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  Ghostlight announce a PC release for Agarest: Generations of War Zero
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BRAINTREE, UK – 23/01/2014

Ghostlight have today announced that following on from their successful PC release of Agarest: Generations of War on Steam last year, they will be bringing the game’s prequel, Agarest: Generations of War Zero to PC via Steam in the first quarter of 2014.  As with the first game in the series, the PC port will be handled by developer, Laughing Jackal, whose Vita title OMG HD Zombies is expected to be released on Steam next month.

For the PC version of Agarest: Generations of War Zero, Laughing Jackal will be adding full mouse and keyboard support, maintaining full gamepad support, adding Steam achievements, taking advantage of the higher resolutions that PCs can offer and making a number of other user interface changes to ensure that PC gamers receive the best gaming experience possible.

Ghostlight have also provided a trailer for the PlayStation 3 version of this title.

In addition to this news Ghostlight have also revealed on their blog that they are currently in the process of signing two new Japanese titles to bring to PC.

More on Agarest: Generations of War Zero:

In a time long forgotten, the gods of darkness and light fought in a savage battle across generations, ravaging the land they had created.  A deadlock ensued leaving the Scarred Mountains to divide the continent between the sworn enemies.

With wounds running so deep, the balance could not last forever and soon the darkness would arise to face its foe once again.  In this most pivotal installment of our epic tale, we take you back to that most ancient of battles revealing the story of events preceding Agarest: Generations Of War...

...While patrolling the mountains, Sieghart, a young officer loyal to the armies of light, meets a strange girl.  This chance meeting will change the world...

·         Watch the story unfold as you battle hordes of creatures in more than 80hrs of compelling turn-based combat.

·         Utilise the tactical new Card Skill System to shape the combat style of your uniquely created hero.

·         Featuring stunning new and beautifully animated character portraits, displaying a variety of emotions.

·         The innovative Soul Breed System returns! Choose your bride to determine the strengths and fate of the world’s next heroic generation of warriors.

Established in 2004, Ghostlight specialise in bringing the best in Japanese gaming to the PAL region.  Ghostlight have released numerous JRPGs such as the Agarest series, Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky and multiple entries in the Shin Megami Tensei series, including Devil Survivor Overclocked and Persona 3 Portable. Ghostlight are currently working on the forthcoming releases of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 (DS) and a further (undisclosed) console to PC conversion.

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, the Agarest War series, the Hyperdimension Neptunia series, Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom, Sweet Fuse and Sorcery Saga. Idea Factory is part of the Idea Factory Group, which comprises Idea Factory, Compile Heart and Design Factory and Idea Factory International.

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