Aruze has announced various Shadow Hearts II-related presents to be distributed at this week's Tokyo Game Show 2003. First among the goods which are only available in limited amounts, is a demo of the Nautilus-developed PlayStation 2 RPG, which will contain four exclusive scenarios only to be found in this demo version. The disc will also contain a special movie trailer and TV commercials. Next is a 36-page book called 'Shadow Hearts II. Introduction.' It will not only contain an introduction of the game's characters and system, but also serve as a mini guide to the demo version. Last but not least, there is a Shadow Hearts II bag featuring character illustrations.
Furthermore, the company will show off the PlayStation 2 the Best edition of the prequel, Shadow Hearts at the show. This budget series re-release will ship with a special Shadow Hearts II trailer disc.
Shadow Hearts II will be available in Japan sometime this winter. Aruze will offer both a standard and a limited edition DX Pack version. The PlayStation the Best re-release of Shadow Hearts will be available on November 6th for 2,800 yen (24.56USD).