NAMCO BANDAI GAMES ANNOUNCES NAMCO GENERATIONS™

FOR IMMEDIATE  RELEASE

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE, 16 November 2010 - Leading video game publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced NAMCO GENERATIONS™, a brand of digitally distributed games on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system’s PlayStation®Network. Namco Generations games will reinvent favorite Namco franchises with high-definition graphics, enhanced gameplay features, and regularly updated community news.

The Namco Generations brand aims to connect generations of gamers from around the world, reimagining classic Namco games for a new era of fans.  Players of all ages will be able to re-discover cultural phenomenons, famed classics and forgotten gems with updated graphics and exciting new features. Namco Generations titles will be updated regularly with Namco Generation News, a newsletter that allows developers to reach out to the community with behind-the-scene information, insider tips, and other special announcements.  Players will be able to access the latest community news through the main menu of any Namco Generations title.

PAC-MAN™ Championship Edition DX, the follow-up to 2007’s award-winning Xbox LIVE Arcade title, will be the first game available under the Namco Generations label when it is released on the 17 th of November for Xbox LIVE Arcade, and the 24 th of November for PlayStation Network.  Additional titles in development include Galaga Legions™ DX and Aero-Cross™, a reimagining of Namco’s 1985 arcade hit, Metro-Cross®.  More classic franchise revival announcements can be expected throughout 2011.

For more information about Namco Generations products, please visit www.namcobandaigames.eu

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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™. 

“PlayStation” is a registered trademark 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.

Aero-Cross™&© 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

Galaga Legions™&© 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

Galaga Legions™ DX&© 2008 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

Metro-Cross™&© 1985 2010  NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

Namco Generations™&© 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

PAC-MAN™ Championship Edition&© 2007 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

PAC-MAN™ Championship Edition DX&© 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

Press Release© 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.

  


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