Growlanser: Heritage of War™ Now Shipping!

End the War, Unlock the Secret...

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 18th, 2007 – Atlus, U.S.A., Inc., a leading publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that Growlanser: Heritage of War, the latest entry in the critically-acclaimed Growlanser series for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, is shipping to North American retailers.

To honor the epic series and its loyal fans, Atlus has created a deluxe Limited Edition set with a number of unique collectibles that deliver in full on the Growlanser experience. The complete package includes a 100-page full color art book that features material from the entire Growlanser saga, a multimedia DVD featuring additional video content and Growlanser trivia, lenticular cards, commemorative pins, and a Growlanser keychain. Followers of the series have come to expect great value, and Growlanser: Heritage of War Limited Edition aims to deliver.

There will be only one print run of Growlanser: Heritage of War. If you are a fan of the series or of the strategy RPG genre in general, this is one opportunity you cannot afford to miss. Get it before it's gone forever...

Growlanser: Heritage of War has been rated “T” for Teen with Language and Mild Fantasy Violence by the ESRB.

About Growlanser: Heritage of War
On an island continent shrouded in darkness and bounded on every shore by an impassable veil, war rages among desperate inhabitants fighting for survival. A mysterious famine has ravaged the land, leaving its denizens to struggle over what little fertile soil remains. There is no safe haven; ground that war has left untouched is still threatened by the Screapers, fierce and powerful monsters steadily encroaching on the cities of men. Hope is fading - who will rise to save this dying land?

Key Features
• Over 70 Hours of Gameplay! A sweeping story arc spanning 5 lengthy chapters, with additional chapters to unlock.
• A Fantasy World Comes to Life! Story unfolds through gorgeous hand-drawn animation and character portraits by artist Satoshi Urushihara.
• Strategic Party-based Combat! The action is faster and more exciting than ever as you use an advanced troop command system to give orders to your allies – smart tactics are the key to victory.
• Manage your Character's Ability Tree! Change your character's abilities based on the needs of the situation. As your character levels, so too do your Ability Plates!
• Discover and Train a Magical Fairy Companion!
• Cultivate Intimate Relationships with your Allies!

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About Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. is a publisher of compelling video games for a variety of platforms, including the Nintendo DSTM, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, WiiTM, Xbox 360TM, and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Atlus U.S.A, Inc.'s library of critically acclaimed video games includes Odin Sphere, Trauma Center: Second Opinion, Magna Carta: Tears of Blood, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit

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