LOS ANGELES (November 2, 2010) — Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIXÂ® interactive entertainment products in North America, has announced worldwide release dates forÂ MINDJACKâ„¢, the Companyâ€™s upcomingÂ action (online) shooterÂ for thePlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
The game, which is being developed in Japan by feelplus inc., will release in North America on January 18, 2011, followed by Japan on January 27.
MINDJACK is a unique action (online) shooter that will push the boundaries of the third-person genre with its thrilling co-operative gameplay, mind control abilities and other incredible surprises.Â The game will effectively blur the line between traditional single- and multi-player gameplay, creating a campaign experience where non-playable characters can, at any moment, transform into human-controlled allies or gun-toting foes.
Set in 2031,Â MINDJACK throws players into the life of Jim Corbijn, a field agent with the Federal Intelligence Agency. Â Â As Jim becomes embroiled in a clandestine war between governments and corporations, he employs futuristic technology that allows him to take control of other characters and machines within the game world by â€œhackingâ€ into them.
As networked players join another gamerâ€™s single-player campaign through Xbox Live or PlayStation Network, they seamlessly transform the experience into co-operative multiplayer, instantly altering the challenge and game world, resulting in each game session being truly unique.
MINDJACK will be available at North American retailers beginning January 18, 2011 for the PlayStation 3 system and Xbox 360. Pre-order your game today atÂ http://www.mindjackgame.com.
MINDJACK is rated M (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board website atÂ www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.
For more information aboutÂ MINDJACK please visit the official website atÂ http://www.mindjackgame.com and follow the game on Facebook atÂ http://www.facebook.com/MindjackGame.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S. based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., a holding company leading Square Enix Group. Square Enix, Inc. publishes and distributes entertainment content under the Square Enix Group’s internationally renowned brands such as Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in the Americas. The Square Enix Group includes a global network of leading development studios located in North America, Europe and Japan. The Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASYÂ®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUESTÂ®, which has sold over 54 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDERÂ®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and other well-established products and services.
More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found atÂ http://www.square-enix.com.
DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries.Â MINDJACK is a trademark of Square Enix Co., Ltd.Â Eidos and Tomb Raider are registered trademarks of Square Enix, Ltd.Â Taito is a registered trademark of Taito Corp.Â â€œPlayStationâ€ is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.