NAMCO BANDAI Games Announces "World Tekken Federation" Online Service For Launch Of TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT™ 2 for PlayStati

CERGY-PONTOISE, France – 14 August 2012 – Leading video game publisher and developer, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced that it will be launching the World Tekken Federation online social community service, day and date for the worldwide launch of TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT™ 2 the week of September 10, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

The World Tekken Federation service will provide TEKKEN™ players with a social community platform to track personal statistics against the world, create and manage teams with friends, compete in online events and discuss intricate strategies with a level of unparalleled detail in the fighting game genre. 

World Tekken Federation is a premium service that aims to connect players to the TEKKEN worldwide community in a way never before seen with a fighting game,” said Carlson Choi, Vice President of Marketing for NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.  “Being able to unite the entire TEKKEN global community is an incredibly exciting initiative that will help extend the competitive nature of the series well past TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2’s launch date.”

The World Tekken Federation will expand the TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 experience through the following key fundamentals:

Scout: The World Tekken Federation gives the vast TEKKEN community a centralized hub for all things TEKKEN.  Participate in the forums to discuss character strategies, move sets and gain insightful knowledge from the community.  Connect with TEKKEN players of all skill levels to join or create teams and track their personal or team stats against other teams as they make their way through the leaderboards.  Team leaders will be able to recruit rising competitors in the community to create an all-star roster of players.

Train: The World Tekken Federation gives players access to a wealth of fighter stats to help improve their chances of defeating their foes in the King of Iron Fist arena.  Players will be able to view and analyze their player card to gain insightful metrics pertaining to their entire battle history. Find out which character tag-team combinations work best, and which characters need more time with TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2’s robust training mode known as the Fight Lab.  Players will also be able to extract valuable information about their opponents for the next time they meet in the ring.

The World Tekken Federation provides fans a unique and exciting experience by providing players a constant connection to TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 that they can access through any online connected device. Sign up for exclusive community events, gain exclusive World Tekken Federation achievements, participate in the forums or evaluate detailed player statistics at home, on the way to work, or anywhere in between.

The World Tekken Federation will be available in Europe and Australasia coinciding with the launch of TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 on September, 14 th.

For more information on the TEKKEN universe, please visit: http://www.namcobandaigames.eu or http://www.tekken.com. Find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Tekken or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/Harada_TEKKEN or http://www.twitter.com/FilthieRich.

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About TEKKEN™

Created and published worldwide by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., the TEKKEN™ fighting game series is among the world’s most popular and well-known gaming brands with franchise sales of more than 40 million units to date. Originally a 1994 arcade game, subsequent titles have been released for almost all gaming platforms. The series is renowned for the visual style of its many characters including Heihachi Mishima, Jin Kazama, Anna Williams and Emilie De Rochefort (Lili), and for its martial arts-based combat set in the universe of the King of Iron Fist Tournament. For more information go to www.tekken.com.

About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.  The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™.  More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.eu or  www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.

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