NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes 1-5, and NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume 1 Now Available !

15 New Titles Added to Growing NEOGEO X Game Library
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Los Angeles, CA – June 25, 2013 – Tommo Inc., in partnership with SNK PLAYMORE, today announced that NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes 1-5, and the NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume 1, made exclusively for use with the NEOGEO X Handheld entertainment system, are now available across North America.

Each Volume of the NEOGEO X Classics comes with one Game Card packed with 3 legendary titles from the NEOGEO library. The NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume 1 comes with ALL 15 titles from NEOGEO Classics: Volumes 1-5 on one Game Card, and comes packed in a hard, “clam shell” collector case, with bonus sticker sheets and information booklet. The NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume 1 is the perfect way for fans to instantly grow their NEOGEO X game library from the 20 pre-loaded titles, to all 35 currently available titles. Tommo will also be including the ROCKET CABLE, High-speed Charging Travel Cable, at no additional cost, with the Classics: Volumes 1-5 and Mega Pack: Volume 1.

Full listing of titles that will be contained on NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes 1-5, and NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume 1:

  • Vol. 1: SENGOKU, METAL SLUG 2, TOP HUNTER: RODDY AND CATHY
  • Vol. 2: SAMURAI SHODOWN 3, SAVAGE REIGN, SUPER SIDEKICKS 3
  • Vol. 3: THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’96, BLAZING STAR, KIZUNA ENCOUNTER
  • Vol. 4: GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES, SHOCK TROOPERS, WORLD HEROES 2 JET
  • Vol. 5: THE LAST BLADE, BLUE’S JOURNEY, ART OF FIGHTING 3
  • NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Vol. 1: All 15 Titles included!

Game Cards included in NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes 1-5 and NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume 1 will also include the NEOGEO X Firmware Update v500. The update addresses several audio, video, control, and UI issues, along with overall performance improvements. One of the new features included in the NEOGEO X Firmware Update is the ability to save game data for most existing and upcoming games. For full list of the items included with the NEOGEO X System Update v500 please visit: www.NEOGEOX.com/FAQ.

NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes 1-5 are now available across the United States from Amazon.com, GameStop.com, and BestSKU.com, and are also available in Canada from EBGames.ca, FutureShop.ca, and BestBuy.c a, with more online retailers for all regions on the way.

About the NEOGEO X:
Following the 20th anniversary of the ground breaking NEOGEO AES console, the NEOGEO X entertainment system provides players with all of the features of a home arcade and the convenience of a handheld gaming device.

For additional information regarding the NEOGEO X entertainment system, NEOGEO X Classics: Volumes 1-5, NEOGEO X Mega Pack: Volume 1, NEOGEO X Firmware Update v500, and other NEOGEO X news, please visit: www.NEOGEOX.com.

Titanfall – Xbox One & 360 only !

The Visionaries that Defined Gaming for a Generation are Back … And Ready to Do it All Again

Game Coming Exclusively to the Xbox Platform – Xbox One and Xbox 360 – and PC in 2014

Electronic Entertainment Expo Los Angeles, Calif. – June 10, 2013 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and independent videogame developer Respawn Entertainment today revealed the world debut of Titanfall™, the studio’s inaugural title. Crafted by one of the co-creators of Call of Duty and other key developers behind the Call of Duty franchise, Titanfall is among the most highly anticipated of E3 2013, having been shrouded in mystery for nearly three years. The visionaries at Respawn have drawn inspiration from their proven experience in first-person action gaming, and are building on that pedigree by taking a new approach to game design and creating an all-new universe with Titanfall. The game is entirely multiplayer, in a new experience that combines fast-paced multiplayer action with the heroic set piece moments traditionally found in campaign mode. Set in a distant frontier torn apart by war, players will have the freedom to switch between fighting as elite assault Pilots or agile, heavily armored, 24-foot tall Titans. To see the announcement trailer for Titanfall, please visit the game’s official web site www.titanfall.com.

