SOURCE: Agetec

September 13, 2005 09:30 ET

"Armored Core: Nine Breaker" for Playstation®2 Available Now

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 13, 2005 -- Agetec, Inc., a leading publisher of entertainment software, today announced that "Armored Core®: Nine Breaker" for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system has hit retail locations throughout North America. A fast paced action/strategy game of power and combat, "Armored Core: Nine Breaker" continues to honor the tradition of the "Armored Core" franchise by letting 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."

Training Mode

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
Availability & Pricing

"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

About Agetec, Inc.

Agetec, Inc. is a world-class publisher of award-winning software and hardware accessories for the North American video game market. Agetec publishes many well-known brand titles, including: "King's Field," "The Adventures of Cookie & Cream," "Bass Landing," "RPG Maker," and the "Armored Core" game series as well as a growing list of over 65 game titles. Based in Sunnyvale, California, Agetec games support all console and handheld gaming systems, including the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system.

Contact Information

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