UBISOFT TO BRING ASTONISHIA STORY TO THE PSP™ SYSTEM UNDER LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH SONNORI CORPORATION
Originally Released in Korea, Coming Worldwide
SAN FRANCISCO – JANUARY 12, 2006 – Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced it has signed a worldwide licensing agreement with Sonnori Corporation of Korea to publish Astonishia Story in all worldwide territories excluding Korea and Japan. Astonishia Story is a role-playing game for the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system. The game will first be available in North America in March 2006.
In Astonishia Story, players embody an honorable royal knight and embark upon an epic journey to recover a stolen sacred relic that symbolizes prosperity and fortune. Players must seek the help of wizards and many other mysterious allies to succeed.
"Astonishia Story is one of the acclaimed games for the PC and PSP system in Korea and we are excited to add this quality RPG game to our PSP system lineup," said Jay Cohen, vice president of publishing at Ubisoft. "Astonisha Story brings a rich and simple experience that will satisfy the PSP system owner's desire for a RPG game."