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  HyperDevbox announces Record of Agarest War Zero Now Available for Android
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10/20/2014
 


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

October 20, 2014 - Tokyo, Japan

HyperDevbox announces that the massively popular tactical role-playing game (RPG) for home video game consoles, Record of Agarest War Zero, is now available on Android.

Already released on Playstation Platform (PS3), and Microsoft Platform (Xbox360), Record of Agarest War Zero, originally designed by Tokyo studio Idea Factory, is now available on Google Play for all Android users.  

"We are extremely excited to bring yet another premium full video console game to mobile devices," says HyperDevbox founder and CEO Carlo Perconti. "After our successful launch of Spectral Souls, Generation of Chaos, Blazing Souls Accelate, and Record of Agarest War for Android users worldwide, we are confident that Record of Agarest War Zero, prequel of Record of Agarest War, will satisfy the thirst of J-RPG fans at home or on the go.”

"Thanks to our technology, we were able to optimize the original 6GB game data into 1.9 GB for mobile devices" says Perconti. "However, we want to emphasize that the Android version is not a reduced/mobile version of the original, but retains the multimedia-rich game in its entirety, including all the original downloadable contents and has been designed from the ground to support also the upcoming AndroidTV platform”. 

About Record of Agarest War Zero:

Long before Summerill and the gods of darkness were defeated in Record of Agarest War, another battle was fought across generations to save the world from evil. Record of Agarest War Zero takes you back to that ancient time. 

The war between the forces of darkness and the forces of light, a conflict already many years old, has been fought to a stalemate. In the nation of Kraltarla, the forces of light hold back the evil hordes of darkness spilling from Findeste at the Scarred Mountains, but only just. In a desperate attempt to gain an advantage that could change the course of the war, the generals of the armies of light dispatch their loyal servant Sieghart, whom fate has seen fit to grant a strange and awesome power. Sieghart’s mission takes him across Kraltarla to gather the components for a magical tool that can free the imprisoned blacksmith of the gods, so that he might forge magical artifacts of great and terrible power for the forces of light. 

Some of the Record of Agarest War Zero’s features:

? Over 100 hours of gameplay packed into 1.9 GB of data 

? Full 720p HD graphic assets 

? Fully voice acted in Japanese

? Position your forces on the battlefield and wait for the right moment to string together massive combo attacks using multiple party members - both in melee and at range! 

? Enhanced battle system including combo system, break and overkill  

? Experience "Living Portraits" animated characters breathe, move, and move their lips in sync with the voice acting.

? Soul-Breeding System - Once again, the choice of bride at the end of the first generation further determines the skill sets and weapon of the offspring.

? Card Skill System - Customize your main character's weapon choice and skills through this unique character generation system.

? Feel Link - unlock and change character costumes based on your relationship level with other heroines. Maid, Shinto Priestess, Nurse and School uniform are available depending on each character.

? Over 500 different Magic spells and Battle skills 

? Over 400 Enemies and Characters 

? Capture monsters to join your army 

? Support for full touch interface, keyboard with key mapping and external controllers 

? Xperia Play optimized 

? Compatible with MOGA controllers.

? Ability to automatically backup your save data to Google Cloud through Google Play Game Services.

? Support for Leaderboards and Achievements through Google Play Game Services.

? Language: English text with Japanese voices.

? Extra mode, unlock the original Record of Agarest War maps and characters for you to play with.

Platform: Android 3.0 or Higher (Device requires 512MB RAM or more)

Pricing: $14.99   (introductory price of $8.99 40% OFF the original price for a very limited time) 

Language: English text with Japanese voices

Download link : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hyperdevbox.agarestwarzero

Promotional video on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xjf1JUDHzQ0

Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/hyperdevbox

Contact: Carlo Perconti, CEO

Phone: +81-(0)3-3957-1520 (Japan)

Email: [email protected]

About HyperDevbox:

Based in Tokyo and founded in 2005 by Carlo Perconti, HyperDevbox is a multi-platform developer and publisher, mainly focused on bringing fun, high-quality and technically advanced games to Smartphones and tablets.

Some of HyperDevbox's recent achievements:

  • ExZeus Arcade (Android), the first commercial game on Android market to have delivered the data directly to SD card.
  • Spectral Souls - Resurrection of the Ethereal Empires (Android), the first 1GB Tactical RPG for Android.
  • In June 2011, HyperDevbox received recognition from Google as "Top Developer" on the Android Market
  • In December 2011, HyperDevbox launched "Generation of Chaos", the first massive strategy RPG for Android.
  • In August 2012, HyperDevbox released "Blazing Souls Accelate" (Android) another massive 1GB Tactical RPG for Android.
  • In December 2012, HyperDevbox released "ExZeus 2" in collaboration with global technology company Nvidia, targeting their new Tegra 3 high-end graphics processor.
*In December 2013, HyperDevbox released Record of Agarest War for the Android Platform

*In August 2014, HyperDevbox in collaboration with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and FIRESTONE released Indy 500 the first officially licensed Indy 500 arcade racer for Android.

For more information, visit the HyperDevbox web site: www.hyperdevbox.com

About Idea Factory:

Located in Tokyo and founded in 1994, Idea Factory has developed and published many well-received RPGS and innovative visual novel games. Some of their more popular titles include, Hyperdimension Neptunia, Agarest War, the Hakuoki series, Fairy Fencer F and Sorcery Saga. Idea Factory is part of the Idea Factory Group, which comprises Idea Factory, Compile Heart, Design Factory and Idea Factory International.

To learn more about them, see the information on the Idea Factory web site: 

http://www.ideafintl.com/index.php (English)

http://www.ideaf.co.jp (Japanese)