KONAMI UNVEILS NEW GAME TRAILER FOR SUIKODEN: TIERKREIS™

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today released a new game trailer for Suikoden: Tierkreis, the latest iteration of the celebrated Suikoden series for the Nintendo DS™. Suikoden: Tierkreis will expand the bounds of the handheld RPG as players journey with a variety of characters while exploring exotic locations and cultures across the game's universe of parallel worlds. Featuring the franchise's established gameplay while maximizing the technological capabilities of the DS to provide all-new online elements, this epic RPG consists of many cinematic experiences that will drive the grand storyline of the 108 Stars of Destiny as they battle to thwart the powerful forces of evil.

For the new trailer, please visit:

http://www.konami.com/downloads

Additionally, Suikoden: Tierkreis features a robust online mode allowing players to send their character to another player's parallel world through the door to the Infinity via Wi-Fi. The character will be hired to complete a quest by another player and when the quest is complete or time is up, the originalplayer will receive the outcome with their character.  This is a fun and interesting way for gamers to level up characters, with both players receiving rewards for completing the quests.

Online Features:

·    Exchange characters via Wi-Fi

·    Receive trade goods by clearing quests

·    Receive rare items as rewards by clearing quests

·    The exchanged character can get experience

·    Receive rare item only available in the Wi-Fi mode

·    Unique boss battle that is only available in the Wi-Fi mode

Rated "E-10+" by the ESRB, Suikoden: Tierkreis for Nintendo DS™ will retail for $34.99 and is scheduled for release in North America on March 17, 2009.

Media Contacts:

Konami Digital Entertainment                  

Jay Boor                           

310-220-8147                           

Jb27786@konami.com 

                          

Bender/Helper Impact

Parnaz Taheri/Tiyson Reynolds

310-473-4147

parnaz_taheri@bhimpact.com

tiyson_reynolds@bhimpact.com



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