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Konami Announce Top Hits For PC

by Thomas on May 23, 2002 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT

Konami of America Inc., today announced that it will publish its most popular games for PC CD-ROM. The 2002 line-up includes Metal Gear Solid 2, Silent Hill 2, Frogger The Great Quest and Shadow of Destiny among others.

“Konami is eager to bring these popular titles to an entirely new audience,” said Chris Garske, VP of marketing at Konami of America. “Choosing from among our vast catalogue of games is not easy, but we want to deliver the titles that make sense for this savvy audience. We have chosen games have delighted console players and now, with the PC versions of the games, we have an opportunity to share these games with even more gamers.”

The 2002 PC CD-ROM line-up includes:

Frogger: The Great Quest (June 2002
Players explore the magical world of Frogger as they explore lush 3D environments, encounter mystical creatures, solve tricky puzzles and help everyone’s favorite frog in his greatest quest ever!

Shadow of Destiny (June 2002)
Travel through changing time periods and use clues from the past to prevent your own demise in Shadow of Destiny. With stunning true-to-life graphics, full character voiceovers, multiple story paths and a riveting tale of mystery, Shadow of Destiny defines the next generation of adventure games.

Konami Collector’s Series: Castlevania & Contra (June 2002)

Konami returns to the roots of the best-selling franchises, Castlevania and Contra in Konami Collector’s Series: Castlevania & Contra. These titles are the beginning of a long line of classic games that are a must-have for any gamer’s collection.

Bomberman (September 2002)
The classic Bomberman franchise comes to the PC with a bang in a special collection of three titles; including the original Bomberman, Bomberman ’93 and Bomberman World. Players will bomb their way through countless stages, learn multiple bombing techniques and blast their friends with frenetic 5-player modes.

Konami’s Moto-X (October 2002)
Exhilarating motorcycle racing meets futuristic combat in Konami’s Moto-X (working title). Set in the near future, Earth has been ravaged by a series of devastating wars that have hurled the planet into a state of chaos. Mercenary bikers roam the land and fight high-speed battles on ultramodern motocross bikes.

Frogger Classic (working title) (November 2002)
Inspired by the simple, addictive gameplay of the original arcade game, Frogger Classic launches our green hero into a whole new world of challenges, obstacles and platform-action fun.

Silent Hill 2 (November 2002)
Silent Hill 2 brings players back to the eerie town of Silent Hill in a frightening story set in dense fog and haunting darkness accompanied by dramatic music in Dolby surround sound. Silent Hill 2 pushes the boundaries of macabre horror.

Evolution Snocross (November 2002)
In Evolution Snocross, riders must brace themselves for big jumps, tight turns and fender-banging action as they perform big air tricks and jockey for position against other riders. The jumps are huge and the turns are tight as riders speed towards the finish line in this fast action snowmobile racing game.

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
In Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty players must utilize a variety of stealthy maneuvers to prevent a high-tech weapon, Metal Gear Ray, from falling into the wrong hands. MGS2 combines unique gameplay with stylish cinematic presentation, political intrigue and some of the most stunning graphics ever seen in a game.

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