Armored Core: Silent Line Portable Delivers Giant Mech Battles to the PlayStation® Network

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.

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Joe Ziemer, TriplePoint, for FromSoftware

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