REDWOOD CITY, Calif. â€“ September 16, 2005 â€“ Konami Digital Entertainment - America, a division of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., announced today that Suikoden V, the newest installment in the ever popular role-playing game (RPG) series, will be released in North America for PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system. The series, which first appeared ten years ago on the PlayStationÂ® game console, has repeatedly captured the imaginations of RPG players worldwide. Continuing the seriesâ€™ legacy, this newest installment will take fans on an all-new epic adventure through never-before-seen continents located within the immense and exciting Suikoden universe.
Suikoden V, like its predecessors, features unparalleled in-depth gameplay, a riveting storyline as well as the seriesâ€™ trademark 108 Stars of Destiny. Thrust into a time of unbalance and unrest, a dynamic drama unfolds revolving around one of the 27 True Runes, the Sun Rune. Players are tasked to explore the lands of Falena, gather allies and become stronger to ultimately bring back peace and prosperity. While on their quest through rich 3D environments, exciting new secrets of the Suikoden world will be revealed!
The game features significant enhancements from all the previous installments of the series, including 6-member battle parties, multiple mini-games and the homebase system, where all of your allies gather together along with new features to create a unique gameplay experience like no other.
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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