Retailers on High Alert - Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days on the Loose DLC Uncovered for August 31
COPENHAGEN (August 17, 2010) — IO Interactive, a part of Square Enix® Europe, is pleased to announce that Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days™ is out now on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC in North America and will be released from August 20 throughout Europe and other PAL territories and August 26 in Japan.

In addition to the highly anticipated release, the studio has revealed details surrounding DLC. Beginning August 31, 2010 three unique packs will be available for gamers worldwide including a Multiplayer Mask Pack, Alliance Weapon Pack and Doggie Bag Pack. Each pack extends the Multiplayer modes by introducing more ‘tools of the trade’ and all-new heist locations.

“Given the history of Kane & Lynch, we expected overwhelming interest, and the initial acclaim solidifies the ever-growing phenomenon and attraction gamers have to the characters and story,” said Niels Jørgensen, general manager of IO Interactive. “And we are proud to be able to extend the experience in the coming weeks with more maps, weapons and toys to heighten the tension and pressure of pulling-off a high profile heist.”

The ground-breaking art direction, relentless action gameplay and innovative multiplayer have received noteworthy praise from the critics worldwide and positions Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days as the standout shooter of 2010.

Please visit www.KaneandLynch.com for updates.

For further information please contact: Sonia Im, 310.846.0400, na.pr@square-enix.com, Square Enix | Rob Fleischer, 212-213-2451 x 222, rob@sandboxstrat.com, Sandbox Strategies

About IO Interactive
IO Interactive is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about multiplatform videogames to emerge in the last decade. Starting with the praised and ground-breaking Hitman® series, IO Interactive has since developed the cult classic “Freedom Fighters” and the controversial “Kane & Lynch: Dead Men”. Most recently, IO Interactive released yet another innovative brand, “Mini Ninjas”®. IO Interactive has proven that dedication to original IP and unique brands are the hallmark of the company, and breaking new ground is critical to sustain the originality within our diverse team of developers. IO Interactive is a wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Europe.
You can read more about IO Interactive and our games on www.ioi.dk

About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, is a London-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., a holding company leading the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. publishes and distributes entertainment content under the Square Enix Group’s internationally renowned brands such as Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in Europe and other PAL territories. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 54 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, together with other well established products and services.
More information on Square Enix Ltd. can be found on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com

DRAGON QUEST, FINAL FANTASY, SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. in the United States and/or other countries. EIDOS, TOMB RAIDER, IO INTERACTIVE, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, KANE & LYNCH: DEAD MEN, MINI NINJAS, FREEDOM FIGHTERS, HITMAN and KANE & LYNCH 2: DOG DAYS are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under the number 1804186 whose registered office is Wimbledon Bridge House, 1 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3RU
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