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True story. So Mom walks into my room and saw the 999 GameStop pre-order watch…

Mom: Oh wow, that’s a beautiful watch!

Me: R-Really?! You…like it?

Mom: I do! I can’t believe watches these days are looking more appealing. Where can I buy it?

Me: Oh…if you pre-order the game called “Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors” then you get a free watch.

Mom: It’s a VIDEO GAME WATCH?!

Therefore, the Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors GameStop exclusive online pre-order watch is mother approved!

Read the full press release after the cut.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Now, you can relive the escape with your very own bracelet…

Torrance, CA (September 17 , 2010) – Aksys Games, a publisher of interactive entertainment products, is proud to announce an exclusive GameStop online pre-order bonus for Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, the visual novel thriller for  Nintendo DS(tm). Customers who pre-order a copy of the game online at GameStop will receive the exclusive Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors watch. The Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors watch is a replica of the “bracelet” worn by the nine prisoners of the Nonary Game. The watch is made of heavy-duty metal and resilient plastic tubing, with a screen that appears to be solid metal until the button is depressed, displaying the time in bright, red digits.

“You too can sport the watch that the game revolves around, just like Junpei and his companions!”, says Frank “Bo” deWindt II, Associate Producer, Aksys Games.

Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors will be released on November 16, 2010 for Nintendo DS.
For more information or to find a store near you, log on to www.gamestop.com.
Visit the official website at www.aksysgames.com/999.

About Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors

Junpei, a normal college student, suddenly finds himself involved in a deadly conspiracy he could never have imagined.

He wakes aboard an old cruise liner. Dazed and confused, he stumbles around the room he finds himself in, trying desperately to remember how he got there. The first thing he notices is a number, scrawled across the door… A bright red number 5.

As Junpei’s memory returns, his mind is filled with the image of a mysterious figure in a gas mask, and their haunting words: “You are going to participate in a game. The Nonary Game. It is a game…where you will put your life on the line.”

“We’ve decided to call 999 an ‘Adventure’ game,” says Ben Bateman, Localization Editor, Aksys Games, “but I don’t really feel that’s entirely accurate. 999 is a game that simulates life, or at least it would if your life was about being trapped on a sinking ship and forced to complete a series of incomprehensible puzzles before your practically inevitable death. It is about relationships, and how they will ultimately kill you. There is also some blood, and an ax, so if you’ve always wanted some blood and an ax in your life, there you go. But what really brings 999 to life are the people who inhabit it. You will learn to care for them; to feel as though you are there and they are your friends, and then they will die because you made the wrong choices. Just like in real life.”

Key Features

  • Nine Hours

    You have only 9 hours before Junpei and his 8 fellow abductees drown. Numerology, music composition and logic puzzles are just a few of the 32+ obstacles that stand in the way of their freedom. You’ll have to use everything in your environment to get out!

  • Nine Persons

    Solve the mysteries that cloud your companions’ pasts, and unveil a disturbing future. Help everyone escape, but beware! A wrong decision or a careless mistake might put their lives in jeopardy. Experience 6 endings that are determined by the way you play!

  • Nine Doors

    Each hostage is cursed with a digital watch that displays their unique number. These numbers are keys to unlocking the 9 doors. Explore your surroundings for clues to unlock the next door by picking up and examining objects you find in each room. Create new tools by combining them to get out of dangerous situations and solve deadly puzzles.

    About Aksys Games Inc.
    Located in Torrance, California and founded in 2006, Aksys Games is well known for being a visionary within the fighting game sector while expanding into other genres such as RPGs, fishing, and family-style games. Some of their more popular games include the BlazBlue, Record of Agarest War, Hooked: Real Motion Fishing, and the Bit. Trip series.
    Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors  has been rated “M” for Mature with Blood, Drug Reference, Strong Language, Suggestive Themes, Violence.
    More information about Aksys Games and Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors can be found at www.aksysgames.com.
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/aksysgames Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/aksysgames

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