VANDAL HEARTS: FLAMES OF JUDGMENT NOW AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE ON XBOX LIVE® ARCADE

El Segundo, Calif.– January 20, 2010– Konami Digital Entertainment announced today that Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment, the latest in the classic tactical RPG series, is now available worldwide on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Featuring newly designed mechanics, Flames of Judgment is the first next-generation installment of the RPG series with a top-notch visual presentation and a speedy RPG pace. The rich, character-driven storyline expands the universe further making Flames of Judgment the prequel to the original Vandal Hearts.

In this tactical role-playing game, two rival kingdoms stand on the brink of war on the continent of Sostegaria. Caught in the tide of battle is young Tobias Martin, an orphan left alive in the wake of the last Great War. On a quest for peace in his homeland, Tobias joins forces with his friends to take on the enemy and avenge lost loved ones. A threat more deadly and menacing than they could have imagined crosses their path in the midst of war. As the massive battle unfolds across expansive environments, players will have to adapt to the gameplay styles of each character with a deep range of character customization options.

Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment is rated T for teen by the ESRB and is now available for purchase on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for 1200 Microsoft points. For additional information and assets please visit: http://www.konami.com/downloads.

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 theproducts published by Konami can be found at http://www.konami.com.

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