PUZZLE CHRONICLES NOW AVAILABLE FOR NINTENDO DS™AND PLAYSTATION®PORTABLE SYSTEM

El Segundo, Calif. - Feb. 2, 2010 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced Puzzle Chronicles, a fast action puzzle role-playing game, is now available at retail stores on Nintendo DS™ and the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. Combining traditional puzzle-gaming with deep RPG elements makes Puzzle Chronicles one of the most immersive puzzle games to hit the market.

Players set off on a quest for revenge in the savage lands of the Ashurin Empire, which is full of sorceresses, warlords, savage demons. Traveling far and wide through enchanting environments, players will battle enemies with a new puzzle combat system that challenges players to think fast and act strategically in order to defeat their opponents. Using powerful physical and magical attacks, players will unleash devastating physical attacks and powerful magical spells to gain the upper hand to defeat the many enemies that lie throughout the Empire.

Adding to the replay value, gamers will have the opportunity to battle sinister wizards, huge monsters, and evil overlords in Quick Battle mode. Gamers can level up their character through a diverse skill tree full of magical and physical attacks as well as level up their pet, Warbeast. As another way to enjoy the game, players can challenge their friends to multiplayer battles via local WiFi on the Nintendo DS™ and the PSP® System.

Puzzle Chronicles is rated E10+ by the ESRB and is now available on Nintendo DS™ and PSP® System for the SRP of $29.99. Downloadable versions of Puzzle Chronicles will be available via PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE® Arcade, and Windows PC download later this year. For all new screenshots and additional assets, please visit our media download site at: http://www.konami.com/downloads.

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.

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