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  MISTWALKER CORPORATION FOUNDER HIRONOBU SAKAGUCHI TO HOST DEVELOPER PANEL AT PAX PRIME 2014
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08/11/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

SEATTLE – August 11, 2014 – Game design studio and publisher Mistwalker Corporation today announced that Hironobu Sakaguchi, the Company's founder and creator of the renowned FINAL FANTASY® series, will be hosting a panel at PAX Prime 2014 about his personal history developing role-playing games.

During the panel, Sakaguchi will reveal new information on his upcoming mobile role-playing game, Terra Battle . Developed by Mistwalker and scored by famed composer Nobuo Uematsu, Terra Battle is a story about a group of warriors who embark on a journey to the center of the world to learn about a mysterious entity known as The Maker.

Attendees can check out Sakaguchi’s Panel on August 29 at 2:30 p.m. in the Hedgehog Theatre.

More information can be found below:

Panel Title: Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs Location & Time: Hedgehog Theatre on August 29 from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

About: Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of the popular Final Fantasy and founder of Mistwalker Corporation, will make a rare public appearance to discuss his history on the development of role-playing games from over 30 years in the industry.  Sakaguchi will also reveal more information on his upcoming mobile RPG, Terra Battle.

Terra Battle will launch in October 2014 as a free app (with in-app purchases) for iOS and Android devices.

For press assets, including character artwork, please visit:

http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=1430

ABOUT MISTWALKER

Established in 2004, Mistwalker is led by Hironobu Sakaguchi. Sakaguchi was former President of Square LA, Inc. (now Square USA, Inc.) and Executive Vice President of Square Co., Ltd., Mistwalker produced a number of role-playing games, including Blue Dragon in 2006, Lost Odyssey for Xbox 360 and The Last Story in 2010 for Nintendo Wii.

Mistwalker is focused on Development, Production and Distribution of games and other software, visual contents, character goods and Music publishing. The company also offers producing, consulting and marketing development services for entertainment contents.

More information on http://www.mistwalkercorp.com/

FINAL FANTASY is the registered trademark of the Square Enix Group.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

PRESS CONTACTS (MEDIA ONLY)

Steven Kunz

Bender/Helper Impact for Mistwalker

steven_kunz@bhimpact.com

310-694-3127