Square Enix USA has announced that Front Mission 4, the first game in the series to be released for the Playstation 2, has shipped to stores across North America. The story takes place in the year 2096, 6 years after the ordinal Front Mission title which has never been released outside of Japan. You take control of groups of mechs called Wanzers as you try to seek out the culprits behind a deadly attack that threatens your very existence.
"As part of our commitment to create the best role-playing games in the industry, we are continually looking for ways to provide superior gaming experiences for gamers," said Jun Iwasaki, president and CEO, Square Enix U.S.A. "We believe that fans of the Front Mission series as well as fans of the strategy game genre will be thrilled with this new title."
Front Mission 4 will be available at North American retailers for a suggested retail price of $49.99 (USD). The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has rated Front Mission 4 "T" for Teen.