Torrance, CA (January 28, 2011)– Aksys Games, a publisher of interactive entertainment products, is proud to announce an exclusive GameStop online pre-order bonus for the retro-style action RPG developed by Idea Factory for the PSP® (Playstation®Portable) system, Jikandia: The Timeless Land. Customers who pre-order a copy of the game online at GameStop will receive a special Jikandia themed strap and cleaner. Now you can adorn your favorite keychain or PSP® with this snazzy little accessory!
Jikandia: The Timeless Land will be released on March 15 th, 2011 for the PSP? (Playstation?Portable) system.
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About Jikandia: The Timeless Land
For thousands of years, the people of Jikandia were happy and peaceful, utterly ignorant of the concept of time. Then...one day, uncountable hordes of dangerous creatures appeared, bringing chaos to Jikandia and setting the wheels of time turning once again. Plunged suddenly into this newly-temporal reality, the people of Jikandia fell into confusion, terror, and anarchy.
In the midst of the mayhem gripping the land, an ancient spirit known as Temtem, hoping to restore peace and harmony to the troubled land, somehow gained mastery over time and space. With this new-found power, Temtem attempted to summon the nine heroes of legend. Nine kids on their way to school found themselves summoned through time and space to become the champions of Jikandia. However, only Hall, who was separated from his friends while traveling through the void, appeared before Temtem. Neither of them knew what had happened to Hall’s friends, but it soon become clear that Hall had to find them, and right Jikandia’s wrongs, if he was ever to return home.
In Jikandia, you must travel through dungeons in search of your friends. You can set the time limit for each dungeon yourself! Dungeons are altered in several ways according to the time limit you set, so no adventure is the same twice!?The longer you spend in one, the more likely you’ll come across rare items and treasure chests...but you’ll also face more monsters and difficult traps. Also, by meeting certain requirements, you can unlock specific events and cause legendary items to appear. Activating the“Focus” mode will make you stronger, faster, and more powerful! Obtain magic orbs to customize your hero’s skills as you wish. Up to four PSP systems can be linked to play in the Jikandia Coliseum timed stages where you can battle against your friends and dodge traps to win with the highest score!
“With a combination of old-school platforming action and a colorful cast of characters, Jikandia: The Timeless Land gives you the freedom to decide how long you want to spend in each dungeon, making the game easy to pick up and play whenever you have a moment to spare,” says Frank“Bo” deWindt II, Associate Producer at Aksys Games.
Jikandia: The Timeless Land Key Features
- <*> Set your own time limit
Take control of the clock and play at your own pace. You can spend as little as three minutes on a quick speed-run, or up to half an hour scouring a dungeon for rare treasure.*> <*> Unlock story events
Play through the game multiple times to unlock additional events. Since the layout and size of each dungeon changes depending on the time set by the player, it’s possible for the player to never have to explore the same dungeon twice.*> <*> 4-player Coliseum mode
Up to four players can enjoy Jikandia together using the PSP? systems ad-hoc mode. Challenge other players in a wide variety of settings to determine who will emerge from battle victorious.*>
About Aksys Games
Located in Torrance, California and founded in 2006, Aksys Games has published many well-received fighting games, RPGS, and innovative downloadable titles. Some of their more popular titles include the BlazBlue, Record of Agarest War, and Hooked: Real Motion Fishing series.
Jikandia: The Timeless Land? has been rated‘T’ for Teen by the ESRB. More information about Aksys Games and Jikandia: The Timeless Land?can be found at? www.aksysgames.com.
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