FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunnyvale, Calif., December 19th, 2005 - Agetec, Inc., a leading publisher of entertainment software, is excited to announce that the charming Japanese tale PoPoLoCroisTM for the PSPTM (PlayStation®Portable) system has been nominated by 1UP.com for 2005 RPG Game of the Year.
"Being nominated for this great award is a testament to the hard work and quality that Agetec puts into all of our titles," says Mark Johnson, vice president of marketing, Agetec, Inc. "We could not be more proud to bring a game of this magnitude to the US, and we are thrilled that we have been included in this elite group of games."
The first game of the popular series released outside Japan, PoPoLoCrois follows the adventures of brave Prince Pietro as he battles to save his beloved kingdom from the chilling grips of the evil Ice Demon and rescue his mother from a mysterious eternal slumber. Pietro and his friends travel to faraway lands as they interact with beautiful environments and do battle with a vast array of fierce monsters.
Fans of PoPoLoCrois are encouraged to visit 1UP.com at http://bestof2005.1up.com/ to vote. Voting ends December 31st, 2005, and winners will be chosen sometime in February.
PoPoLoCrois has an ESRB rating of "E" for Everyone and is available at Electronics Boutique, GameStop, and online at http://www.target.com and http://www.walmart.com for the suggested retail price of $39.99. For additional information and to view the official game trailer 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 the growing list of titles found in the A1 Games series. Based in Sunnyvale, California, Agetec games can be found on PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSPTM (PlayStation®Portable) system, Dreamcast®, N64®, and Game Boy® Color console systems. For more information about Agetec visit http://www.Agetec.com.
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