Hell to Pay Announced by Namco - Fall 2004Leading video games publisher Namco Hometek Inc. today announced "Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay," the highly anticipated sequel to the 2002 award-winning smash-hit "Dead to Rights." Developed internally at Namco Hometek Inc., "Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay" is slated for release on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in Fall 2004. In "Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay," Jack Slate and his K9 partner Shadow are thrown head first into the crossfire between criminal organizations battling for control over Grant Citys underworld. The story-driven action in "Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay" promises intense new gameplay mechanics including a lightning-paced 360-degree brawling system, vicious melee weapon battles and an innovative new spherical slow motion diving system. "We are extremely excited to announce the sequel to our highly successful `Dead to Rights title," said Andre Emerson, Senior Producer at Namco Hometek Inc. "With even more groundbreaking gameplay features, a gripping new hardboiled story and high cinematic production values, `Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay redefines the highly successful Action-Noir genre established by the original." "Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay" is a third-person, story-driven Action-Noir title that delivers diverse gameplay mechanics, cinematic style and Hong Kong-inspired action.