Bandai Games Announce hack//G.U. for the PS2

Bandai Games today announced hack//G.U. for the PlayStation2 c. Following the success of the four-volume .hack series that sold over 1.7 million copies worldwide, the latest iteration will feature a new cast of characters and an original storyline. Developed by Cyber Connect 2, .hack//G.U. will launch in Japan and North America in 2006.

We joined forces with the most renowned animated TV show talents to create the original ‘.hack’ series,” said Naruo Uchida, Vice President of Bandai Games Inc. “We’re proud to announce that Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, the character designer of ‘Evangelion,’ and Kazunori Ito, the writer of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and ‘Patlabor,’ are both returning for the new game.”