NAMCO BANDAI GAMES EUROPE ANNOUNCES 'SAINT SEIYA - SANCTUARY BATTLE’ FOR PLAYSTATION®3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE– 23rd June 2011– NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S today announced that SAINT SEIYA - Sanctuary Battle, the new action game based on the popular SAINT SEIYA anime series created by Masami Kurumada, is heading to Europe in 2012 exclusively for PlayStation®3.

SAINT SEIYA - Sanctuary Battle will immerse players in the most popular drama from Saint Seiya: the Sanctuary, as Seiya and his companions fight side by side to defeat the gold saints of the twelve palaces and protect Athena. As players complete quests and progress through the twelve levels, they can inflict tremendous damage on their foes with fast-paced Cosmo power-up attacks.

SAINT SEIYA - Sanctuary Battle will also include a special mode which allows the player to go further in Saint Seiya universe with alternate stories to delight the fans. The game’s environments, characters, Myth Cloths and enemies have been designed to be faithful to the anime. Featuring the original Japanese voiceover, the game will offer the most complete mythical Saint Seiya experience ever.

NAMCO BANDAI Games is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing SAINT SEIYA - Sanctuary Battle at the Japan Expo event in Paris from June 30th to July 3rd 2011, with an on-stage demo and world exclusive first ever playable version of the game on the NAMCO BANDAI Games booth.

SAINT SEIYA - Sanctuary Battle is scheduled for European release in 2012. For More information on NAMCO BANDAI Games’ entire line up 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™.

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