EUROPEAN RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED FOR TALES OF THE ABYSS™ ON NINTENDO 3DS

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LYON, FRANCE – XX October 2011 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe today announced the launch date for the debut of the acclaimed Tales of series on Nintendo 3DS ™, with Tales of the Abyss™ scheduled for release on the 25th of November 2011

Tales of the Abyss™ for Nintendo 3DS™ is based on the critically-acclaimed PlayStation®2 role-playing game of the same name. Delivering 3D support and use of the dual screens, Tales of the Abyss offers a new gameplay experience and brings players closer to the action.

Tales of the Abyss tells the story of Luke fon Fabre, sole heir to a family of aristocrats, as he is suddenly thrust into the outside world and forced to embark on an epic adventure. Naïve and spoiled by years of isolation, Luke struggles to learn the importance of friendship, sacrifice, duty and his own choices. With the fate of many in his hands, Luke's actions could ultimately save the world or bring about its very destruction.

Tales of the Abyss for Nintendo 3DS will be available on the 25th of November 2011 across EMEA and Asia Pacific.  Another title from the Tales of series, Tales of Graces f, will be released in 2012 for PlayStation®3.

For more information on Tales of the Abyss , please visit http://www.namcobandaigames.eu

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About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.  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.eu or  www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.

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