Los Angeles, CA -- Dec 07, 2006 -- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced the release of two Konami ® Live! Online Game Controllers: Frogger ® Ancient Shadow and Konami Arcade Collection TM . The Konami Live! Online Game Controllers, powered by QiGO TM Smart Connect Technology, take advantage of the ease of USB technology for instant hassle-free gaming. Additionally, the controllers offer interactive entertainment experiences without the need for video game consoles, making them unique and attractive gift ideas for the 2006 holiday season.
Konami Live! Online Game Controllers plug into any PC's USB port, providing an arcade gaming experience on a home computer. Consumers are launched directly into Konami's online gaming site, where they can play classic arcade games as well as enjoy special online community features, Konami news, and information on other games.
Frogger Ancient Shadow merges classic "hop and dodge" Frogger gameplay with platforming elements to deliver an exciting new challenge for players. Join Frogger in Firefly Swamp where a dark secret has recently been uncovered. When Dr. Wani tries to resurrect an ancient evil force, it's up to Frogger to save the day. The game boasts stunning 3D graphics and has seven areas containing three levels each. Parents can also let their children play Frogger Ancient Shadow without worrying about their online safety, as Konami Live! Online Game Controllers provide a safe, self-contained online gaming experience. The game is recommended for ages 8 and up.
The Konami Arcade Collection controller includes five classic Konami games in both the classic arcade versions and new enhanced versions with updated graphics: Time Pilot, Scramble, Gyruss, Yie Ar Kung- fu and Contra.
The Konami Live! Online Game Controllers are now available at retailers throughout North America for a suggested retail price of $19.99
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