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Def Jam Rapstar Confirms Beastie Boys, Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg and More in Game

September 29, 2010

NEW YORK and EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Today, 4mm Games, Def Jam Interactive and Terminal Reality are excited to reveal the final seven tracks that will be available in Def Jam Rapstar, the first true interactive Hip Hop music game experience coming October 5th to the Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Wii(TM).

The ultimate emcee experience, Def Jam Rapstar is the only music game that focuses exclusively on Hip Hop, you and your social networks. With more than 40 of the greatest Hip Hop songs available at release, from The Beastie Boys “Brass Monkey” to “Big Poppa” by The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg’s classic “Gin and Juice” and more, Def Jam Rapstar allows YOU to be the star by rhyming, using your console camera, and uploading your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community at www.defjamrapstar.com.

Def Jam Rapstar is also pleased to announce that 9th Wonder will be providing exclusive instrumental beats for Def Jam Rapstar’s Freestyle Mode, as well as confirm additional tracks by Cool & Dre and DJ Khalil. Def Jam Rapstar’s Freestyle Mode allows aspiring emcees the chance to deliver their own original rhymes over never before heard tracks by some of today’s hottest producer’s.

New Confirmed Tracks Include


                   ARTIST                                 TRACK
                   ======                                 =====

    Beastie Boys                          Brass Monkey
    Kanye West                            Stronger
    Lil' Kim                              Crush On You
    Notorious B.I.G.                      Big Poppa
    Rob Base                              It Takes Two
    Snoop Dogg                            Gin and Juice
    ----------                            -------------
    Soulja Boy Tell'em                    Turn My Swag On
    ------------------                    ---------------

New Producers Confirmed Include


                  PRODUCER                              TRACK
                  ========                              =====

    9th Wonder                           Hand's Up
    9th Wonder                           Jamla
    Bangladesh                           Patron
    Boi-1da                              Dance
    Cool & Dre                           Public Enemy
    ----------                           ------------
    DJ Khalil                            LAX
    ---------                            ---

Co-published by Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. and Autumn Games, Def Jam Rapstar will offer a software only version of the game that will retail for $59.99 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 and $49.99 on Wii, as well as a bundled version that will include software and one wired microphone for $69.99 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 and for $59.99 on Wii.

For more information of Def Jam Rapstar please go to www.defjamrapstar.com.

To follow Def Jam Rapstar on Twitter please visit www.twitter.com/defjamrapstar.

To download screenshots for the Def Jam Rapstar tracks announced today please visit: http://drop.io/ndxbvzu

Complete Def Jam Rapstar Track List


                 TRACK                             ARTIST
                 =====                             ======

    2 Pac                           I Get Around
    50 Cent                         I Get Money
    A Tribe Called Quest            Scenario
    Beastie Boys                    Brass Monkey
    Big Pun                         Still Not A Player
    Biz Markie                      Just A Friend
                                     Put Your Hand's Where My Eyes Can
    Busta Rhymes                     See
    Diddy featuring The Notorious
     B.I.G., Lil' Kim & The LOX     It's All About The Benjamins (Remix)
    DJ Khaled featuring Akon,
     T.I., Rick Ross, Fat Joe,
     Baby & Lil' Wayne              We Takin' Over
    DMX                             Ruff Ryder's Anthem
    Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Dogg    Nuthin' But A "G" Thang
    Drake                           Best I Ever Had
    Fat Joe featuring Terror Squad  Lean Back
    Ice Cube                        Today Was A Good Day
    Ja Rule featuring Ashanti       Always On Time
    Jim Jones                       We Fly High
    Kanye West                      Stronger
    Kanye West featuring Jamie
     Foxx                           Gold Digger
    Lil' Jon                        Get Low
    Lil' Kim                        Crush On You
    Lil' Wayne                      A Milli
    LL Cook J                       Mama Said Knock You Out
    Ludacris                        Stand Up
    Method Man featuring Mary J.     You're All I Need/I'll Be There For
     Blige                           You
    Nas featuring Diddy             Hate Me Now
    Nelly                           Hot in Herre
    Notorious B.I.G.                Juicy
    Notorious B.I.G.                Big Poppa
    Onyx                            Slam
    Outkast                         So Fresh, So Clean
    Pete Rock & CL Smooth           They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)
    Public Enemy                    Fight The Power
    Public Enemy                    Can't Truss It
    Redman and Method Man           Da Rockwilder
    Rob Base                        It Takes Two
    Run D.M.C.                      Run's House
    Salt-N-Pepa                     Push It
    Slick Rick                      Children's Story
    Snoop Dogg                      Gin and Juice
    Soulja Boy Tell'em              Turn My Swag On
    T.I. featuring Rihanna          Live Your Life
    Twista featuring Kanye West
     and Jamie Foxx                 Slow Jamz
    Wu Tang Clan                    C.R.E.A.M.
    Young Jeezy featuring Kanye
     West                           Put On
    ---------------------------     ------
    Yung Joc                        It's Goin' Down
    --------                        ---------------

