CASUAL GAMING GETS A SHOT IN THE TENTACLE: OCTOMANIA INKED FOR Wii(TM)

IRVINE,CA - FEBRUARY 5th, 2008 - Atlus U.S.A., Inc., the video game publisher voted "least likely to distribute a fun, family-friendly puzzle game," today announced it will be the exclusive North American distributor for Octomania, a new multiplayer puzzle game for Wii. Formerly beautiful and serene land suddenly ruined by a magic spell gone awry? Check. Challenging puzzle gameplay, online multiplayer, and a variety of different play modes? Affirmative. A story of mischief and mayhem filled with zany characters? It's all here, along with the hundreds of thousands of octopi you'll have to deal with. Let the Octomania begin! Octomania is scheduled to be on sale March 11, 2008, at a MSRP of $19.99.

For more on Octomania, please visit the official website: http://www.conspiracygames.com/products.php?productid=81531500073

Octomania has been rated "E" for Everyone with Comic Mischief and Mild Suggestive Themes by the ESRB.

About Octomania

On a peaceful day in the land of Lonronpia, Kari, an apprentice magician, is summoning up her favorite treat. When her spell goes horribly awry, hundreds of thousands of colored octopi suddenly rain down from the clouds. A guardian angel appears before her, asking Kari to rid the land of the octopi and undo the damage of her failed spell.

Key Features

- Encounter zany foes on your quest to rid Lonronpia of octopi! Story mode takes you to multiple locales to battle a variety of clever and humorous opponents, while Arcade mode lets you jump straight into the action. You can even opt to play in "Endless mode," where it's all about how long you can hang in there before your screen fills up.

- Local head-to-head and Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection multiplayer modes! Whether you're playing alone, alongside a friend, or against a random player online, the fast-paced puzzle gameplay is always a blast! Two players can face offonline, and up to four players can play in local multiplayer.

- Tons of content for a great price! Combo chains, special attacks, multiple difficulty levels... Experienced gamers will find a lot to enjoy, but newcomers will find just as much fun to be had. And with the included tutorial mode, anyone can pick it up and play!

*** Download screenshots and game info at www.odysseylabs.com/atlus/Octomania.zip (500 KB)

About Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. is a publisher of compelling video games for a variety of platforms, including the Nintendo DS, PSP ® (PlayStation ® Portable) system, Wii TM , Xbox 360 ® , and PlayStation ® 2 computer entertainment system. 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. And yes, we know octopi have arms (not tentacles), but you have to admit, it made for a better headline.

© 2008 IDEA FACTORY. Licensed to and published by Conspiracy Entertainment Corp. Wii and Nintendo DS are trademarks of Nintendo.

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CONTACTS:

Aram Jabbari

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

949-788-0455 (x102)

aram@atlus.com

Chris Schmidt

Odyssey Labs

415-955-8513

chris@odysseylabs.com


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