“It’s an exciting time in the industry and it feels like the perfect time to be unveiling Titanfall,” said Vince Zampella, a Co-Creator of Call of Duty and Co-Founder of Respawn Entertainment. “Our passion at Respawn is games and we are focused on bringing something exciting to kick off the next generation of software.”

The universe of Titanfall juxtaposes small vs. giant, natural vs. industrial and man vs. machine. The game drops players into a conflict between the Interstellar Manufacturing Corporation (IMC) and the Militia as elite Pilots. With the ability to shift back and forth between pilot and Titan, players will have the freedom to change tactics on the fly, attacking or escaping depending on the situation. Titanfall Game Director Steve Fukuda added, “In addition to infusing the multiplayer experience with cinematic flavor, we’ve been rethinking fundamental combat and movement in the genre. Titanfall is unique in the way that it places equal emphasis on two drastically different and new ways to move and fight in a first-person shooter. The intersection of the two is a big part of what give Titanfall its iconic identity.”

Available spring 2014, Titanfall will be available for Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PC and Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft The Xbox 360 version of Titanfall is in development at an external development studio with support from Respawn. For more information on the game, please visit www.titanfall.com. Follow the game on Twitter at www.twitter.com/titanfallgame or Facebook at www.facebook.com/titanfallgame.
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Xbox One brings the future of gaming to life!

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Microsoft Studios and the world’s biggest and most renowned publishers unveil blockbuster games lineup for Xbox One, with more exclusive titles coming than any time in the history of Xbox.

LOS ANGELES — June 10, 2013 — Embark on a heroic adventure to seek vengeance across the battlefields of ancient Rome. Fire up the engines in the exhilarating return of the highest-rated racing franchise of the past 10 years.1 Fight for survival in an immersive open world teeming with thousands of undead. Today, on the eve of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft Corp. kick-started a new era of games and entertainment with a stunning lineup of blockbusters for the highly anticipated Xbox One gaming and entertainment system, showcasing why it will be the premier platform to experience the future of games when it launches in 21 markets around the world this November.

Home to the biggest next-generation exclusives
At its E3 press briefing, Microsoft unveiled an unprecedented lineup of world-premiere Xbox One blockbusters from some of the most innovative and celebrated studios on the planet, including 343 Industries, Crytek, Turn 10 Studios, Remedy, DICE, Capcom and Insomniac Games, along with support from virtually every major publisher in the industry.

“Microsoft Studios is committed to making Xbox One the best place to play games, with more titles in development and more exclusives coming than at any time in the history of Xbox,” said Phil Spencer, corporate vice president, Microsoft Studios. “With amazing games such as ‘Forza Motorsport 5,’ ‘Ryse: Son of Rome,’ ‘Dead Rising 3,’ ‘Halo Xbox One,’ ‘Kinect Sports Rivals,’ ‘Project Spark’ and ‘Quantum Break,’ Xbox will continue to lead the industry with the biggest exclusives, new IP and blockbuster franchises that will delight gamers for the next decade and beyond.”

The world’s most visionary developers showcased how they’re leveraging the unrivaled power and performance of Xbox One to bring a new generation of games to life that look and feel like nothing else — fueled by the power of Xbox One, the fidelity of the new Kinect and the expansive power of Xbox Live. Renowned studio Crytek unveiled “Ryse: Son of Rome,” an epic action-adventure story that immerses you in the brutality and intensity of Roman warfare. “Ryse: Son of Rome” extends the gameplay experience with Xbox SmartGlass and Game DVR and lets you command legions with the sound of your voice using Kinect.

Award-winning developer Turn 10 Studios showcased the breathtaking visuals and adrenaline-filled action of “Forza Motorsport 5,” the next installment of the genre-defining racing franchise. Built from the ground up to take advantage of Xbox One and the vast power of the cloud, “Forza Motorsport 5” features revolutionary Drivatar technology that learns how you and your friends drive, delivering real human behavior and an ever-evolving network of opponents always ready to race — even when they’re not online. Real tendencies, real mistakes.

