THEXDER NEO IS AVAILABLE TODAY VIA PSN DOWNLOAD FOR THE PLAYSTATION 3

Thursday 28th January/...Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, announces THEXDER NEO is available from today via PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The game, previously released for PSP® in October 2009 is available to download from the PlayStation®Store on across PAL territories, priced£7.99 and€7.99. The new PlayStation3 download has been updated to include HD graphics and also contains the original Thexder PC version.

Originally launched back in 1985 from GAME ARTS and regarded by many as a classic, THEXDER is a side-scrolling shooter featuring slick animation, strategic transforming-mech gameplay, and spectacular homing lasers. Now you can experience the excitement of the original, complete with revamped graphics, a novice mode, six-player online races, and a host of other all-new features in THEXDER NEO.

About THEXDER NEO

THEXDER reactivated.

ASTROLOG: YEAR 089

During a routine survey, the interstellar weapons platform Laevina detects Nedium, an asteroid of unknown origin, and soon finds itself in the grip of the planetoid’s ultramagnetic field. Shipwrecked atop an impregnable fortress of rock, the starship turns to its last resort—the Hyper Dual Armor prototype Thexder.

About Square Enix Ltd .

Square Enix Ltd., a part of Square Enix Europe business unit, is a London-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world. Square Enix Ltd. publishes and distributes entertainment content from the Square Enix Group including Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in Europe and other PAL territories. Square Enix Ltd. 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 92 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 53 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 Ltd. can be found on the Internet 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. 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, PSP, and PSN are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England&Wales under the number 1804186 whose registered office is Wimbledon Bridge House, 1 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RU


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