EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – April 23, 2009 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today the availability of Silent Scope on Apple's App Store. Based on the popular arcade game originally released in 1999, players will now be able to test their marksmen abilities on-the-go as they protect and defend the American First Family in this fast paced rail shooter.
"We are thrilled to bring back this arcade hit to gamers and give them the opportunity to take on the roll of the world’s top sniper, on-the go, ” said Anthony Borquez, Vice President of Konami Mobile and Online. “ Silent Scope will bring the satisfaction of using a high powered sniper rifle to the fingertips of players and truly test their marksmanship with the tap-to-shoot game controls for the iPhone and iPod touch.”
Silent Scope takes full advantage of Apple’s innovative Multi-Touch user interface, enabling players to save the American First Family, including the President of the United States, who have been abducted by terrorists. Throughout the game, players can chose from two different gameplay modes including Arcade Mode and Training Mode. The Training Mode allows new players to practice precision shooting, while the Arcade Mode features three stages of gameplay for the veteran sniper: Story, Shooting Range and Time Attack. Additionally, Arcade Mode gives all players the chance to change the game settings to Difficulty, Player Life and Branch Attack.
Silent Scope is available for $5.99 from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
For more information, please visit www.konami.com/touch.
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