KONAMI AND DISNEY INTERACTIVE ANNOUNCE DISNEY ALL-STAR SPORTS
Video Game Series Features Mickey and His Pals in Team and Extreme Sports
Combining the high-energy fun of each sport with the storytelling, humour and imagination of Disney, Disney All-Star Sports puts an extreme twist on sports console games, helping players get into the action with their favourite animated athletes. Disney All-Star Sports will deliver arcade-style action, multiplayer gaming, stunning graphics and a hip new attitude for some of the best-loved Disney personalities, including Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy, Max, Big Bad Pete.
"Konami is excited to bring a whole new experience to console sports fans," said Kunio Neo, president of Konami of Europe. "Disney's all-star cast of beloved characters combined with arcade-style sports games will yield incredible success for this new series."
"Gamers, sports fans, and Disney fans alike will enjoy playing the Disney All-Star Sports games with their favorite Disney characters," said Jan Smith, president, Disney Interactive. "Disney Interactive is pleased to be working with Konami on this important company initiative."
Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties, specializing in the home video game market. Konami's action and adventure titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill and Castlevania, among other top sellers. KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami of America, Inc. in the US and Konami of Europe in Frankfurt, Germany. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami-europe.com.
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