KOF: MAXIMUM IMPACT – MANIAX Ships for Xbox

"KOF: MAXIMUM IMPACT – MANIAX" Ships for
Xbox

Exclusive New Features Include 128 Player
Xbox Live® Tournament Mode

WALL, NJ. – June 28, 2005 – SNK PLAYMORE USA
CORPORATION, the US publishing arm of the SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION, announced
today that they have shipped KOF: MAXIMUM IMPACT – MANIAX, the first original
THE KING OF FIGHTERS 3D title for the Xbox® video game and entertainment system
from Microsoft. KOF: MAXIMUM IMPACT – MANIAX will have a host of new, innovative
features created exclusively for Xbox users, including a 128 player tournament
mode on Xbox Live® where KOF fans can play and challenge the rest of the world.

KOFMI-MANIAX will feature a stop action
camera which allows players to pause the action mid-fight and take pictures of
their favorite character from any angle. In Profile Mode, fans can review their
characters specialty moves and listen to their various sayings and taunts.
Additionally, by fan demand, Xbox users will be able to choose between English
and Japanese language.

KOF: MAXIMUM IMPACT-MANIAX will be supported
by a comprehensive marketing campaign that includes extensive print and online
advertising, in gaming and mass market consumer media, eye-catching in-store
point-of-purchase displays, playable demos available in top gaming publications,
and direct mail and email to SNK’s growing list of fans.

"SNK will be rolling out a full library of
our top fighting titles for Xbox this year." said Ben Herman, SNK PLAYMORE USA
CORPORATION President. "KOF: MAXIMUM IMPACT-MANIAX is just the tip of the
iceberg for Xbox owners."

THE KING OF FIGHTERS is a registered
trademark of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.