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Ignition And SNK Play More


29th June 2006

Following the recent high profile announcements of Mercury Meltdown and Blade Dancer, both for the PSP (PlayStation® Portable), Ignition Entertainment is pleased to confirm the extension to the exclusive Publishing Deal that will ensure that SNK Playmore titles will continue to enjoy a dedicated European release.

The agreement will cover such fan favourites as KOF XI, King of Fighters Maximum Impact 2, NEOGEO Battle Coliseum, SNK Vs Capcom Card Fighters and the eagerly awaited Metal Slug Anthology, and also extends to SNK's debut titles across the various Next-Gen formats.

'We are delighted to have signed the next wave of SNK releases for Europe' Vijay Chadha, Managing Director, Ignition Entertainment, 'SNK have a very strong line-up and an even stronger following. The SNK titles have proven to be extremely popular, and have shipped close to one million units, we are confident that we can build upon this success'

'We are really pleased with Ignition's professionalism, and the support they have shown over the last 2 years' says Shinya Morishita, Overseas Marketing manager, SNK Playmore 'we are delighted to renew our agreement for our new titles."

More details will be announced in the coming weeks.


For more information, please contact:

Peter Rollinson or Derek R, Ignition Entertainment
01992 70 39 70

Ignition Entertainment Limited is a privately owned software developer and publisher. Ignition was created by a core team of gaming industry veterans with the purpose of building upon their successful track record within the international games industry, and to bring a fresh new approach to both the development and distribution of original gaming product. You can find more information about IGNITION ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED at

Over the past 15 years, SNK has published classic arcade titles such as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, BASEBALL STARS, METAL SLUG, SAMURAI SHODOWN, and FATAL FURY on a wide variety of home gaming and handhelds systems. In June 2003, SNK opened SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER CORPORATION in Wall, New Jersey to again publish arcade classics on the current home and portable gaming systems. The company changed its name to SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION in the fall of 2004. You can find more information about SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION games at
You can find more information about SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION games at

About PSP

PSP is a new handheld video game system that allows users to enjoy 3D games, with high-quality full-motion video, and high-fidelity stereo audio. With graphics rendering capability comparable to that of PlayStation 2, PSP features a 4.3 inch widescreen, high-resolution TFT display. PSP also adopts a newly developed compact but high-capacity (1.8GB) optical disc, Universal Media Disc (UMDTM), as its storage medium. With a wide range of accessories and connectivity options, including Memory Stick, USB 2.0, IR port and WiFi wireless LAN, PSP is the new entertainment platform from PlayStation.

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