In addition, Microsoft delighted gamers with the world premiere teaser trailer for “Halo Xbox One,” the next chapter of the award-winning Xbox franchise developed by 343 Industries that will take you on a new journey in the “Halo” universe beginning in 2014.

Other highlights at Microsoft’s briefing included “Dead Rising 3,” the next installment of Capcom’s massively popular zombie franchise coming exclusively to Xbox One that takes open-world action to a whole new level; “Project Spark,” an open-world digital canvas that enables anyone to build, play and share their own worlds, games and stories with millions of others online; and “Sunset Overdrive,” a high-energy open-world shooter set in the not-so-distant future
from Insomniac Games that delivers an always-changing gameplay experience with an arsenal of explosive and overpowered weapons.

Home to the best multiplayer and entertainment experiences through Xbox Live Gold
Xbox Live Gold membership offers Xbox One owners a premium service that unlocks a new generation of online gaming and entertainment experiences, including an expanded list of friends that lets you stay connected and play with more people through Xbox Live. Not only does an existing Xbox Live Gold membership for Xbox 360 carry over to Xbox One, you can still join for as low as $5 per month, and now anyone in your home can access most Gold member benefits on your Xbox One at no additional cost.2 Your Gold membership also travels with you wherever you go, turning any console into your own.

For gamers, Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One delivers new benefits that make online gaming with your friends easier and more enjoyable than ever. Xbox Live Gold unlocks Twitch as a built-in experience on Xbox One, allowing gamers to seamlessly broadcast their gameplay as well as view and interact with other live gaming broadcasts.3 Twitch on Xbox One also includes the ability to discover tailored, relevant and inherently social video content that spans everything from e-sports events to user-generated original shows and game walk-throughs. Other benefits of Xbox Live Gold on Xbox One include the following:

Access to the premier multiplayer community. All of your friends can come together on Xbox Live to play the best games for the ultimate bragging rights. Backed by a powerful cloud service, matches are now bigger for games across Xbox One.
No more waiting for matchmaking. Smart Match on Xbox One allows for asynchronous matchmaking, where the system begins looking for your next match while you continue to game, watch TV or listen to music. Smart Match also instantly finds people you want to play with, where your reputation also plays an important role.
Rewards for good reputation. Your new Xbox Live reputation plays a prominent and valuable role by rewarding healthy participation while reducing troublemakers and cheaters. A unified system across Xbox Live and all of your games allows for

you to have much more control over who you play with while giving you new and exciting ways to get even more involved in your community.
Ability to record, edit, share and broadcast. With Game DVR and Upload Studio,3 gamers can instantly capture their favorite moments and edit and share them with their friends around the world. With Twitch on Xbox One, a single voice command starts live broadcasting.

Home to the most complete portfolio of world-class blockbusters
The full lineup of Xbox One games unveiled by Microsoft at E3 that showcased the fun, color and immersion of the future of gaming includes the following:

