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GungHo Online Entertainment America Releases Ragnarok Odyssey on the PlayStation Vita in Europe, Australia and New Zealand

Highly Anticipated Norse-themed Action RPG Now Available as Digital Download on PlayStation Store exclusively for PlayStation Vita

Buena Park, Calif., (February 20, 2013) – GungHo Online Entertainment America, a multiplatform publisher for the online gaming community, is pleased to announce today the company has released the visceral action RPG hack and slash title, Ragnarok Odyssey,in Europe, Australia and New Zealand exclusively on the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system as a digital download on the PlayStation®Network for a price of €29.99. Based on Norse-mythology, Ragnarok Odyssey tells its own story set within the popular Ragnarok Online universe, and provides hand-held players with an all-new high-octane action RPG experience that is equally rewarding as a single player or multiplayer adventure. To celebrate today’s release of Ragnarok Odyssey, GungHo Online Entertainment America has also premiered an all new trailer.

Players begin their journey in Ragnarok Odyssey by first creating a unique character from a diverse selection of customizable visual elements consisting of over 20,000 possible combination variants. After applying physical features, players will then select their character’s play style from a stable of six diverse job classes, including the Sword Warrior, Mage, Assassin, Hunter, Cleric and menacing Hammersmith. Upon entering the game’s open-world environment, players will be tasked with exploring a realm filled with heavy action, in which giants and humans remain in constant conflict with each other.

Ragnarok Odyssey features a robust multiplayer mode -- players aren’t forced to go their journey alone, and are encouraged to recruit up to four friends to get together for chaotic and action-packed ad-hoc and online cooperative play. When a particularly difficult boss shows up, players can always count on their friends to help them through a tough fight.

Ragnarok Odyssey was developed by Game Arts together with GungHo Online Entertainment in Japan and is now available for download at a price of €29.99 on the PlayStation Network in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand courtesy of GungHo Online Entertainment America.. The game is rated PEGI 12 in Europe and PG in Australia and New Zealand.

For more information, visit www.ro-vita.com or www.gunghoonline.com. Fans can also follow on Facebook  and Twitter.

GungHo Online Entertainment America Confirms Ragnarok Odyssey to Release on February 20th on the PlayStation®Store in Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Demo Version Out Today

Fans in Europe, Australia and New Zealand Can Download a Demo of the Acclaimed Action RPG ahead of the Game’s Launch Later this Month

Buena Park, Calif., (February 6, 2013) – GungHo Online Entertainment America, a multiplatform publisher for the online gaming community, today confirmed that it will be releasing the intuitive action RPG hack and slash title Ragnarok Odyssey on February 20th in Europe, Australia and New Zealand exclusively on the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system as a digital download on the PlayStation®Network for a price of €29.99. A demo version of the game is available today on the PlayStation Network, giving eager fans an opportunity to preview the game’s action-heavy combat ahead of its launch. Additionally, fans can check out the game’s all-new website at www.ro-vita.com.

In the demo, players will be invited to test their might as a Sword Warrior, Assassin or Cleric as they take on three quests through the Idavoll Plains, Magma Cave and Thor’s Volcano. Ultimately their journey will culminate in a final showdown with the fearsome and brutal Orc King, which serves as a satisfying introduction to the Sundered Land in which mercenaries serve as adventurers for hire.

At its core an expansive, quest-based RPG, Ragnarok Odyssey expands upon the source material of the beloved Ragnarok Online universe and adds an action-packed twist. Using the game’s adaptable combat system, players can chain their character’s attacks both on the ground and in the air with ravaging combos and deadly blows. Scale and brute force collide in Ragnarok Odyssey – giants can literally be smashed clear across the screen and players are given the option to trade in their health points for a boost in speed and agility to tackle particularly Herculean battles.

Ragnarok Odyssey was developed by Game Arts together with GungHo Online Entertainment in Japan and will be released on February 20 by GungHo Online Entertainment America in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand exclusively as a digital download on the PlayStation Network. The game is rated PEGI 12 in Europe and PG in Australia and New Zealand.

For more information, visit www.ro-vita.com or www.gunghoonline.com. Fans can also follow on Facebook  and Twitter.

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