up to be another classic.

DISSIDIA® 012 TM FINAL FANTASY® is the blockbuster follow-up to the smash hit DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY, offering a winning mix of fighting game action and RPG depth, starring the most memorable heroes and villains from the worlds of the FINAL FANTASY series.

A new war between Cosmos and Chaos requires new allies both good and evil to join the battle. With new game modes, story missions, items, alternate costumes and combat features, DISSIDIA 012 FINAL FANTASY expands upon the action and excitement of the original in every way. Get ready for the return of the ultimate portable fighting experience.

Rounding out the spring of PSP releases is The 3 rd Birthday™, a thrilling third-person shooting game full of suspense. Aya Brea is mankind’s last hope for survival against the powerful Twisted. Using her unique Overdive ability, Aya can dive into enemy and ally bodies, taking control of them for strategic advantage. The 3 rd Birthday is an all-action shooter with rich character development and weapon customisation, exciting missions, incredible visuals and a gripping suspense-filled story.

Full details of forthcoming Special Editions for TACTICS OGRE: Let Us Cling Together, DISSIDIA 012 FINAL FANTASY and The 3 rd Birthday will be revealed soon along with specific release dates for all four games.

For more information about LORD of ARCANA, TACTICS OGRE, DISSIDIA 012 FINAL FANTASY and The 3 rd Birthday please visit the official websites at:

www.lordofarcana.com

www.eu.tacticsogregame.com

www.dissidia012game.com

www.the3rdbirthdaygame.com

About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Limited, a part of Square Enix Europe, is a UK based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. Square Enix Limited. publishes and distributes entertainment content from the Square Enix Group including Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in Europe and other PAL territories. Square Enix Limited also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive, Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 54 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, together with other well established products.

More information on Square Enix Limited. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com

 

 

DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. in the United Kingdom and/or other countries. LORD of ARCANA, TACTICS OGRE, Let us Cling Together, DISSIDIA, , The 3 rd Birthday, EIDOS, TOMB RAIDER, IO INTERACTIVE and CRYSTAL DYNAMICS are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Ltd. in the United Kingdom and/or other countries.“PlayStation” and the“PS” Family logo are registered trademarks and“PSP” is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England&Wales under the number 01804186 whose registered office is situated at Wimbledon Bridge House, 1 Hartfield Road, London, SW19 3RU, United Kingdom

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Contact:

Roxana Etemad

Public Relations Manager

Square Enix Ltd

roxanae@square-enix.com  


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