Embark on an Epic Role-Playing Adventure With Arc the Lad: Twilight of The Spirits for PlayStation2

Embark on an Epic Role-Playing Adventure
With Arc the Lad: Twilight of The Spirits for PlayStation2

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits
Combines Captivating Storyline, Adventure, Strategy and Combat for an RPG
Classic

FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 27 /PRNewswire/ —
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. today announced the release of Arc the
Lad: Twilight of the Spirits(TM) available exclusively for the PlayStation(R)2
computer entertainment system. Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits, a
traditional, fantasy role-playing game (RPG), unfolds thousands of years after
the last installment in the series with an all-new intriguing storyline, an
innovative turn-based battle system and a variety of new characters with unique
abilities. Set in a vibrant world of realistic and stunning graphics and using
motion-captured cutscenes to enhance gameplay, Arc the Lad: Twilight of the
Spirits delivers an epic adventure perfect for fans of strategy, adventure and
RPG games.

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits
introduces gamers to a world of betrayal and self-destruction filled with
strategic combat and quests. An immersive RPG experience encompassing more than
60 hours of gameplay awaits players, as they join brothers Darc and Kharg on
their journey to capture the Great Spirit Stones and restore peace to a chaotic
world. Utilizing 14 playable characters, each with their own special abilities,
weapons and combination attacks, players will engage in tactical fighting
sequences to overcome immense challenges, and will discover more about the
characters as they vibrantly come alive in combat through extensive battle
communication.

"Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits
optimizes the capabilities and technology of PlayStation 2 and brings fresh
elements to the popular series, combining an all-new storyline with strategy,
fast-paced adventure and unique battle elements for a deeper, more engaging
gameplay experience," said Ami Blaire, director, product marketing, Sony
Computer Entertainment America. "Fans of the original series as well as role
playing gamers everywhere are sure to enjoy this next generation of the Arc the
Lad series."

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits places
gamers deep into a world where the Humans and Deimos have been at war for years
in their struggle to capture the Great Spirit Stones. But fate is about to place
the future of both races in the hands of two men. Separated at birth, Darc and
Kharg grow to become brave young men whose individual struggles divide, and then
reunite them. Faced with seemingly insurmountable obstacles while battling foes
with evil intentions, their individual quests are the last hope to bring about
worldwide peace and stability.

The independent Entertainment Software Rating
Board (ESRB) has rated Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits "T" for Teen. For
more information about the ESRB visit


www.esrb.org
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About Sony Computer Entertainment America
Inc.

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lifestyle with its PlayStation(R) and PS one(TM) game console, and the
PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system. The PlayStation 2 computer
entertainment system is set to revolutionize the home entertainment market,
offering the most compelling interactive content and the capability to be used
as a network terminal in the coming broadband era.

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products and develops, publishes, markets and distributes software for the PS
one game console and the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system for the
North American market. Based in Foster City, Calif. Sony Computer Entertainment
America Inc. serves as headquarters for all North American operations and is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

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