E3 2010: Atlus to Bring Bullet-Hell RPG Knights in the Nightmare™, "The Most Original RPG of 2009*," to PSP®(PlayStation®Portable) System This October

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- JUNE 15, 2010 -- Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today revealed that the critically acclaimed Knights in the Nightmare™, a groundbreaking tour de force of bullet-hell action and strategy roleplaying, is set to release for PSP®(PlayStation®Portable) system in North America on October 19, 2010. Hailed as a "once-in-a-lifetime experience**," Knights mixes frantic, energetic action with thought-provoking tactical gameplay, all within a beautifully-rendered fantasy setting presented through a captivating, emotional narrative.

"We're proud to bring one of the most unique roleplaying experiences in recent memory to PSP system this fall," commented Aram Jabbari, Manager of Public Relations and Sales. "The many improvements this new version brings aside, Knights in the Nightmare, at its core, is one of those must-play gaming experiences, combining sumptuous 2D art and animations, a moving story, and some of the most novel combat mechanics ever into an irresistible portable package."

Enhanced to take full advantage of the power of PSP system, this new version of the game features remastered visuals and sounds, optimized controls, and a new opening movie from visionary director Yukio Takatsu (Persona 3, Persona 4, Yggdra Union). Originally, players could choose from two different characters with two unique perspectives on events. This new release adds a third character, Princess Yggdra, offering even more replay value and shedding more light on the game's enchanting narrative. Moreover, this release further expands on what was already one of the deepest, most substantial tutorials of all-time, giving players introductory missions filled with instructions and tips, making the game's learning curve easier than ever. Dripping with style and originality, Knights in the Nightmare delivers an unforgettable experience.

Knights in the Nightmare is scheduled for release on October 19, 2010 in stores and via PlayStation®Network with an MSRP of $29.99. For more information, visit the official website: http://www.Atlus.com/kitnpsp.

* RPGamer.com, Best of 2009 Awards
** GameZone.com

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