Los Angeles, CA - April 24, 2012 - SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President: Ryo Mizufune) is proud to announce the North and South American release of the nostalgic SNK Arcade Classic IKARI III: THE RESCUE as a PlayStation® minis title on PSP® (also compatible with PS3™), via the "New Releases" category and the "SNK NEOGEO" Featured Publishers page available on the PlayStation®Store, from Tuesday, April 24th, 2012.
The SNK minis titles are a commemorative "retro-arcade emulation" project that allows players to enjoy a grand collection of action, shooting, platform, and action/puzzle titles. Many of these nostalgic, highly innovative arcade classics released during SNK's Golden Age of action-shooting, etc. during the 80's, are now exclusively available on PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and compatible on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system as well for even greater enjoyment!
The previous sets of titles included some of SNK's arcade masterpieces such as ATHENA, GUERRILLA WAR, IKARI WARRIORS, P.O.W. - PRISONERS OF WAR, T.N.K. III, and VICTORY ROAD, along with a number of lesser known, yet revolutionary titles to be enjoyed by both retro gamers and younger generations of players alike.
"As we will continue to follow up in releasing more nostalgic arcade classics via PS minis on PlayStation®Network, make sure to stay tuned by becoming a member of our frequently updated official Facebook Fan Page at www.facebook.com/NeoGeoStation for more info!"
Game Title Release Date Price
IKARI III: THE RESCUE* April 24, 2012 $2.99
* 2P gameplay / ad-hoc functionality is not available for this software
IKARI III: THE RESCUE
In this third installment of the IKARI WARRIORS series, players will take on the role of Paul, who is called back into duty in order to rescue the president's child who has been kidnapped by terrorists.
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