September 23, 2002
publisher and developer Kemco has shipped Egg Mania and Egg Mania:
Eggstreme Madness. The addictive pick-up-and-play action-puzzle game
was developed by HotGen Studios Limited for PlayStation®2 computer
entertainment system, Nintendo GameCube video game system and Xbox
video game system from Microsoft and will hit retail outlets
nationwide with an SRP of $39.99. Egg Mania hits stores on the Game
Boy® Advance with an SRP of $29.99.
In the Egg Mania series, players strive to be the quickest to build a
tower out of falling blocks. While facing challenges such as
rising moat water, wobbling towers and harmful enemies, players must
keep building to prevent from drowning. Players must also
maintain stability on the towers to avoid falling while using
quickness and efficiency to advance towards the top of the board.
We made the Egg Mania series to be quick, pick-up-and-play fun.
We never anticipated people picking it up and not being able to
put it down! said Glenn Halseth, vice president of sales and
marketing for Kemco. Egg Mania has the fun, addictive
gameplay of a sure-to-be classic game.
The original animation action spans more than five different
backdrops, including a haunted house, jungle, fairground, prehistoric
volcanoes and beneath the skies of Arabian nights.
Egg Mania: Eggstreme Madness can be played as a single player game and
support up to eight players via tournament mode, while handheld
version can be played with two players via a GBA cable link.
ABOUT THE EGG MANIA SERIES
Egg Mania: Eggstreme Madness is a game that evolves around the
concept of racing to build towers from randomly falling blocks while
avoiding nasty foes and rising moat water. The game delivers an
amazing array of customisable options for balanced gameplay and
optimum challenge and includes dozens of new characters and modes that
offer puzzle game depth and replay value. Egg Mania: Eggstreme
Madness will ship in September 2002 for the PlayStation®2, Xbox and
GameCube video game systems. Egg Mania ships in September 2002 for
Game Boy® Advance.
publisher and developer, Kemco, announced Boulder Dash® EX for
Nintendo GameBoy® Advance is now available at retail outlets
nationwide. Developed by Vision Works, this addictive
action-puzzle game is based on the popular coin-op arcade classic,
which delivers an exciting storyline with superb graphics and amazing
new features. Boulder Dash® EX is rated E for Everyone and has an SRP
"Boulder Dash ® EX combines ingenuity with stunning graphics and
fun gameplay, says Glenn Halseth, vice president of sales and
marketing for Kemco. The games outstanding visuals, innovative
features and captivating images will drive GBA owners deeper into the
world of Boulder Dash ® EX with each mission, immersing them in their
role as an explorer searching for buried treasure.
Set in the present, Boulder Dash ® EX casts players into the role of
an inquisitive explorer who discovers a hidden cave leading to the
remains an ancient culture. Players must choose from two
different modes of gameplay to explore the six different worlds and
185 game levels, while searching for hidden treasures and defending
themselves against blood-sucking bats, poisonous scorpions and a
plethora of other monsters. The objective of Boulder Dash ® EX
is to collect all of the jewels in each area in order to advance to
the next level. Boulder Dash ® EX includes an original scaling
and rotation capability previously unattainable on any portable game
system, which allows players to play the game in a top-down
perspective, which can then be scaled and rotated at the players
leisure. With anime-style cut scenes found between levels and a
multiplayer option that allows up to four players to link up and play
together, Boulder Dash ® EX delivers two games for the price of one,
featuring the retro classic game and an updated version of the classic
with new graphics, sound and challenges.