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The Legend Of Kage 2 Ships To North American Retailers Today

October 7, 2008

THE LEGEND OF KAGE 2 SHIPS TO NORTH AMERICAN RETAILERS TODAY

The Evolution of an Arcade Classic Is Unveiled on Nintendo DS

TAITO Corporation), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., announced that The Legend of Kage™ 2 has shipped to North American retailers today.

Twenty-three years after its arrival on the arcade scene, The Legend of Kage makes a triumphant return with an upgraded skill system, all-new story elements and dual-screen presentation that extends the players’ range of action like never before. While maintaining the gameplay and spirit of the original release, The Legend of Kage 2 marks the evolution of a classic arcade game on Nintendo DS™.

The thrilling ninja action of The Legend of Kage 2 takes over both Nintendo DS screens, fully utilizing the dual-screen presentation and scrolling to draw players into a dynamic world filled with exhilarating midair combat. With rich, elaborate stages and a compelling story that follows the tale of two protagonists, The Legend of Kage 2 breathes renewed excitement into the classic action adventure experience.

STORY

Two protagonists, each with their own story… The Warring States period has come to an end, and Japan is at last united under the Tokugawa government. Yet the world in which Kage and Chihiro’s stories unfold is filled with bitterness and hate born from years of conflict and endless turmoil. Entrusted with a mission to protect the Princess Kirihime, the two young ninjas each embark on a fateful journey that will put their skills to the test.

FEATURES

  • The hit arcade game returns, now on a handheld console for the first time!

  • The dual-screen functionality of Nintendo DS injects life into the vibrant game world and its elaborate, action-packed stages

  • Various combinations of Element Orbs allow players to perform an assortment of skills and Ninjutsu techniques

  • Two stories told through two protagonists, both with unique attack abilities, provide twice the adventure for players

The Legend of Kage 2 is rated E10+ (Everyone 10 and older).  The Legend of Kage 2 will be available at North American retailers for the suggested retail price of $19.99 (USD). The official website can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/kage2

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