FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE– 25 October 2010– NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., today announced that Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom™ , has gone gold for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation ®3 computer entertainment system. Featuring an engaging storyline, the game takes players through a seamless world where an agile protagonist and a powerful AI controlled monster must forge an alliance to battle enemies, and conquer challenges. Developed by Game Republic, Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom is scheduled to be released throughout Europe and Asia Pacific on November 26, 2010. To whet player’s appetites in the meantime, a free playable demo will be available on October 27 from Xbox LIVE® Marketplace and PlayStation®Network.
Wrapped in an emotional journey of courage and friendship, Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom takes players on a majestic adventure as Tepeu, a cunning individual who must rely on his agility to triumph over increasing obstacles. What he lacks in might, his towering companion makes up for it with his colossal size and brawn. As players progress through the game's lush environments, the Majin will continue to acquire additional abilities that will provide access to previously obstructed areas.
Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom redefines co-op AI gameplay by delivering an accessible experience that offers the perfect mix of stealth, action, platform navigation and combat that is designed to keep the journey gripping and immersive. Though each character has their own objective, teamwork is essential for survival as the hero and the Majin must work in tandem to persevere over any challenge that lies in their path. This complementary relationship will only deepen and evolve as the story unfolds.
In the downloadable demo, players will set out on the game’s very first level where the hero first encounters the Majin. Together they embark on their voyage through the beautiful, yet darkness-infected kingdom. The demo gives players a taste of the vast wealth of gameplay the full version possesses with vile enemies to overcome and conundrums to solve.
Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom for Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 launches across Europe on November 26 th 2010.
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About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. is a leading software publisher producing a broad catalogue of high quality interactive entertainment for console and PC gaming platforms and online which is marketed and sold in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. 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 Tekken™, Dragon Ball®, Naruto™, SOULCALIBUR™, One Piece™, RidgeRacer™, Ace Combat™ and Tamagotchi™.
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