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Release Date: Winter
Genre: Action Role Playing Game (RPG)
Platform: PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system
Rating: RP
Developer: Snowblind Studios
Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment
Price: TBD

Game Description

The critically acclaimed Action/RPG of 2004, Champions of Norrath ™, gets a sequel! Champions: Return to Arms ™, published by Sony Online Entertainment and developed by the creators of Baldur's Gate ™: Dark Alliance ™ and Champions of Norrath , will build on the progressive features of the first edition with more single-player adventures, a deeper online and multiplayer experience, two new playable races, beautifully detailed environments, a whole new storyline, secret gameplay modes, new monsters, weapons and items and much more.

The Champions of Norrath have destroyed the god Innoruuk, shattering his body into shards of hate. Innoruuk's followers and allies have taken it upon themselves to gather these shards in order to resurrect their fallen prince. Hate has infected all that was good and you can completely trust no one. Firiona Vie, who has remained pure at heart, has called upon the champions to take up the crusade against evil to rid Norrath of this evil threat once and for all. The game is designed to offer more than 100 hours of gameplay per character, unlimited battles, deadly missions and the ability to import characters from the original game. Do you have what it takes to be a Champion?

Features

•  A continuation of the engrossing fantasy storyline of Champions of Norrath , with exciting twists and turns that require the player to choose his or her fate

•  Two new playable races

•  Earn medals based on gameplay performance, which can then be used to unlock secret levels

•  Thousands of new items, weapons, armor and magical artifacts to acquire

•  All-new and beautifully detailed environments

•  New spells and abilities for all classes

•  A host of new monsters to battle and non-player characters to encounter

•  Secret Epic items of incredible power found through unlockable side quests

•  The ability to import characters from the original game and start on a higher difficulty level

•  Increased level limits “ take characters to level 80!

•  More than 50 gameplay areas along with a mission system containing non-linear side quests

•  Multitap support for up to 4 players

•  Superior online multiplayer options for up to 4 players via Network Adaptor “ no additional subscription fees required (players must provide their own internet connection and PlayStation 2 Network Adaptor for online gameplay modes)

•  All new multiplayer and online gameplay options

•  Import and download characters via Memory Card

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