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Heroes of Boletaria, Be Warned: The Old One's Power Will Grow on All Hallow's Eve

October 29, 2009

Heroes of Boletaria, Be Warned: The Old One's Power Will Grow on All Hallow's Eve

If you opt to play Demon's Souls online on Halloween, quest with caution...

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today passed along an ominous warning to online players of the sleeper hit Demon's Souls for PlayStation 3.

"Early reports from the Kingdom of Boletaria indicate that the Old One's power grows," announced Aram Jabbari, Manager of PR and Sales for Atlus, shuffling awkwardly under the weight of his full set of fluted armor. "We've discovered that the nefarious Demon will seek to descend the land in pure blackness on All Hallow's Eve. His minions will be more powerful, but the rewards for those who seek to challenge them will be greater as well. We don't know how long this dark tendency will last, but we do advise those prone to controller-into-LCD syndrome to proceed carefully." Jabbari then cackled as he quickly put a Thief's ring on his finger and disappeared.

Demon's Souls is out now for PlayStation 3 system and retails with an MSRP of $59.99.

Critical acclaim for Demon's Souls:

  • 9/10, Editor's Choice Award - "Brutally challenging and utterly engrossing, this innovative role-playing game is one of the year's best." (GameSpot)

  • 9/10, Gold Award - "...one of the first truly great RPGs of this generation..." (Game Informer)

  • 9.4, Editor's Choice Award - "It's utterly unique among the offerings on any console right now, and absolutely, positively should not be missed." (Sam Bishop, IGN)

  • 9.5/10 - "Gorgeous, thoughtful, and complete unto itself, it's the second-best title I've played this year. Maybe even better." (Play Magazine)

  • 5/5 - "Demon's Souls is the best game I've played all year." (RPGamer)

  • 95 - "Without question, Demon's Souls is one of 2009's finest titles, and an amazing, challenging journey without equal." (GameCritics)

  • 94% - "This is a truly exceptional RPG experience that hasn't been offered by any other game in its genre." (GameZone)

Demon's Souls has been rated "M" for Mature with Blood and Violence by the ESRB.

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