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Square Enix Unleashes MUSASHI: Samurai Legend at Retail

Square Enix Inc. has announced the release of MUSASHI: SAMURAI LEGEND, now available at retailers nationwide. The action role-playing game is available exclusively for the PlayStation 2 and marks the series' debut on the platform.

MUSASHIs graphics are a combination of Japanese animation and American comic-book styles. The journey begins when Princess Mycella summons Musashi across space and time to save her people from danger. As a stranger in a new world, Musashi finds intrigue and adventure as he hones his battle skills to defeat a sinister nemesis. Musashi can focus his energy to learn his opponents' techniques, allowing him to give enemies a taste of their own medicine. And this time Musashi can not only pick up allies and enemies but also wield them in combat to devastating effect.

Promotional support includes a broad print campaign across enthusiast gaming and anime publications in Feb. through April 2005. The online advertising campaign on various gaming and anime sites is expected to reach millions of gamers and anime fans through March.

The MUSASHI: SAMURAI LEGEND Official Strategy Guide from BradyGames arms players with this essential resource featuring a comprehensive walkthrough, a bestiary and game-tested boss tactics and detailed maps guiding players through every area in the game. Coverage of Musashi's attack abilities and skills is also provided, along with exhaustive item and equipment lists. The strategy guide is available at electronics, book and software retailers or online at www.bradygames.com for $14.99.

MUSASHI: SAMURAI LEGEND has a suggested retail price of $39.99 and is rated "T" (Teen).

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Square Enix Co.,Ltd. (Square Enix) develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Square Enix Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Co. Ltd. with offices in Los Angeles and Seattle. It handles operations in North America, including development, localization, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles. More information can be found at www.square-enix.com/.

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