NAMCO BANDAI GAMES AND TECMO KOEI AMERICA CORPORATION RELEASE DYNASTY WARRIORS®: GUNDAM® 3

SAN JOSE, Calif., (Jun. 28, 2011)– Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., today released DYNASTY WARRIORS ®: GUNDAM ® 3 , developed by TECMO KOEI GAMES CO., LTD., for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation ®3 computer entertainment system in North America.  DYNASTY WARRIORS: GUNDAM 3 represents the next generation of futuristic mecha action with graphical and gameplay additions, bringing authenticity and astounding improvements to the series.

Set in the future, chaotic warfare has engulfed the universe. The world is ripe with strife as gigantic mecha called Mobile Suits march to war on land and in space. Featuring characters and mecha from over 30 years of Gundam ® anime and manga series, DYNASTY WARRIORS: GUNDAM 3 thrusts players into the galactic melee with over 50 playable and upgradable characters and over 70 playable and upgradeable Mobile Suits combed from the Gundam universe. New additions include Mobile Suits from Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Mobile Suit Gundam UC and many more.

DYNASTY WARRIORS: GUNDAM 3 also features a number of gameplay additions to the series, including 3 brand new featured systems, including the Partner Strike, Emergency Dash and Recovery Gauge Systems, which will bring a new level of full-out tactical action to the series. The Partner Strike System will enable the player to summon partner characters to the battlefield to assist at crucial moments, affecting your character’s current melee engagement or possibly the overall battlefield conditions for your army. The Emergency Dash System will allow players to execute new cancel and evasion moves negating enemy attacks. This system will bring a new level to gameplay since powerful combos can be more easily parried. The new Recovery Gauge System enables players to recover armor during battle allowing players more flexibility in their tactics on the battlefield.

Additionally, DYNASTY WARRIORS: GUNDAM 3 brings a new strategy facet to gameplay. Battlefields now incorporate multiple facilities with various functions. Capturing these locations will change the battlefield conditions and turn the tide of the battle in your favor.

Players will be also able to use a new Chain Explosion System to engulf their enemies in a maelstrom of fury!  By initiating an explosion via certain attacks, players will be able to cause further carnage with their own chain of explosions.  Skillful players can use this system to finish off entire squads of Mobile Suits in one blow, thus turning the tide of battle in their favor!

Furthermore, players can take their favorite Mobile Suits and band together with others in intense online multiplayer co-op action with up to 4 players!.

DYNASTY WARRIORS: GUNDAM 3 for Xbox 360and PlayStation 3 system is rated“T” for teen by the ESRB and carries a MSRP of $59.99. For more information please visit www.namcobandaigames.com .

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About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content— including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online.  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.com or www.facebook.com/namco.

About TECMO KOEI AMERICA Corporation

TECMO KOEI AMERICA CORP. is a publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds and digital download content based in Burlingame, California. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive®, Ninja Gaiden®, Tecmo Bowl® and Fatal Frame® series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® franchises. On April 1, 2009, TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD was established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd. merger.

GUNDAM®©SOTSU·SUNRISE©SOTSU·SUNRISE·MBS©2007-2011 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.  Dynasty Warriors® KOEI Co., Ltd.

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NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

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