WIELD THE SWORD OF OMENS IN THUNDERCATS®, AVAILABLE NOW FOR THE NINTENDO DS™ IN NORTH AMERICA

SAN JOSE, Calif. – (October 30, 2012) - NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced that THUNDERCATS® for Nintendo DS™ is now available for purchase in North America. The high-action game inspired by the series from Warner Bros. Animation follows the adventures of ThunderCats hero Lion-O in a side-scrolling adventure through the land of Thundera. The dynamic action will allow players to wield the Sword of Omens and master all of Lion-O’s attacks to deal massive damage to Mumm-Ra’s Evil Forces through exciting sword play. The game also features colossal robot battles and the unlocking and collecting of memorial cards as players complete objectives throughout the game.

 

The THUNDERCATS storyline stays faithful to events taken straight out of the ThunderCats animated series. After generations of prosperity and peace, Thundera has fallen into despair as the evil sorcerer Mumm-Ra and his Lizard armies go on a rampage through the land, leaving ruin and terror in their wake. Players take on the role of Lion-O, the young heir to the Thundera throne, and wield the Sword of Omens to salvage the honor of his nation and save his people from Mumm-Ra’s evil grasp.

In THUNDERCATS , players can summon Lion-O’s faithful companions to his side to aid him in battle. ThunderCats characters Tygra, Cheetara, Panthro, WilyKit and WilyKat are at-the-ready to help defeat Mumm-Ra and all possess unique attacks that serve different functions to help Lion-O achieve various objectives.

THUNDERCATS for Nintendo DS is available for purchase at video game retailers in North America now. THUNDERCATS is rated “E10+ for “everyone ages 10 and above by the ESRB, and carries a MSRP of $29.99. For more information on the game please visit http://www.ThunderCatsDS.com/.

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About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content — including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online.  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.com or www.facebook.com/namco.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

THUNDERCATS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and © of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc and Ted Wolf.

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Nintendo 3DS is a trademark of Nintendo. © 2011 Nintendo.

Press Release © 2012 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

Contact:

Grace Liu

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

408-235-2136

gliu@namcobandaigames.com

 


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