World-Vibe: Square Enix announces "Gunslinger Stratos" Tokyo / Osaka Tournaments with 1mil. Yen total prize money!
News source: Famitsu.com
Final Fantasy-makers, Square Enix, have announced 'Gunslinger's Battle Arena', a massive tournament to promote their recently-released new arcade shooter, 'Gunslinger Stratos'.
The tournament, which is slated to begin in January 2013, will take place at the Tokyo Big Site (as 'Gunslinger's Battle Arena Tokyo ~Birth~') and the Osaka Intex exhibition hall (as 'Gunslinger's Battle Arena Osaka'). The total prize money is announced to be around 1 million yen.
The game, which pits players in teams of 4 against one another in a series of online battles, features fast-paced, dual gun wielding action from a 3rd person perspective. Running on the Taito X3 hardware, the game promises slick visuals and gameplay.
To promote the game, singer Ai Nakajima was signed on to perform the theme song, "Transfer". Design group AMIAYA has also been confirmed to be involved in the creation of several exclusive outfits players can obtain for their avatars.
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