BECOME A MAESTRO ON THE MOVE THIS CHRISTMAS WITH‘EASY PIANO’ EXCLUSIVELY FOR NINTENDO DS

LYON, FRANCE– 4 December 2009– Christmas day will come alive with a new sound of music as NAMCO BANDAI Partners announce the launch of‘Easy Piano’ for Nintendo DS from publisher Game Life, available now at retailers across EMEA and Asia Pacific. Featuring an exclusive full-octave keyboard peripheral,‘Easy Piano’ gives players the most fun and realistic piano experience ever on DS.

The wealth of entertaining and accessible game modes in‘Easy Piano’ helps beginners take their first steps towards concert glory and lets more seasoned players take it away with a flourish to some of the most familiar and best loved music ever composed.

Budding maestros can play more than 30 of the world's best known compositions spanning time and genres to offer something for everyone.‘Easy Piano’ takes players from Mozart and Beethoven to pop classics and even Jingle Bells, the perfect number to liven up any Christmas morning.

Through a series of fun lessons the game teaches the skills and dexterity needed to become a mobile virtuoso. Players have access to a three octave range while playing, making clever use of the 8-note full octave keyboard included with the game. The range of musical sounds to choose from includes guitar and other instruments as well as piano, so whatever your style or mood, there's a sound to suit.

The Creation mode lets players record up to three 3-minute masterpieces of their very own, with the game lending a hand to bring out every player's full potential. With beginner and advanced difficulty modes and a myriad of entertaining games included,‘Easy Piano’ is accessible and fun for everyone. In no time at all you can be tickling the ivories like a pro.

For more information please visit www.namcobandaipartners.com.

About NAMCO BANDAI Partners

NAMCO BANDAI Partners, one of the video game industry's leading distribution, marketing and sales companies, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe with 16 dedicated offices operating in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America, Australasia, and south east Asia (Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea). The company distributes and markets a broad catalogue of high quality interactive entertainment products for Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo gaming platforms and PC from NAMCO BANDAI Games, D3Publisher and other major video game publishers on an international and regional basis. NAMCO BANDAI Partners is an independent business unit of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies.

For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Partners and its products visit www.namcobandaipartners.com. For media assets visit www.namcobandaipartners-press.com.

About Game Life

Game Life is a video game production company for hand-held, online and next generation consoles. The company focuses its production on quality, originality and market potential. All games are created in collaboration with external development studios which are among the most talented on the planet. Our goal is to deliver accessible, user-friendly and exciting games that can be shared with family and friends. The Horse Life range is already a worldwide success with 500 000 units shipped to date.

Easy Piano on Nintendo DS is a worldwide premiere, offering a real keyboard to learn, play and compose tunes in the most fun andsimple way possible.

For more information visit our website : www.gamelife.com

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