SubMerged Challenges Mobile Gamers to Survive the Depths of the Sea

SAN JOSE, Calif. (May 12, 2008)– Namco Networks, a leading publisher and developer of mobile games and entertainment for mass-market casual gamers, today announced the availability of SubMerged™, a challenging and highly anticipated underwater puzzle game.

Starting at the bottom of sea, players must rise to the surface by destroying the anchored puzzle pieces that are descending from above. Inflate the floating and rising puzzle pieces and merge them with the anchored pieces above to form horizontal lines and cause an explosion. Air can be added to the top-left, top-middle, and top-right portion of the puzzle piece. As lines are cleared, the remaining pieces fall into place forming another line, causing a chain reaction of explosions and racking up the high score.

Adding to the game play experience, players are surrounded with underwater life including various species of fish that reflect the depth of the ocean to which the player has progressed.

“With addictive game play and advanced graphics, SubMerged is the perfect game for anyone looking for a challenging puzzler,” said Scott Rubin, vice president of sales and marketing, Namco Networks.“Casual games continue to rise in popularity across platforms. This trend is especially prevalent on mobile phones where consumer demand for fun, unique casual games like SubMerged continues to increase.”

The game features three modes—Easy, Medium and Hard—that span more than 30 levels. The game also features the Endless mode, where the players’ goal is to play the game for as long as possible without losing.

SubMerged is available today on select national carriers. For more information, please visit, To learn about Namco Networks’ other mobile games, please visit

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, uses cutting-edge technology to provide fun, quality entertainment to mobile consumers throughout the Americas. For more information about Namco mobile games, please visit:

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