Burlingame, CA and Los Angeles, CA - May 18, 2005 - KOEI, recognized worldwide as a leading brand of strategy and action games, today revealed that the company has started development on WINBACK 2: PROJECT POSEIDON.
WINBACK 2: PROJECT POSEIDON is the long-awaited follow-up to the intense third-person action shooter that originally appeared on the N64 and PlayStation 2. The explosive first trailer, packed with Hong Kong cinema style gunplay, is being screened this week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) booth #2508.
Developed by Cavia Inc. in Japan, WINBACK 2: PROJECT POSEIDON is rated "RP" (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.
About KOEI Corporation
KOEI Corporation, the North American subsidiary of KOEI Co., Ltd. of Japan, established operations in 1988. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company is now in its seventeenth year and is recognized as a leading content provider in the highly competitive video game industry.
KOEI is respected worldwide as the premier brand for Strategy and Simulation games, and is the innovator of the Tactical Action genre. The company's Dynasty Warriors(r) series has generated more than 7 million units in sales worldwide, since its first release for the PlayStation game console in 1997.
KOEI develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems and personal computers. For fiscal 2004, KOEI posted worldwide revenues of $270 million. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Canada, China, Korea, Taiwan and Singapore. The company constantly seeks the fine balance between entertainment, technology, art and education. More information about KOEI's products can be found on the Internet at www.koei.com, www.koei.co.uk, and www.koei.co.jp.
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