IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 -- ATLUS, the only publisher that actually uses a huge sword to slash prices, today announced an ongoing, limited time 50% off sale for IREM games for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system on PlayStation®Network.

With R-Type Command™ and its deep strategy set in a legendary gaming universe; the hilarious, colorful arcade platforming of Hammerin' Hero™; or the steampunk mech-based combat in Steambot Chronicles™: Battle Tournament, the lineup of discounted titles offers something for everyone!

"This 50% off sale is the result of a tremendous breakthrough by the ATLUS staff," boasted Aram Jabbari, Manager of PR and Sales at ATLUS.  "It was a late evening in the ATLUS laboratory, chemicals being mixed and whatnot, when one of our extensively educated scientists discovered an amazing truth: one can't spell 'SALE' without 'ATLUS' and 'IREM.'  We were mildly shocked, which led to the inevitable decision to have this lovely sale.  Thanks to everyone who risked chemical burns and chain combustions.  We hope little Timmy, the newsboy who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, gets out of the hospital in time for the holidays.  Get well soon, Timmy."

Fans can visit PlayStation®Store on their PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system or PSP system and view the full list of discounted IREM titles.  The sale is only planned for a limited time, so fans are advised to pick up titles they are interested in soon!

For more information about the ATLUS PlayStation Network library, visit the official ATLUS website:



ATLUS has established itself as one of its industry's most consistent, celebrated companies. With proven success across a variety of genres and platforms, including enthusiast-oriented games like the Shin Megami Tensei franchise of award-winning, fan beloved roleplaying games (including the hit Persona sub-series of games and the prestigious Nocturne), the groundbreaking, genre-defying Catherine, and Demon's Souls, ATLUS provides quality critically acclaimed interactive entertainment to a wide spectrum of customers.

ATLUS has published games for every major video game console and handheld system, including the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™, DS™, PSP® (PlayStation® Portable), and PC.

ATLUS is a brand of Index Corporation and its privately held subsidiary Index Digital Media, Inc.

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"PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks and "PS3" is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The PlayStation Network Logo is a service mark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.  Hammerin' Hero has been rated "E10+" for Everyone 10 and Older with Alcohol and Tobacco Reference, Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief, and Mild Language by the ESRB.  R-Type Command has been rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and older) with Animated Blood and Mild Fantasy Violence by the ESRB.  Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament has been rated "E10+" for Everyone 10 and older with Alcohol Reference, Language, Mild Fantasy Violence, and Suggestive Themes by the ESRB.


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