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...and the press release:
THE LAST DRAGON KNIGHT SOARS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA: ATLUS ANNOUNCES DIVINITY II: THE DRAGON KNIGHT SAGA FOR XBOX 360 VIDEO GAME AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM FROM MICROSOFT
The flames of vengeance burn brightest when lit by dragonfire
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- JANUARY 24, 2011 -- Atlus U.S.A., Inc., in partnership with Focus Home Interactive, today announced North American publishing plans for Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
"With Ego Draconis, the original Divinity II adventure now enhanced to live up to its original promise, and Flames of Vengeance, the tale's rousing finale, Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox 360 system stands as one of the most expansive console action RPG experiences of all time," stated Aram Jabbari, Manager of Public Relations and Sales at Atlus. "Comprehensive in its content, extensively remastered based on community feedback, and unflinching in its grand scope and ambition, this complete set offers roleplaying fans over 100 hours of intense action, unique quests, a fully realized fantasy world to explore, and the unmatched thrill of taking to the skies as a powerful dragon. There's no better or more entertaining way to mow down dozens of your enemy's troops than with searing blasts of flame from your mouth. Believe us: we've tried."
"Focus is very happy to work with Atlus for the release of Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for North America," stated CÃ©dric Lagarrigue, CEO of Focus Home Interactive. "Atlus has already demonstrated its expertise on the RPG genre and they proved it yet again with the success of Demon's Souls. Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga was praised by the press and the players in Europe, and we are convinced Atlus is the ideal partner to make the game reach the same success in North America."
Adding even more value is the addition of a soundtrack CD featuring selections from the game's heroic fantasy score, included free inside every launch copy of the game!
Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox 360 system brings its fast-paced action RPG combat and high-flying dragon battles to North America on April 12, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.divinity2-saga.com.
About Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga
The long-besieged realm of Rivellon continues to be plagued by strife and conflict. Decades ago, the divine prophet of a holy order was murdered by a Dragon Knight. Blessed with superhuman power and the ability to transform into their namesake and take to the skies with the might of fire to aid them, these Knights suddenly became outcasts in Rivellon, condemned for the killing of the holy order's leader. Hunted mercilessly by Slayers, followers of the Divine now vigilantly committed to avenging the assassination of their prophet, the Knights soon became scarce.
During the final attack that would result in the extermination of the Dragon Knights, you-a lone Slayer separated from your group, stumble upon a dying Knight. With her final breath, she grants you her abilities, insisting that all is not as it seems. You arise the last living Dragon Knight, shunned by your former Slayer allies, gifted with supernatural powers, and tasked with
exploring the true nature of your age-old conflict...
'¢ The complete Divinity II saga in one package -- With the remastered Ego Draconis and its thrilling conclusion Flames of Vengeance together on one jam-packed disc (along with all previously released DLC), The Dragon Knight Saga offers over 100 hours of rich fantasy roleplaying and gamers' first chance to experience the entire Divinity II adventure from start to finish!
'¢ Wage war as human and dragon -- You begin the adventure as a human Dragon Slayer but are soon transformed into a Dragon Knight with the ability to change into dragon form at will. From here, perspectives shift as both your skills and objectives adapt to encompass the concerns of land and air, human and dragon.
'¢ Dynamically unfolding storyline -- Apart from your primary mission, the open land of Rivellon and its many secrets and surprises lie in wait for the daring explorer. Every nook and cranny potentially hides a new path to explore, while the protagonist's ability to read the mind of any NPC can lead to new quests to solve and new areas to discover. Take on over 180 missions, and watch the storyline change according to your choices and skills.
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 Focus Home Interactive
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide -- such as Blood Bowl, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and also Cities XL and Cycling Manager. In 2011, Focus will publish exciting new games such as A Game Of Thrones - Genesis, a strategy game adapted from the bestselling "Song of Ice and Fire" novels by George R.R. Martin; The Next BIG Thing, a great adventure game by the creators of Runaway; The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; Confrontation and also the official video game of Le Tour de France.
For additional information about the company and its video games, please visit the official website: http://www.focus-home.com.