Atlus Ships Shining Soul
September 18, 2003
Atlus U.S.A., Inc., a leading
publisher of RPG's, shipped its much anticipated multiplayer action
role-playing game "Shining Soul" for the Game Boy® Advance.
In ancient times, a great civilization
was reduced to ashes by the Dark Dragon, the incarnation of
destruction. After hundreds of years, a new people settled the land.
But, the Dark Dragon arose to once again turn the towns into a sea of
Only a small group of individuals knew of
a means to confront the Dark Dragon. They were the descendants of those
whose homes were destroyed long ago. This group, known as the "Shining
Fleet," tried to extend a helping hand to the people, who were
unfamiliar in the ways of war. These descendants of the ancients went
forth and challenged the Dark Dragon, equipped with weapons and
knowledge handed down by their ancestors. The desperate struggle
between the Dark Dragon and these warriors dragged on, until they found
themselves in the country of Runefaust, located in the southeast of the
Rune Continent. Now, the final stage of the war is about to begin.
Will the Shining Fleet, led by the strategist Noah, succeed in
defeating the dragon's Five Generals as well as the Dark Dragon itself…?
"No RPG on the Game Boy Advance can
compare with the thrilling multiplayer action of Shining Soul," said
Bill Alexander, Project Lead, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. "The title showcases
features such as character customization which are normally only present
in more complex console RPGs. It's a truly rewarding portable gaming
Real-time multiplayer action!! (Up to 4 players
simultaneously.) Even exchange items and equipment!
4 exciting character classes available! Choose the
fighter, and wield a legendary weapon, cast devastating spells as the
Wizard, rely on your speed and accuracy as the Archer, or display
feats of impossible strength as the Dragonute.
Customize your character by selecting from various
color schemes, weapons, and armor.
on an epic journey, explore dark labyrinths, and battle gigantic
has a suggested retail price of US $29.99 and has been rated by "E" for
Everyone by the ESRB. For more information, visit the Official Atlus