IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- MARCH 24, 2011 -- Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today released a host of content and media for its upcoming action RPG Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Launching today on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace is the official Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga demo, which offers fans a taste of the game's 100-plus hours of action RPG combat and exploration. Also releasing today is the game's full trailer, offering a better sense of the dark cloud of conflict that looms over the realm of Rivellon, not to mention capturing the thrill of taking to the skies as an enormous dragon. Lastly, sample pages from The Art of Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga, the game's pre-order bonus art book, are now available for viewing enjoyment.
The demo released today takes players through the game's introduction, offering a sizeable portion of Rivellon's Broken Valley to explore. While the demo's handful of hours pale in comparison to the 100+ hours of action RPG excitement in the full game, there are plenty of quests to discover and complete, NPCs to interact with, merchants with whom to barter, and of course, monsters to slay. The demo serves as a balanced overture for curious fans and series newcomers, concluding just as it lets gamers transform into a dragon for the first time and rise into the skies of Rivellon.
Each and every launch copy of Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga includes a free soundtrack CD featuring 21 tracks from composer Kirill Pokrovsky's heroic fantasy score. In addition to the game and bonus CD, fans who pre-order at a participating retailer will also get The Art of Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga, a 52-page, full color art book (7.5" wide x 5.25" tall) featuring spectacular creature and world designs from the game. The entire set can be had for only $39.99, but pre-order bonus quantities are limited so fans are advised to reserve their copy as soon as possible!
Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox 360 system brings its fast-paced action RPG combat and high-flying dragon battles to North America on April 12, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.divinity2-saga.com.
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About Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga
The long-besieged realm of Rivellon continues to be plagued by strife and conflict. Decades ago, the divine prophet of a holy order was murdered by a Dragon Knight. Blessed with superhuman power and the ability to transform into their namesake and take to the skies with the might of fire to aid them, these Knights suddenly became outcasts in Rivellon, condemned for the killing of the holy order's leader. Hunted mercilessly by Slayers, followers of the Divine now vigilantly committed to avenging the assassination of their prophet, the Knights soon became scarce.
During the final attack that would result in the extermination of the Dragon Knights, you-a lone Slayer separated from your group, stumble upon a dying Knight. With her final breath, she grants you her abilities, insisting that all is not as it seems. You arise the last living Dragon Knight, shunned by your former Slayer allies, gifted with supernatural powers, and tasked with
exploring the true nature of your age-old conflict...
- <*>The complete Divinity II saga in one package -- With the remastered Ego Draconis and its thrilling conclusion Flames of Vengeance together on one jam-packed disc (along with all previously released DLC), The Dragon Knight Saga offers over 100 hours of rich fantasy roleplaying and gamers' first chance to experience the entire Divinity II adventure from start to finish!*> <*>Wage war as human and dragon -- You begin the adventure as a human Dragon Slayer but are soon transformed into a Dragon Knight with the ability to change into dragon form at will. From here, perspectives shift as both your skills and objectives adapt to encompass the concerns of land and air, human and dragon.*> <*>Dynamically unfolding storyline -- Apart from your primary mission, the open land of Rivellon and its many secrets and surprises lie in wait for the daring explorer. Every nook and cranny potentially hides a new path to explore, while the protagonist's ability to read the mind of any NPC can lead to new quests to solve and new areas to discover. Take on over 180 missions, and watch the storyline change according to your choices and skills.*>
Video game publisher 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) and Demon's Souls (winner of GameSpot.com's 2009 Game of the Year Award), Atlus provides quality critically acclaimed interactive entertainment to a wide spectrum of customers.
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About Focus Home Interactive
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide -- such as Blood Bowl, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and also Cities XL and Cycling Manager. In 2011, Focus will publish exciting new games such as A Game Of Thrones - Genesis, a strategy game adapted from the bestselling "Song of Ice and Fire" novels by George R.R. Martin; The Next BIG Thing, a great adventure game by the creators of Runaway; The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; Confrontation and also the official video game of Le Tour de France.
For additional information about the company and its video games, please visit the official website: http://www.focus-home.com.
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Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga has been rated "M" for Mature with Blood, Suggestive Themes, and Violence by the ESRB.
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