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Sequel to the Critically Acclaimed Action-Fighter

Finally Punches onto the GBA This Fall!

London, UK - November 18th, 2004 - Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, today announced Advance Guardian HeroesTM for the Game Boy® Advance system. Developed by Treasure, the same studio that developed IkarugaTM and Wario WorldTM, Advance Guardian Heroes is the sequel to the classic medieval-themed beat-them-up game developed on the SEGA Saturn. Made famous by its hand-drawn RPG-style characters, over-the-top battles and multi-path storyline, this new chapter features over 20 controllable characters, more than 160 powerful moves to master, and many incredible multiplayer scenarios. Gamers will play as one of three brand-new characters in an action-packed story of courage and sacrifice, upgrading and improving their powers as they progress. Advance Guardian Heroes is PEGI rated 3+ and is scheduled to be released in February 2005 in Europe, Middle East and Asia.

"Ubisoft is pleased to be publishing this classic title for Game Boy Advance." said John Parkes, Ubisoft's EMEA Marketing Director. "Advance Guardian Heroes has innovative single-player gameplay, action-packed multiplayer modes, and an immersive storyline. All of which means we have another great game added to our lineup in Q1."

About Advance Guardian Heroes:

Advance Guardian Heroes features a simple user interface that allows instant pick-up-and-playability. Play as Enn, a warrior with the power of fire; Ray, a warrior with the power of thunder; and Hyu, a warrior with the power of ice who specializes in defense and magic. Game features include:

  • Intense "beat 'em up" action: Multi-hit combos, special attacks and counter moves.
  • Unique RPG elements: Upgrade your player's characteristics and abilities as you wish throughout the game.
  • Magical mayhem and incredible special moves: Hone your skills to produce stunning abilities and feats.
  • Fast-action multiplayer modes: Play against or alongside friends through the game and in Versus mode in quick-battle arenas.

® 2004 TREASURE / ORIGINAL GAME ® SEGA CORPORATION. All rights reserved. Published and distributed by UBISOFT Entertainment under license from TREASURE. Advance Guardian Heroes is a trademark of TREASURE and is used under license. Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. TM, ® and Game Boy Advance are trademarks of Nintendo. ® 2001 Nintendo.

About Ubisoft:

Ubisoft is an international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. A leading company in the multimedia industry, Ubisoft has grown considerably, especially through its strong and diversified lineup. In addition to steadfastly continuing to partner with several high-profile companies, Ubisoft has also confirmed its presence on the global market by developing its own exceptional properties. Founded in 1986 in France, Ubisoft is now present on every continent, both through offices in 21 different countries including the United States, Morocco, Germany and China and through sales of products in over 50 countries. The group is dedicated to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge videogame titles to consumers around the world. Ubisoft generated a turnover of 508 million for the 2003-2004 fiscal year, up 22.5% at a constant exchange rate over the previous fiscal year. To learn more, visit

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