LORD OF ARCANA FOR PSP® SYSTEM NOW AVAILABLE IN NORTH AMERICA AND VIA DIGITAL DOWNLOAD FROM THE PLAYSTATION®STORE

LOS ANGELES (January 25, 2011) —  Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in North America, announced today the action-RPG  Lord of Arcana™ is now available at retailers in North America and via digital download from the PlayStation®Network Store. Players can now embark on a brutal expedition in a dark fantasy world laid out exclusively on the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system.

As Slayers in  Lord of Arcana, players undertake a quest to regain lost memories and acquire the power of the Arcana. With a seamless blend of RPG elements and gut-spilling battles, players can delve into an elaborate crafting system to construct the best weaponry, and design the ultimate Slayers. Dozens of challenging quests lie ahead as Slayers collect the power of Arcana and lay waste to all those who stand in their way. Players can hack and slash their way through vile and vicious beasts as lone heroes or band together with fellow Slayers to deliver a fury of fatal assaults.

Lord of Arcana is now available at retailers in North America and via digital download from the PlayStation®Network Store for the suggested retail price of $39.99.  Lord of Arcana is rated M (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at  www.esrb.org for more information about ratings. Please visit the official website for more information: http://na.lordofarcana.com.

Story

This world is called Horodyn, so named for its first king.

At the edge of a village surrounded by a huge forest lies the powerful stone Arcana, the source of all order in the world.

It is said that only one with power can acquire Arcana.

Slayers annihilate hordes of monsters so that they can lay their hands on Arcana.

What power does it hold? And to what destiny is one with Arcana bound?

Features
    <*>Experience an authentic multiplayer action-RPG from Square Enix, developed exclusively for the PSP system, when  Lord of Arcana launches on January 25, 2011 <*>Play with up to three friends to defeat tough enemies and reap rewards together, or tackle a variety of quests in single-player mode <*>Dive into the fray with intuitive controls that will hook players of any skill level <*>Create one-of-a-kind avatars and produce thousands of unique weapons. The possibilities are endless
About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 54 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at  http://www.square-enix.com/na.

© 2011 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. LORD OF ARCANA, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, SPACE INVADERS, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies. "PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

 


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