BURLINGAME, CA -- March 22, 2006 -- KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, today announced that WARSHIP GUNNERÂ®2 has shipped to North American retailers. The naval-themed action-simulation game is exclusive to the PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system. Consumers can order the title now at gamestop.com, ebgames.com and toysrus.com.
About WARSHIP GUNNER 2
In the sequel to the naval action hit, video gamers will engage in deadly sub-to-sub stealth warfare, pilot classic seafighters and design their own fleet of destroyers, submarines, and battlecruisers. With KOEIâ€™s strategic twist on naval action, WARSHIP GUNNER 2 lets players invest in new technologies to develop a full spectrum of artillery systems, aircraft, ship hulls, propulsion and electronics. WARSHIP GUNNER 2 features over 250 new ship upgrades including 100 new aircraft for more than 1000 components in all.
Combat in WARSHIP GUNNER 2 takes place across 100 missions and 60 stages teeming with lethal seafighters, swarms of enemy aircraft, and unworldly super-weapons! Using the gameâ€™s control panel and advanced heads-up display, players must track their targets through darkness, varying sea states and the most adverse weather conditions known to man.
Developed by KOEI, WARSHIP GUNNER 2 is a 1-player game, and is rated â€œTâ€ (Teen- Mild Language, Violence) 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 eighteenth 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 WarriorsÂ® series has generated more than 9 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, Singapore and Lithuania. The company constantly seeks the fine balance between entertainment, technology, art and education. More information about KOEIâ€™s products can be found on the Internet at koei.com, koei.co.uk, koei.fr, and www.koei.co.jp.