AWARD-WINNING CO-OP PLATFORMER TRINE 2 FINALLY AVAILABLE VIA EUROPEAN PLAYSTATION STORE, DISCOUNTED APPROXIMATELY 30% IN REGION

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- MARCH 7, 2012 -- ATLUS and Frozenbyte, the respective publisher and developer of Trine 2™, today announced that the critically acclaimed high fantasy, physics-based action-platformer with cooperative online multiplayer is now finally available in Europe for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system via PlayStation®Network.  The game is also available worldwide for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft via Xbox LIVE® Arcade and for PC and Mac via Steam.

As compensation for the game's delayed European launch, the game's release in the region will be discounted approximately 30% for two weeks.  Moreover, Trine 2 will be completely free for European PlayStation®Plus subscribers for a limited time.

"We are all incredibly thrilled that Trine 2 is finally arriving in the European PlayStation Store," commented Aram Jabbari, Manager of PR and Sales at ATLUS.  "We are very aware of how frustrating the delay has been for the game's fans, who continue to support the title despite the long wait.  Because of their unyielding dedication, we are doing everything we can to show our appreciation for their patience with a discount of about 30% that will last for two weeks.  We are also excited to work with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe to make the game completely free for a limited time for European PlayStation Plus users.  The wait is over: it's time for Europe to get its cooperative, physics-based action-platforming on!"

Hailed as "a perfect sequel" by Eurogamer Italy, Trine 2 presents gamers with a fantasy world full of more vibrant color and immersive liveliness than any title in recent memory.  As either the powerful Knight, agile Thief, or crafty Wizard, players will set out on a quest to save the world from a mysterious magic that has brought plants to destructive, havoc-wreaking life.  Through a series of beautifully rendered stages, each highly animated and bursting with color, adventurers will solve brain-teasing puzzles and defeat a variety of foes as they seek the source of their world's calamity.  Trine 2's greatest new addition is that of online support for its defining 3-player cooperative play, which allows three friends--in the same room or across the world--to team up through the entire single player campaign.

  

Bigger and better than its equally acclaimed predecessor, Trine 2 is a "delightfully open-ended sequel that shouldn't be missed by any puzzle fan" according to IGN.com, who scored the game 9.0 out of 10 and gave it its Editor's Choice Award.

Trine 2 is now available worldwide for PlayStation 3 system, Xbox 360 system, PC and Mac. To learn more, visit the official website: http://www.trine2.com.

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©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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