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P.M. STUDIOS Announces the Release date of ETROM “The Astral Essence” in Italy

BARI, ITALY (October 20, 2005) - P.M. STUDIOS today officially announce the Italian release date of the 3D Action-RPG Game- ETROM: "The Astral Essence".

Etrom "The Astral Essence" will be released in Italy on November 16, 2005

"We are thrilled and proud to start the publication of our project in Italy. Etrom is a product that has been entirely designed and made in Italy by a 100% Italian team! We are sure that the Italian players will appreciate this aspect. Etrom is an open project and addressed to a worldwide audience, but its conceptual and cultural roots are knowingly European, as far as its myths, knowledge and imaginary worlds are concerned. As I said at the beginning of the development of this great work, Etrom cannot be considered simply as a game but it's a Universe. P.M. Studios is inviting you to enter this Universe..." - Fabio Belsanti Managing Director & Lead Designer-P.M. Studios.

Earth 476. A.H.E.F. (After Human Empire Foundation): the Future?

Etrom is an epic adventure that will take you into a dark future where warring societies are divided not just by walls, but also by laws, secrets, religions and the terrifying Void Lands. In a world with fantastic technologies, people will find their future in ancient civilizations governed by mysterious hidden energies.

Etrom leads you across realms and cities, through democracies and "nazi" dictatorships. It is a journey through space-time portals, amongst the Thrones of the Abyss, and beyond the gates of the City of Light. With a huge number of locations, and settings it plunges you into a world of rituals, fraught with secret-service plots and held together by dark spells.

Etrom is an endless journey with AND against demons, secret divinities, dragons, mechs, hovertanks, different races and intelligent entities from across space and time...From a brooding world of megacities you will set out across many dimensions and realities to face men and gods projected into the absolute infinity.

Forge Your Destiny!

Unleash Your Inner Demon!

Feel The POWERS of the Astral Essence!

Main Features

1. Deep and involving Storyline set in a dark, futuristic, "neo-gothic" world where technology and a fantasy Middle Ages collide;

2. Play a truly Non-Linear Game Structure;

3. 7 possible endings!

4. Frequent and Bloody Battles: from close combat with an Astral Axe to long range fights with Energy Weapons (Assault rifles, Sniper rifles, heavy machine-guns, Hyper rifles, Disruptors) and amazing Astral Spells;

5. Astral Transformations (Inner Demon, Dragon Guardian, Abyss Knight, Lux Soldier, Legio Infenalis);

6. Pilot futuristic MECHS;

7. Explore more than 70 huge levels and secret levels in the 4 States, the Mysterious Void Lands and the Dungeons of the Abyss...

8. Face Hordes of Enemies and Powerful Enemy Gods;

9. Free and Strategic management of the Character's Inventory (over 500 types of armor, objects, energy weapons, power-drugs, magic items);

10. Free and Strategic management of player Characteristics;

New sections featuring aspects related to the whole project will be opened soon on the official website (

About PM Studios (

PM Studios is a New Software House set up by a highly creative and professional crew of Videogames and Multimedia Projects developers.

Main Projects Developed:

-"Kien" (Action/Rpg GBA game) (

-"La Perla Verde" (Educational Videogame sponsorized by E.C.) (see portfolio in the website)

-"Natura Futura" (Multimedia "Virtual Reality" Project sponsorized by E.C.) (see portfolio in the website)

-"Helmo" (Educational Videogame)

For any questions mail to:

Fabio Belsanti

Managing Director & Lead Designer

P.M. Studios S.r.l. [Think-3]

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