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'Monster Rancher EVO' (PS2) Gets North American Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2006 @ 5:23 p.m. PST

Tecmo today announced that the next installment in its PS2 exclusive monster breeding series, Monster Rancher EVO, will ship April 11th. Now including in-depth role playing elements, deeper gameplay, and a captivating character-driven story to the popular monster breeding of past games.

“Monster Rancher EVO is truly the next generation of Monster Rancher,” said John Inada, General Manager at Tecmo Inc., “I truly feel that all anime fans will appreciate the new art direction that EVO has taken. The cinematics pull you into the game, and fully immerse into the enchanting storyline. The fans of the Monster Rancher series will value the evolution of this game.”

Stay tuned for upcoming announcements regarding an exciting Monster Rancher EVO community which will host sweepstakes, contests, forums, live chats, exclusive news, secrets, interviews and more!

Monster Rancher EVO introduces an evolution in monster breeding with an intricate character-driven story, a two-phase training system, three-on-three battles and the ability to raise multiple monsters at a time. Players will balance monster breeding with role-playing exploration as they join in the adventures of Julio, a young circus performer with dreams of becoming a champion monster breeder. Traveling with the circus to seven different towns, each with its own story and beautifully rendered unique 3D environment, the player will meet new adventures and new friends who can help with training and breeding monsters.

Monster Rancher EVO will be available exclusively for the PS2 this April.

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