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WHAT’S YOUR STYLE OF EVIL?

Tecmo Koei launches evil mini quiz and details pre-order bonuses for Deception I V: Blood Ties

Hertfordshire, 05 March 2014- Tecmo Koei Europe announced today pre-order bonuses and new assets for upcoming title Deception IV: Blood Ties slated to be released across Europe on 28 th March 2014 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®Vita handheld system.

This entertaining follow up to the classic Tecmo title ‘Devil’s Deception’, first released in 1996 on the PlayStation ®, is a strategy focused trap action game that follows the story of Laegrinna, an animated fragment of an imprisoned Devil’s soul, as she battles her enemies by mischievously luring them into strategically placed traps.

Deception IV places the player on the side of evil, which, as the saying goes, comes in many forms... In Laegrinna’s case it comes in the form of the three Daemons who assist her in her quest: Veruza, Caelea and Lilia. Each of them represents a different aspect of cruelty: Sadistic Torment, Elaborate Death and Humiliating Demise, and they reward points and upgrades every time Laegrinna chooses to use one of their traps to escape her rivals.

There are more than 120 different types of traps - including themed traps for each stage and enchanted moving trapmobiles - in Deception IV: Blood Ties and players can use a vast number of combinations to defeat those who try to harm them. Based on the result the three Daemons will judge and reward points for the best combo.

For a better idea of the variety of combos and traps included in Deception IV: Blood Ties, Tecmo Koei launched today an sinfully indulging, interactive mini quiz that serves to determine each player’s individual style of evil! There, they can choose between spring boards, Iron Maidens, falling vases and more, watch them in action and discover which Daemon favours their choices as well as get information on their lucky trap based on their options.

The Evil Style Quiz can be accessed through www.deceptioniv.eu/special.html.

Furthermore, Tecmo Koei announced a series of bonus traps for those who pre-order the title. Specifically, those who pre-order from GAME will receive a ‘Guillotine Lite’, a Sadistic trap in the form of an axe falling from the ceiling. For those who opt for the Elaborate, pre-orders from Amazon will include a ‘UFO?’ trap, guaranteed to blow your enemy out of this world... or into the nearest wall.

For fans of the Humiliating, the PlayStation® Store will offer a trap called ‘Queen’s Heel’, a giant heel that drops from the air to squash your opponents. Finally, Independent retailers (through CentreSoft) will receive a series favourite ‘Golden Horse’ trap, which humiliatingly strikes right at your poor rival’s nether parts..

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Deception IV: Blood Ties is produced by the creator of Fatal Frame, Keisuke Kikuchi and developed by Tecmo Koei. The franchise as a whole has sold more than 800,000 copies globally. For more news and information on Deception IV: Blood Ties please follow us on https://www.facebook.com/tecmoeurope or visit http://www.deceptioniv.eu

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ABOUT TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD.

TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD. is a publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds and digital download content based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, UK. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive® and Ninja Gaiden®series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® franchises. On April 1, 2009, TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD was established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd. merger. More information about TECMO KOEI EUROPE LTD and its products can be found at www.tecmokoei-europe.com.

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