SANTA CLARA, Calif., (July 20, 2007)– NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. and KOEI Corporation announced today that they have released a free single player demo of Dynasty Warriors®:GUNDAM® on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Also available on the PLAYSTATION®Network for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, the fast-paced action demo will offer a taste of the satisfying cinematic experience for which the rich Dynasty Warriors and Gundam universes are known. Fight for the fate of the galaxy and become the ultimate hero of the cosmoswhen the full retail version is available for both the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 systems on August 28.
In the Dynasty Warriors:GUNDAM demo, Heero Yuy must try to stop what seems to be a mysterious planet that is veering towards Earth. With the aid of Master Asia and fellow pilot Jerid Mesa, conquering the Mausoleum battlefield is just the beginning of what lies ahead.
“We wanted to ensure that every Xbox 360 owner has the opportunity to enjoy the perfect melding of the Dynasty Warriors signature gameplay and GUNDAM’s Mobile Suits before its anticipated debut,” said Makoto Iwai, Executive Vice President and COO, NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.“The online demo of Dynasty Warriors:GUNDAM offers a glimpse of the unrivaled experience that made it a chart topping success in Japan.”
Powered by KOEI’s Omega Force development team, Dynasty Warriors:GUNDAM has players assuming the role of legendary heroes or villains while enabling them to get into the cockpits of their favorite Mobile Suits, the ultimate weapons of war. Gamers will fight across a host of futuristic battlefields—both terrestrial and stellar–at lightning fast speed and all rendered in high definition graphics. Determination and skill will be put to the test as they lead an army against hundreds of enemies andimpossible odds. Customize Mobile Suits from more than six different epic GUNDAM animated TV series and strategically fortify their power, skills, and abilities while encountering storylines straight from GUNDAM lore. Additionally, dynamic gameplay modes including Official, Original and Versus Mode will ensure unlimited replay value.
About KOEI Corporation
KOEI is respected worldwide as the premier brand for Strategy and Simulation games, and is the innovator of the Tactical Action genre. The company's Dynasty Warriors® series has generated more than 9 million units in sales worldwide since its first release for the PlayStation game console in 1997. KOEI develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems and personal computers. KOEI maintains operations in Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Canada, China, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Lithuania. More information about KOEI game products can be found online at koei.com.
About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. 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 PAC-MAN®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™ and Tekken® brands. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and our products log onto www.namcobandaigames.com.
Dynasty Warriors is a registered trademark or trademark of KOEI Co., Ltd.
GUNDAM®&© 1979-2007 SOTSU・SUNRISE. TM SOTSU.© 2007 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. Mobile Suit Gundam, G Gundam, Gundam Wing, ZETA GUNDAM, Mobile Suit and all related characters, names, logos, distinctive likenesses, drawings and other images contained in this product are the exclusive property of Sotsu Co.,Ltd. and Sunrise Inc. All Rights Reserved
All rights reserved.“PlayStation", "PLAYSTATION", and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox Live are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Press Release© 2007 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
Arne Cual-Pedroso Rannie Yoo
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. Kohnke Communications
(408) 235– 2132 (415) 777-4000
KOEI Corporation Contacts
Jarik R. Sikat