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Yggdra Union

Platform(s): PSP
Genre: RPG/Strategy
Publisher: Atlus USA
Developer: Atlus

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'Yggdra Union' (PSP) Pre-Order At GameStop, Get Free Soundtrack

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2008 @ 5:08 p.m. PDT

Yggdra Union is a card-based strategy RPG for the PSP. For years, strategy RPG fans have accepted repetitive, non-interactive battle sequences as the genre standard; few games have dared to break the mold. Yggdra Union blows through, shattering the mold into tiny, unrecognizable bits.

Experience a fresh mix of turn-based strategy and real-time action, constantly engaging the player and providing intense, riveting gameplay combined with tactical card-based combat.

Originally released for Game Boy Advance to warm praise, Yggdra Union is beautifully remade and loaded with enhancements, including fully remastered audio and visuals (featuring the artwork of famed character designer and manga artist Satoko Kiyuzuki), dual language voiceovers (Japanese and English)., a widescreen aspect ratio, additional difficulty settings, new unlockable content, and more…

Ruled by a royal family believed to be descended from the gods, Fantasinia is a prosperous and tranquil land — until the peace is shattered by the invading forces of the Empire of Bronquia. Led by the young Emperor Gulcasa, who seized power in a brutal coup d’etat, Bronquia’s Imperial Army cuts a bloody swath through the people of Fantasinia and the Royal Armies of King Ordene. Princess Yggdra Yuril Artwaltz, the sole survivor of the royal family, escapes with the kingdom’s only hope: the holy sword Gran Centurio. Fleeing to the southern tip of the continent, she encounters an unusual thief named Milanor, a young man destined to help liberate the people of her kingdom...

Exclusively at GameStop stores and GameStop.com, customers who preorder a copy of Yggdra Union will receive a limited run soundtrack CD. Previously a Japan-exclusive, 56 tracks of music from the game have been beautifully remade. Availability will be limited; preorder by September 16 to guarantee a copy! Don’t miss your chance to own this collectible!

Key Features

  • Turn-based strategy meets real-time action in this innovative battle mechanic! Build your strongest deck of cards to rain down special attacks, monitor the aggression meter to adjust the power of each hit, and create troop unions that will overwhelm the enemy’s numbers.
  • Yggdra Union is brand new again on the PSP, boasting remastered audio and visuals, new playable characters, additional missions, difficulty options, widescreen support, and dual English and Japanese voiceover tracks.
  • There is more to Yggdra Union than can be revealed in a single game. With 3 different endings plus a hidden ending and secret characters, there’s tons of treasure for a true gamer to uncover.

Yggdra Union, rated “T” for Teen, is currently scheduled for release on September 16, 2008


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