NEW "AMBITIONS" TRAILER FOR UPCOMING ACTION-ADVENTURE THE CURSED CRUSADE EXPLORES HOW EASILY MAN IS LED ASTRAY

 

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- JANUARY 13, 2011 -- Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today released  a new trailer for The Cursed Crusade, their upcoming 2-player cooperative action-adventure for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PC. 

The "Ambitions" trailer explores the fickle, easily tempted nature of men, setting the early stage for the game's dramatic narrative.  With no shortage of raw, visceral medieval violence, delivered using the game's numerous weapons and attack combinations, the video also gives fans their first look at the sweeping set pieces that will comprise the heart of the game's adventure.  Spanning across the majesty of Constantinople and many memorable historical sites throughout western Europe,  The Cursed Crusade will take players across grand courtyards, cities under siege, and a series of locations and events realized through extensive research.

The Cursed Crusade is currently scheduled to release in Summer 2011 for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PC. 

For more information, visit the official website: http://www.thecursedcrusade.com .

 

About The Cursed Crusade

Set against the backdrop of the Old World, two adventurers--both seasoned warriors--will quest across a Western Europe ablaze with the turmoil of a newly begun Fourth Crusade.  Denz, a holy Templar, and Esteban, a roguish mercenary, may have different origins, but their motivations are the same: amidst the danger and despair of a new Crusade, to find the means to deliver themselves from a terrible curse that threatens to consume their immortal souls.

Key Features

    <*> The Old World Burns--Embark on a contentious quest for retribution spanning five chapters and 40 missions that promises to bring fire, death, and destruction to the great cities of medieval Europe. <*> A Templar Cursed--Transform the world around you into a flaming red vision of Hell, increasing your strength and your ability to perceive hidden things, all at the expense of your humanity. <*> Brotherhood of Steel--Split-screen or online, recruit a friend to assume control of the thief, Esteban, to join in the excitement of shared adventure. <*> Intense, visceral 3rd-person action--Easy to grasp yet deep in its execution, a weapon-based combat engine features over 90 combos, dozens of weapons, and a timing-based counter system.
About Atlus

Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus is renowned for its proud tradition of publishing exceptional role-playing games with strong niche appeal.  The Atlus library of critically acclaimed video games includes Demon's Souls, Odin Sphere, the Trauma Center series, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit http://www.atlus.com .

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About Kylotonn Entertainment

Founded in 2002, Kylotonn is a development studio with an important position in the French videogame landscape, acquiring a solid reputation not only thanks to titles like Bet on Soldier and Speedball2™ Tournament, but also to the quality of the proprietary real-time 3D rendering engine, Kt-Play All Engine.  Research has always been a key element in the company's strategy; extensive R&D experience has helped Kylotonn effectively address the current generation of gaming platforms by co-developing the PLAY ALL production tool chain.  The company now creates numerous games on all platforms (PS3™, Xbox 360® , PC, Wii™, etc.) and for all audiences (from casual gamers to core gamers), in addition to co-producing and editing various titles as well.  For more information, visit www.kylotonn.com .

 

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The Cursed Crusade has not yet been rated by the ESRB.

 

Contact:

Aram Jabbari

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

(949) 788-0455 x102

aram@atlus.com

 

Crystal Murray

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

(949) 788-0455 x128

crystal@atlus.com


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