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LostMagic in Stores Today

by Steven Rodriguez - April 25, 2006, 10:48 pm EDT
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Cast a spell on your Nintendo DS touch screen.


Cutting-Edge RPG/ACTION Game for the Nintendo DS System Releases to Stores Today

San Francisco — April 25, 2006 — Today Ubisoft, one of the world's leading video game publishers today proudly announces that LOSTMAGIC™, the Taito-developed role-playing action video game for the Nintendo DS™ system, has released and will be arriving in stores in North America and Europe this week.

"LOSTMAGIC will mesmerize role-playing game fans with its seamless integration of Nintendo DS capabilities in gameplay, such as casting spells and commanding characters with the stylus," said Tony Key, vice president of marketing at Ubisoft. "This game is an illustration of how innovation in game systems generates innovation in game design, delivering a big win for our customers."

In LOSTMAGIC, designed by renowned art director Yoshiharu Sato, peace in the world is challenged by a new evil force. The only hope lies with the wizard Isaac and the seven magic wands left behind by the creator. Monsters wield unimaginable power in this realm, and as Isaac, the player will use the stylus to unleash magic spells and command numerous monster squads in magical battles.

Key Features:

* Cast Spells With the Stylus — Your stylus becomes your magic wand! Use different motions to unleash your magic.

* Evolving Magic System — Players can combine up to three single spells to create more than 350 magic combinations using a symbol system exclusive to the DS.

* Collect and Command Monsters — Learn to use each monster's special skill to gain the advantage in battle.

* Use the Stylus to Open Up a New Frontier in RPGs — Experience strategy like never before! LOSTMAGIC's innovative RTS-type RPG makes full use of the unique capabilities of the DS. Control your units directly on-screen using a point-and-click interface that PC strategy gamers have enjoyed for years.

* Challenge Others via Nintendo Wi-Fi connectivity — Create new characters and challenge friends over a Nintendo Wi-Fi connection. In Dueling mode, players can test their magic-casting skills and strategies against each other

LOSTMAGIC ships with a rating of "E" for Everyone, and a suggested retail price of $29.99.

For more information, please visit http://lostmagic.us.ubi.com.

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