Bloody Roar Extreme ShipsRedwood City, CA - May 27, 2003 - Konami of America, Inc., a subsidiary of Konami Corporation, today announced that Bloody Roar® Extreme has shipped to retails outlets nationwide for the Xbox(tm) video game system from Microsoft. In this fighting game, players find themselves thrashing their animalistic opponents by using whatever means necessary in an extreme crusade for supreme domination within the ring. Players choose from one of 14 fierce fighters that have the ability to transform into "Hyper-Beasts" including legendary creatures such as the Phoenix and Chimera or savage animals like the Tiger, Wolf and Lion. While in this altered state, characters can unleash devastating attacks and combo moves on their challengers. The most ferocious fighting game to hit the Xbox(tm), Bloody Roar® Extreme includes a full 3D combat system with aerial juggles, counters, blocks and chains. In order to move to the next harrowing round, players must master and utilize a broad range of fighting tactics to crush their adversaries. High-resolution graphics and spectacular visual effects will keep the action moving while thrilling CG movies and dynamic graphical enhancements push the Xbox(tm) gaming experience to the limit. Further adding to the excitement, players will unlock hidden game modes and additional characters, including a mystery fighter exclusive to the Xbox(tm) version of the game. With seven different gameplay modes, players will enjoy hours of non-stop action as they engage in countless fights to the finish. Running at a blistering 60 frames per second, this fast-paced fighter will keep gamers on the edge of their seats as they battle their way through 10 multi-tiered, destructible arenas on their way to claiming the title as the ultimate beast-warrior champion!