Vagrant Story_ Official Strategy Guide by Al Giovetti


By Al Giovetti
Price:US $14.99 and CDN $21.95
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Public Relations:Detra L. Perry
Publisher:Macmillan USA/BradyGAMES
Systems:Play Station
ISBN:ISBN #:1-56686-971-4
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Vagrant Story Official Strategy Guide

History * Company Line * Maps * Item List * Cheats * Character List * Version Differences * Easter Eggs * * * Multi-player Features * Cheats, Hints, and Walkthrough * Journalists * References * Letters


Company Line


BradyGAMES Ships Vagrant Story_ Official Strategy Guide

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana--May 18, 2000--BradyGAMES announced that they will publish the official strategy guide to Vagrant Story_, available on the PlayStation® game console. With 176 four-color pages of tips and strategies, this guide has the tools players need to solve mind-teasing puzzles and fight their way through treacherous dungeons.

The Vagrant Story Official Strategy Guide is essential for serious action, adventure gamers. A detailed walkthrough of the game reveals secret areas through maps and solutions to the challenging puzzles. Character descriptions and a complete item list provides players with additional tips and strategies to guide them through the gripping plot of Vagrant Story. In addition, the guide features a bestiary, strategies for surviving the battles and hints for exploring the dungeons, giving gamers an edge.

Janet Eshenour, BradyGAMES Marketing Manager, remarks about the significance of working with Square Electronic Arts L.L.C. "Square's captivating games have delighted players for years, and we're happy to provide the guides that will help fans get the most from them. Our strategy guide for Vagrant Story has expert strategies and detailed solutions players need and want for maximum gameplay," stated Eshenour.

Vagrant Story is a suspenseful action/adventure game filled with conspiracy and mystery. Trapped in a dungeon-filled, maze-like mansion, players chase a cult leader while fighting off a host of enemies. Innovation is paramount, as gamers mix and match different weapon parts to create unique and destructive medieval weaponry. Several game features allow players to target specific body parts to attack, chain together attacks, and counterattacks for optimal damage and recovery. Played in real-time 3D with comic book voice bubbles for character dialogue, Vagrant Story delivers suspenseful gameplay for novice and expert players.

AVAILABILITY AND PRICING Vagrant Story Official Strategy Guide (ISBN #: 1-56686-971-4) will be available in May with an MSRP of US $14.99 and CDN $21.95. To purchase this strategy guide, visit your local electronics, book or software retailer, OR order via the web at

ABOUT SQUARE ELECTRONIC ARTS L.L.C. AND SQUARE CO., LTD. Square Co., Ltd. is the leading third-party developer and publisher of home video game console software in Japan with annual sales of more than US $560 million consolidated base (based on average annual exchange rate of 128.04 Japanese Yen per US Dollar during fiscal year 1999) and 1,200 employees worldwide. Square Co., Ltd. became famous for its role-playing games, including its world-renowned FINAL FANTASY series, which has sold more than 26 million units to date, and now publishes other titles under the SQUARESOFT brand spanning all genres. Square Co., Ltd. is based in Tokyo, Japan, and maintains a branch office in Osaka. More information about Square Co., Ltd., can be found on the Internet at

In North America, Square Co., Ltd. publishes its SQUARESOFT titles through Square Electronic Arts L.L.C., located in Costa Mesa, CA. Square Electronic Arts L.L.C. is a Limited Liability Company established on May 1, 1998 by Square Soft, Inc. and Electronic Arts to manage the marketing and distribution of SQUARESOFT products in North America. More information about SQUARESOFT products can be found on the Internet at

ABOUT BRADYGAMES BradyGAMES, a division of Macmillan USA, is a leader in the electronic entertainment publishing industry with value-priced strategy guides for video and PC-based games. Drawing on the strength of their partnerships with several leading game companies, BradyGAMES enhances the gaming experience by providing guides to match the look and feel of each game it covers.

For the latest demos, hints and cheats, visit and Take Your Game Further_.

ABOUT MACMILLAN USA Macmillan USA is a unit of Pearson Technology Group, the world's largest provider of consumer and professional computer, information technology, engineering and reference content. As one of the industry's leading innovators in both print and digital formats, Macmillan's imprints include Que, Sams, Lycos Press, BradyGAMES Strategy Guides, Que Learning Systems, Macmillan Software and Macmillan Lifestyles, publisher of the best-selling Complete Idiot's Guide line of reference books. Pearson Technology Group is an operating unit of Pearson Education, the world's leading education publisher.

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