TALES OF THE ABYSS™ RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED FOR EMEA AND AUSTRALASIA

PARIS, FRANCE– 30 June 2011– At the Japan Expo event today, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe announced that acclaimed role-playing series launches for the first time on Nintendo 3DS with Tales of the Abyss™ on the 10 th of November 2011.

Tales of the Abyss™ for Nintendo 3DS™ is based on the critically-acclaimed PlayStation®2 role playing game of the same name. Delivering full 3D support and use of the dual screens, Tales of the Abyss offers a new gameplay experience and brings players closer to the action.

Tales of the Abyss tells the story of Luke fon Fabre, sole heir to a family of aristocrats, as he is suddenly thrust into the outside world on an epic adventure. Naïve and spoiled by years of isolation, Luke struggles to learn of friendship, sacrifice, duty and of choice. With the fates of many in his hands, Luke's actions could ultimately save the world or bring about its very destruction.

Tales of the Abyss  will be available on the 10 th of November 2011 across EMEA and Australasia. Another title from the Tales of series, Tales of Graces F, will be available in 2012 on PlayStation®3.

For more information on Tales of the Abyss , please visit http://www.namcobandaigames.eu

Watch videos and trailers from NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/NamcoBandaiGamesEU

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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.

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