Untold Legends™ The Warrior's Code™ for the PSP™ (Playstation® Portable) System Shipping Today

- The Warrior's Code™ is the Follow-Up to Brotherhood of the Blade™, the First Action-RPG Game for the PSP -


Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) announces Untold Legends™ The Warrior's Code™ for the PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system is shipping to retail stores in North America today. The Warrior's Code is the next game in the Untold Legends series, following the top-selling Brotherhood of the Blade™. The Warrior's Code is a completely new action role-playing game (RPG) featuring an enhanced combat engine, all-new 3D graphics, with special effects, new spells and lighting, and new multiplayer game modes. Untold Legends The Warrior's Code carries a suggested retail price of $39.99.

"The Warrior's Code builds upon the success of the original game while reaching out to new PSP™ system owners and fans of the action-RPG genre," said Chris Sturr, senior brand manager, Sony Online Entertainment. "The Warrior's Code brings an entirely new level of gaming to the PSP™ system with an all-new story mode told through in-game cut scenes and two new multiplayer modes featuring cooperative play for up to two players or player-to-player battles for up to four players via either WiFi, or now for the first time, online."

As one of five completely re-designed, shape-changing characters, players will challenge their hack-and-slash skills through an epic storyline consisting of five exciting chapters with dramatic in-game cinematics, voiceovers and exciting, colorful art design. In addition, there are more than 45 areas featuring interactive objects, devious traps, destructible walls and creatures.

The Warrior's Code utilizes the online capability of the PSP™ system and features two online multiplayer options. The cooperative option features story driven co-op play for up to two players which seamlessly integrates with the single player game. The player-vs.-player option offers combat-focused battles for up to four players. Both options feature a macro-chat communication, online lobby and matchmaking system.

About The Warrior's Code

In The Warrior's Code, the realm is one of chaos and oppression as a powerful warlord's horrific minions continue to slaughter and enslave the people. When members of a secret shape-shifting race begin to disappear, suspicions of an insidious plot to exterminate them lead many of its members to flee into the wilderness for survival. While struggling to escape capture and death, some of the shape-shifting refugees stumble upon a carefully guarded secret that rekindles hope for freedom and peace in the realm.

  Key features in The Warrior's Code include:

    *  Evolutionary Combat Engine -- Experience all-new action-RPG combat
       through an upgraded combat engine, featuring a wider variety of
       combat moves and special abilities, dynamic attacks of opportunity,
       and all the intensity of fast hack-n-slash action.

    *  Epic Storyline -- Play through five exciting chapters with dramatic
       in-game cinematics and voiceovers.

    *  Enhanced 3D Game Engine -- Featuring enhanced graphics, special
       effects, and lighting with streaming music.

    *  All-New Online Multiplayer Mode -- Featuring story-driven two player
       co-op play seamlessly integrated with the single player game, or
       combat-focused player vs. player battles for up to four players.

    *  New Playable Characters -- Five shape-changing player character types
       featuring enhanced customization and a wider variety of enhanced

    *  Enhanced Quest System -- Challenge yourself with a wider variety of
       quest types and upgraded Quest Journal.

    *  New Hand-Crafted Environments -- Explore more than 45 all-new areas
       featuring dynamic events and a wider array of interactive objects,
       devious traps, destructible walls, and creatures.

    *  Unique Monsters -- Battle and employ different combat strategies
       against more than 40 unique monsters with improved Artificial

    *  Massive Boss Battles -- Experience 12 massive boss battles featuring
       interactive lairs and unique new gameplay challenges.

    *  Enhanced Item System -- Collect and utilize a wider variety of items
       and enhancements and store.

  For more information please visit www.untoldlegends.com

  About Sony Online Entertainment

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Digital Inc., is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchises and hit titles including EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Champions of Norrath®, Untold Legends™, and PlanetSide®, as well as for developing Star Wars Galaxies™: An Empire Divided™, SOE continues to redefine the business of online gaming and the creation of active player communities while introducing new genres on various entertainment platforms. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with additional development studios in Austin, TX, Seattle, WA, and Taiwan, SOE has an array of cutting-edge online games in development.

SOE and the SOE logo are registered trademarks and Untold Legends, Brotherhood of the Blade and The Warrior's Code are trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

SOURCE: Sony Online Entertainment Inc.

CONTACT: Katie Uhlman, +1-858-577-3167, kuhlman@soe.sony.com, or Chris
Kramer, +1-858-577-3481, ckramer@soe.sony.com, both of Sony Online

Web site: http://www.untoldlegends.com/