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Ignition Entertainment is Pleased to Announce the European Release of KING OF THE FIGHTERS MAXIMUM IMPACT 2 for the PlayStation® 2

7th July 2006 Following the successful introduction of the KOF franchise to 3D, SNK will take the series to new heights with the next instalment - King of Fighters Maximum Impact 2 This time, produced by the acclaimed SNK artist and designer, Falcoon - KOFMI2 has built upon and enhanced the frantic gameplay of the original, as well as adding a number of new and exciting features. The character roster has been ramped up to 24 characters now selectable from the start, but there are many new hidden characters waiting to be found, including some fan favourites making a surprise return. The Fighting system has also been reworked. The familiar control from the first game has been improved, and with the new additions of SUPER CANCEL and COUNTERSTRIKE, KOFMI2 will offer a new and truly rounded fighting experience. Along with the completely redesigned Graphics and enhanced game mechanics, KOFMI2 also offers many varied modes to keep the player coming back for more, by awarding many hidden items for those who can complete the challenges. 'King of Fighters in 3D should be enough to get any fighting fan excited' says Peter Rollinson, Product Manager, Ignition Entertainment 'KOFMI2 has it all, fantastic graphics, tight control method and many new unlockables and modes to keep any fighting fan happy' King of Fighters Maximum Impact 2 features: 24 initially selectable characters, with many more unlockable throughout the game including some surprise appearances - Billy Kane anyone? New and Improved fighting system, now allows the ability to 'Block and Parry' your opponents attacks Experience a whole new look with redesigned, highly detailed characters and levels Lots of unlockable extras, including new character costumes, levels and mini games Get right into the action with the 'Free camera' mode which allows gameplay to be stopped at anytime and then viewed from any angle. Four exciting modes of play, including: STORY, VERSUS, CHALLENGE and PRACTICE For further information please visit: The King of Fighters Maximum Impact 2 will be available Autumn '06 for the PlayStation® 2 Ends For more information, please contact: Peter Rollinson or Derek R, Ignition Entertainment 01992 70 39 70 About IGNITION ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED 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 About SNK PLAYMORE & SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION 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 "PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. "PSP" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. ®SNK PLAYMORE "The king of fighters" is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.
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