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GrimGrimoire works its magic on PS2 this September

Hertfordshire, UK- August 8, 2007 - KOEI, today announced the release of GrimGrimoire in Europe. Co-developed by renowned RPG specialists Nippon Ichi and Vanillaware, GrimGrimoire will offer a spellbinding blend of sorcery and time travel when it is released on PlayStation 2 across Europe on September 28.

"We are very pleased to continue our commitment to bringing the very best Japanese RPGs and strategy titles to European gamers with one of 2007's most intriguing strategic adventures. Just when people might be thinking they'll never have a chance to visit a school of wizardry ever again GrimGrimoire arrives right on cue to offer gamers a magical world of sorcery, strategy and a mysterious tale that players will be itching to get to the bottom of." said Will Curley, Sales Manager for KOEI Ltd.


GrimGrimoire follows a young girl called Lillet Blan on her first few days at a prestigious yet mystical magic school. Having awoken on the fifth day to find everyone at the school has mysteriously vanished, she then finds herself returned right back to the first day of term with her memories intact. Now she has an opportunity to relive the past five days all over again and discover just what happened to the school's inhabitants and maybe prevent this terrible tragedy from happening all over again.

Only the most gifted young magicians get to attend Wizardry schools and The Tower of the Silver Star is the most prestigious of the lot. This is where Lillet's adventure takes place and where she will have to use all of her cunning and magical prowess to overcome the obstacles that stand between her and the saviour of her entire school.

To get to the bottom of just what happened on that fateful day Lillet has a willing army of elves and fairy units to battle her way to the answers to this mystery. With enough experience Lillet has the ability to summon demons and dragons just like the ultimate sorcerer and head of the Wizardry School, Gammel Dore.

About Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.

Nippon Ichi Software was founded in 1994 in Gifu, Japan as an entertainment software company. Since then Nippon Ichi Software has grown into an international company focused on creating innovative video game products.

About Koei Ltd.

KOEI Ltd. is a subsidiary of Japanese company KOEI Co., Ltd. and has had offices in Hertfordshire, UK since 2003. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the US, UK, Canada, China, Korea, France, Taiwan, Singapore, and Lithuania. KOEI employs over 900 people worldwide with sales exceeding $250 million. The company constantly seeks to achieve a fine balance between entertainment, technology, art and education and provides games that will mesmerise gamers globally.

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