KONAMI SOARS INTO ACTION WITH AIRFORCE DELTA STRIKE FOR SONY PLAYSTATION®2
Third Installment in Popular Aerial Combat Series Takes Players Into The Heart of the Action
Konami of America, Inc., a subsidiary of Konami Corporation announced today that AirForce Delta Strike, the third installment in its popular aerial combat series, will land on the Sony PlayStation® 2 in November 2003. AirForce Delta Strike takes air combat to a new level with unique pilot-characters, an immersive story line and scores of different planes. AirForce Delta Strike will appeal to casual gamers as well as high-flying speed-junkies.
"Taking the action-aerial combat category to new heights, AirForce Delta Strike will be the most action-packed game in this critically-acclaimed series," said Rob Goff, Product Manager at Konami of America, Inc. "While retaining true-to-life elements of past games in the franchise, AFDS adds exciting new dimensions with compelling characters, an entrancing futuristic story line and great arcade action."
Stepping into the shoes of a highly-skilled fighter pilot, players will strap in to the cockpit and navigate a wide variety of creative missions on Earth, in space and beyond. Designed to deliver a unique arcade-style experience, AirForce Delta Strike is the only game that features over 20 pilots, each with unique skills and personalities. The futuristic storyline will propel players through over 60 squadbased missions that vary with each pilot and unfold in beautifully detailed environments. This thrilling action-shooter features over 100 original planes ranging from WWII propeller classics to the latest hybrid fighters as well as aircraft from classic Konami games such as Vic Viper from GradiusTM.
Konami's AirForce Delta series debuted in the United States in 1999 with the release of AirForce Delta for Sega® DreamcastTM. The game's intuitive controls and high-flying action set it apart from other games within the genre and propelled the game's critical and commercial success. In 2001, Konami released Air Force Delta Storm for the Microsoft XboxTM which was followed in 2002 with the release for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance.