Thursday 18th February 2010: VidZone, the leading video on demand service that provides free streaming music video to PlayStation®3 (PS3™) and PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable), today unveils the exclusive playlist for Rising Star Games' brilliant Half-Minute Hero, ahead of the game's launch tomorrow.
The Half-Minute Hero track listing includes heavy metal legends Motörhead, Mötley Crüe, Nine Inch Nails and Def Leppard, joined by newer artists such as Tokio Hotel, Scary Kids Scaring Kids and Seether.
"The Half-Minute Hero playlist on VidZone perfectly encapsulates the feel of the game, with an eclectic collection of heavy metal and punk rock tracks," says Martin Defries, managing director, Rising Star Games.
"We see the Half-Minute Hero Playlist from Rising Star Games as the perfect opportunity to target the VidZone User and marry up the two things that they love, music and gaming", says Ben Speas, advertising manager, VidZone.
VidZone's service allows PlayStation®3 owners to watch new music videos for free on their PS3 or streamed to their PSP™ via Remote Play. The Half-Minute Hero video soundtrack is available from today.
The full track listing is as follows:
Alter Bridge - Rise Today
Coheed and Cambria - Welcome Home
Def Leppard - Nine Lives
Dio - Rock 'n 'Roll Children
HAMMERFALL - Any Means Necessary
Helloween - Dr. Stein
Innerpartysystem - Don't Stop
Joe Satriani - Summer Song
Lordi - Would You Love A Monsterman (2006 Version)
Mötley Crüe - If I Die Tomorrow
Motörhead - I'm So Bad (Baby I Don't Care)
NIGHTWISH - Bye Bye Beautiful
Nine Inch Nails - The Hand That Feeds
Scary Kids Scaring Kids - Faces
Seether - Rise Above This
SONATA ARCTICA - Flag In The Ground
Tokio Hotel - Ready, Set, Go!
Within Temptation - The Howling
The Half-Minute Hero game on PSP™, from respected developer Marvelous Entertainment, takes the RPG genre to another level, challenging players to save the world in just 30 seconds. With over 100 missions - not to mention multiplayer options - and over 20 hours of gameplay, there's plenty to keep gamers occupied.
The Half-Minute Hero VidZone playlist is available today and Half-Minute Hero will launch on PSP™ on Friday 19th February.
Screenshots and artwork can be downloaded directly here.
For further information, screenshots and press samples (when available), please contact:
Ali Wood (Premier PR)
Yen Hau (Rising Star Games)
France - Namco Bandai Partners
Germany - Koch Media
Spain - Namco Bandai Partners
Italy - Cidiverte
Benelux - CLD Distribution
Nordic - Bergsala
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About Rising Star Games
Rising Star Games Limited is a video games publisher for Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo DS™ and Wii™, Sony PS3 and PSP™ in the PAL territory. A joint venture between Japanese video game publisher and content developer Intergrow Inc and long standing Nintendo Nordic distributor Bergsala AB, Rising Star Games is now in its sixth year of trading and has published more than 50 titles including the worldwide hit series Harvest Moon alongside the renowned renegade Nintendo Wii title, No More Heroes. For more information please go to www.risingstargames.com.
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