For Immediate Release
Brighton, England, 28th July 2010. Eurogamer, Europe’s leading independent games media specialist, can announce Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH will be featuring an amazing trio of titles for the Eurogamer Expo at Earls Court on October 1st - 3rd, 2010.
Def Jam Rapstar, Saw II: Flesh&Blood and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow will be headlining for Konami on PlayStation? 3 and Xbox 360? giving Expo-goers an exclusive chance to try them out before they release this Autumn.
Def Jam Rapstar is the first true interactive Hip Hop music game. The ultimate emcee experience for video game consoles, Def Jam Rapstar is the only music game that focuses exclusively on Hip Hop, you and your social networks. With more than 40 of the greatest Hip Hop songs available at release, from A Tribe Called Quest’s ultimate posse track“Scenario” to Ludacris’ hit single“Stand Up” and Chipmunk’s“Chip Diddy Chip”, Def Jam Rapstar allows you to be the star by rhyming, using your console camera, and uploading your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community at www.defjamrapstar.com.
The eagerly awaited sequel, Saw II: Flesh&Blood, invites players back into Jigsaw’s twisted world, and promises all-new stomach-twisting traps and puzzles, more visceral combat, and an all-new storyline that takes place between the second and third movie. As such, players can delve deeper into the horror and mystery of Jigsaw’s terrified subjects.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is an epic 3D action title set in a ravaged Europe of the middle ages. The planet has been devastated by a powerful magic. The souls of the dead are trapped on our earthly plane unable to find peace, and inhuman creatures of nightmare now roam the Earth, wreaking havoc. Having witnessed his wife Marie (voiced by Natascha McKelhone) murdered at their hands, Gabriel (Robert Carlyle) pledges revenge against those responsible: the mysterious Lords of Shadow.
Rupert Loman, Managing Director at Eurogamer said:“It’s great to have Konami onboard with such a fantastic line up, particularly one that demonstrates the eclectic mix of games that will be on show and, most importantly, playable.”
More information and tickets are available at http://expo.eurogamer.net
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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 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. Konami is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 22 billion cards worldwide. For more information concerning Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH and its products, please visit www.konami-europe.com.
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