Atlus ships Riviera

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More On: Riviera: The Promised Land
Second Atlus announcement--Riviera: The Promised Land shipping for PSP!  This game promises to take advantage of the UMD storage space to provide a rich, cinematic experience.  Those portable RPGs just keep coming, but I have a feeling Atlus has some more tricks up their sleeves.




A Classic Reborn!

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – JULY 10th, 2007 – Atlus, U.S.A., Inc., a leading publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that

Utilizing the capacity of the UMD™,

PSP system, delivers the wonder and excitement of the RPG classic in a fully remastered experience!

Riviera: The Promised Land for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system is now shipping to North American retailers!Riviera: The Promised Land features fully voiced events in both Japanese and English, higher resolution artwork, and a remixed soundtrack, immersing players into the world of Riviera as never before. With its newly added features, the critically acclaimed Riviera: The Promised Land, now on the


Riviera: The Promised Land:

Long ago, a war between gods and demons – Ragnarok - erupted, and the world was thrown into a state of chaos. Asgard, the realm of the gods, was overrun by demons and pushed to the brink of destruction. In desperation, the gods sacrificed their lives to create fierce warriors known as Grim Angels. Each wielding a godly weapon known as a "Diviner," these angels quickly brought the war to an end and locked the warring parties away.

With the impending return of the demons to a land unable to withstand them, the Seven Magi made the fateful decision to actuate the Retribution, a cataclysmic event which will destroy both Riviera and the demons. To execute the plan, the Seven Magi have again called upon the power of the Grim Angels, born anew for the first time since Ragnarok. Now, two angels shall descend to the sacred soil of Riviera, unaware of the darkness that will fall upon the land should they succeed...

Key Features

    Exquisite hand-drawn graphics with over 100 character expressions and event scenes!

    Riviera: The Promised Land

    has been rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB for Mild Fantasy Violence, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, and Use of Drugs.

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    About Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

    Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. is a publisher of compelling video games for a variety of platforms, including the Nintendo DS™, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Wii™, Xbox 360™, and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Atlus U.S.A, Inc.'s library of critically acclaimed video games includes Odin Sphere, Trauma Center: Second Opinion, Magna Carta: Tears of Blood, and the award-winning

    Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit

  1. • Over 30 hours of intense RPG gameplay with multiple endings! Explore an all-new dungeon and episode!
  2. • Discover the hidden secrets of Riviera - unlock rare items and secret paths!
  3. • Unique item system that allows items to function differently depending on which characters equip them!
  4. • All dialogue is fully voiced and available in two languages – Japanese and English!
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