NAMCO BANDAI GAMES ANNOUNCES‘ONE PIECE: GIGANT BATTLE’ FOR NINTENDO DS™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE– 08 February 2010– Hoisting its skull&cross-bones up the mast, leading video game publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced One Piece: Gigant Battle for Nintendo DS™, sailing to retailers across the seven seas of Europe in 2011.

Developed by Ganbarion, One Piece: Gigant Battle is a fight action game featuring the entire One Piece cast from the Eiichiro Oda masterpiece. The game stays faithful to the manga pirate universe full of unexpected pranks and devilish wit, with destructible environments and the familiar attacks of well known characters helping fans to relive the great moments from the anime. The game traces that of the manga as the crew traverse the Sabaondy archipelago right up to Marine Ford which brings the first era of the Straw Hat Crew to a close.

In Pirate Grand Prix mode, players will take the crew island hopping, tackling a variety of missions and launching into chaotic and crazy battles with formidable opponents. Different side quests will unlock new characters and extra missions. The wifi Multiplayer mode lets up to 4 players do battle for pirate supremacy across a selection of troublesome stages.

Alongside the Dragon Ball and Naruto series, One Piece is one of the most successful manga franchises adapted for video games.

For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe and its entire line up of games please visit www.namcobandaigames.eu.

About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. is a leading software publisher producing a broad catalogue of high quality interactive entertainment for console and PC gaming platforms and online which is marketed and sold in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. 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 Tekken™, Dragon Ball®, Naruto™, SOULCALIBUR™, One Piece™, RidgeRacer™, Ace Combat™ and Tamagotchi™.

© EIICHIRO ODA/SHUEISHA, TOEI ANIMATION

Game© 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

Published by NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe SAS

Nintendo DS is a trademark of Nintendo.

Press Release© 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. All rights reserved.

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