Aya Brea's grand return to the world of video games, The 3rd Birthday, is being marked in Europe by the release of a special "Twisted" edition. Available this spring, the Twisted Edition includes a UMD copy of the game, along with a 48-page "CTI Confidential" art book, two "deluxe" lithographs, and a code to unlock an Aya Brea costume for Lightning in the Dissidia sequel.

The image of the pack released by Square Enix suggests that no one part of this bundle isn't covered with pictures of Aya Brea.
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SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES The 3rd Birthday SPECIAL EDITION AND CELEBRITY VOICE CAST

London (1 February 2011) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces The 3rd Birthday™ will be released as a special TWISTED EDITION retail pack featuring a number of exclusive items, available across Europe and PAL territories exclusively for the PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system during spring 2011.

In addition to the game, the TWISTED EDITION retail pack will include a copy of CTI Confidential – an exclusive 48 page hardback book packed with top secret artwork and concept illustrations; two deluxe Aya Brea Lithograph art prints and an exclusive Lightning in Aya Brea costume for use in the forthcoming PSP release DISSIDIA® 012[duodecim]™ FINAL FANTASY®.

Square Enix can also reveal details of the game's celebrity voice cast including Yvonne Strahovski of TV series Chuck as the voice of Aya Brea. Yvonne Strahovski comments, "I was immediately interested when Square Enix approached me with the opportunity to play Aya Brea in The 3rd Birthday. I love Aya – she's strong, driven and ready to take on the world. My goal was to bring all of her characteristics to life to really tell her story and create the best experience for all gamers."

Additionally, the game's mysterious Kyle Madigan is voiced by Jensen Ackles of TV's Supernatural series. "The 3rd Birthday will pull players in immediately with its incredible graphics and character driven story line. I felt like I was creating a movie." Comments Jensen Ackles.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.