EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and SEATTLE, Wash. - September 24, 2009 -Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. and Screenlife today announced the availability of the long-awaited Scene It?® Twilight™ game, the latest member of the Scene It?® family of entertainment trivia games. Scene It?® Twilight™ will be available in formats including the ever-popular Scene It?® DVD boardgame, on-shelves this October, as well as on Wii™ this Fall. The Scene It?® Twilight™ game will arrive just before the next installment in Summit Entertainment's TWILIGHT film, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON, debuts in theaters on November 20, 2009.
"Scene It? Twilight is the game that fans of the TWILIGHT film have been asking for," said Barry Watts, Chief Executive Officer at Screenlife. "The overwhelming popularity of all things TWILIGHT has created such a huge demand, that we've collaborated with Summit Entertainment and Konami to offer fans the opportunity to enjoy the TWILIGHT experience in a variety of formats; as single or multi players on a console or in an interactive setting as a party DVD boardgame."
Up first for TWILIGHT fans is Scene It? Twilight Deluxe Edition, the immersive DVD trivia boardgame filled with exciting new features including:
• TWILIGHT content: On-screen puzzles, movie clips, sound bytes, music and trivia questions pulled directly from the very successful first TWILIGHT film.
• All-new puzzle types: Puzzles including "Alice's Vision" and "Locker Picks," sure to satisfy both Team Edward and Team Jacob fans around the world.
• Bonus features and activities: Bonus activities like "Which Cullen are You?", and an exclusive downloadable bonus feature for hardcore fans, which provides all the planning elements for hosting the ideal TWILIGHT-themed party.
A few weeks later, for the first time on Wii, fans will put their knowledge to the test to determine who will be the ultimate TWILIGHT expert. Scene It? Twilight will challenge Wii players' powers of observation, memory and puzzle solving, as it transports them to Forks, WA and creates an interactive multiplayer trivia experience brought together seamlessly on Wii. Fans can learn more about Bella Swan, TWILIGHT's heroine or test their memories on Edward Cullen, the dark and unlikely love of Bella's life.
Scene It? Twilight for Wii features will include:
• Rich-media trivia content: Over 500 multiple choice questions based on movie clips, music and audio from the TWILIGHT movie.
• New user interface: The new Scene It? Twilight Wii version presents a new look and feel, giving fans a great reason to play both the Wii and the DVD boardgame versions.
• Motion functionality: Use your Wii Remote to buzz in and beat your opponent!
• New gameplay modes: Single and multi-player modes and new scoring systems keep the game close, exciting and challenging enough to please all TWILIGHT fans.
"Konami is always looking to engage people in new means of interactive gaming experiences. The TWILIGHT film has an incredibly popular following who crave content and new media well after the movies are no longer in theaters," said Kazumi Kitaue, Chairman and President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "With extensive content from the film, Scene It? Twilight will bring life to the excitement and energy surrounding the popular film in an all-new way."
"Konami's partnering with Summit and Screenlife creates a union of three great and dynamic brands," added Careen Yapp, Vice President of Licensing and Business Development of Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. "Scene It? Twilight is the perfect expansion of the TWILIGHT film, as it will be the first time fans will be able to directly interact and challenge each other within the TWILIGHTuniverse on Wii."
Scene It? Twilight players will be completely submerged into the TWILIGHT universe as they interact with some of the most iconic locations, characters and scenes from the first film. Fans will put their knowledge to the test to determine who the ultimate TWILIGHT expert is!
Scene It? Twilight Deluxe Edition DVD Boardgame Includes:
• Game DVD with Party Play Feature
• Flextime® Game Board
• 4 Collectible Metal Tokens
• 100 Trivia Cards
• 16 Fate Cards
• 1 Six-Sided Die
• 1 Eight-Sided Die
• Instruction Sheet
The Scene It? Twilight DVD Boardgame MSRP is $29.99, is for 2 or more players ages 14 and up, and will be available at major retailers nationwide.
Scene It? Twilight for Wii is planned for release in Fall 2009. Scene It? Twilight for the Nintendo DS will be available early 2010. For more information on the video game, please visit: www.konami.com
Screenlife, a leader in entertainment trivia games, is transforming the way the world has fun through its pop culture-based games, including Scene It?, the number-one selling DVD trivia game worldwide. Located in Seattle, WA, Screenlife's socially interactive and immersive games are now on multiple platforms including DVD, game consoles, and mobile phones.
Since its 2002 launch, Scene It? has grown into an international, award-winning brand with trivia game editions that include Movie, TV, Sports, Music, Friends,Harry Potter, Disney, Seinfeld, Star Trek and The Simpsons. Scene It? DVD games feature patented Optreve® DVD Enhancement Technology and have been translated into twelve languages across 29 countries.
A leader in entertainment licensing, Screenlife has struck hundreds of deals with major Hollywood studios, sports leagues and recording labels, as well as top actors, athletes and musicians. Other companies, including Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, Namco and Comcast, help create custom Scene It? games across multiple platforms including the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, mobile phones, and video on demand.
Screenlife is a subsidiary of Paramount Pictures Corporation. For more information about Scene It? and other Screenlife games, visit www.screenlifegames.com or call (866) DVD-GAME.
Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular films 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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About Summit Entertainment, LLC
Summit Entertainment is a worldwide theatrical motion picture development, financing, production and distribution studio. The studio handles all aspects of marketing and distribution for both its own internally developed motion pictures as well as acquired pictures. Summit Entertainment, LLC also represents international sales for both its own slate and third party product. Summit Entertainment, LLC plans to release 10 to 12 films annually.
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