Ignition Entertainment and SNK Playmore are pleased to announce the upcoming European release of Samurai Showdown Anthology for PlayStation®2, PlayStation®Portable and Wii™.
Containing all 6 titles from this hugely popular franchise, Samurai Shodown Anthology details why this is among SNK’s largest and popular franchises.
First appearing on the NEOGEO MVS system in July 93 the game soon gained a massive following who immediately took to the games unique fast paced, and sometimes brutal gameplay.
The games setting, use of sword based weapons and varied and memorable characters was a departure from other fighters released at that time. It was this‘out of the box’ thinking that allowed this franchise to flourish amongst the competition of the day.
‘Samurai Shodown set new standards in the fighting genre, and this has attributed to its ongoing success’, says Peter Rollinson, Product Manager, Ignition Entertainment Ltd.‘this collection gives players the chance to see where the series came from. Where it goes in the future will be equally exciting’
- Contains all 6 Samurai Showdown games
- Choose from over 48 playable characters across the titles
- Experience intense sword based fighting
- Personalise your favourite character with the‘Colour Edit Mode’
For further information please visit: www.ignitionent.com/ssa
Samurai Shodown Anthology will be available Winter’08 for the for PlayStation®2, PlayStation®Portable and Wii™.
For more information, please contact:
Peter Rollinson or Derek Reeve, Ignition Entertainment
01992 70 39 70– 01795 435042
About IGNITION ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED
Ignition Entertainment Limited, a UTV venture, is a software Developer&Publisher of Console and Handheld games.
Incorporated in April 2002, Ignition continues its expansion. At the centre of this is Digi-Guys, Ignitions wholly owned subsidiary and with further development studios in Tokyo and Florida, plans are being drawn for the release of a number of innovative titles across all major Game Platforms during 2008/9 and beyond.
Ignitions European HQ is based in Waltham Abbey (UK) and has other offices in Tokyo, Florida&Los Angeles.
UTV Software Communications Ltd Headquartered in India owns a 70 % stake in Ignition.
You can find more information about IGNITION ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED at http://www.ignitionent.com
About UTV Software Communications Ltd
UTV Software Communications Ltd. is India’s foremost Media&Entertainment Company with leadership position in 4 Verticals that includes Motion Pictures, Broadcasting, TV Content and Interactive (i.e. Animation and Gaming). Listed on the Mumbai Stock Exchange&the Motion Pictures business is listed on the AIM, London Stock Exchange. It has subsidiaries with offices across India, the UK and USA.
More information on the group is available at: www.utvnet.com
About SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION
Over the past 15 years, SNK has published classic arcade titles such as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, BASEBALL STARS, METAL SLUG, SAMURAI SHODOWN, and FATAL FURY on a wide variety of home gaming and handhelds systems.
Utilizing the technology and know-how that has been cultured by the development of more than 100 games, we're continuously challenging a development of new games on a wide variety of home gaming, handhelds and also mobile systems.
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