LOS ANGELES— Oct. 29, 2007— The best fighting game yet for the Wii™ home video game system, NARUTO™: Clash of Ninja™ Revolution from TOMY and D3Publisher of America, was the focus of a huge NARUTO Launch Event, Saturday, October 27, at the Nintendo® World Store in New York's Rockefeller Center. The Nintendo World Store was filled with gaming stations, collectible card game areas and the inaugural professional Ramen Noodle Eating Contest featuring some of the world's most renowned competitive eating athletes in an event sanctioned by Major League Eating (MLE). Also featured during the NARUTO Launch Event was the introduction of NARUTO™: Path of the Ninja™ for the Nintendo DS™ along with game tournaments for prizes, a costumed NARUTO character, free give-away items and much more!
The winner of the Ramen Noodle Eating Contest was Tim "Eater X" Janus, ranked #4 in the world of professional eaters, who ate more than 10 pounds of noodles in 10 minutes. NARUTO: Clash of Ninja Revolution for the Wii home video game system and NARUTO: Path of the Ninja for the Nintendo DS are now available at retail outlets. For additional information on NARUTO: Clash of Ninja Revolution and NARUTO: Path of the Ninja, visit http://www.NarutoNintendoGames.com.