“Battlefield 4” (DICE, Electronic Arts). DICE ushers in the next era of world-class gaming with “Battlefield 4.” The chaos of all-out war explodes, now with groundbreaking new innovations all running at a smooth 60 frames-per-second on Xbox One. With “Battlefield 4,” the intensity of combat will never be the same.
“Below” (Capy Games, Microsoft Studios). “Below” is a classic rogue tale with moody graphics and Kinect technology. You’ll scour the open world in search of rare and special loot while battling the malevolent Darkness, an artificial intelligence-controlled character that uses Kinect to sense and change level progression based on the room’s surroundings.
“Crimson Dragon” (Grounding/Land Ho!, Microsoft Studios). Humanity has been driven to the brink of extinction on a colonized planet ruled by dragons. It’s up to you to take control of a powerful dragon and battle for control of the skies in this thrilling flight-based shooter.
“D4” (Access Games, Microsoft Studios). An episodic noir adventure, “D4” follows the story of a detective with the curious ability to dive back in time. He must use this power to solve his wife’s murder and then try to prevent it from occurring.
“Dead Rising 3” (Capcom Vancouver, Microsoft). Launching in November exclusively for Xbox One, “Dead Rising 3” marks the return of the wildly popular zombie franchise and introduces a blockbuster open-world action experience that will define a new generation of zombie-slaying mayhem. With intense action, an unmatched level of weapon and character customization, and immersive Xbox SmartGlass and Kinect integration, “Dead Rising 3” delivers a heart-pounding experience unlike any other as players fight for survival in a massive, open world teeming with thousands of undead.
“Forza Motorsport 5” (Turn 10 Studios, Microsoft Studios). Launching in November, “Forza Motorsport 5” is a cinematic automotive journey starring the world’s greatest cars and tracks. Built from the ground up to take advantage of Xbox One and the vast power of the cloud, no game better delivers the wide-eyed thrill of racing.

“Halo Xbox One” – working title (343 Industries, Microsoft Studios). The award-winning franchise continues on Xbox One, beginning in 2014.
“Killer Instinct” (Double Helix, Microsoft Studios). After nearly a decade, the popular fighting franchise returns to Xbox One with the “Killer Instinct” characters and combos that revolutionized fighting games. “Killer Instinct” is enabled with robust progression and rewards, dynamic challenges customized to player behavior, and predictive matchmaking for seamless competitive fights.
“Kinect Sports Rivals” (Rare, Microsoft Studios). Launching in November, “Kinect Sports Rivals” is the next generation of the best-selling Kinect franchise, “Kinect Sports,” that brings your favorite sports back in re-imagined ways, and delivers new sports, made possible only with Xbox One’s all-new re-engineered Kinect. “Kinect Sports Rivals” puts you in the game like never before, tracks your movements and expressions with incredible accuracy, and offers never-ending competition with your friends and competitors.
“LocoCycle” (Twisted Pixel, Microsoft Studios). “LocoCycle” takes you on an action-packed adventure only seen on Xbox One with a sentient motorcycle named I.R.I.S and her mechanic, Pablo (who, against his will, is literally being dragged along for the ride). Together, I.R.I.S and Pablo fight for their freedom while facing the Big Arms agents and their secret sentient motorcycle weapon, Spike.
“Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain” (Kojima Productions, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.). The concept of this title is “Realistic Espionage Action in an Open World Environment.” Environmental elements like weather and wildlife, and enemies that adapt their strategy to the player’s actions, let players experience a more realistic world. The vast open world environment enhances the thrill and freedom of stealth. Aside from numerous optional missions, there are a variety of gameplay elements that encourage exploration and item-collection outside the main missions.
“Minecraft: Xbox One Edition” (4J/Mojang, Microsoft Studios). “ Minecraft: Xbox One Edition” will deliver the “Minecraft” experience to Xbox One. Building off the hugely successful “Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition,” the edition on Xbox One will include larger maps for more complex structures, expanded multiplayer features and enhanced gameplay powered by the Xbox One platform. “Minecraft: Xbox One Edition” will be available within the Xbox One launch window.
“Powerstar Golf” (Zoe Mode, Microsoft Studios). Tee up for fun with “Powerstar Golf” for Xbox One. Whether you’re playing a round to unwind and admire the amazing vistas or a pro trying to climb the leaderboards for bragging rights, it’s time to load up the cart and aim for the green.
“Project Spark” (Team Dakota, Microsoft Studios). “Project Spark” is an open-world digital canvas that enables anyone to build, play and share whatever they can imagine and create in the game. It’s a powerful, yet simple way to build and play your own worlds, stories and games. Share all of your creations with a dynamic community and play what the community makes. “Project Spark” brings creation to life and presents endless opportunities for play across Xbox One, Windows 8 and Xbox 360.

