London (12th November 2008)– Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces further details on its highly-anticipated original adventure, THE LAST REMNANT™, released across all PAL territories on 20th November 2008, exclusively on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®.
From the makers of the FINAL FANTASY® series comes a brand new epic adventure on a scale never seen before, and with a planned launch– aimed at rewarding all fans everywhere– players across the globe will be able to buy THE LAST REMNANT simultaneously across Japan, PAL territories and North America only on Xbox 360.
Nobuyuki Ueda, Producer on THE LAST REMNANT, comments,“Our goal with THE LAST REMNANT was always to make a game that would be welcomed by a global audience. Our fans across Europe have been very supportive towards us, and we wanted to give them the opportunity to play the game at the same time as fans in Japan. We hope they’ll enjoy playing THE LAST REMNANT as much as we have enjoyed making it.”
Fans of Square Enix and Xbox 360 players can look forward to redeeming exclusive in-game items via pre-order deals with select retailers. Players should also watch out for the pre-launch teaser videos that will whet the appetite of any keen action adventurer.
THE LAST REMNANT is a completely original adventure title, benefiting from the finest creative talent to build a lush, real-time fantasy world. The game's battle system has been carefully crafted to deliver a brand-new experience for players, as they control forces in massive cinematic battles.
For more information about THE LAST REMNANT and for links to pre-order retail partners, please visit the new official experience website at www.lastremnant-game.com
About THE LAST REMNANT
In ancient times, mysterious artefacts referred to as Remnants were discovered all over the world. Offering incredible power, they soon came into the hands of the covetous few, and thus was the world’s delicate equilibrium shattered. The people were divided into those who ruled and those who were ruled over. War was inevitable. Our story begins a thousand years later…
Rush lives with his sister Irina on the secluded Eulam Island, a place far removed from the ceaseless battle for control over the Remnants which rages on the mainland. However, his peaceful life is shattered one day when he witnesses his sister’s abduction by a mysterious group of soldiers. He immediately sets off after them, ill-prepared for the evils of the outside world but determined to find his sister at any cost.
• A cutting-edge new adventure from Square Enix and the creators of the FINAL FANTASY series
• Innovative new battle system that allows for large scale battles delivered with an unrivalled cinematic intensity
• Selective Encounter System allows you to engage the enemy your way, eliminating random battles
• Unreal® Engine 3 takes Square Enix’s legendary production values to the next level
• Fully localised for PAL territories with French, German, Spanish and Italian subtitles and menu screens
Information on pre-order in-game items - DLC Content
“March to War Set”
Boost your tactical strength with this pack of three formations.
• Scatterswarm– Sacrifices defence to improve attack on the left flank and mystic attack of right.
• Goblet– Improves attack of lead ranks, but reduces defence of flanks. Effective versus avian fiends.
• Catapult– Improves the mystic attack of back ranks, but reduces attack and defence of lead ranks
About Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Asia, North America and Europe. Square Enix brings two of Japan's best-selling franchises– FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 46 million units worldwide– under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. with offices in London, Square Enix Ltd. handles operations in Europe and other PAL territories including sales, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles. More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com
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Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England&Wales under the number 3679704 whose registered office is Castle House, 37-45 Paul Street, London EC2A 4LS
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