NAMCO BANDAI GAMES EUROPE ANNOUNCE POWER RANGERS MEGAFORCE FOR THE NINTENDO 3DS ™ TO ARRIVE IN EMEA AND AUSTRALASIA

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CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE – 11 th April 2013 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced that Power Rangers MEGAFORCE® for the Nintendo 3DS™ will be heading to retailers in EMEA and Australasia. The side-scrolling, action-packed video game will be based on the popular television series of the same title and allow fans to play as the Power Rangers Megaforce and defend Earth against the evil Warstar aliens.

United as one dynamic team, the Power Rangers provide their boundless support, advice and encouragement as players battle their way through challenge after challenge. The Rangers’ vocal and physical support will prove timely as certain situations or conditions arise in the side-scrolling adventure.

Power Rangers MEGAFORCE will also plunge players into suspenseful battles with various Megazords, implementing powerful combos and finishing moves during iconic, larger-than-life Power Rangers action.

Also in Power Rangers MEGAFORCE, players will be able to utilize the Nintendo 3DS camera to take a picture and watch themselves actively morph into their favorite Megaforce Ranger to fend off enemy encounters with their own hands.

Power Rangers MEGAFORCE  on Nintendo 3DS will be available for purchase at video game retailers in EMEA and Australasia this Autumn. For more information on other NAMCO BANDAI Games titles please visit www.namcobandaigames.eu.

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About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.  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.eu or  www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.

About Saban’s  Power Rangers Megaforce

Power Rangers Megaforce is the all-new season of the No.1 live-action kids action series on television. The new series, which airs Saturdays at 1p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, delivers mega action, humor, excitement and entertainment, in addition to the core themes of friendship, teamwork, fitness, and helping others.  Power Rangers Megaforce premieres as Saban Brands celebrates the 20 th Anniversary of the  Power Rangers franchise, which is helmed by Haim Saban, who created and produced the original  Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series in 1993. Following its introduction,  Power Rangers quickly became the most-watched children’s television program in the United States.  The series followed the adventures of a group of ordinary young people who “morphed” into superheroes. It was seen in more than 60 countries, translated into numerous languages, and was a mainstay in the most prominent international children’s programming blocks.  SCG Power Rangers LLC, which licenses and merchandises the  Power Rangers  brand, is an affiliate of Saban Brands. For more information, visit  www.powerrangers.com.

About Saban Brands

Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company’s experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing.  SB applies a global onmi channel management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages.  The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions.  SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in media, content creation, branding, licensing, marketing and finance. SB's portfolio of properties currently includes Power Rangers, Paul Frank, Vortexx, Zui.com, The Playforge, Julius Jr., Digimon Fusion and Popples. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.

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