Aruze Announces Shadow Hearts From the New World Sweepstakes
07.02.05 - 10:16 AM
Aruze today announced a major promotional campaign for its upcoming Nautilus-developed RPG Shadow Hearts From the New World for PlayStation 2. The company has put up three real life movie clips starring idol Aki Hoshino as heroine Shania and You Shirota as protagonist Johnny on the game's official website. Upon watching those three short movies, fans can take a quiz and provided they answer the questions correctly, enter a sweepstakes. Among the prizes are a Sharp Aquos 37-inch flatscreen TV-set, a 5.1 channel speaker system from Onkyo, Sony's 20 GB Netwalkman NW-HD5 as well as merchandise and autogram cards signed by Hoshino and Shirota. The campaign will run through August 31st.
Shadow Hearts From the New World will be available in Japan on July 28th. The standard version will go on sale for 6,980 yen ($62.95 US), whereas the limited edition Premium Box will retail for 11,800 yen ($106.41 US). A US release of Shadow Hearts From the New World has yet to be announced.