Michael Meyers Public Relations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY Ships for PSP® System
Comprehensive Collection Includes Seven Titles
from SNK PLAYMORE Hit Arcade Franchise
Wall, NJ – Feb. 20, 2007 – SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION, the U.S. publishing arm of the SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, announced today that METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGYfor PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) 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 complete 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.
Steven Hopper of GameZone called METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY “A fun, albeit no-frills, collection of one of the most beloved franchises in arcade gaming and a great value for hardcore fans of the series.”
“METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY fans’ dreams are realized with this complete collection,” said Ben Herman, president of SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION. “With the PSP® system version now available and the PlayStation®2 system version coming soon, gamers will have two more ways to enjoy all the non-stop action they’ve come to expect from the METAL SLUG series.”
METAL SLUG ANTHOLOGY is also available for Wii™, and the PlayStation 2 system will be available in April 2007.
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, February 20, 2007