SUNNYVALE, Calif., November 14, 2005 - Agetec, Inc., a leading publisher of entertainment software, announced that PoPoLoCroisTM has been approved for gold status and will ship to stores on December 6, 2005. Hugely popular in Japan, PoPoLoCrois for the PSPTM (PlayStation®Portable) system is the first game of the long running series released for the U.S. market.
"Hardcore RPG enthusiasts have been nostalgic for a unique PSPTM system role-playing game for quite some time now," said Mark Johnson, vice president of marketing for Agetec, Inc. "The appeal of PoPoLoCrois for U.S. gamers is that they can play a traditional RPG game on their PSP system while enjoying many cool features, including a ton of playable characters, exciting cut scenes that further the story, a quick-save option for playing on the go, and a zoom feature so that every little detail can be savored."
Developed by G-Artists and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., PoPoLoCrois is an endearing story of hope and perseverance for 10-year-old Prince Pietro and his forest witch friend Narcia as they embark upon adventures spanning a period of five years. Traversing through the magical kingdoms of the world and lands beyond, the intrepid twosome encounter fairies, dragons and Gods as they team up with unique characters and battle dangerous creatures in an attempt to save the kingdom and rescue the soul of Prince Pietro's mother from eternal sleep, free his father from the grips of darkness and stop a Goddess who has gone mad with her own selfish desires.
PoPoLoCrois is rated "E" for Everyone and has a price point of $39.99 at Electronics Boutique, GameStop, and online at http://www.target.com and http://www.walmart.com. For more information on other exciting titles from Agetec, please visit http://www.agetec.com.
About Agetec, Inc.
Agetec, Inc. is a world-class publisher of award-winning software and hardware accessories for the North American video game market. Agetec publishes many well-known brand titles, including: "King's Field," "The Adventures of Cookie & Cream," "Bass Landing," "RPG Maker," and the "Armored Core" game series as well as a growing list of over 65 game titles. Based in Sunnyvale, California, Agetec games support all console and handheld gaming systems.
®2005 Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. ®Yohsuke Tamori All Rights Reserved. "PoPoLoCrois" is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. "PSP" is a trademark and "PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Memory Stick DuoTM may be required (sold separately).
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