BUDOKAI TENKAICHI SAGA POWERS ONTO NEXT-GEN CONSOLES WITH‘DRAGON BALL: RAGING BLAST’

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE– 25 May 2009– NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced the launch of Dragon Ball®: Raging Blast, the first video game in the Budokai Tenkaichi series to come to the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Featuring stunning HD graphics and audio, destructible environments and enhanced character features, Dragon Ball: Raging Blast takes players far beyond the realms of the original anime series, blasting its way into retailers in Europe and the PAL territories this autumn 2009.

Interactive and destructible environments bring a new layer of intensity to the battle stages featured in Dragon Ball: Raging Blast. Smash opponents into rocks to increase their damage count and gain the upper hand in battles. Featuring the series’ trademark combat style, the game hosts a variety of the most popular characters taken from the series, all of which have enhanced features such as facial expressions for a deeper level of immersion into the Dragon Ball universe.

Dragon Ball: Raging Blast boasts superior graphics that enhance the sense of the characters’ speed and power. In addition to classic signature moves, characters also benefit from a new“Super Rising” move which allows more variety in the battle stages and lets players explore new areas of the Dragon Ball universe.

Dragon Ball: Raging Blast for PLAYSTATION®3 and Xbox 360® is coming to retailers across Europe and the PAL regions this coming autumn 2009.

About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe:

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher based in Cergy-Pontoise, France. 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 the RidgeRacer™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, Tamagotchi™, Digimon™, Dragon Ball® and Naruto™ brands.

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