EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – March 22, 2016 - GungHo Online Entertainment America, Inc.(GOEA) and Seattle-based development studio Camouflaj announced today that the critically acclaimed stealth-action game République is now available on the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) which includes the highly anticipated, series-concluding “Episode 5: Terminus,”also released on PC, Mac and mobile devices (iOS and Android) today.
In “Terminus," the fifth and final episode of the thrilling République saga, Hope’s story of escape becomes one of revenge, as she and the Player learn that freedom can’t be won by running away.
Exclusive to the PS4™edition releasing today is a new control scheme allowing players to take full control of Hope, the game’s protagonist. She is a prisoner of Metamorphosis, a shadowy totalitarian state ruled by the omnipresent Overseer. Players take on the role of an anonymous benefactor who guides Hope to freedom by hacking into the Overseer’s elaborate surveillance network. But as the game progresses, more is revealed about the sinister global ambitions of the top secret facility, which holds her captive.
“We’re thrilled to have ATLUS and NIS America as partners who have expanded the reach of République, a game we’ve worked so hard on for many years,” said Ryan Payton, founder of Camouflaj. “We are confident that our dedicated fans will be pleased with the epic series finale, as will the brand new audience on PS4 who will be able to play the entire five-episode game as a long-form experience.”
“Terminus”is available with the full season on Steam for $24.99 or as an individual episode on mobile devices for $4.99 on both the App Store and Google Play. Players who purchased the full season will receive“Episode 5: Terminus”today.
PS4™players can purchase the retail version of the entire five-episode game for $24.99/CA$39.99 from participating retailers throughout North America through a distribution partnership with ATLUS. The game is also available digitally on the PlayStation®Store for the same price.
NIS America is distributing a limited “Contraband Edition”for $44.99 on its online store. Available in limited quantities, the “Contraband Edition” includes physical République-themed products, such as the soundtrack and The Manifesto, a 160-page collector’s edition book that describes life inside Metamorphosis.
Developed by Seattle-based Camouflaj and led by industry veteran Ryan Payton, République has received numerous awards and accolades, including the “Excellence in Storytelling”award from the International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) and has 80 percent positive reviews on Steam.
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ABOUT GUNGHO ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA
GungHo Online Entertainment America is a multiplatform publisher dedicated to delivering the best titles, content and support for the online gaming community. Established in 2012 and led by former Square Enix and XSEED Games executive Jun Iwasaki, GungHo Online Entertainment America is the US division of GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE), an established Japanese publisher. GungHo Online Entertainment America's content partners include leading developers Grasshopper Manufacture, Game Arts, Acquire, and Gravity, all of which are subsidiaries of GOE. GungHo Online Entertainment America publishes and distributes network-oriented games for console, handheld, mobile, tablet, and MMO-style games for PC. GungHo Online Entertainment America is located in El Segundo, CA. For more information, visit www.gunghoonline.com.
Founded by former Halo 4 creative director and Metal Gear Solid 4 producer Ryan Payton, Camouflaj is a Seattle-based boutique game studio. Comprised of industry veterans from such award-winning franchises as F.E.A.R., Red Dead Redemption, and S.O.C.O.M., Camouflaj is a nimble team of experienced developers and talented newcomers, dedicated to bringing high quality, focused game experiences to the broadest possible audiences.
Atlus U.S.A., Inc. has become known across the industry as a mark of high-quality, deeply immersive, uniquely Japanese video game experiences. With award-winning titles that reach across a variety of genres and platforms, including the Shin Megami Tensei®and Persona®series of role-playing games, the ground-breaking action-adventure/puzzle game Catherine™, and the much-celebrated RPG Demon's Souls™, Atlus is committed to offering the highest standard in interactive entertainment experiences. www.atlus.com.
ABOUT NIS AMERICA
In 2003, NIS America was established in Southern California to bring exciting, one-of-a-kind Japanese culture to North America. NIS America's team members devote themselves to the fans. Their respect for their fans is at the heart of everything they do. As an established entertainment publisher in the U.S., NIS America is committed to continuous growth and improvement. NIS America is a subsidiary of Nippon Ichi Software, Inc., a Japanese company famous for its unique line of strategy RPGs with titles such as Disgaea, Phantom Brave, and Makai Kingdom. NIS America has also become a publisher of Japanese anime titles, such as Toradora!, anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day,and Natsume's Book of Friends.
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