Konami Announces Karaoke Revolution for the Wii, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360

April 21, 2009


Only Karaoke Game to be Released
on All Next Gen Platforms Features All-New Songs, Expanded Multiplayer and Party
Modes and a Brand New Career Mode

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.,
today announced Karaoke Revolution for Wii™, Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment
system. The newest title in the groundbreaking music series distinguishes itself
in the market as it is the only karaoke game that will be available on all next
gen platforms. Additionally, the game will let karaoke fans sing and compete
against friends with expanded multiplayer modes, 50 all-new hit songs from
master recordings, as well as 16 original customizable venues and newly enhanced
customizable characters including facial and body morphing.

Transforming video game consoles
into a high-end interactive karaoke machine, Karaoke Revolution’s expanded
multiplayer modes allows players to throw karaoke parties with their friends
where they can perform as teams or choose to play in the single player career
mode. If you just want to hear your favorite songs in succession, create a
playlist and whenever you’re ready to perform, pick up the microphone and jump
in at anytime! Players can join together on a wide variety of contemporary hits
and classic favorites from licensed master recordings. Additionally, those using
either the Xbox 360® or the PLAYSTATION®3 can utilize the co-op Party Mode with
multiple game modes for up to 16 players or battle with or against each other in
the ultimate competition.

Also new to this year’s version is
the custom venue and custom character creators which allow singers to design and
personalize their venues and characters in ways that will be guaranteed to catch
the attention of the crowd. Karaoke Revolution also offers singers to almost
create a virtual representation of themselves with the abundance of character
customization and record themselves with the Xbox LIVE Vision Camera or the
PLAYSTATION® Eye to incorporate themselves right on screen inside their custom
venues! Additionally, Xbox 360 and PS3 gamers can also select and download
licensed master tracks, share exclusive venues and additional clothing and

Like all versions from this
acclaimed franchise, Karaoke Revolution features a proprietary voice recognition
technology which accurately recognizes and scores vocal pitch and rhythm.
Real-time feedback is offered by the dynamic crowds that fill each virtual
venue. The game comes packaged with a microphone for players to be ready to

Karaoke Revolution will be released
in the fourth quarter of 2009. For more information on the game, please visit: