Burlingame, CA— August 14, 2008 -- KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, today announced that Prey the Stars™ has successfully reached gold status and will ship to North American retailers beginning October 7, 2008 exclusively for Nintendo DS.
Prey the Stars serves up an incredible world where nearly anything from food items to entire buildings can be devoured. Players must bite, lick, and suck their way to victory as one of the game’s four insatiable and customizable creatures: GABU, BARI, CHUCHU, and PERO. The more these characters eat, the bigger and more voracious their stomachs will become. It’s an engaging and addictive game for anyone with a taste for fun!
About Prey the Stars
The main objective of Prey the Stars is to eat everything in sight and to attack your opponents. Each of the games colorfully-themed stages are cleared by devouring as much as possible before time runs out. The player with the highest score at the end of the stage is the winner. Each player scores points by eating and by sucking in“spirits” which are hidden in some objects. The bigger the item, the higher the score!
Prey the Stars offers a delicious smorgasbord of multiplayer options. Gamers can feast with up to 4 friends using Wireless DS Single-Card Download Play or Multi-Card Play. Players can also take their gastronomic conquest worldwide with Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.
Exclusive character designs for Prey the Stars were created by break-out Japanese pop artist TOUMA. The highly-respected designer is renowned for his whimsical and edgy creations including, Knuckle Bear and Boo, that have taken the urban vinyl toy industry by storm.
Developed by KOEI CANADA, Prey the Stars is rated“E” (Everyone– Comic Mischief) by the ESRB. Play is for 1-4 players using Wireless DS Single-Card Download Play, Wireless Multi-Card Play, and via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. The suggested retail price is US$29.99. Media can find assets at gamespress.com
About KOEI Corporation
Based in Burlingame, California, KOEI Corporation established operations in 1988 as the North American subsidiary of KOEI Co., Ltd. of Japan. KOEI is respected worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and simulation games, and is the innovator of the Tactical Action genre. The company's Warriors series of games have generated a combined 18 million units in global sales.
KOEI develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software for video game systems and personal computers. For fiscal 2007, KOEI posted worldwide revenues of $256 million. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the U.S., the UK, France, Canada, China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Lithuania. More information about KOEI and its products can be foundat www.koei.com.
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