“Quantum Break” (Remedy, Microsoft Studios). From the creators of “Alan Wake” and “Max Payne” comes a revolutionary entertainment experience that blurs the line between gaming and TV by integrating drama and gameplay into one seamless, uniquely immersive experience. How you play the game impacts the show, and the show informs how you play the game.
“Ryse: Son of Rome” (Crytek, Microsoft Studios). Coming exclusively to Xbox One in November, “Ryse: Son of Rome” is an immersive action-adventure story of struggle, brutality and heroism, following a fearless Roman soldier named Marius Titus as he seeks to avenge the death of his family and leads an army to save the Roman Empire. “Ryse: Son of Rome” presents a cinematic re-creation of ancient Rome and brings the brutality and intensity of Roman warfare to life in visceral detail, thrusting you into the chaos of close-combat and epic-scale battles.
“Sunset Overdrive” (Insomniac Games, Microsoft Studios). “Sunset Overdrive” is an always-changing, open-world shooter set in the not-so-distant future. A catastrophic event has left your city overrun by mutants. While the majority perish or transform, you flourish. It turns out your calling isn’t picking up trash or serving food, it’s mutant destruction. With an arsenal of explosive, overpowered weapons and a knack for traversing the city with hyperagility, it’s not the end of days for you. Available for future release, your story is just starting.
“The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” (CD Projekt RED). “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” is a unique combination of a non-linear story and an open world – a fantasy RPG focused on player choice, tactical combat and an immersive environment. Spinning the tale of Geralt of Rivia, a professional monster hunter, “The Witcher 3” aims to attract gamers with a mature and compelling narrative told as no other game has before. With over 100 hours of hand-crafted core and side quest gameplay, “The Witcher 3” redefines the genre and shapes RPGs of the next generation.
“Zoo Tycoon” (Frontier Developments Ltd., Microsoft Studios). The wildly popular “Zoo Tycoon” franchise is coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 worldwide later this year. Fully re-imagined and featuring a menagerie of beautiful species, reactive gameplay and real calendar tie-in, this zoo simulation will charm “Zoo Tycoon” fans and new players alike.

For more details about the Xbox One games lineup and all the exciting Xbox news at E3, visit news.xbox.com. For press releases and media assets, please visit news.xbox.com/media (select “Choose a Category” to find relevant content).

NEOGEO X GOLD ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM Announced for Worldwide Distribution

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Tommo Inc. sets release date and price for revolutionary gaming “system within a system”

Los Angeles, Calif. – August 13, 2012 – Tommo, Inc., in partnership with SNK PLAYMORE, today confirmed that the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system is scheduled for a worldwide release this December. Following the 20th anniversary of the ground breaking NEOGEO AES console, the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system provides players with all of the features of a home arcade and the convenience of a handheld gaming device. The NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system is set for a worldwide release on December 6, 2012 for a suggested retail price of $199.99 (USD).

The NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system comes complete with the NEOGEO X Station, the NEOGEO X Handheld with 20 pre-loaded NEOGEO classic titles, and the NEOGEO X Joystick. In addition to coming pre-loaded with 20 NEOGEO classic titles, the NEOGEO X Handheld device features a crisp 4.3″ LCD display, an expandable game card slot, internal stereo speakers, and a 3.5mm headphone jack for a personal gaming experience you can take anywhere. The NEOGEO X Handheld device works with the NEOGEO X Joystick and NEOGEO X Station to charge the handheld device and transfer the action directly to a television set or monitor, via HDMI or A/V out, for a true arcade experience right at home.

