Metal Slug 7 To Explode Onto The Nintendo DS™

22nd July‘08

SNK PLAYMORE and Ignition Entertainment are pleased to announce the upcoming European release of Metal Slug 7 for Nintendo DS™.

This title marks the debut of this highly regarded franchise onto the Nintendo DS™, and will deliver the fast paced and frantic‘run and gun’ action that is associated with the series that has recently enjoyed its’ 10th anniversary.

The battle scars from the previous war against General Morden had started to fade and the reconstruction of the cities and the army was well underway. The people had started to feel safe again, but when a mysterious figure is spotted on a routine scouting of Garbage Island it seems that this war is far from over.

Join Marco, Fio, Tarma, Eri, along with Ralf and Clark (returning fresh from some fighting tournament you maybe familiar with) and get ready to once again take on the forces of General Morden.

Spanning 7 new missions, 6 playable characters and a host of new weapons and features Metal Slug 7 continues the standards of the titles before it. Oh, and there is the introduction of the biggest and baddest SLUG vehicle to date...

‘With a Metal Slug game you know that you’re going to have a hugely enjoyable experience’ Says Peter Rollinson, Product Manager, Ignition Entertainment‘The latest addition to this great franchise will continue that trend’.

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Metal Slug 7 will be available Autumn‘08 for the Nintendo DS™


For more information, please contact:

Peter Rollinson or Derek Reeve, Ignition Entertainment

01992 70 39 70– 01795 435052


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.

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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.

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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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