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  • Rocket Knight Now Available

    Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced the availability of Rocket Knight for Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC download via Steam. The title's release marks the first time the franchise will be offered on next generation platforms, lushly animated with rich new environments.

    "Given Konami's strong legacy of timeless 2D platform games, the availability of Rocket Knight on next gen consoles has allowed us to introduce a new generation of gamers to such a classic franchise," said Shinji Hirano, President for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "In Rocket Knight, we wanted to stay true to the game's origins and provide consumers with the exciting rocket action gameplay they expect from Sparkster."

    Rocket Knight New Screenshots

    In Rocket Knight, players assume the role of a courageous opossum named Sparkster who finds his home in a dreadful state after a 15-year absence. Employing Sparkster's faithful rocket pack and indomitable spirit, players must fight against the destructive wolf army that threatens Sparkster's homeland, the Kingdom of Zephyrus. As players progress through the game, they will encounter vast worlds comprised of vast platforming levels and thrilling rocket flying stages.

    Help Sparkster on his quest to save Zephyrus! Use Sparkster's rocket pack to ricochet off walls; plow through enemies and create passageways with his rocket drill move. Blast through remote adversaries with deadly burst projectiles that shoot out of Sparkster's sword, and activate a burst vortex to shield Sparkster from enemy bombs and launch them back at his opponents. Glide down rails using Sparkster's opossum tail to dodge opponents and get himself out of tricky situations. Online leaderboards provide the perfect place for committed players to show off their high scores and best times as they progress to restore Zephyrus to its former glory.

    Rocket Knight is now available for download on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 for 1200 Microsoft Points, and on Steam for $19.99.

  • New Xbox LIVE Record by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package

    Microsoft today confirmed that last week’s release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package shattered Xbox LIVE records as more than one million gamers worldwide downloaded the new map pack from Activision and Infinity Ward in the first 24 hours alone, surpassing the 2.5 million mark within the first week.

    The map pack add-on, now available only on the Xbox 360, extends the action-packed online entertainment experience with five multiplayer maps. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 from Activision Publishing, Inc. is rated “M” (Mature) by the ESRB for Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Language.

    Xbox LIVE is the largest Call of Duty community of any entertainment system. According to Microsoft, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 players have invested more than 1.75 billion hours of gameplay on Xbox LIVE alone since the title’s release in November, which is equal to more than 200,000 years of gameplay playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

  • AQUA Coming to Xbox Live

    Today, the Slovak development studio Games Distillery officially announces that their upcoming naval shooter “AQUA” will be released in summer 2010 by Microsoft Game Studios on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system. “AQUA” is a stylish arcade-action shooter with numerous tactical elements, driven by an entertaining story with beautiful hand-drawn comic sequences. The thrilling campaign mode and various exciting multiplayer modes are on the top level of audio-visual presentation for the target platform. The game itself is presented in a fictional Imperial Victorian setting.

    In “AQUA” the player will take control of an elite cruiser and steer into the middle of a raging naval war where masses of enemies and allies engage in real-time operations. Being attacked from above and below the water surface the player has to destroy masses of enemies’ troops to be victorious. By unlocking new ship-types, weapons and upgrades, the player will have the opportunity to enhance his ship and gear up for the next fight. Choosing from various tactics and forming special supporting squadrons, the player will also have the option to command offensive and defensive troops in order to overcome large enemy formations and defensive installations.

    “We are proud that AQUA will be released by Microsoft Game Studios for Xbox LIVE Arcade, as this underlines our philosophy to deliver products of excellent quality and with a distinguishing mark within their segment. With AQUA, we want to take the genre of dual-stick arcade shooters an evolutionary step forward and deliver a story driven gaming experience on the vanguard of audiovisual quality compared to available arcade titles”, Juergen Reusswig, CEO and Development Director at Games Distillery comments.