Pony Friends Saddles Up A Sequel

Tuesday 17th November/...Square Enix London Studios, a part of Square Enix Europe, today announces Pony Friends 2™, an exciting new game for pony pals, where players can create their perfect pony partner, customise and accessorise, nurture and love, and compete in tricks and challenges.

Coming this Christmas to PC, Wii™ home video console from Nintendo® and Nintendo DS™ hand held system from Nintendo, you are invited to create your perfect holiday gift: the pony of your dreams. With 12 breeds to choose from, you can customise every aspect of your new best friend from hair colour and body patterns to her favourite foods and treats. Ponies can be personalised with a range of custom accessories including reins, saddles and pony blankets which can be earned, discovered or designed in-game.

Saddle up your pony and take to the trails through fifteen beautiful environments and landscapes packed with wildlife to photograph, secrets to discover and wild ponies to meet and befriend. Back at the ranch, you can choose your own stable for your pony to sleep in and groom and care for her to keep her clean and healthy. Take her to play in the paddock where you can teach her new tricks and reward her with a variety of tasty snacks.

Coming with an exciting competition mode where you can compete alone or with friends, Pony Friends 2 lets you show your skills for a range of rewarding trophies. Take to the reins and race against other riders or put your pony’s new-found tricks to the test– win the challenge and the trophy is yours!

• Create, customise and earn new accessories for your Pony. Choose and personalise your ponies and create your own unique accessory designs.

• Explore trails, befriend wild ponies and photograph wildlife to discover secrets. Take the reins and ride your pony on a range of exiting nature trails. Photograph many different wild animals and earn the friendship of wild ponies.

• Race and compete with your friends. Enter race and trick competitions to win trophies. Experience multiplayer racing on the Wii and DS!

• Groom and take care of your Pony to keep her clean and happy. Discover the Pony Friends 2 world and get to know your ponies at your own pace. There is always something new to explore. Talk to your pony on the DS and watch how she responds to your voice!

Groom and accessorise, train and compete, explore, discover and nurture your very own best pony friend!

Pony Friends 2 will be released on the EIDOS games label and will be available in the UK from 20th November, 2009. You can find out more at www.ponyfriends.com.

About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, is a London-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world. Square Enix Ltd. publishes and distributes entertainment content from the Square Enix Groupincluding Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in Europe and other PAL territories. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive, Crystal Dynamics and Eidos-Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 50 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, together with other well established products.

More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com

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