Complete Def Jam Rapstar Freestyle Mode Producer List


               PRODUCER                             TRACK
               ========                             =====

    9th Wonder                      Jamla
    9th Wonder                      The Academy
    Bangladesh                      Gutter
    Bangladesh                      Patron
    Boi-1da                         Dance
    Cool & Dre                      Epidemic
    Cool & Dre                      Public Enemy
    Danja                           Nars
    DJ Khalil                       The Good Doctor
    DJ Khalil                       LAX
    DJ Premier                      Go Back
    DJ Premier                      JJ's Beat
    Just Blaze                      8 Bit
    Just Blaze                      On The One
    ----------                      ----------
    Nitti Beats                     Hand's Up
    -----------                     ---------

About Konami

Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami’s titles include the popular films Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at www.konami.com.

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About Def Jam Interactive

Def Jam Interactive, a division of Def Jam Enterprises, is a leading producer and marketer of interactive software games and a preeminent force in the digital industry. It is committed to delivering high-quality; cutting-edge video game titles to consumers by providing an authentic hip hop experience through gameplay, cultural nuances, strategic partnerships, music, talent, and executive direction. Def Jam Interactive was the first hip-hop brand to successfully partner in the gaming space and to date has produced multiple platinum-selling console titles, including Def Jam Vendetta, Def Jam Fight for NY, and Def Jam Icon. It is the only viable hip hop brand that has trusted consumer loyalty in the gaming space. For more than 20 years, the executive team has successfully extended the Def Jam brand in comedy, poetry, television, apparel, mobile, to name a few. For more information, please visit www.defjaminteractive.com.

About 4mm Games

Headquartered in New York City, 4mm Games is an independent global interactive entertainment company that is forging a new approach to content creation: Constantly Connected Gaming(TM). The company is concentrated on incubating, producing, developing, and releasing a diverse portfolio of culturally relevant entertainment properties that join together multiple platforms including video game consoles, personal computers, mobile devices, and the Internet. For more information, please visit www.4mmgames.com.

Constantly Connected Gaming is a trademark of 4mm Games, LLC.

About Autumn Games

Autumn Games is a premier publisher of interactive entertainment focused on partnering with leading creative talent to deliver blockbuster video games and related media. Through long-term partnerships with a number of the most respected game studios in the industry, Autumn’s mission is to support these creative teams in their efforts to make cutting-edge, culturally impactful entertainment. Autumn Games was founded as a joint venture between Communications Equity Associates (“CEA”) and Autumn Entertainment Partners (“AEP”), combining CEA’s 37 year track record in global media and entertainment private equity and merchant banking with AEP’s unparalleled expertise in content finance. For more information, please visit www.autumngames.com.

About Terminal Reality

Terminal Reality, Inc. (TRI) founded by lead programmer/CEO Mark Randel in 1994, is an independent industry veteran. With a focus on quality, technology and tools, TRI has shipped more than 30 titles, with more than 80 SKUs. Using the technology behind the highly acclaimed Ghostbusters: The Video Game, Terminal Reality spawns the next wave in game development: The Infernal Engine.

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