OPERATION DARKNESS DEMO NOW AVAILABLE ON XBOX LIVE(R) MARKETPLACE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IRVINE, California. - April 24, 2008 - Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today announced the launch of the official Operation Darkness demo on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. This epic fantasy WWII turn-based strategy game demo features one mission, offering a variety of attack options and access to some of the more unique spells in the game (werewolves, anyone?).

Operation Darkness is currently scheduled for release on June 24 for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

Visit the official site:

http://www.atlus.com/operationdarkness

Discuss Operation Darkness in the official forums:

http://www.atlus.com/new_forum/viewforum.php?f=24&sid=c85f81b4393b3cc713c3943cf5a48acc

About Operation Darkness:

Enter an alternate WWII-era world where history and fantasy collide! Leading an army of ruthless officers and unearthly creatures, Adolf Hitler marches through Europe, leaving behind a trail of death and destruction. With his powers on the rise and his armies on the move, it falls on you and your team of elite soldiers to cut deep into the heart of the Third Reich and strike a fatal blow to Hitler's ever-growing legion of evil!

Key Features:

    <*>History and fantasy collide - Play the hidden battles of WWII as you combat the occult forces of Hitler's regime! Nazis, vampires, werewolves, and the undead inhabit this epic alternate WWII strategy RPG. <*>Engrossing squad-based tactical gameplay - Pit your strategy skills against the Third Reich as you choose the combination of soldiers, weapons, and movements necessary to win a war. <*>Huge arsenal of weapons and skills - Outfit your team with a wide selection of arms, artillery, and magic skills. <*>Xbox LIVE cooperative play - Enlist up to three other players in Xbox LIVE multiplayer co-op mode.
Operation Darkness has been rated "M" for Mature with Blood and Violence by the ESRB.

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About Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. 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 Odin Sphere, Trauma Center series, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit http://www.atlus.com.

©2008 SUCCESS. Licensed to and published by Atlus U.S.A., Inc. Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Ben Karl

Odyssey Public Relations

(415) 955-8531

benjamin@odysseylabs.com

Aram Jabbari

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

949-788-0455 (x102)

aram@atlus.com


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