The full list of NEOGEO X Handheld pre-installed games is as follows:

3 COUNT BOUT

LEAGUE BOWLING

ART OF FIGHTING II

MAGICIAN LORD

ALPHA MISSION II

METAL SLUG

BASEBALL STARS II

MUTATION NATION

CYBER LIP

NAM 1975

FATAL FURY

PUZZLED

FATAL FURY SPECIAL

REAL BOUT – FATAL FURY SPECIAL

THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’95

SAMURAI SHODOWN II

KING OF THE MONSTERS

SUPER SIDEKICKS

LAST RESORT

WORLD HEROES PERFECT

“Great game consoles don’t die; they’re just reborn in much more affordable and convenient packages,” said Tommo CEO Jonathan Wan. “The NEOGEO X GOLD is a love letter to one of my favorite consoles of all time, and working with SNK PLAYMORE to acquire the NEOGEO license, Tommo Inc. looks to provide gaming and entertainment enthusiasts with a classic arcade experience both at home and on the go.”

Distribution of the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system for European and Asian territories will be handled exclusively by BLAZE and Success Company. North American distribution of the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system will be handled exclusively by Tommo, Inc..

For the latest news as it is released, and for additional information regarding the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system, please visit: www.NEOGEOX.com.

About SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION:

Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK) develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978, SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment content providers in the world.

Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at www.snkplaymore.co.jp SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.

About Tommo, Inc.:

With over 20 years of experience in logistics and sales, a knowledgeable staff and sales representatives available nationwide, Tommo Inc. is one of North America’s largest distributors of video gaming merchandises. Founded in 1989, Tommo has grown from a wholesaler of imported video games to becoming one of the nation’s main suppliers of video gaming content to national retail chain stores as well as independent retailers.

About BLAZE:
Founded by Jason Cooper over 20 years ago, BLAZE now specializes in the creation and distribution of retro gaming devices. BLAZE currently distribute SEGA and ATARI branded consoles and, in Q1 2012, are set to release the “Gamegadget” games console, billed as the “iPod for games”

About Success Company:
Based in Hong Kong, Success Company are specialists in the distribution of all video games formats throughout the Asian region.

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Zen Studios Announces CastleStorm™

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A Medieval Fusion of Tower Defense, Real Time Strategy and 2D Destruction is Just Over the Horizon

Los Angeles, CA – May 30, 2012 – Zen Studios today announced CastleStorm, a brand-new, original title for digital distribution, set to release in 2012 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and other digital platforms.

Set in a colorful medieval world, CastleStorm is a new breed of 2D archery projectile warfare and 2D physics-based structure destruction game. Players will experience a challenging mix of real time strategy, resource management, and a variety of different gameplay scenarios.

CastleStorm features medieval ballista weaponry, allowing players to launch an assortment of explosive weapons including Morningstars, Apple Grenades, Homing Eagles, and even flying sheep to defeat an onslaught of enemies trying to capture your flag and destroy your castle. Deploy a fearsome ground attack of swordsmen, knights, and donkey riders in order to protect your castle games, and if all else fails, call upon powerful spells to help keep the enemy at bay.

CastleStorm is frantic tower defense warfare with tons of weapons, enemies and characters. Fending off a barrage of Direwolves, Bear Riders and Hammer Throwers while destroying an enemy castle will make you laugh, think and adapt in order to survive!” said Mel Kirk, Zen Studios Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations.

Zen Studios released a first look CastleStorm trailer, which can be linked from the Zen Studios YouTube channel, or downloaded from the Castle Storm press site.

In addition, CastleStorm features a tower construction editor that allows players to construct their own custom castles that will be used in battle. Castles must be constructed wisely, as choices determine which types of troops and resources will be available during battle!

“Building castles and then knocking them down was fun as a kid, and it’s still fun now.   CastleStorm gives you that and a whole lot more!” said Neil Sorens, Zen Studios Creative Director.

Zen Studios will demo CastleStorm at the upcoming E3 conference in Los Angeles, CA.

