CYPRESS, CA â€“ November 2, 2005 â€“ Bandai Games Inc. today announced that "The Legend of HeroesTM: A Tear of VermillionTM" has gone gold for the PSPTM (PlayStationÂ®Portable) system. Featuring more than 100 distinctive characters, over 50 hours of gameplay, and an extensive storyline, this game is the first true role-playing game for the PSP system.
In "The Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion," players take on the role of Avin, a 17 year-old boy who embarks on an adventure in search of his sister, Eimelle. With a trusty animal companion at his side, Avin must journey through one of the most captivating 3-D environments available on the PSP system. Developed by legendary Nihon Falcom in Tokyo, "The Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion" is the second installment in a remarkable Japanese series known as "Gagharv Trilogy." Their other well-known RPG works include the "Ys," "Brandish," and "Sorcerian" Series on many platforms and brands.
"The Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion" is scheduled to ship in stores this November. More information about the game is available on www.BandaiGames.com.