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ATLUS TO EXHIBIT AT PAX PRIME 2011, WILL FEATURE PLAYABLES OF ROCK OF AGES, TRINE 2, THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- AUGUST 24, 2011 -- ATLUS today announced its plans to attend and exhibit at the upcoming PAX Prime show in Seattle, WA.  Working in collaboration with [a]list games (Booth #682), the publisher revealed it will feature a diverse lineup of playables: THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII, the latest entry in the legendary fighting series; Rock of Ages, a zany game of tower offense that mixes various periods of art history, a classically-inspired soundtrack, and breathtakingly original visual design; and Trine 2, the vastly improved, vibrant sequel to the acclaimed action-packed physics-based fantasy platformer.

"This will be the first year ATLUS is formally exhibiting at Penny Arcade Expo.  Needless to say, we're excited," commented Aram Jabbari, Manager of PR and Sales at ATLUS.  "We will have a diverse mix of games available at our booth for fans to get meaningful pre-release hands-on time with.  Friendly ATLUS staff will be available to guide players through the games and answer their questions, that is until they hear the same question for the thousandth time, at which point their Angry gauge will reach maximum and they will pull off their NEO MAX Supers."    

Trine 2 ( www.trine2.com) is currently scheduled for digital release this Fall for PlayStation®Network for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PC.  THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII ( www.atlus.com/kofxiii) is scheduled to release in October for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 systems.  Rock of Ages ( www.atlus.com/rockofages) will release on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 system on August 31st, and for PC and PlayStation 3 system later this Summer.

About ATLUS

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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©SNK PLAYMORE.  "THE KING OF FIGHTERS" is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.  Licensed to and Published by ATLUS, a brand of Index Corp.  THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII has been rated "T" for Teen with Mild Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of Alcohol, and Violence by the ESRB.

©2011 ACE TEAM.  Licensed to and published by ATLUS, a brand of Index Corp.  Rock of Ages has been rated "E10+" (Everyone 10 and older) with Cartoon Violence and Crude Humor by the ESRB. 

©2011 FROZENBYTE.  Published by ATLUS.  Trine 2 been rated "E10+" (Everyone 10 and older) with Animated Blood and Fantasy Violence by the ESRB. 

Contact:

Aram Jabbari

ATLUS

(949) 788-0455 x102

aram@atlus.com

Chris Kim

ATLUS

(949) 788-0455 x132

chrisk@atlus.com  


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