WALL, NJ. - October 1, 2004 - SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER CORPORATION, the US publishing arm of the SNK NEOGEO CORPORATION, announced today that the company will partner with DC Comics to give away one of its most popular arcade machines, SNK VS. CAPCOM: SVC CHAOS. Valued at $5,000, one lucky fan who registers at www.snksweeps.com between October 12th and December 1, 2004 will be the grand prize winner. A total of over $8000 in prizes will be awarded, including copies of "SNK VS CAPCOM: SVC CHAOS," for the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft, one-year Xbox Live subscriptions, and 30-day trial subscriptions to Gamefly.com.
The sweepstakes is being launched in support of the October 2004 release of SNK VS CAPCOM: SVC CHAOS, SNK's upcoming Xbox Live title for the Xbox. In addition to the SNKSWEEPS website, the contest will be promoted in DC Comics, at comic book retailers nationwide, and on www.dccomics.com and www.madmag.com, as well as on SNK's official web site, www.snkneogeousaconsumer.com.
SNK VS CAPCOM: SVC CHAOS fully supports Xbox Live, so consumers can take on opponents across the country in the ultimate online battle for survival with any of 36 famous fighters including 17 SNK playable characters, 17 Capcom playable characters, and 2 Secret Bosses. SVC CHAOS has also added bonus characters from some of the very best 2D fighting games ever made, including THE KING OF FIGHTERS, FATAL FURY, and SAMURAI SHODOWN and Street Fighter. Exclusive to this game are special characters such as Capcom's Mega Man and Red Arremer, and SNK's Shiki and Athena.
About DC Comics
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC super heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics' Web site is located at www.dccomics.com
Xbox (www.xbox.com) is the video game system from Microsoft that brings people together for the most exhilarating game and entertainment experiences. Xbox delivers an expansive collection of breakthrough games, powerful hardware and the unified Xbox Live online service. The new tagline, "it's good to play together," captures the spirit of Xbox as the social hub of the new digital entertainment lifestyle. Xbox is now available in North America, Asia, Europe and Australia. About Xbox Live Xbox Live, which launched in the United States Nov. 15, 2002, allows gamers to play multiplayer Xbox games with other gamers everywhere via a broadband connection. With a built-in hard drive and Ethernet port, the Xbox console is the only video game system built from the ground up for online gaming, negating the need to buy additional, costly peripherals or upgrades. Xbox Live enables gamers to easily find their friends; talk to other players during game play through the Xbox Communicator headset; download current statistics, new levels and characters to their Xbox hard drive; and play online-all exclusive features to Xbox Live.
About SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER CORPORATION
Over the past 15 years, SNK has published classic arcade titles such as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, BASEBALL STARS, METAL SLUG, SAMURAI SHODOWN, and FATAL FURY on a wide variety of home gaming and handhelds systems. In June 2003, SNK opened SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER CORPORATION in Wall, New Jersey to again publish arcade classics on the current home and portable gaming systems. You can find more information about SNK NEOGEO USA CONSUMER CORPORATION games at http://www.snkneogeousaconsumer.com
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