NAMCO BANDAI GAMES ANNOUNCES ‘NARUTOSHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE– 30 June 2011– Leading video game publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today unveiled the next astonishing generation of Naruto video games, with the announcement that NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations is heading to PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360® across Europe in 2012. The title will offer a vast selection of playable characters spanning every generation of the Naruto saga, alongside incredible online functionality to take the NARUTO ninja fight onto the global stage like no game before it!

Developed by CyberConnect2, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations is the latest title in the smash hit‘NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm’ series of games. The title will power the series into the future by revolutionizing online play and ramping up the number of playable and support characters way beyond any NARUTO game before it. Players will compete in a huge variety of online battle modes with all their favourite NARUTO characters including Raikage and Sasuke Uchiha (Susano’o). NARUTO fans have been waiting to see more of Zabuza and Haku since the launch of the original Manga, and now they will have their chance! These are just a few of the many new ninjas in the game.

All this, together with the original Japanese voiceovers and a presentation which sticks faithfully to the much-loved NARUTO universe, will ensure that NARUTO Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations offers NARUTO and gaming fans a torrential downpour of NARUTO ninja fighting action and adventure!

NARUTO is the #1 best-selling manga across Europe and one of the most well-known TV anime series currently broadcast worldwide.

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™.

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