Tokyo, Japan - February 5, 2010
FromSoftware announced today that Armored Core: Silent Line Portable, the latest installment of its popular mecha action game franchise, is now available on the North American PlayStation® Network. In this futuristic third-person shooter, players resume the role of a Raven, a mercenary who pilots a giant flying mech known as Armored Core. After tailoring the weapon loadout and vehicle propulsion system for the mission at hand, Raven engages in ferocious battles with other mechs across a variety of futuristic landscapes. With lightning-quick combat and slick, anime graphics, this is a strong entry in the Armored Core legacy.
- Build and customize mechs with essential and secondary parts– modify existing designs or start from scratch.
- Over 450 mecha parts to build your own AC unit, including popular parts from past AC titles.
- Ad Hoc multiplayer mode lets up to four players battle their hulking creations.
- New AC opponents from the Japanese Armored Core novel.
- A.I. training system helps new players get up to speed
- Weapon Destruction– change tactics on-the-fly as opponents are disabled
- Use Armored Core 3 Portable game save– upload to Silent Line Portable!
- Customizable Control Settings
The Armored Core franchise has sold more than 3.5 million copies worldwide, and the original Silent Line: Armored Core for PlayStation 2 has long been a fan favorite. Armored Core: Silent Line Portable adds a variety of PSP-exclusive features to the game.
Armored Core: Silent Line Portable is rated T for Teen (Violence) and is available now for $14.99.
About FromSoftware, Inc:
FromSoftware began developing video games in 1997, launching their revolutionary 3D first-person RPG, King's Field, that same year. The company has continued to develop and publish hit games, including the best-selling franchises Armored Core and the ninja-stealth action Tenchu series. Demon’s Souls for PlayStation 3, which was developed jointly by SCEJ and FromSoftware, has recently received rave reviews worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.fromsoftware.jp/en
Joe Ziemer, TriplePoint, for FromSoftware