Item Number: PS3 COD 40219 Release Date: 12/17/08 Retail Price: $49.99 Format: PlayStation 3 Genre: Action RPG Rating: M for Mature Online Playable: Yes No. of Discs: 1 UPC: 767649402199 A grand scale Action/RPG Rise of the Argonauts immerses players in a gladiatorial adventure set in an epic vision of ancient Greece. Taking the role of Jason • a hero and expert warrior trained by none other than the lord of the Centaurs • players will battle alongside Hercules Achilles Atalanta and other Argonauts as they engage in brutal combat against formidable beasts and enemies in a vast world alive with fickle gods and jaw-dropping panoramas. KEY FEATURES: An Epic Scale Action/RPG • Players will grow Jason from young king to true legend as they set sail aboard the Argo and explore a dynamic world of islands filled with shining cities lush jungles deep forests and vast oceans. As they progress through the story players will be able to upgrade Jason's weapons armor and stats add and swap out new Argonauts and customize the Argo based on islands visited items collected and much much more. Jason Party of Three Table for One • Throughout the search for the Golden Fleece Jason will be accompanied by some of Greek mythology's greatest heroes including Hercules Achilles Atalanta and more. As Jason comes across new heroes players can add them into the mix to accompany Jason on his quest. Jason can have two additional Argonauts with him throughout the game but it will be the player's choice to decide which heroes are best suited for each part of the journey. Brutal Blood-Spurting Combat • Gamers will leave their mark on ancient Greece as they engage in heart-pumping lethal blood-spurting combat against hordes of enemy warriors ruthless beasts and truly formidable mythological creatures. Whether Jason is lopping off heads or cutting warriors in half with his sword of Hercules is tearing the arms off of an incensed Dryad the combat in Rise of the Argonauts will leave players wanting for their next confrontation. Further the Jason and the other Argonauts can combine combat tactics where Hercules might bear hug an enemy from behind while Jason bashes them to a bloody pulp with his mace for example. The Gods are Watching…Always • Like all true heroes of Greece the gods follow Jason in his quest for the Golden Fleece. Jason will gain the favor of the gods and earn special abilities but his actions may please some gods and displease others. Earning a god's favor will grant players powers within the god's domain but drawing a god's wrath may cause them to inflict a torment on the heroes at the worst possible moment.