Konami porting Pit Fighter-esque shooter to Wii

El Segundo, CA – January 3, 2007 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced that Target: Terror™ is currently in development for the Nintendo Wii™. The game is based on Target: Terror Gold, the top-grossing arcade game of 2006 and designed by arcade pioneer Eugene Jarvis, founder of Raw Thrills, Inc., the developer of Big Buck Hunter PRO.

Target: Terror is the first game from Konami that will be compatible with Nintendo’s new Wii Zapper™; players will be able to capture the old-school flavor of fast-paced light gun shooters from gaming’s glory days of the arcades. Target: Terror puts players in the role of an elite counter-terrorist agent charged with protecting the U.S. from an ever-increasing wave of terrorist threats.

With a full-scale assault spanning the entire nation, players can show these terrorist thugs who’s boss, using an assortment of lethal weapons including machine guns, grenade launchers, freeze guns, flamethrowers and even an orbital laser beam from space. Target: Terror also features a unique “Justice Mode,” allowing players to dual-wield weapons for twice the mayhem.

Target: Terror also features an unlockable offering of fun and humorous mini-games inspired by a variety of arcade classics.

Developed by Leviathan Games, Target: Terror is expected to explode onto the Wii in Q1 of 2008. For more information, visit the website at www.konami.com.

Sadly, these dudes aren’t playable.
Pit Fighter

19 Responses to Konami porting Pit Fighter-esque shooter to Wii

  1. dubnobasswithmyheadman says:


  2. Andrew-MG says:

    You’ve got to be kidding me.

  3. KillerHeroes says:

    No. Bad Konami. Bad.

  4. bOB says:

    Is this game really going to look like this? If so I will very upset with Konami.

  5. peshue says:

    Oh man that looks terrible. And I’m totally going to buy it, they just don’t make games this rad anymore.

  6. Deax2er says:

    WHAT THE HE77??!! @#[email protected]@ Is Konami Thinking?!?!?! #@$%#!!!!!!

  7. sakuragi says:

    I was expecting Castlevania Wii for your next title Konami, not this.

  8. johnnymilkshark says:

    There was a reason this was never released when it was developed in 1994. Keep it that way, Konami.

  9. Brian says:

    Five bucks and I’m in!

  10. Gojiguy says:

    That game was amazing.

  11. DARKflame34 says:


  12. Paolo says:

    Konami FTW!!! This game is pure GENIUS, nobody ever thought about such kind of games… It will be PURE INNOVATION… OMG… OMG… OMG
    Such a BLISS… I will even pay 100$ to play it!!!

  13. ResidentialEvil says:

    My optimism in any good third party support for the Wii continues to shrink.

  14. muffinman91 says:

    uh, konami newsflash for ya, i’m pretty sure people realized live-action games were terrible in the mid 90’s

  15. nintendoh8er says:

    1 word. gay!

  16. Paul says:

    No, bad Nintendo. Seal of quality my ass…

  17. Jake (The Forums Administrator) says:

    If it’s 2 bucks, I’d buy it.

  18. questworld says:

    Right, and if a real seal of quality was in effect, people will be stringing up Nintendo for being a authoritarian ruler like history recounts them to be during the NES/SNES era.

    This is all Konami. They’ve yet to offer anything substantial since the SNES era (I don’t know about the N64 but the Cube era effort was abysmal with the exception of Twin Snakes which took Nintendo and Silicon Knights to even get it there). Seriously, where’s our MGS and Silent Hill games. Where’s the effort along MGS4/MGS3 lines.

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