Atlus Launces new website for Demon's Soul

by: David -
And by full......We mean full of Win!   Demon's Souls is a groundbreaking action RPG For teh PS3!  New details will be revealed over time about varios characters and demons the players will enounter and weapons and spells at their disposal.  The press conference announcing the site's launch was overseen by Atlus' supercomputer and coffee maker, AtlusA.R.A.M. "This website is the culmination of many hours of labor," droned the automaton.  "On it, humans will find information about the upcoming game Demon's Souls.  It will be expanded over time."
Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today went
live with the full website for Demon's Souls™, a groundbreaking action
RPG experience for PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.  With
new content and game information, plus updates planned from now until
the game launches, the official site is a must-visit for hardcore
gamers.

Over time, new details will be revealed about the various characters
and demons players will encounter and weapons and spells at their
disposal, as well as tips on character growth to aid players in their
challenging quest.  Additionally, there will be in-depth explanations
of the groundbreaking online gameplay system, access to the official
Demon's Souls blog and Wiki pages, up-to-date news and coverage, and
much more.  Fans can also use a special banner code to let them "Drop
a Soul Sign" on social networking sites they frequent, letting others
know that Demon's Souls is coming to North America!

The press conference announcing the site's launch was overseen by
Atlus' supercomputer and coffee maker, AtlusA.R.A.M.

"This website is the culmination of many hours of labor," droned the
automaton.  "On it, humans will find information about the upcoming
game Demon's Souls.  It will be expanded over time.  ARE THERE ANY
QUESTIONS!?"

Visit the official website: http://www.demons-souls.com
The website's launch coincides with the expansion of Demon's Souls'
pre-order bonus at participating retailers.  Atlus recently revealed
that fans who reserve either edition of the game at participating
retailers will receive a 40-page art book and a music CD featuring the
game's full soundtrack, all at no additional cost.

Visit the special pre-order site: http://www.demons-souls.com/preorder.php

Demon's Souls for PLAYSTATION 3 system is scheduled for North American
release on October 6, 2009. The Standard Edition will retail with an
MSRP of $59.99, and the Deluxe Edition, which includes a 150+ page
strategy guide and collectible slipcase, will retail with an MSRP of
$69.99.

About Demon's Souls
King Allant the XII, the last king of Boletaria, searched tirelessly
to expand his might.  The Nexus, a great ice shrine nestled in the
mountains, bestowed the power of the souls onto him, bringing
prosperity to his kingdom.  Still unsated, he returned again to the
Nexus, where he foolishly awakened the Old One from its eternal
slumber.  This long forgotten evil, now wrought upon Boletaria,
plunged the realm into darkness and fog.  A mighty demon horde poured
into the kingdom, devouring the souls of men.

Champions from other realms learned of Boletaria's fate and sought to
deliver the kingdom from evil; none would return from the cursed land.
 Called upon by a mysterious maiden in black, you go forth, the last
hope for humanity in a place lost to demons and darkness...

Key Features

Ultimate hardcore RPG challenge -- In this brutal land, death is
inevitable, but not final. Combining the best features of an action
game and RPG, you'll slice, smash, shoot, and ensorcel some of the
most horrible, vicious enemies ever encountered. Are you strong enough
to face the impossible and win?
Groundbreaking online capabilities -- Network features go far beyond
any previous RPG, allowing players to leave hints for each other,
replay death scenes, cooperatively revive dead players, or invade
another player's game to wreak havoc. Not merely an add-on feature,
multiplayer options are vast, and uniquely focused on changing and
intensifying the single player experience.
Freeform and flexible -- The open-ended structure of the game means
that there is no single path, but rather a wealth of options. Set your
own pace and progress as you like. Build exactly the character you
want by creating a detailed avatar, nurturing the right stats, and
customizing your skills and equipment.
You act, the world reacts -- The World Tendency system changes the
aggressiveness of monsters and the rewards for killing them based on
players' actions.  Different events and NPCs may be triggered, as
well.

About Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
is renowned for its proud tradition of publishing exceptional
role-playing games with strong niche appeal.  The Atlus library of
critically acclaimed video games includes Odin Sphere, Trauma Center
series, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more
information, visit http://www.atlus.com.

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Demon's Souls has not yet been rated by the ESRB.
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