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'Shining Soul II' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced today that it has shipped the sequel to the multiplayer action role-playing game "Shining Soul" for the Game Boy Advance to retailers nationwide. The official Shining Soul 2 website has also gone live at and features game information, as well as exclusive downloads such as movies and wallpaper for your desktop.

Long ago, the warriors of Light defeated Darkness, but in time, the story became just an old legend. For many years, the world was at peace, but eventually, disaster slowly drew near. Thick, mysterious clouds formed overhead, blocking out the sun, but not releasing a drop of rain. The people were tormented by drought for years. Then, monsters began to appear, and people's hearts filled with despair. King Marcel, the ruler of Klantol, feared for his people's welfare. And so, he announced a grand tournament at the colosseum to find a mighty hero that could protect the country and vanquish the wandering monsters. "...Heroes who have inherited the power of Light, save this world from being engulfed in Darkness!"

"If you thought the original 'Shining Soul' was a blast, you ain't seen nothin' yet! 'Shining Soul II' uses the same formula as its predecessor, but improves on it in every way! Better graphics, a deeper story, more characters, more stages, and more secrets to unlock!," said Bill Alexander, Project Lead, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. "Alone or with friends, this game is one adventure you won't want to miss!!"


  • 4 new character classes for a total of 8! Become a Priestess, Dark Wizard, Ninja, or mighty Brawler.
  • Know your role! Each character has certain strengths and weaknesses that can mean the difference between victory and defeat in the exciting co-op multiplayer mode.
  • Enter the Royal Colosseum and challenge the computer or your friends in a battle for special items and glory!
  • Equip and combine your party’s Force Links and create the Shining Force, a powerful weapon capable of decimating the enemy forces!
  • Collect and trade valuable weapons and armor with your friends!
  • New side quests allow you to build your character and discover rare items.

Shining Soul II has been rated “E” for Everyone by the ESRB. For more information, visit the official Shining Soul II website

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