Two Konami Mobile Games Receive 2007 National Parenting Publications Awards For Excellence
Professor Fizzwizzle(TM)And Frogger® 25th Take Home The Gold
> EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - September 6, 2007 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
> today that two of its mobile games, Professor Fizzwizzle and Frogger 25th,
> received gold National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) from
> and United Parenting Publications. The Software/Video Games category
> 79 entrants, with 19 winning awards, and only 7 receiving Gold status.
> As a result of these award wins, Professor Fizzwizzle and Frogger 25th will
> be included in the NAPPA holiday gift guide stories in more than 35 top
> parenting publications nationwide.
> "The mobile game market can be confusing for parents who are looking for
> content they can trust," said Joe Morris, vice president of mobile content,
> "Konami Mobile is very proud to receive two gold status NAPPA from
> independent judges
> who are experts in identifying products that are innovative, age appropriate
> of exceptional and lasting educational and entertainment value."
> Konami Mobile plans to continue to develop family-friendly titles throughout
> working towards additional award wins in 2008. One such title, Fruit Fall, a
> yet absorbing puzzle game that can be enjoyed by players of all ages, is now
> for download.
> About Professor Fizzwizzle
> Professor Fizzwizzle needs help finding his way back to his lab. Players will
> control of the diminutive genius and use his brains and gadgets to solve each
> in this mind-expanding puzzle game. Three modes of game play provide hours
> of on-the-go
> enjoyment across 30 fast-paced levels.
> Professor Fizzwizzle is now available for the mobile platform on most major
> including AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Networks. For more information, please
> visit www.konamimobile.com.
> About Frogger 25th
> Frogger 25th is two games in one, as players choose between classic or
> game play. In the new evolution edition, enhanced graphics and multiple
> of the Frogger franchise are featured. With each level of the game, Frogger
> his life as a video game icon. Players will start at the original Firefly
> and hop through level after level from Frogger's past, ultimately getting to
> Frogger 25th is now available for the mobile platform on most major carriers,
> AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Networks. For more information, please visit
> About NAPPA
> Now in it's 16th year, the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) is
> most comprehensive awards program for children's products and parenting
> Its independent panel of judges are experts in their fields with extensive
> experience working with children and parents. They evaluate hundreds of
> to select the most fun, appealing, safe, educational, age-appropriate and
> products so that parents can make the best purchasing choices for their
> NAPPA provides an unparalleled filter that parents trust and industry
> experts respect.
> It is one of the oldest and most comprehensive awards programs for children's
> More than just a seal of approval, NAPPA is a juried competition that helps
> make the best play choices for their families.
> About Konami
> Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic
> properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid®,
> Hill®, Dance Dance Revolution® and Castlevania®, among other top sellers. The
> information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. Konami
> is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices,
> Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital
> Entertainment, Inc.
> in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt,
> Konami Corporation is traded in the United States on the New York Stock
> under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can
> found at www.konami.com.
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