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'Armored Core: Nine Breaker' (PS2) Blasts Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT

Agetec today announced that Armored Core: Nine Breaker for the PS2 has hit North American retail locations. A fast paced action/strategy game of power and combat, Armored Core: Nine Breaker ets players put their mercenary skills to the ultimate test and strive to become the greatest AC warrior ever.

The newest version of the famed FromSoftware "Armored Core" series, "Armored Core: Nine Breaker" allows players to customize their "Core Units" with a virtually unlimited supply of options, parts and artillery. They can then find out what they're really made of first in the hard-core training mode that has over 150 skill-boosting missions and then finally by facing their enemies in arena combat, where they can choose from 20+ battle arenas to shoot, kill and destroy.

"In 'Armored Core: Nine Breaker' every nuance of the game is under the player's command," said Mark Johnson, vice president of marketing for Agetec, Inc. "Whether they want to go it alone in a single player campaign or test their teamwork skills in a multiplayer arena, they build the warriors, they choose the battles and they set the stage for what will undoubtedly be the most extreme fighting game they've ever played."

The Training mode of "Armored Core: Nine Breaker" includes several broad categories of testing programs including Attack, Defense, Movement, Technique, Special and Overall. Each of these categories includes a series of fun tests that users can progress through. In all, a total of 150 different tests are offered.

"Armored Core: Nine Breaker" Main Features:

  • Unique Training Mode
  • Over 20 Battle Arenas
  • Intense, High-Quality Graphics
  • Super-Fast Battle Sequences
  • Over 400 Parts for Designing AC Units
  • Converts "Armored Core: Nexus" Data
  • Supports up to Four Players

"Armored Core: Nine Breaker" is available now for a suggested retail price of $39.99 at Electronics Boutique, GameStop, and online at and The title is a 1-4 player game, and is rated "T" for Teen. For more information on the "Armored Core" series and other exciting titles from Agetec, please visit

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