OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
BASINGSTOKE, DECEMBER 5th 2004 - The cute, cuddly boxing Joey is back in KAO KANGAROO: ROUND 2! Kao's mission: to save the 'world of animals' from the evil hunter and his wicked henchmen! Kao embarks on dangerous quests across lands of adventure, spanning the freezing Artic, below the depths of the deep blue ocean and across the arid lands of Oz. Published by JoWooD Productions Software AG and exclusively distributed in the UK by KOCH Media, KAO KANGAROO: ROUND 2 is available on PlayStation 2, XBOX, and Gamecube SRP £29.99 and PCCDROM SRP £19.99 from MARCH 2005.
With 5 unique lands to explore and over 20 challenging levels the player is on a non stop rollercoaster ride of adventure. Explore the deep dark depths of the 'Beaver Forest', to save the enslaved beavers from the evil grasps of the hunters. Traversing 'Ice World' is no mean feat for the little Joey as he snowboards the treacherous slopes of 'Snowy Mountain', chased by a thunderous avalanche.
With 7 fighting techniques, from boomerang throwing to destructive tail attacks Kao must overcome over 30 different enemies. Kao has 10 new vehicles to help him complete his quests, each to suit the land he explores.
Andreas Tobler, CEO JoWood productions states ' This release is a great opportunity to reach a wide spectrum of player both in the PC and console gaming world, and also a chance to get young gamers excited again'.
PR executive - Koch Media
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JoWooD Productions Software AG:
JoWooD Productions Software AG is a publicly traded company on the Vienna Stock Exchange and one of the leading developers of computer and video games. JoWooD releases internationally competitive, high-quality entertainment software for all existing and future game systems. JoWooD has development studios in Vienna and Ebensee (Austria) and cooperates with a network of additional, outstanding studios; among others Wings Simulations, Neon and Massive Development in Germany. The main office is located in Rottenmann/Austria; branch offices are located in England, Germany and Japan. In addition, JoWooD games are distributed worldwide through a widespread network of distribution partners. For more information, please visit our homepage www.jowood.com
About KOCH MEDIA UK:
Founded in 1994, KOCH MEDIA UK develops, publishes and distributes a diverse mix of titles for home console gaming systems, personal computers and the Internet. Based in Basingstoke, the company has distribution contracts with a number of software publishers, including NINTENDO. For publishers not in the UK, KOCH MEDIA exclusively markets, sells and distributes titles. Under its own brands of DEEP SILVER and EUROPRESS, KOCH MEDIA develops and publishes its own range of gaming and educational and lifestyle software. For more information on KOCH MEDIA and its products, visit www.kochmedia.co.uk