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Konami Announces New Details About Hellboy Video Game

Hollywood Standouts Selma Blair and Doug Jones Join Ron Perlman in Video Game
> Adaptation
> of Hit Entertainment Property
>
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> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
> SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) - July 10, 2007 -
> Konami
> Digital Entertainment, Inc., today revealed the full voice cast for
> Hellboy(TM) The
> Science of Evil (working title), its upcoming video game adaptation of the
> smash
> hit entertainment property for the Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment
> system
> from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PSP®
> (PlayStation®Portable)
> system. In addition to Ron Perlman, who portrayed Hellboy in the 2004 feature
> film,
> Selma Blair and Doug Jones will reprise their roles from the motion picture
> as Liz
> Sherman and Abe Sapien to lend their voices to the game.
> As Liz Sherman and Abe Sapien, respectively, Selma Blair and Doug Jones
> created enduring
> identities for their characters in the popular 2004 Hellboy feature film as
> they
> battled alongside Ron Perlman's imposing portrayal of the crimson-skinned
> warrior.
> Featured prominently in some of the most successful films of the last 10
> years, Blair
> is well known for her roles in Legally Blonde and Cruel Intentions, while
> Jones recently
> lended his talents to the Academy Award-winning Pan's Labyrinth and
> Adaptation.
> "With voice acting from Ron Perlman, Selma Blair and Doug Jones, and creative
> guidance
> from director Guillermo del Toro and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, Hellboy
> The Science
> of Evil is shaping up to be one of the most faithful video game adaptations
> of an
> entertainment property of all-time," said Brian Christian, Vice President of
> Product
> Development at Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "Drawing from the mythology
> of
> both the comic books and the motion picture, we are able to tell an original
> story
> featuring all the characters, settings and visceral gameplay that fans could
> ever
> ask for in a Hellboy game."
> Hellboy The Science of Evil lets players take control of Hellboy's incredible
> supernatural
> powers as they battle to overcome a terrible Nazi scheme. Wielding the
> massive Right
> Hand of Doom, players will be able to wreak havoc on both the enemies that
> stand
> in the way as well as the game's detailed levels, using the rubble they leave
> in
> their wake as weapons for even more bone crushing power. With the Xbox 360
> and PLAYSTATION
> 3 versions of the game, players will be able to team up with a friend to
> battle through
> the game cooperatively via online play as a number of characters from the
> Hellboy
> universe, each with their own unique fighting style.
> Developed by Krome Studios, Hellboy The Science of Evil is planned for
> release on
> the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system and PSP system this fall. For more
> information
> on the game, please visit: www.konami.com.
>
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> About Konami
> Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic
> entertainment
> properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid®,
> Silent
> Hill®, Dance Dance Revolution® and Castlevania®, among other top sellers. The
> latest
> information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. Konami
> Corporation
> is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices,
> Konami
> Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital
> Entertainment, Inc.
> in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt,
> Germany.
> Konami Corporation is traded in the United States on the New York Stock
> Exchange
> under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can
> be found
> at www.konami.com.
> ###
> "KONAMI" is a registered trademark of KONAMI CORPORATION.
> "Hellboy(TM) is a trademark of Revolution Studios Distribution Company, LLC
> and is
> used under license by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved.
> HELLBOY(TM)
> software © 2007 Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
> Motion Picture
> © 2004 Revolution Studios Distribution Company, LLC. All rights reserved.
> Based upon
> the Dark Horse Comic created by Mike Mignola. KROME STUDIOS and the Krome
> Studios
> logo are trademarks of Krome Studios Pty Ltd.
> "PlayStation", "PLAYSTATION", "PS" Family logo, and "PSP" are registered
> trademarks
> of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Memory Stick Duo TM may be required (sold
> separately).
> Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox Live are either registered trademarks or trademarks
> of Microsoft
> Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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