IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- JUNE 12, 2012 -- ATLUS, a brand of Index Digital Media, Inc., today announced that Gungnir, an all-new strategy RPG and the latest entry in the beloved Dept Heaven series of roleplaying games from developer Sting, is now available in stores and via PlayStation®Network* in North America for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. The PSN version of the game is also expected to be compatible with PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) handheld entertainment systems. ATLUS also today released a new Launch Trailer for Gungnir, a new video showcasing the game's story, interface, battles, and unique features.
"The Dept Heaven series of RPGs and SRPGs stands as a pillar of innovation and risk-taking, not to mention tremendous visual design in game development," commented Tim Pivnicny, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "With Gungnir, developer Sting continues their proud tradition of beautifully rendered character sprite work, lush backgrounds, intricate user interface design, and core game mechanics that are accessible for newcomers but endlessly rewarding for experienced players who opt to invest the time necessary for mastering the game's tactical battles. Fans of the genre looking for a sweeping narrative, substantial SRPG gameplay, and yet another visually stunning Dept Heaven presentation need not look further!"
Immediately familiar to Dept Heaven fans and immensely captivating to gamers looking for a deep, handheld experience, Gungnir is the perfect new hardcore gaming addition to any PSP system owner's library!
Gungnir is now available in stores and via PlayStation Network* in North America with an MSRP of $29.99. For more information, please visit www.atlus.com/gungnir.
*Available today following PlayStation®Store update
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© 2012 STING. Produced by ATLUS. Licensed to and published by Index Digital Media, Inc. Gungnir been rated "T" for Teen with Alcohol Reference, Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Mild Language, and Mild Suggestive Themes by the ESRB.