For anyone who knows me or has been reading BlueAlien.org for the past few years there is one thing that is certain. I love gun games. My collection of light guns and "zappers" is really to be marveled at (yes, I've considered a glass case to display them 16 of them in). Finally though, a true "arcade-only" classic is coming to the home systems. One of the many shooting games I cut my teeth on years ago is finally making it's way to the Wii. Target: Terror is that beloved game we all remember where the bad guys looked, well, like escapee's from a Rambo movie and the civilians all looked rather hilarious. Here is a direct link to Konami where you can purchase the game directly. If you'd like to play a web-based version of the game you can do so at Target: Terror's official site here. Lastly, if you'd like to read Konami's whole press release regarding Target: Terror hitting retails shelves you can click "Read More" below.
Arcade Classic Returns on the Next-Gen Console Utilizing Wii ZapperT
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - April 22, 2008 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced Target: Terror has shipped to retail stores across North America. Developed for the WiiT, Target: Terror brings to North America the classic arcade shooter with features including unlockable mini games and the new "Justice Mode," allowing a single player to use two weapons. Fans can experience this classic one-of-a-kind game with updated controls for the first time in their own living room. About Konami
"Konami is excited to bring Target: Terror to the Wii," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "Fans of the original arcade classic can experience this thrilling light-gun shooter on a next-generation console while maximizing the gameplay experience with the Wii Remote."
Target: Terror puts players in the place of an elite counter-terrorist agent who is charged with protecting the U.S. from all terrorist activities. With a full-scale assault spanning the entire U.S., players are given the chance to show terrorists who's in charge by eliminating the seemingly endless waves of enemies with an assortment of high-tech weapons in their arsenal.
Utilizing the motion sensing controls of the Wii RemoteT, fans can experience a seamless transition of the arcade's light gun to the Wii. The arcade experience is enhanced when used with the Wii ZapperT peripheral to provide total immersion in the game by replicating both the arcade light-gun as well as the elite, tactical weapons used by counter-terrorist agents.
Target: Terror is rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB and available for an SRP of $39.99. For more information, please visit www.konami.com.
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - April 22, 2008 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced Target: Terror has shipped to retail stores across North America. Developed for the WiiT, Target: Terror brings to North America the classic arcade shooter with features including unlockable mini games and the new "Justice Mode," allowing a single player to use two weapons. Fans can experience this classic one-of-a-kind game with updated controls for the first time in their own living room.