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Disney All-Star Sports Series

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 5:38 p.m. PDT

KONAMI CORPORATION and Disney Interactive today announced an agreement to develop and market Disney All-Star Sports, a new video game series featuring Mickey and his pals. The series will feature both team sports and extreme sports games, starring popular Disney characters as athletic all-stars. The six sport agreement includes, football, basketball, soccer, snowboarding, skateboarding and motocross, which will be available only on Nintendo GameCube and Nintendo Game Boy Advance this Fall.


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."

About Konami
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

About Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive, part of the Disney Consumer Products division of The Walt Disney Company, develops, markets, and globally distributes a wide variety of interactive entertainment, educational and sports CD-ROMs and video games. For more information on Disney Interactive's products, visit

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