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LONDON (June 19
th, 2013) –
Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE
ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other
PAL territories, today announced that its new vampire-hunting
action RPG mobile game,
TM, will be available this summer on all iOS
devices (iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad®). To further
enhance the eerie atmosphere of
BLOODMASQUE, players can use their photos (headshots) when
customizing their characters, allowing them to face the vampire
threat head on.
BLOODMASQUE is powered by Unreal Technology, and the
accompanying trailer demonstrates the game’s interactive
character customization technology and gameplay footage.
BLOODMASQUE, players take the role of hunters in
vampire-ruled Paris during the late 19th century. As the dark night
looms for mankind, hunters must fight the vampires’ insidious
oppression and thwart their dark designs.
BLOODMASQUE allows players to snap a picture of themselves
with their devices’ front-facing camera or use existing
photos. The photos are then stylized to naturally fit the
aesthetics of the game. As players prepare for battle,
BLOODMASQUE allows them to optimize their party by
choosing available characters that have been created by
others. Together, they can unite to defeat the onslaught of
Snap a photo for your hunter’s face, then add expressions
for combat and cutscenes.
Customize your look using a variety of skin tones, bone
structures, and hairstyles.
Fight to free humanity from the bloodthirsty reign of the dread
Immerse yourself in the deep and engaging tale of the vampire
Stalk the mysterious vampires that prowl the streets of Paris in
Unmask vampires’ true forms and slay them in
intuitive and dynamic combat.
Stay on your toes as vampires seek to siphon away your
Unleash the vampire blood within you to devastate your foes.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business
unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX,
EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe
and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square
Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios
such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos
Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio
of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold
over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold
over 61 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold
over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE
INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned
subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found at
Copyright: © 2013 SQUARE ENIX CO.,LTD. All Rights
CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, IO
INTERACTIVE, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, SPACE INVADERS,
TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of
the Square Enix Group.
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