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'Street Supremacy' (PSP) And 'Ys: The Ark of Napishtim (PSP) Now In Stores

by Rainier on March 1, 2006 @ 3:04 a.m. PST

Konami announced it has shipped Ys: The Ark of Napishtim and Street Supremacy for the PSP. Ys: The Ark of Napishtim features mini-games, a character profile database, a media player and enhanced graphics, while Street Supremacy features a unique wireless multi-player battle, customizable licensed vehicles and adds an RPG element with the use of Spirit Points.

Street Supremacy

Developed by Genki, Street Supremacy steps away from conventional racing by utilizing Spirit Points to determine the winner instead of traditional first, second and third place categories. To be victorious and increase team loyalty, recruit other drivers and dominate the streets, players compete to deplete their rivals’ Sprint Points. Points are depleted as drivers force their competition to run into walls, other cars or fall behind other racers -- doing whatever it takes to win. There are no points for second place in this street racing game!

Divided into 15 areas, two teams speed through Tokyo’s traffic-filled streets to dominate the game map with individual races between the different players. By earning points for each victory, players can judge how they stack up against their rivals and pick their competition from the player roster as they look to seize territories.

Street Supremacy’s intense racing action takes full advantage of the PSP system’s wireless functionality by letting gamers compete against a second player in the Vs. mode for a gripping head-to-head racing experience. Further adding to the game, players can modify cars, such as Nissans, Mitsubishis and Subarus, with new exhausts, paint jobs and spoilers to intensify the overall street racing experience and shave seconds off that final lap!

Street Supremacy is rated “E” for Everybody by the ESRB and has an SRP of $29.99. To learn more about Street Supremacy, please visit: www.konami.com/gs

Ys: The Ark of Napishtim

The game follows the latest adventure of longtime Ys hero, Adol Christin, as he explores a group of islands to collect three magical swords imbued with elemental powers and discovers the truth about the Ark of Napishtim. As players make their way across each of the lush islands, they will be able to explore their surroundings to find new items and equipment. They will also take part in thrilling real-time battles with a variety of fearsome opponents, using an incredible arsenal of weaponry and magical abilities to overcome their foes.

Exclusive to the PSP system version of the game, Ys: The Ark of Napishtim features a selection of bonus content that takes this already spellbinding adventure to magical new heights. Players will be able to enjoy new animated cut scenes and unlock videos and music tracks to play with the Ys Media Player. A new character database will also let players learn more about their favorite heroes and villains as well as how they fit into the fabric of the greater Ys storyline.

Ys: The Ark of Napishtim is rated “E10+” by the ESRB and carries an SRP of $29.99. To learn more about Ys: The Ark of Napishtim, please visit: www.konami.com/gs/officialsites/ys.

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