Bandais The Legend Of Heroes For PSP Goes Gold

Bandai’s “The Legend Of Heroes” For PSP Goes

The Quest Begins This November with “The
Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion”

CYPRESS, CA – November 2, 2005 – Bandai Games
Inc. today announced that “The Legend of Heroes(TM): A Tear of Vermillion(TM)”
has gone gold for the PSP(TM) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system. Featuring more
than 100 distinctive characters, over 50 hours of gameplay, and an extensive
storyline, this game is the first true role-playing game for the PSP system.

In “The Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion,”
players take on the role of Avin, a 17 year-old boy who embarks on an adventure
in search of his sister, Eimelle. With a trusty animal companion at his side,
Avin must journey through one of the most captivating 3-D environments available
on the PSP system. Developed by legendary Nihon Falcom in Tokyo, “The Legend of
Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion” is the second installment in a remarkable Japanese
series known as “Gagharv Trilogy.” Their other well-known RPG works include the
“Ys,” “Brandish,” and “Sorcerian” Series on many platforms and brands.

“The Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion” is
scheduled to ship in stores this November. More information about the game is
available on