SAN JOSE, Calif. (Sept.19, 2007)– Namco Networks, the leading publisher and developer of mobile games and entertainment for mass-market casual gamers, today announced a series of mobile gaming tournaments sponsored by AT&T and centered around the game Super Yum Yum 2 to take place at Namco Network’s booth, #1436, at the DigitalLife show. For the second year in a row, DigitalLife has selected Namco Networks as the official wireless game company for the event, the ultimate consumer technology, gaming and entertainment show, to be held in New York, Sept. 27-30.
“More than 200 million people own cell phones and many consumers attend DigitalLife to get their first look at new, cutting-edge technology and entertainment,” said Scott Rubin, vice president of sales and marketing for Namco Networks.“This mobile gaming tournament will demonstrate to attending consumers the high level of quality and fun that can be had on mobile phones with Super Yum Yum 2, an easy-to-learn addictive puzzler that’s perfect for instant entertainment on the go.”
Namco Networks will hold a daily tournament from noon to 5 p.m. during which contestants can compete on AT&T mobile phones. Show participants may enter the competition by signing up at the Namco Networks booth for same-day competition. Contestants must help Leon the Chameleon eat his way through a challenging fruit maze, and the five contestants who complete the maze in the fastest time will compete in a daily final challenge beginning at 5 p.m. Each day, finalists will compete against the clock on one of the game’s hardest levels. The finalist that is fastest to completely clear the maze will be named the day’s grand-prize winner and receive prizes from clubNAMCO.com.
“As one of the industry’s top five mobile game publishers, Namco Networks has been instrumental in introducing DigitalLife attendees to the entertainment of mobile games,” said Monica Vila, vice president of DigitalLife.“The tournament provides a great opportunity for our attendees to experience mobile gaming first hand and see its possibilities.”
Visitors to DigitalLife can also demo many other mobile games, including arcade classics such as PAC-MAN®, Ms. PAC-MAN®, Galaga®, and Dig Dug®, and newer hits including Pool Pro Online II™, Scene It?® Movie Edition and Snoopy™ the Flying Ace.
About Namco Networks
Since 2002, Namco Networks America Inc., a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc. and a worldwide leader in the high-tech entertainment industry, has used cutting-edge technology to provide fun, quality entertainment to mobile consumers throughout the Americas. For more information about Namco mobile games, please visit www.namcogames.com.
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