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TORRANCE, Calif., November 18, 2008 - Video game developer and publisher Tecmo® announced today the release of TECMO BOWL®: KICKOFF for Nintendo DS™. Based on the wildly popular Tecmo Super Bowl™, TECMO BOWL: KICKOFF adapts the old-school style and revitalizes it for a newer generation of gamers. The classic, over-the-top, all-American football game enables players of all levels to engage in a fun filled, fast paced, arcade style of football.

The title earned IGN’s Best of E3 2008, Best Sports Game for Nintendo DS as well as a runner-up spot for 1UP’s Best of E3, Best Nintendo DS Game.

• Customize your team: Choose your team colors, emblems, player names, team cities and abilities.
• Wi-Fi and Wireless Multiplayer: Play against your friends across the country or across the room.
• Variety of teams: Choose from 32 different teams across the country.
• Cut-scenes: All-new cut-scenes showing off the dramatic presentation of various plays.
• Super Abilities: Tactical use of the abilities will devastate the opposition.
• Stylus Control: Feel the action as you use the stylus to control your player.
• Customizable Playbook: Choose four running and four passing plays to your liking.
• Music and sound effects: Turn up the heat on your opponent as you play the game to rock ‘n’ roll remixes of the most memorable tunes in football gaming history!

TECMO BOWL: KICKOFF has been rated “E” (Everyone) by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) and carries a suggested retail price of US $29.99. The Tecmo Bowl franchise website, including information on the game is available at www.tecmobowlgame.com.

Tecmo has teamed up with Pop Warner Football as the Official Video Game Sponsor of the 52nd Pop Warner Super Bowl to be held December 6-13th in Orlando, FL. The Pop Warner Super Bowl features more than 70 football teams and 400 cheer and dance squads from across the country. Founded in 1929, Pop Warner Little Scholars is a non-profit organization that provides youth football and cheer & dance programs for participants in 43 states and several countries around the world and is the only youth sports program that mandates academic proficiency in order to play. Consisting of approximately 400,000 participants ranging from ages 5 to 16 years old, Pop Warner is the oldest and largest youth football, cheer and dance program in the world. More information on Pop Warner can be found at http://www.popwarner.com.

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Member Comments
# 1 Gman @ 11/18/08 10:23 PM
I have it reserved and I don't even have a DS....yet. Been waiting years for this. I actually feel young again.
# 2 DJ @ 11/19/08 12:40 AM
I'm getting this tomorrow if it's out at any nearby stores.

$29.99 is good, I thought I saw it was going to be $34.99, so I'll take the $5 price drop.

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