Michael Meyers Public Relations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY for the PlayStation®2 System
Comprehensive Collection Includes Seven Titles
from SNK PLAYMORE Hit Arcade Franchise
Wall, NJ – March 27, 2007 – SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION, the U.S. publishing arm of the SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, announced today that METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY for PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system is shipping to retailers across North America.
METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY celebrates the 10th anniversary of one of the greatest action arcade franchises of all time. Included in the collection are METAL SLUG, METAL SLUG 2, METAL SLUG X, METAL SLUG 3, METAL SLUG 4, METAL SLUG 5, and the latest entry in the series, METAL SLUG 6.
“Metal Slug Anthology is the ultimate arcade collection for SNK fans” said Ben Herman, president of SNK Playmore USA. “This collection has been a huge seller for the Wii™ and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and now PlayStation 2 system owners will have their chance to add it to their game library.”
The Metal Slug Anthology has been receiving plenty of praise from the press. According to leading gaming website, GameSpot, “The Metal Slug series has been responsible for the best 2D shooter action anywhere in the past 10 years, and arguably ever…” GamesRadar comments that, “It’s some of the best 2D you’re ever likely to see…”
About SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION
Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK) develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978, SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment content providers in the world. Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at www.snkplaymore.co.jp SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION with offices in Wall, NJ. It handles operations in North America including publishing, marketing, development and localization. More information on SNK PLAYMORE USA can be found at www.snkplaymoreusa.com
© SNK PLAYMORE, METAL SLUG is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.
Tue, March 27, 2007