January 3, 2008
Konami Brings Old-School Arcade Action to the
Wii with Target: Terror
First Konami Title Compatible with Wii Zapper
Peripheral, Features Fast-Paced Run ‘N’ Gun Action, Dual Wielding and Fun
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced that
Target: Terror is currently in development for the Nintendo Wii. The game is
based on Target: Terror Gold, the top-grossing arcade game of 2006 and designed
by arcade pioneer Eugene Jarvis, founder of Raw Thrills, Inc., the developer of
Big Buck Hunter PRO.
Target: Terror is the first game from Konami that
will be compatible with Nintendo’s new Wii Zapper; players will be able to
capture the old-school flavor of fast-paced light gun shooters from gaming’s
glory days of the arcades. Target: Terror puts players in the role of an elite
counter-terrorist agent charged with protecting the U.S. from an ever-increasing
wave of terrorist threats.
With a full-scale assault spanning the entire
nation, players can show these terrorist thugs who’s boss, using an assortment
of lethal weapons including machine guns, grenade launchers, freeze guns,
flamethrowers and even an orbital laser beam from space. Target: Terror also
features a unique “Justice Mode,” allowing players to dual-wield weapons for
twice the mayhem.
Target: Terror also features an unlockable
offering of fun and humorous mini-games inspired by a variety of arcade
Developed by Leviathan Games, Target: Terror is
expected to explode onto the Wii in Q1 of 2008. For more information, visit the
website at www.konami.com.