Japan Eidos to release titles internationally
Eidos Interactive announced today a new brand name that will be centered on delivering exceptional titles to the international market. Knon as 'Fresh Games', Eidos will be releasing Mister Mosquito, Mad Maestro!, and Legaia 2: Duel Saga for the PS2. All three games were developed by SCEA and will be available spring 2002.
"Eidos Japan is extremely excited to bring outstanding games that have not been traditionally available to hardcore gamers in the West," says Satoshi Honda, Managing Director of Eidos Japan. "Titles such as Mister Mosquito, Mad Maestro!, and Legaia 2 exemplify gameplay that the hardcore gamer has been craving worldwide."
"Fresh Games is considered a boutique label, created solely to expose gamers to unique and captivating gameplay experiences that traditionally have been unavailable outside of Japan, says Mike McGarvey, CEO of Eidos PLC. "With Mister Mosquito, Mad Maestro!, and Legaia 2, we will change people’s perceptions of what constitutes a great game.
Mister Mosquito is an action title for the PlayStation2. The gamer plays the role of a mosquito, with an objective to continually torment a Japanese family every summer by sucking as much blood as possible in order to survive the cold winter.
Mad Maestro! is a music/action title for the PlayStation 2. The gamer plays the role of an orchestra conductor tasked with saving the town’s Concert Hall from being destroyed by showing the city the orchestra’s great performances.
Legaia 2: Duel Saga is the follow-up to Legend of Legaia, a martial-arts centered, 3D role-playing game featuring an highly-original battle system. Players create attacks by linking together different styles of hits directed at their enemies
1/25/2002 Matt Stensrud