TAITO Corporation (TAITO®), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., today announced that SPACE INVADERS EXTREME(TM) 2 has shipped to North American retailers today. Developed exclusively for Nintendo DS(TM), the game is a follow-up to the hugely popular SPACE INVADERS EXTREME, released last year.
SPACE INVADERS EXTREME 2 is an evolution of the legendary shooting game and a must-have for arcade fans everywhere, offering more strategic, immersive gameplay. Maintaining the simple premise that launched the popularity of SPACE INVADERS in 1978, this latest installment features pop-art visuals, an enhanced battle system, a challenging new time attack mode and an expanded gameplay progression. In addition to the ever-addictive single player modes, players can challenge their friends through multiplayer mode and compete on scoreboards with gamers around the world!
SPACE INVADERS has been enjoyed by millions for more than 30 years, and played on a wide variety of platforms including arcade game machines, consoles and mobile phones. SPACE INVADERS EXTREME 2 is the perfect, exhilarating gaming experience for new and returning fans alike.
Shoot, attack and stave off the assault by defeating all the Invaders on the screen. After annihilating a battalion of Invaders and defeating the Boss, players move on to the next stage. But it’s "Game Over" if players lose all of their stock cannons!
FEATURES -- Try an assortment of modes, ranging from a variety of addictive single-player challenges like Score Attack and Time Attack, to interactive multiplayer options that enable players to compete against friends through Nintendo® Wi-Fi connection and join the global leaderboard -- Enjoy all-new up-beat techno tunes and vibrant backgrounds that give this classic arcade game a colorful new look -- Experience an enhanced battle system with fast-paced mini-events including Fever Time, Super Fever Time and Bingo
SPACE INVADERS EXTREME 2 is rated E (Everyone). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings. SPACE INVADERS EXTREME 2 is available at North American retailers for a suggested retail price of $19.99.
The official website can be found at http://www.spaceinvadersextreme2.com/. About TAITO Corporation
TAITO Corporation (TAITO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. With headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, TAITO operates core businesses such as game arcade operations, coin-operated game machines, and mobile phone content services. A seminal part of gaming history, TAITO caused a worldwide sensation with its arcade legend, SPACE INVADERS, and developed such fan favorites as EXIT(TM) and ARKANOID®. Today, TAITO continues to thrill game lovers of all generations by offering both classic and new family-oriented titles on the latest gaming platforms. TAITO delivers a wide range of entertainment experiences with the goal of providing consumers with fresh surprises and new discoveries. More information on TAITO can be found on the Internet at http://www.taito.com/.
About Square Enix Co., Ltd. and Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, develops, publishes and distributes entertainment content including interactive entertainment software and publications in Asia, North America and Europe. Square Enix brings two of Japan’s best-selling franchises – FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide, and DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 50 million units worldwide – under one roof. Square Enix is one of the most influential providers of digital entertainment content in the world and continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation.
Square Enix, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Co., Ltd. with offices in Los Angeles, California. It handles operations in North America, including development, localization, marketing and publishing of Square Enix titles. More information on Square Enix can be found on the Internet at http://www.square-enix.com/.