Take to the Karaoke Stage!

June 2nd, 2009

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced it will return to the singing genre, with the advent of Karaoke Revolution, an all-new sing-along title for PLAYSTATION®3 and Wii which will be released in November.

Developed by Blitz Games, Karaoke Revolution allows up to 16 players to get together and take each other on in singing contests in an ongoing quest for fame! Perfect as either a solo game or a multi-player get-together, the new game offers 50 licensed tracks, with players charged with hitting a range of notes and earning points as they do so. The better they sing, the more they are rewarded, and the more opportunities are available to them.

Karaoke Revolution offers a number of key game modes, including a Party option for 16 users, which allows participants to compete against each other and create bespoke playlists. The PLAYSTATION®3 version will also feature wide-ranging online play, allowing users to compete with rival singers all over the globe and can also download additional tracks in the future. Similarly, Karaoke Revolution’s online elements also allow users to download additional venues, plus new clothes and accessories.

Solo players can also enjoy Career Mode, wherein players can create their on-screen persona and lead them to singing glory. During the user’s career, players start in a series of smaller venues, before unlocking bigger stages and accessories. Karaoke Revolution has ten new venues, each boasting elaborate themes and special effects, with amazing pyrotechnics and visual effects designed to complement the onscreen action. Similarly, players can customize up to six venues, and even play music videos behind their character on a jumbo screen!

Karaoke Revolution enjoys compatibility with all available wireless and USB microphones, and the PLAYSTATION®3 version enjoys full use of the EyeToy camera.

About KONAMI CORPORATION

KONAMI CORPORATION was established in 1973, and became a holding company on March 31, 2006. KONAMI CORPORATION covers the fields of "Digital Entertainment Business", "Health&Fitness Business" and "Gaming&System Business". KONAMI CORPORATION went public on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, the Singapore Stock Exchange in 1997, the London Stock Exchange in 1999, and the New York Stock Exchange in 2002. Home Page URL: www.konami.co.jp. Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary, responsible for popular franchises like Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill and Pro Evolution Soccer amongst other top sellers. For more information concerning Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH and its products, please visit www.konami-europe.com/games

Karaoke Revolution will be released for PLAYSTATION 3 and Wii in November. For more information, please contact Steve Merrett at Voltage PR on 020 7903 5122 or email steve@voltagepr.com.


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