Rouge Ops Fights its Way to XboxKemco to hold gamers captive with Rogue OpsTM Action adventure title promises irresistible, intense and gritty gameplay EMBARGOED UNTIL MAY 14, 2003 Bellevue, Washington (USA), May 14, 2003 – Kemco U.S.A. announced today its premier interactive venture – Rogue OpsTM, an intense, action adventure game that is sure to catapult Kemco to the upper echelon of game publishers in 2003. Set for distribution on Nintendo GameCubeTM, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the XboxTM video game system from Microsoft, Rogue OpsTM is in development by Bits Studio Ltd. Slated for a Q4 2003 release, Rogue OpsTM is planned to have XboxTM Live functionality, complete with downloadable content, as well as other exclusive platform specific extras for the next generation consoles. "We are extremely excited about the promise of Rogue OpsTM," said Glenn Halseth, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kemco. "Early feedback on the title is that we have something very special and we are eager to place it in the hands of gamers later this year." In Rogue OpsTM, Kemco exposes the underground world of anti-terrorist operatives. Rocked from normality by an explosion that claimed her daughter and husband, ex-Green Beret Nikki Connors exploits her new role as leading lady to further her personal quest for vengeance. After receiving two years of intense training for the most covert of assignments, she is unleashed upon her nemesis, Omega 19, the most sinister terrorist organization on the globe and a cancerous threat to the free world. Eight challenging missions will put players to the test, each containing new objectives, characters and obstacles. As Nikki interacts with fellow team members and foes, Rogue OpsTM provides an engaging and often sharp-tongued dialogue, giving additional life to the storyline and advancing the plot as players delve deeper into gameplay. The games soundtrack and outstanding audio effects set an additional tone for Rogue OpsTM, immersing players deep into the world of government operations as they move from mission to mission. Trained for survival in any situation, Rogue OpsTM leading lady uses her training, skills and determination to survive and succeed in her undercover world. Innovative stealth elements provide players with precise mission execution, as Nikki can blend in shadows, pick the pockets of unsuspecting guards, and use a novel stealth combo combat system. Additionally, the games design allows Nikki to carry and conceal the bodies of enemies, leaving no trace of her presence behind for the Omega 19 regime to discover. An expert with stealth weapons, firearms and explosives, Nikki has a multitude of special tools at her disposal. Ten weapons are featured in the game, including a variety of pistols, dart gun, sniper rifle, grenades and mines. Devices such as a special vision mode that combines infrared, low light and x-ray vision are also present to reveal hidden dangers throughout gameplay. Rogue OpsTM is slated for a Q4 2003 release.