IRVINE, Calif. - July 15, 2008 Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today announced Luminous Arc™2 for Nintendo DS™. This epic strategy RPG is loaded to the brim with content, including a wealth of new characters (and the return of a few favorites), beautiful hand drawn graphics, a stunning score from famed composer Yasunori Mitsuda‘s Procyon Studio, local and online multiplayer support, multiple endings, a redesigned user interface, and tons of other new features. More engaging, more challenging, more attractive, and more satisfying, Luminous Arc 2 is the definitive strategy RPG for Nintendo DS owners this holiday season.
Every copy of Luminous Arc 2 will be bundled with a soundtrack CD featuring selected music from the game in a special oversized box, a rarity for Nintendo DS titles.
Luminous Arc 2 is currently scheduled for release on November 18, 2008 with an MSRP of $39.99.
Visit the official Luminous Arc 2 website: http://www.atlus.com/luminousarc2
About Luminous Arc 2
For most of the past four millennia, peace has reigned over the Kingdom of Carnava.“The Grand Kingdom” has flourished due to its close cooperation with the Witches of the Rev Magic Association and the ever-present usage of magic.
Unfortunately, the era of peace has come to an end. Fatima, the Shadow Frost Witch, broke from the Magic Association and has taken over Granend, the Forbidden Land, with the use of magic. This infighting, dubbed the“Witch Conflict,” has pushed Carnava to the brink of chaos. When the young squire Roland gains magnificent powers due to a chance encounter, Sophia, the Queen of Carnava, calls upon him to bring about an end to the discord.
• 30 chapters, 30+ hours of gameplay— The newest installment of the Luminous Arc story features new and returning characters, gorgeous visuals, multiple endings, and even more challenging strategy gameplay.
• Brand new content and enhancements— Sporting a more refined interface, rebalanced strategy features, responsive touch controls, and many more improvements, Luminous Arc 2 provides a gaming experience that builds upon the success of the original in every way.
•“Engagement” system— Connect with your Witch allies by Engaging with them to boost Roland’s stats and give him access to powerful combat skills.
• Take the battle online— Pit your strategic mettle over the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection against strategy fans all across North America.
Luminous Arc 2 has not yet been rated 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 quality 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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Ben Karl, Odyssey Public Relations
Aram Jabbari, Atlus U.S.A., Inc.