KONAMI ANNOUNCES NO MORE HEROES: HEROES' PARADISE NOW AVAILABLE
Travis Touchdown Makes his way onto PlayStation®3 Consoles as No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise Ships to Retailers Nationwide Today
KONAMI Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced that No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise is now shipping to retailers nationwide today. Now available for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, for the first time the game is compatible with Sony PlayStation®Move controls. Developed by AQ Interactive Inc. No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise will now be available exclusively for PlayStation®3 in North America.
In No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise, players journey through the sunny city of Santa Destroy as Travis Touchdown, battling to eliminate some of the world's deadliest assassins. Equipped with a razor sharp Beam Katana sword, players start off as the 11th ranked assassin and try to move up the ranks to position themselves as the ultimate killer. During the course of the game, players encounter Sylvia, a mysterious woman from the United Assassins Association, who arranges fights with other higher ranked assassins to help Travis become the number one in the world . Players will either ride through the town on Travis' trusty motor bike or travel on foot to arrive at Travis' next assignment.
Using either a normal PlayStation®3 controller or the PlayStation®Move motion-detecting unit, players have access to a wide range of physical assaults and katana attacks, with each bout tracked by a dynamic camera that showcases the game's stunning visuals and cinematic fight sequences. By varying the grip and control of the Beam Katana and the timing of their attacks, players have a wide range of moves at their disposal to help Travis battle and defeat his enemies. Defeated foes can also be dispatched with stunning finishing moves, allowing Travis to cement his rising reputation with a series of breathtaking kills.
Aside from the side missions, players will also be able to enjoy newly added game modes like "Rebout Mode" where former foes can be challenged again. Also, players will have the opportunity to encounter additional boss characters that were not available in the original episode but will be on the PlayStation®3 version of the game. Additionally, "Viewer Mode" is also available via downloadable content, allowing players to re-watch infamous cut scenes in crystal clear HD graphics. With its stunning visuals, additional levels of action, improved AI and an incredible level of control, No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise represents a welcome return for one of gaming's most daring creators.
No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and is now available for purchase at retailers nationwide for an SRP of $39.99 exclusively for the PlayStation®3. For assets and information on the game, please visit: www.konami.com/games/nomoreheroes.