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Publisher Atlus U.S.A. has announced it has become an officially-licensed third party publisher for the Xbox 360, and, as part of the announcement, the company has revealed two strategy titles for the console, Operation Darkness and _Spectral For

Leigh Alexander, Contributor

November 19, 2007

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Publisher Atlus U.S.A. has announced it has become an officially-licensed third party publisher for the Xbox 360. As part of the announcement, the company revealed two strategy titles set to inaugurate the partnership, Operation Darkness and Spectral Force 3. Atlus is generally known for its localization and publishing of Japanese RPGs, most recently Odin's Sphere and Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3, in addition to the Trauma Center franchise. Operation Darkness, from Japan-based developer Success, takes place in an alternate World War II era, tasking the player's team of elite soldiers with fighting Hitler and a new army of warewolves, zombies, and vampires to upend the Third Reich. Spectral Force 3, from Japan's Idea Factory is a magically-themed strategy title revolving around the Great Neverland War, where the player leads a mercenary squad to try and unify a continent of kingdoms. Said Atlus sales and marketing VP Tim Pivnicny, “We are very proud to pledge our support to the Xbox 360 and to officially partner with Microsoft to bring quality titles to their impressive entertainment system."

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Leigh Alexander is Editor At Large for Gamasutra and the site's former News Director. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Variety, Slate, Paste, Kill Screen, GamePro and numerous other publications. She also blogs regularly about gaming and internet culture at her Sexy Videogameland site. [NOTE: Edited 10/02/2014, this feature-linked bio was outdated.]

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