LAUNCHES NEW BRAND
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[ January 25th 2002 ]
Tomb Raider publishers Eidos Interactive has launched
a new video-game brand called Fresh Games specifically
designed to introduce Japanese titles to the worldwide
market . Fresh Games will launch with several
high-quality Japanese video-games including Mr
Moskeeto, Mad Maestro!, and Legaia 2: Duel Saga.
titles are being developed by Sony Computer Entertainment
for the Playstation 2 games console and are scheduled
to be released in Spring of 2002. "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. With Mister Mosquito, Mad Maestro!
and Legaia 2, we will change people's perceptions
of what constitutes a great game." says Mike McGarvey,
CEO of Eidos PLC.
originally released as "KA" in Japan, is an action
game for the PlayStation 2. You play as 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.
You must confront daily life and death battles
with the Japanese family who are determined to
rid themselves of the mosquito.
originally released as "Bravo Music" in Japan,
is a music/action title for the PlayStation 2.
You take on the role of an orchestra conductor
tasked with saving the town's Concert Hall from
being destroyed by showing the city the orchestra's
2: Duel Saga is the follow-up to Legend of Legaia,
a martial-arts themed 3D role-playing game featuring
a highly original battle system. You must create
attacks by linking together different styles of
hits directed at your enemies. When certain combinations
of attacks are linked together powerful, magic-based
attacks are formed.