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Konami Announces E3 2008 Line-up

Diverse Lineup of Games for Next-Gen and Handheld Systems Features Sequels for Hit Franchises, Original Concepts and Exciting Licensed Products.

LOS ANGELES - Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Booth #800 - July 15, 2008 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today revealed its blockbuster product lineup for the 2008 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Featuring a variety high-profile titles for all major platforms, including the PLAYSTATION®3 system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, WiiTM, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, and Nintendo DSTM, being showcased at this year’s event, Konami reinforces its position as an industry leader and trend setter. Featuring games across all genres targeted towards players of all age groups and skill levels, Konami continues to expand upon its leadership position in the music games category while bringing its celebrated franchises and original titles to next generation and handheld systems.

Highlighting this year’s lineup will be a hands-on of Rock RevolutionTM and the announcement that Castlevania will be making its next generation debut on the Wii with the iconic franchise’s first fighting game Castlevania Judgment. Additionally, Konami will also be announcing the latest installment of its award-winning Karaoke Revolution franchise, Karaoke Revolution® American Idol® Encore 2, and is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the ever-popular Dance Dance Revolution® franchise with three new releases.

“Konami’s 2008 lineup builds upon our leadership position in the music category, maximizing the popularity of our core franchises, and continues to set the industry standard for innovation and quality,” said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “This year we have a remarkably diverse group of products that appeal to every type of gamer.”

Konami’s E3 2008 lineup includes:

  • Castlevania®: Order of Ecclesia®
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: Nintendo DSTM
  • Castlevania®: Judgment
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: WiiTM
  • DanceDanceRevolution® Hottest Party 2
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: Wii
  • DanceDanceRevolution® Universe 3
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: Xbox 360®
  • DanceDanceRevolution® X
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: PlayStation®2
  • New International Track & Field
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: Nintendo DSTM
  • Lost in Blue Shipwrecked
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: WiiTM
  • Rock RevolutionTM
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: Xbox 360®/PLAYSTATION®3/WiiTM/Nintendo DSTM
  • Silent Hill: Homecoming
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: Xbox 360®/PLAYSTATION®3
  • Time Hollow
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: Nintendo DSTM
  • Elebits: Adventures of Kai and Zero
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: Nintendo DSTM
  • Karaoke Revolution® Presents: American Idol® Encore 2
    Release date: Fall 2008
    Platform: WiiTM/PLAYSTATION®3/Xbox 360®

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Posted by: cnc137
Date: July 15, 2008

Categories: Nintendo DS News, PlayStation 3 News, Wii News, Xbox 360 News, PlayStation 2 News, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, News

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