REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – March 17, 2005 – Konami Digital Entertainment – America, a division of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today announced that TMNT™: Mutant Melee™ for the XboxÂ® video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™ and PC have arrived at retail stores nationwide. The ultimate Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtleÂ® party experience, TMNT™: Mutant Melee™ offers hours of bashing, crashing and trashing fun with more than 20 playable characters, a competitive Adventure mode, a ton of mini games and unlockable content. Gamers can play alone or with up to four friends and take on the role of their favorite Turtle, Casey Jones™, April O’Neil™, Master Splinter™ and even the villainous Shredder™ in one of two different modes – Adventure or Melee.
Turtle fans will find a shell full of mini games and extra content in TMNT™: Mutant Melee™. Gamers can team up with friends to play modes such as King of the Hill, where players defend a circle that appears randomly around a level; Knockout, where the object is to KO as many opponents as possible; and Last Man Standing, where gamers battle it out to see who is the toughest brawler of all. As gamers progress through TMNT™: Mutant Melee™, they’ll be able to unlock background information on the Turtles, character biographies, original TMNT™ comics, hilarious outtakes and enough artwork and video clips to satisfy even the most rabid Turtles enthusiasts.
TMNT Mutant Melee is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB and is available for the SRP of $19.99. For more information, go to www.konami.com/gs.
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Konami Corporation is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties, specializing in the home video game market. Konami Corporation's action and adventure titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear SolidÂ®, Silent HillÂ® and CastlevaniaÂ®, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. Konami Corporation is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the US and Konami of Europe in Frankfurt, Germany. Konami Corporation, the parent company of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami Digital Entertainment - America can be found at www.konami.com/gs