Inside Luminous Art, The Official Luminous Arc 2 Pre-Order Bonus Art Book

November 5, 2008

Fans who pre-order the upcoming strategy RPG Luminous Arc 2 for Nintendo DS™ can pick up Luminous Art, the official Luminous Arc 2 art book, upon the game’s release on November 18 (at select retailers, while supplies last).

Luminous Art is a 7" by 10", 60-page, full color art book featuring designs and illustrations from both Luminous Arc games. Fan favorites Lucia, Vanessa, and others from the original Luminous Arc are featured alongside the new cast from Luminous Arc 2, including Roland, Fatima, and Josie. Detailed character profiles filled to the brim with finished drawings, early sketches, and concept art compliment the compositions and ensemble paintings that round out the substantial content.

Famed character designer Kaito Shibano offers thoughts and comments regarding his inspiration for many of his designs, often lending behind the scenes insight into the creation of many of the games’ more popular characters. Presented on premium quality matte paper, the various illustrations and designed included in Luminous Art are the perfect extra for fans of the series and can make a great gift for fans of beautiful anime-style art.

Luminous Art is only available as a pre-order bonus and only at participating retailers. Luminous Arc 2 is one of three titles featured in the "Atlus Spoils" promotion, along with Eternal Poison and Persona 4 for PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Each game includes a soundtrack CD free-with-purchase, and each game offers a deluxe full-color art book exclusively with pre-orders. Guarantee yourself a copy of this exclusive bonus item and pre-order today!

For more information on Luminous Arc 2, please visit the official website: http://www.atlus.com/luminousarc2

Luminous Arc 2, a strategy RPG for Nintendo DS™, is currently scheduled for release on November 18, 2008 with an MSRP of $39.99.

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Ben Karl, TriplePoint Public Relations

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Aram Jabbari, Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

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