IRVINE, Calif. - July 2, 2015 - It's time to save humanity from the gaping maw of the Titans! The ATLUS published action game Shingeki no Kyojin: Humanity in Chains is now available in Europe beginning today for the Nintendo 3DS™ system. Play as several of the characters from the Attack on Titan manga and anime series and join them in their fight to eradicate the Titans from the city and beyond. The game's World Mode also extends the adventure beyond the main story, letting players fight against the Titans with customized characters in 1-4 player local or online multiplayer.
Plus, purchases of Shingeki no Kyojin: Humanity in Chains will also include a bundled North American and European-exclusive "Attack on Titan" 3DS theme. Shingeki no Kyojin: Humanity in Chains is available for €29,99 on the Nintendo eShop. Additional information can be found on the official website at http://www.atlus.com/titan/.
Shingeki no Kyojin: Humanity in Chains also includes Sasha Braus and Levi as playable characters. Originally released as DLC in Japan, these two characters have been included as parts of the main package of the North American and European release of the game!
Main features in Shingeki no Kyojin: Humanity in Chains include:
Titan-slicing Action - Fast-paced combat keeps players one swing ahead of death by Titan thanks to the Omni-directional Mobility Gear. Time swings perfectly to line up critical attacks and lay to waste the Titan menace!
The Expansive World Mode - Customize a Scout Regiment member in either the likeness of your favorite character or as an original creation! Take your new frontline recruit out into the battlefield to slay Titans, collect materials to craft better equipment, and earn money to recruit and train soldiers to join you in battle!
Dynamic Multiplayer - Join a team of up to four players as you cut a swath of destruction through Titan corpses. Save teammates from the clutches of death, use specialized weaponry to rout fearsome hordes, and coordinate battle tactics to take down the most formidable Titans.
Included DLC: Sasha and Levi - Originally paid DLC in the Japanese release, story gameplay for Sasha Braus and Levi are included in the European release of Shingeki no Kyojin: Humanity in Chains. You can now experience the main adventure through their eyes, and upon completing their chapters, can customize your World Mode Scout Regiment member with their looks!
The action game Shingeki no Kyojin: Humanity in Chains is rated PEGI-18 and is now available digitally on the American and European Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS. For more information, visit the official website: http://www.atlus.com/titan/.
- Four playable characters
- Four arenas with varied hazards & obstacles
- A deep, complex combat system
- Unique special attacks
- Random bonus items
- Options menu, to play in new ways
- Single player campaign
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