KONAMI ANNOUNCES BLOCKBUSTER LINEUP AT ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT EXPO 2008

LOS ANGELES - Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Booth #800 - July 15, 2008 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today revealed its blockbuster product lineup for the 2008 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Featuring a variety high-profile titles for all major platforms, including the PLAYSTATION®3 system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, and Nintendo DS™, being showcased at this year's event, Konami reinforces its position as an industry leader and trend setter. Featuring games across all genres targeted towards players of all age groups and skill levels, Konami continues to expand upon its leadership position in the music games category while bringing its celebrated franchises and original titles to next generation and handheld systems.

Highlighting this year's lineup will be a hands-on of Rock Revolution™ and the announcement that Castlevania will be making its next generation debut on the Wii with the iconic franchise's first fighting game Castlevania Judgment. Additionally, Konami will also be announcing the latest installment of its award-winning Karaoke Revolution franchise, Karaoke Revolution® American Idol® Encore 2, and is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the ever-popular Dance Dance Revolution® franchise with three new releases.

"Konami's 2008 lineup builds upon our leadership position in the music category, maximizing the popularity of our core franchises, and continues to set the industry standard for innovation and quality," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "This year we have a remarkably diverse group of products that appeal to every type of gamer."

Konami's E3 2008 lineup includes:

Castlevania®: Order of Ecclesia®

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Nintendo DS™

Castlevania®: Judgment

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Wii™

DanceDanceRevolution® Hottest Party 2

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Wii

DanceDanceRevolution® Universe 3

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Xbox 360®

DanceDanceRevolution® X

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: PlayStation®2

New International Track&Field

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Nintendo DS™

Lost in Blue Shipwrecked

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Wii™

Rock Revolution™

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Xbox 360®/PLAYSTATION®3/Wii™/Nintendo DS™

Silent Hill: Homecoming

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Xbox 360®/PLAYSTATION®3

Time Hollow

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Nintendo DS™

Elebits: Adventures of Kai and Zero

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Nintendo DS™

Karaoke Revolution® Presents: American Idol® Encore 2

Release date: Fall 2008

Platform: Wii™/PLAYSTATION®3/Xbox 360®

About Konami

Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid®, Silent Hill®, DanceDanceRevolution® and Castlevania®, 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 Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at www.konami.com.

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