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Atlus Shows Its Hand, Reveals Card-Based Strategy RPG Yggdra Union For PSP

June 9, 2008

Atlus Shows Its Hand, Reveals Card-Based Strategy RPG Yggdra Union For PSP

On September 16, the battle to win back Fantasinia begins

Atlus U.S.A., Inc., today announced Yggdra Union, a card-based strategy RPG for the PlayStation Portable. For years, strategy RPG fans have accepted repetitive, non-interactive battle sequences as the genre standard; few games have dared to break the mold. Yggdra Union blows through, shattering the mold into tiny, unrecognizable bits. One reviewer wrote of the game’s ground-breaking mechanics, “It's no easy feat to invigorate a genre that has remained fairly set in its ways for the last few generations, let alone do it with the imagination and energy present here.”* Experience a fresh mix of turn-based strategy and real-time action, constantly engaging the player and providing intense, riveting gameplay combined with tactical card-based combat.

Click here to download a new Yggdra Union video.

Originally released for Game Boy Advance to warm praise, Yggdra Union is beautifully remade and loaded with enhancements, including fully remastered audio and visuals (featuring the artwork of famed character designer and manga artist Satoko Kiyuzuki), fully-voiced dialogue in both Japanese and English, a widescreen aspect ratio, additional difficulty settings, new unlockable content, and more… all exclusive to the PSP system!

Yggdra Union is currently scheduled for release on September 16.

*Gamecritics.com review of Yggdra Union (GBA, 2006)

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