Wednesday 25th October 2006/ Piggyback, Europe's foremost strategy guide publisher has relegated all challengers to the sidelines to work with Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH on the all-new Pro Evolution Soccer 6 - Expert Guide. The book will be published by Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH throughout PAL territories in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.
Each language SKU will have a dedicated front cover identical to that of the game. The guide also features a DVD containing every move, shot, trick as well as an exclusive interview with the game's legendary creator, Shingo 'Seabass' Takatsuka. The Expert Guide will be released on the same day as the game, 27th October 2006, priced at £11.99.
This year's book to the game of the same name covers PlayStation®2, Xbox 360 and PC and focuses heavily on the visual presentation of information. The guide covers every aspect of the game and also includes advice from a selection of elite PES pros from across the globe. The guide and DVD work hand-in-hand to help master every possible move, formation setting, team management, player abilities and so much more.
This book also features comprehensive coverage of all Master League sections, such as transfers, squad management, player development and a Talent Guide. Whether you're a seasoned PES expert or a casual player looking to get a grasp of the game's basics, Piggyback has managed to shift the goalposts once again to make mastering the world's greatest football game an interactive breeze.
Louie Beatty, Managing Director of Piggyback, commented: "Working with Konami to produce another official guide for the world's best football game is a great honour. Anticipation for Pro Evolution Soccer 6 on 27th October is massive, and launching the guide on the same day with localised front covers and a free DVD is a big plus for retail"
Hans-Joachim Amann, Head of European Product Management at Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH said: "With each successive year, the Pro Evolution Soccer brand goes from strength to strength." He added: "Trade and public interest for PES6 and the Expert Guide is huge, and Piggyback has surpassed all standards to deliver a staggeringly comprehensive book and DVD."
· Exclusive DVD containing footage on every move, shot, trick and an interview with the game's creator Shingo "Seabass" Takatsuka
· In-depth explanation on every detail behind the game mechanics such as passing, shooting, goalkeeping, penalties, player positions, choice of captain and much more¨
· Discover all there is to know about the Master League with details on squad management, player development and a Talent guide
· All of the worlds best teams presented over a massive dedicated team and player section¨
· Back cover fold-out with a quick overview to controls and moves
· Front cover artwork identical to that of the game, 164 pages plus a 6-page cover
· Quick search, colour-coded index, user-friendly tab system
· Visitors to www.piggybackinteractive.com can download 12 sample pages of the Pro Pro Evolution Soccer 6 - Expert Guide from the 20th October 2006.
Pro Evolution Soccer 6 - Expert Guide Details
RRP: £11.99/ AU$ 34.95 - Available in all good videogame retail outlets and bookstores.
ISBN (UK): 1-903511-94-1
EAN (UK): 978-1-903511-94-7
Launch Date: 27 October 2006
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