SAN DIEGO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online (MMO) gaming, today announced that Untold Legends(TM): Brotherhood of the Blade(TM) has gone gold. Developed and published by SOE, Untold Legends(TM): Brotherhood of the Blade(TM) will be available exclusively for the PSP(TM) handheld entertainment system for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and is scheduled to ship to North American retail stores on March 22, 2005.
"In just a few days, the handheld gaming revolution begins with the launch of the PSP handheld system, and given the strong feedback we are receiving from the press, retailers, and consumers via pre-sell orders, Untold Legends is proving to be a must-have launch title," said Torrie Dorrell, Senior Vice President, Sony Online Entertainment. "Untold Legends is a brand new intellectual property built from the ground up specifically for the PSP handheld system, and will be the only action role-playing game available at the new system's launch."
With fast-paced, hack 'n slash action, randomly-generated environments, hundreds of monsters and items, beautiful 3D graphics, and four-person, wireless cooperative multiplayer gameplay via the PSP handheld system's built-in wireless connectivity, Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade offers a compelling, on-the-go gameplay experience never before seen on a handheld gaming device. Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade introduces four customizable playable races; an original storyline; a huge game world of over 100 levels; 150 different creatures to battle; hundreds of thousands of items to discover; and beautiful, vibrant environments that take full advantage of the PSP handheld system's technical capabilities.
About Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade
Journey to a world beyond the realms of imagination and engage in battles to save Aven, a timeless city of safe haven and the last remaining stronghold of Good in a world of Evil. As a dark threat looms and a gathering of unknown forces grows stronger, heroes have been called and the Brotherhood of the Blade has been formed. It is up to you and your chosen brothers to unravel the mysteries of this looming peril. Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade offers on-the-go action-RPG combat, intense multiplayer battles and a completely original adventure for you to uncover.
* Action RPG: Wield your blade and cast powerful spells in this action-packed, hack 'n slash RPG exclusively for the PSP handheld system.
* Epic Adventure: Create a unique hero and set out into the wilds of Unataca to battle powerful creatures, save your city of Aven from imminent extinction and unravel the mysteries of a looming peril.
* Wireless Multiplayer Gameplay: A wireless multiplayer mode features gameplay through the PSP handheld system's built-in wireless connectivity. Connect directly with multiple PSP handheld systems for the ultimate in hack 'n slash action with no wires (up to four players)!
* Four Playable Character Classes: Select from four unique character classes including an ancient order of valiant Knights, a foundation of brilliant Alchemists, an order of noble Druids, and a race of feral hunters known as the Berserkers. Each character class has unique fighting abilities or magical spells.
* Beautiful 3D Environments: Battle through more than 100 diverse levels that come alive with brilliant 3D graphics, stunning lighting, dynamic visual effects and highly-detailed player characters and monsters.
* Dynamic Game Experience: Play in randomly generated environments and fight against unique monsters for a different experience every time you play.
* Items and Artifacts: Collect hundreds of items, usable gear and rare magical artifacts to aid in your battles.
* Character Customization: Modify your hero for a completely customized look and ability set.
* Hordes of Monsters: Battle over 150 types of monsters with 50 unique models and textures.
* Challenging Boss Monster Battles: Engage in strategic combat with humongous bosses, each with their own distinctive combat techniques.
For more information on Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade, please visit: http://www.UntoldLegends.com.
About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Digital Inc., is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with a subscriber base of over 800,000 active accounts around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchises, EverQuestÂ®, EverQuestÂ® II, Champions of Norrath(TM), and PlanetSideÂ®, as well as for developing Star Wars Galaxies(TM): An Empire Divided(TM), SOE continues to redefine the business of online gaming and the creation of active player communities while introducing new genres on various entertainment platforms. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with additional development studios in Austin, TX, and Seattle, WA, SOE has an array of cutting-edge online games in development.
EverQuest is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. SOE, the SOE logo and PlanetSide are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners. Untold Legends and Brotherhood of the Blade are trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment Inc. PSP is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Memory Stick Duo(TM) may be required (sold separately).