KENKA BANCHO: BADASS RUMBLE™ FOR PSP® SYSTEM IS IN STORES NOW AND AVAILABLE ON PlayStation®Network

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- NOVEMBER 16, 2009 -- Atlus U.S.A., Inc., publisher of badass games, today announced that Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble™ for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) System is now available in stores and on PlayStation®Network.

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble is the simple story of a young man and his quest to reach the top of the ranks of high-school delinquents, preferably by climbing up a pile of his enemies' mangled bodies. Take control of (Player Name Here) Sakamoto and guide him through the adventure of a lifetime. Along the way, you'll learn about life, love, and laser eyes. The tourist-trap city of Kyouto becomes both your playground and your stomping grounds as you pummel your way through over 47 bancho rivals in this free-roaming brawling melee.

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble is now available in stores and on PlayStation Network with an MSRP of $39.99. For more, visit the website www.atlus.com/bancho

About Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble

As a high school misfit on a class trip, your mission is clear: claim your territory, beat the crud out of anyone who says otherwise, and make a name for yourself as the mostdangerous, most intimidating, most lethal teenage miscreant loose on the streets of an unfortunate Japanese city. Fights are mostly what you'd expect from such a premise, meaning they are filled with extreme, wanton violence and deft fist-foot-forehead management. Oh, and lasers shooting from your eyes.

Key Features

    <*>How will you choose to spend your time? -- You have 7 days to wander through the city of Kyouto and discover all it has to offer a teenage hoodlum like you; every minute counts! Travel around and interact with a diverse population. Pick a fight with virtually anyone, but beware the consequences... and the cops. With too much to see and do in a single playthrough, you'll definitely need to plan on return visits. <*>Badass gameplay -- Becoming the one bancho to rule them all requires a wide repertoire of fighting moves, and you have an entire nation's worth to learn and incorporate into your strategy. Fling insults and hurl punches as you try to take down Japan's 47 banchos.Then, customize your fighting menu with their region's special moves! <*>Extra game modes -- Two-player co-op ad hoc mode lets you run around with a friend to gain additional experience. Night Out mode lets you sneak out of the hotel after curfew to challenge Yakuza roaming about the town.

Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble has been rated "T" for Teen with Animated Blood, Language, Mild Suggestive Themes, and Violence by the ESRB.

About Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. is renowned for its proud tradition of publishing exceptional role-playing games with strong niche appeal. The Atlus library of critically acclaimed video games includes Odin Sphere, the Trauma Center series, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit http://www.atlus.com.

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Contact:

Aram Jabbari

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

(949) 788-0455 x102

aram@atlus.com

Crystal Murray

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

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crystal@atlus.com


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