FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOS ANGELES (July 17, 2012) – Square Enix, Inc., the publishers of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced HEROES OF RUIN™ is now available for North America, exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS™ system. Custom built for Nintendo 3DS™, with support for online play and a wealth of social gaming features, players will find a new experience awaits them every day.
HEROES OF RUIN challenges players to carve their own adventure as one of four character classes, a Gunslinger, Alchitect, Vindicator or Savage. Pushing social and online interaction to the forefront of gameplay through innovative use of the Nintendo 3DS™ system, players can trade rare and powerful items through an in-game shop which has an inventory updated through creative use of StreetPass™. Players can connect their Nintendo 3DS console online to download fresh daily challenges, which allow them to earn rewards as they play. Heroes can choose to take the battle to the next level by connecting locally or over the internet to fight alongside their friends in cooperative multiplayer.
War raged for over a hundred years until strong, powerful Lords emerged from the fighting to bring a fragile peace to the land. This peace is threatened when one of the Lords, Ataraxis, ruler of the city of Nexus, is taken ill by a deadly curse. A call is sent out, promising rewards beyond measure for anyone who finds a cure.
HEROES OF RUIN is now available at retailers for $39.99 and is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.
HEROES OF RUIN Official Homepage: www.HeroesOfRuin.com
HEROES OF RUIN Official Facebook® Page: www.facebook.com/HeroesOfRuin
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 59 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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