TORRANCE, Calif.– March 8, 2011– Aksys Games, acclaimed localization studio and leading publisher of interactive entertainment products, announces a special limited edition of Record of Agarest War Zero for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system from Sony and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Developed by Idea Factory, a company well-known for their niche RPGs, Record of Agarest War Zero will be available in June 2011 in North America. The prequel to last year’s strategy RPG Record of Agarest War, Record of Agarest War Zero features new animated portraits during conversations and the addition of Free Intention, wherein players can explore towns, meet with party members, and influence their relationship with the game’s many beautiful young women.
The Limited Edition includes a 34-song soundtrack, a 48-page character data guide filled with artwork and stats of all playable characters, and a special card box that holds decks of Agarest-themed playing cards and collectible skill cards. Record of Agarest War Zero will be released at an MSRP of $59.99 for the Limited Edition and $49.99 for the standard edition.
• The Prequel to the RPG That Brought You Five Generations of Stories
The pivotal installment of this multi-generational tale tells the story of what happened in the age of myth that came before Record of Agarest War, detailing the rise of some to glory, and the fall of others into darkness.
• Experience Living Portraits
The beautiful, static character portraits from Record of Agarest War are now animated to resemble living and breathing characters. Players will now see characters display emotions of surprise, despair, and joy, among others.
• The Return of the Unique Soul-Breeding System
The choice of bride at the end of the first generation determines the skill set and weapon of their offspring.
• The Addition of the New Card Skill System
Players now have more control over the battle style of the main character, as well as his skills, by way of a card system. By picking the appropriate cards, Sieghart can be customized to reflect the type of warrior one wishes to play.
Record of Agarest War Zero has not yet been rated by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). More information about Record of Agarest War Zero can be found at www.aksysgames.com. Pre-order Record of Agarest War Zero Limited Edition at Amazon and GameStop.
About Aksys Games Localization, Inc.
Founded in 2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a localization studio and visionary video game publisher specializing in the Japanese-to-English translation of games and committed to publishing unique, multicultural, high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms. The company is known for releasing acclaimed titles such as 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors and the BIT.TRIP, Guilty Gear, BlazBlue, and Hooked: Real Motion Fishing series. More information about Aksys Games and its products can be found on the company’s website, www.aksysgames.com.