Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward, Sequel to 999, Ships Today!

Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward Ships Today!

Spiritual Sequel to the hit, 999, ships and is ready to thrill fans everywhere!

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Torrance, CA October 23, 2012 – Aksys Games, publisher of the critically acclaimed hit, Zero Escape: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (999), proudly announces that Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward, available for the Nintendo 3DS® and PS®VITA system, ships today!

Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward introduces a new cast, a thrilling and suspenseful storyline, and challenging new puzzles!  Follow Sigma as he and eight others try to crack the mystery of Zero and figure out who to trust or who to betray in this follow-up to the 2010 hit!

About Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward

December 25, 2028 – While at the parking lot of his school, Sigma is ambushed by two cars and kidnapped.  He soon finds himself in an elevator with a girl named Phi.  Unable to escape the elevator, a green monitor flips on and a strange rabbit appears, introducing itself as “Zero III.”  Zero III explains that they are about to play the “Nonary Game: Ambidex Edition,” a deadly game of life and death.  What’s in store for Sigma, Phi, and the seven others they eventually meet?  Why have these nine been chosen, and most importantly, who will they ally with and who will they betray?

Complex Puzzles & Suspenseful Story – Learn the mystery behind Zero and the nine participants as players follow a suspenseful plotline in “Novel” stages!  In “Escape” stages, players must solve complex puzzles in order to escape rooms and progress through the game.

Fully-Voiced Novel Sections & Dual Language Support –With dual language support, players can choose between listening to the novel stages in Japanese or English!

Numerous Fates & Endings – As in 999, there are several multiple endings!  A special flow chart shows player progress through the game.

Immersive Three-Dimensional Environment – In “Escape” stages, players can rotate the camera around a 3D room and zoom in on objects to look for clues.  Players can also select and manipulate objects in three-dimensional space.

Introduces New Characters, Brings Back Old Ones – Several new characters join the cast of Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward and some old ones make appearances as well! What secrets do these characters hold, and why have they been brought here?

Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward has been rated M (Mature) by the ESRB. For more information about Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward and to see the newest official launch trailer and special OVA short, visit www.virtueslastreward.com.

About the Zero Escape Series

The Zero Escape series blends thrilling visual novel with complex puzzle game.  Starting in 2010, Aksys Games published Zero Escape: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (999), which became one of their most critically-acclaimed titles that year, earning IGN’s Story of the Year award.  Following the success of 999, Aksys Games announced earlier this year that it would be releasing the spiritual successor to 999, entitled Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward.  More information about both games can be found at www.zero-escape.com.

[PR Email from Aksys Games]

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About the author:

Steve has been a Nintendo fan since the NES. He currently owns a NES, SNES, N64, GameCube, Wii, Wii U, GameBoy, DS, DSi, 3DS, and 3DS XL. His favorite types of games are action platformers and multiplayer “party” games. Overall, he loves a game that is pure fun and pulls him in for hours, and if that can be shared with friends, it is even better.

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