KONAMI ANNOUNCES FROGGER RETURNS FOR NINTENDO DSiWARE

El Segundo, Calif.– April 12, 2010 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced its first ever Nintendo DSiWare™ title, Frogger Returns. Based on the highly successful WiiWare™ version, Frogger Returns will soon be delivering the classic dodge-and-run gameplay fans remember and still love as a downloadable game on Nintendo’s portable handheld platform.

“As Konami’s first foray into the DSiWare space, we wanted to provide consumers with a fan favorite that would have mass appeal across a broad audience,” said Shinji Hirano, President of Konami Digital Entertainment Inc.,“With Frogger Returns, we are taking the heart-pounding challenge of arcade Frogger, and giving it a new look for the Nintendo DSi™ with colorful graphics, updated gameplay, new obstacles and much more.”

In Frogger Returns, players guide Frogger out of the hectic commotion of city streets and back to the safety of his home marsh. Staying true to its origins, Frogger Returns offers classic gameplay with colorful 3D graphics, as well as a new perspective, all-new levels and enemies. Game-changing power-ups add a fresh spin, while multiple gameplay modes raise the stakes and give players the freedom to attack their top scores, race against the clock, or simply get Frogger to his home pad.

Frogger Returns will be available for download this Spring on Nintendo DSiWare. For more information, please visit http://www.konami.com/froggerreturns.

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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