For more information, visit http://www.castlestormgame.com, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

SPIKE TV AND GAMETRAILERS TO DEBUT KONAMI’S SECOND ANNUAL“PRE-E3 SHOW 2012″

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Brand-New Trailer for “Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance” and Other Exclusives to Air on Spike TV’s “GTTV with Geoff Keighley” on May 31. Full KONAMI Global Pre-E3 Show Available First at GameTrailers.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – May 29, 2012 – Spike TV and GameTrailers.com today announced an exclusive partnership with Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., surrounding the company’s second-annual global “Pre-E3 Show 2012.”  Select elements from the Pre-E3 show will debut exclusively on GTTV’s Pre-E3 episode on Thursday, May 31 at 1:00 AM ET/10:00 PM PT, with the full Pre-E3 show available first on GameTrailers.com beginning at 1:30 AM ET/10:30 PM PT.

During this year’s show, KONAMI will update fans and gaming enthusiasts for the second year in a row by releasing all company news, game trailers and exclusive interviews prior to E3, including a brand new gameplay trailer for “Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance” and the announcement of a major new game set for release in 2013.  In addition, the team behind “Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance” will appear live on Spike’s “E3 All Access Live” multi-platform program on Monday, June 4 to world premiere the first gameplay demo of the highly-anticipated game.

“KONAMI’s annual Pre-E3 show underscores the company’s commitment to providing the biggest and best content that fans have been waiting for throughout the year, in advance of the world’s marquee video game conference,” said Tomoyuki Tsuboi, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.  “Our partnership with Spike TV and GameTrailers.com will give fans and enthusiasts a front row seat to the latest and greatest from KONAMI.”

To accommodate an international audience, the show will also be available online at GameTrailers.com in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French and Japanese.

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) event is one of the largest cultural events held in Los Angeles.  Computer and video game companies, business partners, media, and industry analysts from over 90 countries will converge on the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 5, 2012 to June 7, 2012, to attend this year’s E3. Last year E3 attracted over 46,000 attendees and 200 exhibitors.

“GTTV with Geoff Keighley” on Spike TV is a weekly, entertaining and informative magazine-style show that provides viewers with expanded editorial content and an all-new level of interaction online at GameTrailers.com.  GTTV’s Pre-E3 episode on Thursday, May 31 will feature never-before-seen gameplay from top secret projects, exclusive gaming announcements, a sneak peek into what to expect at E3 2012 and much more.

Spike TV and GameTrailers have also teamed up this summer to deliver extensive multi-platform coverage of the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo with “E3 All Access Live.”  The live special, which kicks off on Monday, June 4 at 12:00pm ET/9:00am PT, will provide gamers with over 40 gaming exclusives and special guest interviews with more than 17 hours of coverage across multiple platforms, including TV, online, mobile social and more.  “E3 All Access Live” will feature the industry’s top press conference events, breaking gaming news and announcements, never-before-seen trailers and gameplay footage, exclusive interviews with the biggest names in gaming and entertainment and more.

For more information about GameTrailers and the “E3 All Access Live” multi-platform special, please visit www.gametrailers.com/e3.

InnoGames Unveils New 3D Title At E3

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Hamburg, May 23, 2012. Just weeks after releasing Forge of Empires in an open beta, InnoGames plans to go public with its upcoming browser game at E3 in Los Angeles. The title, a co-production with fellow German development studio, Ticking Bomb Games, will be published later on this year.

“E3 is the world’s largest and one of the most important events for computer and console games. We are aware that a number of new products will be announced at the event, but due to the considerably high quality of our game, we are confident it will stand out among the strong competition,” explains the company’s chief marketing officer, Volker Dressel.

InnoGames will present the first playable version of the Unity 3D action-based MMORPG game on the floor of the expo. The title’s beta is planned for fall.

Based in northern Germany, the developer and publisher boasting 200 employees is actively searching to add to the team. International candidates with a wide range of skills are encouraged to apply for one of the 50+ positions open this year.

With more than 80 million registered players, InnoGames is one of the world’s leading developers and providers of online games. The Hamburg-based company has scored major successes with games such as Tribal Wars, The West and Grepolis.