Record of Agarest War Arrives on PlayStation Network, Fall 2009

August 28, 2009

Record of Agarest War Arrives on PlayStation Network,
Fall 2009

Massive wars, bountiful women,
and a cornucopia of debauchery!

Aksys Games announces the first epic SRPG for PlayStation Network, Record of
Agarest
War. In this game developed by Compiled Heart, RED Entertainment, and Idea
Factory,
SRPG fanatics will finally be able to play a game worthy of the genre. Sporting
over one hundred hours of gameplay, Record of Agarest War invites players into
a gorgeous, expansive world of hope and despair. Players will wage war against
the evil forces of darkness, take a bride – actually, several brides – and
extend
their lineage through five generations!

"This is one of those titles where morbid curiosity really hits you once see
some screenshots," states Michael Manzanares, Associate Producer, Aksys Games.
"Instead of being nothing but cheesecake, Record of Agarest War turns out to
have some length and girth to it. Color us surprised."

Record of Agarest War Prologue
In the void before time flowed and space existed, the twelve gods were. Gods
of light and darkness, they came together to create the world of Agarest, a
perfect
and divine paradise. The gods created life, bringing forth animals and plants
by the thousands-among them the intelligent races, such as elves and humans.

But even paradise cannot last forever, and in time, war darkened the skies of
Agarest. Not a simple war between mortals, easily ended by divine intervention,
but a war that split the gods themselves. Armies such as the world had never
seen before, and would never see again, clashed in the skies of Agarest, across
its surface, and even in the caverns that wound their way through its interior.

As is the way in war, many died on both sides, gods and mortals alike, and
the
war left Agarest broken, blackened, and dead. The gods wept for their paradise,
and in a final act of creation, sacrificed themselves to bring life back to its
charred and twisted surface.

That was many thousands of years ago, and although the gods are long dead,
the
withering darkness that began and fueled their war is not. Imprisoned for
millennia,
its bonds have begun to weaken, and as they do, a shadow once again spreads
across
the surface of the world.

Born into this world perched unknowingly on the brink of the apocalypse, a
young
man by the name of Leonhardt and his descendants are the last, best hope for
Agarest. Their journey will span generations and continents as they strive to
once again bring peace to their beleaguered world, even as the cost of their
own souls.

Record of Agarest War Key Features:

  • Soul Breed System
    Tired of just living through one lifetime in typical RPG titles? Then witness
    the Soul Breed system! Choose a bride at the end of your adventure and give
    birth
    to the hero of the next generation!

  • Collaborative Attacks!
    Position your forces on the battlefield and wait for the right moment to string
    together massive combo attacks using multiple party members-both in melee and
    at range!

  • Epic SRPG with Ginormous Game Time!
    Record of Agarest War spans over 100 hours of gameplay, not including side/bonus
    missions!

  • Link Gauge System
    The fate of Agarest is in your hands as the Link Gauge tracks your actions and
    alters the future world based on how you play! Will you get the blonde girl or
    the red-head?! YOU JUST DON’T KNOW!

Record of Agarest War has not yet been rated by the ESRB. More information
about
Aksys Games and Record Of Agarest War can be found at
www.aksysgames.com.