Developer: Climax Inc.
Platform: PSP™ ( PlayStation®Portable) system
Players: Single-player, 2 players via wireless multiplayer connectivity
Launch Date: November 15, 2005
ESRB Rating: "RP " for "Rating Pending"
This November, Sony Computer Entertainment America releases Kingdom of Paradise , an all-new action-RPG exclusively for the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system. In
Kingdom of Paradise , players take the role of a young warrior outcast named Shinbu. When one of the five martial clans attempts to disrupt a peaceful balance of power within the land of Ohka , Shinbu becomes determined to defend his clan and restore equal power to the five clans that once ruled the world.
Set in a vast, living world, players will develop their swordsmanship skills as they explore active environments in a crusade to defeat an evil clan. Kingdom of Paradise features more than 150 styles of sword fighting, 15 kinds of Qigong martial arts, downloadable contents via infrastructure mode , wireless multiplayer connectivity via ad hoc mode, and more than 20 hours of gameplay set in a fantastical world.
Three hundred years ago, five martial clans peacefully ruled Ohka, the center of the known world. In an attempt to gain total supremacy, the Kirin clan brutally attacked the four other martial clans to secure the Divine Swords, the symbols of absolute power. As a result, a young warrior named Shinbu, along with a girl named Suirin, are the only survivors of their clan. Although once considered an outcast, Shinbu embarks on a journey to defend his clan and return the balance of powers to Ohka.
Customized Attacks and Combos – Create a unique martial arts style by customizing attack combos and moves. Select from more than 150 sword attacks styles, and defeat enemies to collect scrolls that increase Shinbu's martial arts skills.
Exchange Skills – Share custom-created swordsmanship skills with friends through Ad Hoc mode.
Downloadable Content – Download and use defensive items, special skills, and an exclusive sword through the Wi-Fi Infrastructure Mode.
Expansive, 3D Action-RPG – More than 20 hours of gameplay are unfolded in five worlds in an epic tale with beautiful, interactive environments and characters.
Mythical Creatures and Enemies – Interact with 21 characters designed by Korean animator Ko Jinho. Utilizing a distinct anime style, Kingdom of Paradise incorporates storybook lands and awe-inspiring creatures.
One-on-One Fighting Action Via Ad Hoc Mode – Engage in classic, one-on-one 3D fighting via Ad Hoc Mode or simply show off custom-created sets of moves.