TransGaming Inc.
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TransGaming Inc.

September 25, 2014 08:30 ET

TransGaming and Konami Digital Entertainment Announce Debut of Metal Gear on the Mac with METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE Now Available

TransGaming Launches New Publishing Strategy by Bringing One of the Most Successful Game Franchises to the Mac Platform

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 25, 2014) - TransGaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TNG) in partnership with Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that METAL GEAR will make its debut on the Mac platform as METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE is now available for Mac.

Through the power of its industry-leading software enablement technology, TransGaming brings the thrill of METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE to Mac players. METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE is the first game release for TransGaming since it announced it is now adding full game publishing to its diverse portfolio of services, along with technology source-code licensing and support for enablement of PC games and other DirectX®-based content on Android, iOS and SteamOS.

METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE, originally developed by Kojima Productions and Platinum Games, expands the METAL GEAR franchise into exciting new territory with its frenetic action experience. The game seamlessly melds pure action and cinematic storytelling that surrounds Raiden, a child soldier transformed into a half-human, half-cyborg ninja, who uses his high-frequency katana blade to cut through anything that stands in his vengeful path.

"METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE is the perfect marquee title to initiate our company publishing strategy, while also showcasing our unparalleled technology," said Vikas Gupta, CEO & President at TransGaming. "The Metal Gear series is a legendary game franchise and we are privileged to be bringing the game to Mac. TransGaming's proprietary enablement technology ensures Mac gameplay quality is on par with current console versions."

"METAL GEAR has been a massive global success on myriad platforms and bringing the series to Mac was long overdue," said Yuji Korekado, a Producer from Konami. "METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE was a turning point in the series and is the ideal introduction for new Mac players."

METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE is rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB and is now available on the Mac App Store at a retail price of $29.99. As a promotional launch special offer, gamers will receive a $5 discount available for five days only, expiring on 30th September 2014. The game is also available on Steam.

About TransGaming Inc.

TransGaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TNG) is the global leader in developing and delivering platform-defining social video game experiences to consumers around the world. From engineering essential technologies for the world's leading companies, to engaging audiences with truly immersive interactive experiences, TransGaming fuels disruptive innovation across the entire spectrum of consumer technology. TransGaming's core businesses span the digital distribution of games for Smart TVs, next-generation set-top boxes, and the connected living room, as well as technology licensing for cross-platform game enablement, software 3D graphics rendering, and parallel computing. Discover more at: www.transgaming.com.

About Konami Group

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises 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 subsidiaries Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment B.V.in Windsor, UK. 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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