June 4, 2004
Irvine, CA (June 4, 2004) - Atlus
U.S.A., Inc., a leading publisher of interactive entertainment,
announced today its plans to publish Galleon, a thrilling 3rd-person
action-adventure game for the Microsoft Xbox™, in North America.
Available in the fall of 2004, Galleon features an epic tale of
heart-pounding adventure, dangerous romance, and nail-biting
suspense from the creator of Lara Croft™.
“Galleon is one of the few games
in the Xbox library that has everything a gamer could wish for: a
huge world to explore, gigantic bosses, challenging puzzles, amazing
acrobatics and above all, Kung Fu,” said Gail Salamanca, Marketing
Manager, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. “Add to that fully-voiced dialogue and
an epic 40-hour adventure across both land and the high seas, and
you’ll see why Galleon is the one game you won’t want to miss this
introduces the swashbuckling captain
Rhama Sabrier, a new type of action hero – tall, dark, handsome, and
highly skilled in martial arts. He is quick-witted and an obvious
hit with the ladies. Journey with Rhama on his epic quest to unlock
the mystery of an enchanted ship and discover the source incredible
powers – before a treacherous enemy does. As the story unfolds,
Rhama must rely on more than just his charm and wit, fending off
fiendish adversaries – from mercenaries to 250 ft. monsters – using
swords, pistols and his martial arts skills. Along the way, Rhama
will meet up with two intriguing and very different young women –
whose assistance will be necessary to progress through the game.
Brought to you courtesy of Toby Gard, creator of
Lara Croft™ and lead designer for the original Tomb Raider™.
A richly-crafted, immersive story unfolds through
hours of action, exploration and puzzle-solving.
Traverse a beautiful, completely original world
spanning six massive island locations, with expansive indoor and
Gorgeous stylized art, fluid animations and intuitive
controls provide a rewarding experience for gamers of all skill
Perform super-cool moves such as back-flipping off of
a ledge and landing on a jagged rock point the size of a pinhead,
scaling a sheer cavern wall, or landing a spinning Kung-Fu kick on a
gang of encroaching enemies.
Use the special abilities of your
crew members – including the mystical powers of Faith and the
martial arts talents of Mihoko – to overcome the diverse challenges
that await you.