UTV Ignition Games Announces July 26 Street Date for  El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron


Marina Del Rey, CA - June 3, 2011 - UTV Ignition Games today announced the awe-inspiring action adventure title El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron will be available in North America on July 26, 2011 .  Following a wildly successful launch in the game's native Japan at the end of April, gamers across the world will soon be able to experience the jaw-dropping art style, captivating storyline and innovative gameplay when it streets in July for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.

To celebrate the street date announcement, Ignition released a brand-new trailer and series of screenshots that reveal gameplay and combat details that have yet to be seen.   In the trailer, viewers will be introduced to Uriel, one of four Archangels assigned to watch over and guide Enoch throughout his quest to capture the souls of seven renegade angels who have abandoned Heaven for Earth.   In times of especially stressful combat, players will be able to summon Uriel and deliver even more powerful attacks against the game's mightiest foes. 

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron will be playable on the show floor at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo along with a full lineup of to-be-announced titles at Ignition's booth: 5500 in the West Hall. Contact Chrissy_Kelleher@bhimpact.com for an appointment or additional information.

Developed by a hugely-talented, Tokyo-based team headed by the legendary Sawaki Takeyasu (Devil May Cry, Okami), El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron draws players into a rich storyline inspired by events in the Old Testament's apocryphal 'Book of Enoch.' In the game, players take on the role of Enoch and must harness his natural combat skills to master a range of powerful and Heavenly weapons under the guidance of the watchful Archangels. Through a mesmerizing combination of combat, 2D and 3D platforming, Enoch must deliver the souls of the Fallen Angels and spare the world from a great flood ordered by Heaven.

To download the brand new trailer and new batch of screens for El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron , visit http://www.bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=1183 

Check out the revamped El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron website at ElShaddaiGame.com 

For ongoing updates about El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron , follow @ElShaddaiGame on Twitter and 'Like' facebook.com/ElShaddaiTheGame 

About UTV Ignition Games Ltd.

UTV Ignition Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of UTV Software Communication Ltd, India's only global media and entertainment conglomerate. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in the U.K. with offices in Marina Del Rey, California, Austin, Texas and Tokyo, Japan. For more information on Ignition and its products, visit  http://www.utvignition.com 

About UTV Software Communications LTD:

UTV Software Communications Limited is India's leading global integrated media house with business interests in Television, Movies, Broadcasting, Games Content and New Media. UTV India&its subsidiaries (UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Mumbai UTV is India's only diversified media and Entertainment Company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres. It has subsidiaries with offices across India, UK, USA and Japan. The Walt Disney Company holds a strategic stake in UTV.


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Chrissy Kelleher




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