Wall, NJ. - May 4, 2006 - SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION, the US publishing arm of the SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, announced today that they will premiere five new games for the Wii, PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance at the 2006 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), to be held May 10-12, 2006 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. SNK will showcase its titles in the Concourse, Suite #153A.
Debuting at this year's E3 are THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2006 for the PlayStation 2, METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY for the Wii and the PSP system, METAL SLUG for the Game Boy Advance and SNK VS CAPCOM CARD FIGHTERS DS for the Nintendo DS.
"E3 2006 is going to be a very exciting show for SNK" said Ben Herman, President of SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION. "We'll be unveiling our premiere titles for three different platforms, including a METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY for the Wii. We expect our fans to be thrilled with our line-up."
THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2006 (PlayStation 2 - Fall 2006): THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2006 is an original 3D fighting game designed specifically for home consoles, and produced by noted artist and designer, Falcoon. Currently celebrating its twelfth year as one of the most popular fighting video game franchises in the history of gaming, THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2006 will continue to build on the series' rich history with several new characters, as well as many returning favorites. KOF 2006 will feature characters from THE KING OF FIGHTERS: MAXIMUM IMPACT and a number of hidden characters. A special gift with purchase will be offered featuring the first Anime series for THE KING OF FIGHTERS.
METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY (Wii, PSP System - Fall 2006): In celebration of the 10th anniversary of one of the greatest action arcade franchises of all time, SNK PLAYMORE will release METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY. METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY will feature six great METAL SLUG titles from the arcade. Included in the collection will be METAL SLUG, METAL SLUG 2, METAL SLUG X, METAL SLUG 3, METAL SLUG 4, and METAL SLUG 5. Bonus materials will be announced closer to launch.
SNK VS CAPCOM CARD FIGHTERS DS (Nintendo DS - Fall 2006): SNK brings its card battling series to a new generation of gamers. SNK VS CAPCOM CARD FIGHTERS DS is the first new game in the series since 2000. Players build decks of characters pulled from the annals of SNK and Capcom gaming history for the ultimate strategic battle.
METAL SLUG (Game Boy Advance - Fall 2006): The original arcade classic that started the series comes to the Game Boy Advance. METAL SLUG for the Game Boy Advance features non-stop action packed 2D missions and classic over-the-top boss characters to challenge gamers' skills. Battle General Morden and his evil forces with a huge array of weapons at your disposal.
About SNK PLAYMORE USA 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 with offices in Wall, NJ. It handles operations in North America including publishing, marketing, development and localization. More information on SNK PLAYMORE USA can be found at www.snkplaymoreusa.com
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