ROTTENMANN, Austria (November 19th, 2004) – JoWooD Productions Software AG begins 2005 with a distinctly 'oriental flavour', in the form of action / adventure game 'LEGEND OF KAY'. Releasing February 2005 on PlayStation 2, Legend of Kay casts players as an adventurous, youthful cat who is studying the ways of the ninja. His once peaceful island home is turned into upheaval, when the evil Emperor Shun and his gorilla army invades, capturing many of the villagers. Kay is the last hope for restoring peace and prosperity to the island and rescuing his clan. Published by JoWooD Productions Software AG and exclusively distributed in the UK by KOCH Media, Legend of Kay is available on PlayStation 2 from February 2005, priced at Ã‚Â£29.99.
For generations the peaceful cats of Peng-Lai have lived on their mythical island in the China Sea, with many other animals. Kay is an energetic, youthful apprentice of martial arts, practicing at his masters Dojo. Under the command of the evil Emperor Shun, the mighty gorilla army attacked Kay's home, capturing many of the towns folk and holding them captivate. Narrowly evading capture himself, Kay sets out on a quest to rescue his fellow villagers. His amazing journey takes him across the vast island of Peng-Lai, gradually, unravelling an ancient mystery which surrounds Emperor Shun and his volcanic fortress ...
Legend of Kay is a classic action/adventure platform game, mixed with role play elements and an advanced close combat fighting system. As the young cat embarks on his quest to save his village, he improves his fighting skills, acquires awesome new weapons and discovers incredible special powers and amazing secrets. Legend of Kay recreates the style, look and feel of classic martial arts movies, combined with game play and story appealing to players, both young and old.
Challenging martial arts fights with over 50 fighting moves and over 20 unique action moves
30 different enemies with outstanding animation and a multitude of movements and weapons
Lush and highly detailed worlds: woods, swamps, caves, mountain tops, coastlines – all creating a living and breathing world
Numerous huge bosses: Outstanding special effects and a huge presentation make every single boss fight an unforgettable experience
JoWooD Productions Software AG:
JoWooD Productions Software AG is a publicly traded company on the Vienna Stock Exchange and one of the leading developers of computer and video games. JoWooD releases internationally competitive, high-quality entertainment software for all existing and future game systems. JoWooD has development studios in Vienna and Ebensee (Austria) and cooperates with a network of additional, outstanding studios; among others Wings Simulations, Neon and Massive Development in Germany. The main office is located in Rottenmann/Austria; branch offices are located in England, Germany and Japan. In addition, JoWooD games are distributed worldwide through a widespread network of distribution partners. For more information, please visit our homepage www.jowood.com
About KOCH MEDIA UK:
Founded in 1994, KOCH MEDIA UK develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for home console gaming systems, personal computers and the Internet. Based in Basingstoke, the company has distribution contracts with a number of software publishers, including NINTENDO. For publishers not in the UK, KOCH MEDIA exclusively markets, sells and distributes titles. Under its own brands of DEEP SILVER and EUROPRESS, KOCH MEDIA develops and publishes its own range of gaming and educational and lifestyle software. For more information on KOCH MEDIA and its products, visit www.kochmedia.co.uk