has announced the return of monsters in augmented reality with Invizimals: Shadow Zone
for the PSP. With the combination of an included camera accessory, the game, and a PSP, players can search for hidden monsters in augmented reality. Once a monster is discovered, they can then be captured for use in battle. The sequel includes new adventures, skills, and over 100 Invizimals that can be customized with different names, colors, and attack moves.
Invizimals: Shadow Zone
will be available on October 25 for the PSP.
Interactive Monster Hunting is Back on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) System With inviZimals™: Shadow Zone
The Latest in Augmented Reality Handheld Entertainment Invades North America with Ability to Discover, Capture, and Fight Battle with Amazing Creatures
FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) invites you to join the hunt on October 25, 2011 with inviZimals®: Shadow Zone for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. Return to the inviZimals world of augmented reality with this sequel to the immersive 2009 hit, using PSP system along with included camera and trap card to find hidden creatures that only your PSP system can see. Travel the world and embark on a thrilling new adventure as you master new skills to capture and battle with the most incredible creatures you have ever experienced.
"inviZimals was one of the first camera-based PSP game on the market and we're excited to deliver more augmented reality content to fans with inviZimals: Shadow Zone," said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President, Product Marketing, SCEA. "It's the perfect portable game, allowing kids and families to truly interact with the real-world environment while building on the inviZimals feature set of exploration, customization, and fighting."
Picking up several months after the events of inviZimals, players reunite with Jazmin, Keni and Dawson to investigate stories of inviZimals linked to ancient civilizations that existed long ago. Together, you decide to travel the world to recruit other inviZimals hunters for the Alliance – a global secret society of hunters whose mission is to stop villains from using inviZimals for evil.
This sequel to IGN's 2009 best of E3 awards for Special Achievement for Innovation and Technological Excellence features new, deeper and more involved captures with over 100 new inviZimals to hunt and battle. You can also modify and share your inviZimals, change their names, colors and choose from a greater range of attacking moves.
Utilizing the most engaging augmented reality on the market, inviZimals: Shadow Zone blends reality and fantasy as you journey to capture all the fantastic creatures seamlessly wreaking havoc in your back garden, living room and elsewhere.
Already a favorite in Europe, inviZimals: Shadow Zone storms onto shelves on October 25 retailing for $39.99 (MSRP) with camera and trap card included. The must-have PSP system title this Holiday season, inviZimals: Shadow Zone allows players to collaborate using the all new co-operative capture, where two players can hunt down monsters together or take things online to make trades and battle opponents from all over.
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