IRVINE, CALIFORNIA — NOVEMBER 16TH, 2007 — Atlus U.S.A., Inc., a leading publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that it has obtained the North American publishing rights for Operation Darkness, an epic fantasy WWII turn-based strategy game for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Operation Darkness is currently scheduled for release in 2008.
About Operation Darkness: Enter an alternate WWII-era world where history and fantasy collide! Leading an army of ruthless officers and unearthly creatures, Adolf Hitler marches through Europe, leaving behind a trail of death and destruction. With his powers on the rise and his armies on the move, it falls on you and your team of elite soldiers to cut deep into the heart of the Third Reich and strike a fatal blow to Hitler's ever-growing legion of evil!
- Lead the Offensive! Brave dozens of missions, confront supernatural creatures, and discover mystical powers as you progress through a sweeping campaign of drama and mystery!
- A Strategy-RPG with an Emphasis on Tactics! With a vast arsenal of historical weapons and a large team of specialized characters at their disposal, players will have to consider every variable as they plan their method of attack – using the environment to your advantage is imperative!
- High-definition visuals, fully-voiced dialogue, and in-game cutscenes deliver a true next-generation experience!
Operation Darkness has not yet been rated by the ESRB.
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 DS, PSP (PlayStationPortable) system, Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. The Atlus library of critically acclaimed video games includes Odin Sphere, Trauma Center series, Magna Carta: Tears of Blood, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit http://www.atlus.com.