by honor, kill by stealth ... Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is
calling on gamers to take the ninja oath and step into the shadows
in Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven, the only stealth-based ninja game for
the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Set in the late
1570s, one year after the events of the original, best-selling
Tenchu game, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven finds Rikimaru and Ayame on a
quest to save feudal Japan from the clutches of an evil sorcerer and
his six lords of darkness. Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven is currently
available at North American retail outlets, is rated "M"
(Mature - content suitable for persons 17 and older) by the ESRB and
is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99.
Wrath of Heaven exemplifies the true spirit of ninja abilities as
players use stealth and camouflage to achieve their goals,"
said Larry Goldberg, executive vice president, Activision Worldwide
Studios. "Using skillful attacks and the ever popular grappling
hook in a beautifully detailed feudal Japan will allow everyone to
capture the essence of life as a ninja."
Wrath of Heaven builds on the renowned gameplay of the popular
Tenchu franchise and delivers the most realistic, stealth-based,
ninja action-adventure game ever. The game features impressive new
stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools,
plus larger levels, improved character animations, new multiplayer
options and a soundtrack from famed composer Noriyuki Asakura.
Taking advantage of the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment
system's impressive graphical capabilities, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven
features 25 death-defying missions, detailed lighting and weather
effects and improved character animations.