Namco Bandai Games goes big for Eurogamer Expo 2011

Brighton, England, 18th May 2011. Eurogamer Network, Europe’s leading independent games media specialist, is delighted to announce that Namco Bandai Games will be supporting this year's Eurogamer Expo with an outstanding line-up of games, all playable on the show floor.

Gamers attending this year's event will have the opportunity to get hands-on with new versions of major franchises including Ridge Racer Unbounded and Ace Combat: Assault Horizon. Hugely ambitious third-person shooter, Inversion and Dark Souls, the spiritual successor to the critically acclaimed Demon's Souls, will both be fully playable and represent Namco Bandai's commitment to new IP. An arcade machine featuring Tekken Tag Tournament 2 completes the line-up.

Eurogamer is also thrilled to announce that Eurogamer Expo 2011 will be the venue for the grand final of the Tekken Force Tournament, with the UK's elite brawlers battling it out in the Expo's tournament zone. In addition, Namco Bandai will provide top development talent to speak at the ever popular developer sessions.

This year's Eurogamer Expo takes place at London's Earls Court between the 22 nd and 25 th September and is set to attract 30,000 eager gamers. Tickets can be purchased online at www.eurogamerexpo.com

"We are very excited about this year's Eurogamer expo. We have some incredible titles to show off this year and it's an exciting year for Namco Bandai to do this." said Lee Kirton, UK Marketing Director of Namco Bandai Games.

Rupert Loman, Managing Director of Eurogamer added,“This is an exceptionally strong offering from Namco Bandai and we're delighted that they've chosen the Eurogamer Expo to showcase their biggest games. We're proud to be hosting the final of the Tekken Force Tournament, demonstrating that the Expo isn't just the place for the best games, but also the best gamers.”

Contacts:

Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities:David Lilley, business development manager, Eurogamer Network: +44 (0)7779 224 138 / david@eurogamer.net  If you have any questions about the show, contact: expo@eurogamer.net   About Eurogamer Network:

Founded in 1999, Eurogamer Network Limited publishes the world's leading independent video games website, Eurogamer.net, and produces local editions in 11 European languages. The company also publishes market-leading trade resources GamesIndustry.biz and IndustryGamers.com. In addition to its online activities Eurogamer Network operates live shows including the Eurogamer Expo, the UK's largest gaming event, and the GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair. Most recently, Eurogamer acquired Hammersuit and created a North American division, IndustryGamers Inc. More information on Eurogamer Network Limited can be found at www.eurogamer.biz.

 

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