Microsoft Brings the Rain
Microsoft today announced that “Vampire Rain,” the frighteningly entertaining Xbox 360 title developed by Artoon, has gone gold and will be shipping to stores on July 3 with an estimated retail price of $59.99.

“Vampire Rain” combines stealth, survival horror and shooter aspects of your favorite games as you lead a black ops unit to secretly eliminate one of the deadliest supernatural enemies you will ever face. Known as Nightwalkers, this highly evolved new breed of Vampire is intensely fast with super agility and they are converting humans to their kind at an alarming rate. Gamers prepared to enlist in an elite hit squad to rid the world of Nightwalkers can find additional information at the game’s official website, which launched today at www.vampirerain.com.

For the truly courageous, and those who aren’t afraid to go out in the rain without their umbrellas, the game’s official Fan Site Kit is also available and can be downloaded at www.vampirerain.com. The Fan Site Kit includes artwork, skins, screenshots, forum avatars and more assets for webmasters to create their very own “Vampire Rain” fan site.

Still not scared of the Nightwalkers? Check out a new trailer of the game, which will surely make players want to sleep with the light on. The trailer is available for free download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and at www.vampirerain.com.

Nightwalkers beware, it’s about to rain, or better yet, it’s about to pour!

About Artoon
Based in Yokohama, Japan, Artoon is a digital entertainment design, development and production company with rich talent and experience. The company was established in 1999 by Yoji Ishii and Naoto Oshima, co-creator of “Sonic the Hedgehog” in 1991 and part of Sega’s Sonic Team. Centering on the design and development of original content, Artoon is mainly involved in the development of software through external cooperation, as well as the design and production of entertainment content in the mobile communication category. More information on Artoon can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.artoon.co.jp/.

About Microsoft
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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