X-MEN ARCADE NOW AVAILABLE  FOR P LAY S TATION® N ETWORK AND XBOX LIVE ARCADE

El Segundo, Calif. - Dec. 15, 2010 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., and Marvel Entertainment announced today that X-Men Arcade is now available on the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation®3 and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Developed by Backbone Entertainment, this first ever home version of the popular 1992 cabinet arcade classic allows players to join their favorite X-Men characters in what is widely considered their first great video game appearance.

X-Men Arcade brings the fun and excitement of the hit arcade game to Xbox 360  and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, as players can engage in multiplayer action both locally and online. Up to six players are supported locally on the PlayStation  Network version and up to four on Xbox LIVE Arcade, while online drop-in multiplayer allows anyone to join the battle with a total of as many as six players on either system at any time. The game also integrates high-definition heads-up displays, menus and local/online leaderboards to track statistics and scores. Meanwhile, the additionally included Japanese version of the game features power-ups and energy drops not seen in the harder American version, as well as Japanese subtitles at the lower half of the game screen.

Custom Match Mode allows players to set the number of players, as well as difficulty and the beginning level. Meanwhile, Create Match Mode establishes the player as host and adds the ability for complete veto power over the match.

X-Men Arcade is now available on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 800 MSPTS and on the PlayStation Network for $9.99. To download new screen shots and for more information on the game, please visit: http://www.konami.com/games/xmen.

About Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.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 http://www.konami.com.

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is a registered trademark of KONAMI CORPORATION.

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years.  Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.  For more information visit www.marvel.com

"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

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Media Contacts

Konami Digital Entertainment Inc.

Robert Santini

310-220-8166

sr38644@konami.com 


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