‘NAMCO MUSEUM™: VIRTUAL ARCADE’ - CLASSICS NEVER GET OLD, THEY JUST GET BETTER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PARIS, FRANCE– 11 February 2009– NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe today announced that Namco Museum™: Virtual Arcade is heading to European retailers for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft this coming April 2009. Jam-packed with nostalgic favorites and future classics, Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade will keep seasoned and new gamers playing for years to come.

Players can show off their skills and high scores on the leaderboards in a number of titles which originally appeared on Xbox Live® Arcade, including the award-winning Pac-Man Championship Edition™. The compilation also offers the chance to re-live the old school days of classic arcade games with Galaxian™, Super Pac-Man™ and many more rubbing shoulders in a vast compilation spanning over 25 years of arcade hits.

Features of Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade include:

Over 30 titles: The largest and most comprehensive Namco Museum™ collection to date will keep you and your friends entertained for hours.

Xbox Live® Arcade Games: No downloading necessary! Now you can get your XBLA fix and play the critically acclaimed and visually spectacular Pac-Man Championship Edition and the underground drilling classic Dig Dug™.

Leaderboards: Show off your high score worldwide and compete for the #1 spot.

New Arrangement Games: In their first console debut, 3 beloved games arrive with a new twist, a fresh new look and fun gameplay - Dig Dug Arrangement, Galaga™ Arrangement and Pac-Man Arrangement.

Legendary Classics: Get nostalgic and play more than 20 retro fan favorites such as Dig Dug™ II, Pole Position™, and Pac-Mania™.

Multiplayer: Each game supports between one and four players depending on the title.

About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe:

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher based in Cergy-Pontoise, France. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including the RidgeRacer™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, Tamagotchi™, Digimon™, Dragonball® and Naruto™ brands.

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