ATLUS OPENS THE FLOODGATES OF KNOWLEDGE, RELEASES NEW DROPLITZ TUTORIAL

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- MAY 27, 2009 -- Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today released a tutorial video for Droplitz, the addictive upcoming puzzler for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network, Windows PC, and iPhone. Nothing makes turning dials and directing fluid more enjoyable than a gentle, soothing British accent murmuring game tips in your ear, and that is exactly what this new tutorial video delivers.

Interested in seeing how the game plays? Curious to figure out the strategy and mechanics you'll need to come out on top? Yearning for an addictive casual gaming fix with simple controls, pleasing visuals, and endless euphoric satisfaction? You've come to the right place!

Look for Droplitz™ to make you a happy panda this June.

Screenshots:

http://www.atlus.com/assets/droplitz_screens_launch.zip

Official Trailer:

http://www.atlus.com/assets/droplitz_video_trailer.zip

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt1K1LeDBKA (streaming)

About Droplitz

In a world where spouts at the top of a screen leak drops of liquid, one player will have to spin a series of round dials studded with different types of path formations in order to link those top droppers to the collectors at the bottom of the screen. Four unique play modes. Unlimited replayability. When drops start dripping, dials must spin. Coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360, PlayStationNetwork, Windows PC, and iPhone near you. No droplitz were harmed in the making of this game.

Key Features*

Infinitely accessible, instantly addictive -- Turn dials, open paths, and don't let the droplitz go to waste! Casual and hardcore gamers alike will be mesmerized as they rotate and connect puzzle pieces to let the droplitz flow and earn high scores!

Four unique game modes -- Distinct layers of complexity keep the challenge fresh with Classic, Zendurance, Power Up, and Infection modes! Learn how to deal with sluggish, infected dials; strategically use bombs to clear sections of the game board; speed up the action or just aim for the highest score in a limited amount of time.

Endless replayability -- The timeless satisfaction of making combos, clearing boards, and earning top scores will keep you coming back for more. Ever increasing speeds and larger boards ensure that there will always be a challenge ahead!

Compete for high scores -- Online leaderboards and 12 trophies/achievements mean that when you're the best, everyone will know it. Score-based gameplay makes every game a competition to get to the top of the charts!

*Features may vary by platform

Droplitz has been rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB.

About Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. is renowned for its proud tradition of publishing exceptional role-playing games with strong niche appeal. The Atlus library of critically acclaimed video games includes Odin Sphere, the Trauma Center series, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit http://www.atlus.com.

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About Blitz Arcade:

Blitz Arcade was founded in 2007 and is dedicated to producing top quality downloadable games across all platforms. Blitz Arcade is a division of Blitz Games Studios and uses its industry-leading proprietary technology, BlitzTech. Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa in the UK and was founded in 1990 by industry veterans Andrew and Philip Oliver and now has more than 200 staff. Its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), in-house technology (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and its education division (Blitz Academy).

For more information, see www.blitzarcade.com or contact Debbie Henderson, assistant PR manager at dhenderson@BlitzGamesStudios.com.

©2009 BLITZ GAMES STUDIOS LTD. Licensed to and published by Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

Contact:

Aram Jabbari

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

(949) 788-0455 x102

aram@atlus.com

Crystal Murray

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

(949) 788-0455 x128

crystal@atlus.com


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