"Atlus Spoils" The Faithful With Three Overflowing Holiday RPGs; Eternal Poison, Luminous Arc 2, And Persona 4 Each to Include S

IRVINE, Calif. - September 17, 2008

Atlus U.S.A., Inc., known for its RPGs (retail pre-order gifts), today proclaimed its everlasting love for its fans in the form of three deluxe Atlus releases that will each include a soundtrack CD and each offer a limited edition premium art book as a pre-order bonus*.

“We have the best fans in the industry, hands down. This holiday season, we’re going to show how much we appreciate them,” said Tim Pivnicny, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.“Our three biggest games of the year are getting something extra, our thanks to our faithful followers for their diehard support.”

For more information, visit the official "Atlus Spoils" website.

About Eternal Poison (releases 11/11/2008)– PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system

Eternal Poison, a beautifully dark and gothic strategy RPG drama, leads players along an epic 5-chapter saga of romance and betrayal. Take control of the potent“binding” system and properly manage your party of adventurers to maximize your ability to deal out massive damage in combat. Every copy of the game includes a bonus soundtrack CD featuring the game’s sweeping score. Fans who pre-order* will also get a 100-page, 5”x8” full-color art book loaded to the brim with the breathtakingly unique gothic art of Eternal Poison.

About Luminous Arc 2 (releases 11/18/2008)– Nintendo DS™

Luminous Arc 2, a new adventure in the hit Luminous Arc franchise, delivers increased challenge, a completely rebuilt user interface, industry-leading online multiplayer support via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, and the same wit, humor, and style that made last year’s Luminous Arc a fan favorite. Packaged along with the game inside a special box is a free soundtrack CD. Enjoy the music of famed composer Yasunori Mitsuda‘s Procyon Studio anytime you want! In addition, fans who pre-order* will get a 60-page, 7”x10” full-color art book, Luminous Art, which offers content from both Luminous Arc games.

About Persona 4 (releases 12/9/2008)– PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system

Persona 4, sequel to 2007’s RPG of the year**, is a riveting murder mystery RPG featuring an entirely new cast, loads more story, content, action, and depth. Each and every copy of the game includes a soundtrack CD featuring music from the game. Fans who pre-order* will receive a 100-page, 7”x10” full-color art book, Persona 4 Visual Data, filled with the stunning designs of character artist Shigenori Soejima.

For more information, visit the official Atlus website

*At select retailers, while supplies last

**GameSpot.com

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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, Trauma Center series, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit http://www.atlus.com.

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©2008 ATLUS. Licensed to and published by Atlus USA. SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI, SMT, and Persona are registered trademarks of Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

Ben Karl, Odyssey Public Relations

(415) 955-8531

benjamin@odysseylabs.com

Aram Jabbari, Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

(949) 788-0455

aram@atlus.com


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