KONAMI SHIPS LOST IN BLUE®: SHIPWRECKED! TO RETAIL STORES NATIONWIDE

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.– Sept. 23, 2008– Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that Lost in Blue®: Shipwrecked!, developed exclusively for Wii™, has shipped to retail stores in North America. The latest installment in the Lost in Blue series allows players to explore the mysteries of the island with the help of trusty pets and new friends as they search to find a way out or make a new life there forever.

In Lost in Blue: Shipwrecked!, players find themselves stranded on a mysterious island filled with lush forests, ancient ruins, and an active volcano. Fighting the elements to stay alive, they explore the island, gather food and hunt dangerous wildlife. Colorful 3D graphics make the island environment, weather systems, and various items more realistic than ever, and dependable pets help gather items and also provide added entertainment by playing music or dancing throughout the game.

As the first next-gen title in the series, Lost in Blue: Shipwrecked! takes full advantage of the Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk controls. Immersing the player in a survival adventure like never before, the title also allows gamers to realistically practice survival tasks with more than 30 mini-games including fishing, carpentry, fire-making and other all-new cooperative games.

“The Lost in Blue franchise has developed a very loyal legion of fans and immense critical acclaim,” said Anthony Crouts, vice president of marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.“Bringing it to the next generation and maximizing the uniquely interactive capabilities of Wii allows us to greatly enhance the graphics and the innovative gameplay elements, making this the most immersive title in the survival adventure series to date.”

Lost in Blue: Shipwrecked! is rated“E 10+” by the ESRB and is available for an MSRP of $29.99. For more information, please visit www.konami.com.

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 the products published by Konami can be found at www.konami.com.

©2007 2008 Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

©2005 Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.“Lost in Blue” is a registered trademark of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. KONAMI is a registered trademark of Konami Corporation.

Wii and the Wii logo are trademarks of Nintendo.

###

Media Contacts:

Konami Digital Entertainment Bender/Helper Impact

Jay Boor Parnaz Taheri

310-220-8100 310-694-3120

jb27786@konami.com Parnaz_Taheri@bhimpact.com


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.