KONAMI SHIPS MCFARLANE'S EVIL PROPHECY(tm) FOR PLAYSTATION®2
New Action Video Game Brings to Life the Popular Action Figures by World Renowned Artist, Todd McFarlane
REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. - June 15, 2004 - Konami Digital Entertainment - America, a division of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today announced that it has shipped McFarlane's Evil Prophecy(tm) for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system to retail outlets nationwide. The action-fighting game brings to life the popular McFarlane's Monsters line of action figures from McFarlane Toys. Players will battle hundreds of monsters, including six boss enemies from the action figure series featuring Dracula, Mummy, Werewolf, Frankenstein, Sea Creature and Voodoo Queen.
Set in the early 19th Century, McFarlane's Evil Prophecy thrust players into a time when six evil forces have awakened, setting off a string of unexplained phenomena occurring worldwide. A team of four McFarlane-designed monster hunters with magical powers set out to destroy the deadly creatures before they shroud the world in darkness. Players will control all four hunters as they venture through six expansive worlds and over 30 stages to save humanity from the clutches of evil.
In McFarlane's Evil Prophecy, gamers can choose to face the army of monsters alone or battle in the cooperative multi-player mode. The game delivers real time party-based melee combat with up to three other gamers via the Multitap for PlayStation®2. Players can assume the role of four unique characters, each armed with an arsenal of deadly moves as well as their own strengths and weaknesses. Add the in-depth combo attack system and gamers will be on the edge of their seat as they fight through a slew of frightening monsters.
In addition to the intense gameplay, McFarlane's Evil Prophecy features exclusive content from renowned artist/creator and McFarlane Toys CEO, Todd McFarlane, including artwork, interviews and more.
McFarlane's Evil Prophecy is rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB and is available at retail outlets nationwide for an SRP of $39.99. To learn more about McFarlane's Evil Prophecy, please visit: http://www.konami.com/evilprophecy.
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ABOUT McFarlane Toys
Grammy- and Emmy-winning Producer/Director Todd McFarlane, well-known as the creator of Spawn and founder of spawn.com, is the creative force behind McFarlane Toys, a leading action figure manufacturer. The international award winning company has several successful music lines, including KISS, the Beatles' Yellow Submarine, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Jim Morrison, Iron Maiden's 'Eddie, Angus Young, Jerry Garcia, and more. Additionally, the company has released figures from Warner Brothers' The Matrix trilogy, Terminator plus many other blockbuster films. McFarlane Toys makes officially licensed baseball, football, basketball and hockey figures under its Sports Picks(tm) brand, as well as gaming and Spawn products. McFarlane also has a line of NASCAR figures through its Action McFarlane joint venture. Check out Spawn.com for information.
McFarlane's Monsters and its logo are registered trademarks of Todd McFarlane Productions, Inc., as are many of its characters and symbols. © 2004 Todd McFarlane Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. KONAMI® is a registered trademark of Konami Corporation. © 2004 KONAMI.
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