TNA WRESTLING iMPACT! ENTERS THE RING ON iOS, ANDROID AND MOBILE PLATFORMS

SANTA CLARA, Calif., (May. 19, 2011)– TOTAL NONSTOP ACTION!  Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced that TNA Wrestling iMPACT! is now available simultaneously on mobile platforms, including Apple ® iOS, Android, Java (J2ME), Brew and RIM handsets.  With a roster of more than 24 characters to choose from, including Hulk Hogan, AJ Styles, Ric Flair, and Kurt Angle, the game puts players in control of the biggest superstars of professional wrestling. TNA Wrestling iMPACT! offers a variety of game modes and match types, including Career Mode, Cage Mode, Tag-Team and Submission Mode, making it the complete mobile wrestling experience TNA fans have been waiting for.

“It’s extremely important that we make our games accessible on as many devices as possible,” stated Carlson Choi, vice president of Marketing, NAMCO BANDAI Games America. “The joy of a slam-takedown is universal for wrestling fans and casual gamers alike, so we’re excited to see TNA Wrestling iMPACT! become the quintessential brawler on so many mobile platforms.”

“The TNA brand is synonymous with high-stakes and intense action, and our fans expect nothing less from our games,” said Al Ovadia, Chief Marketing Officer for TNA Entertainment.“It’s been great to partner with NAMCO BANDAI Games America to create a complete professional wrestling title on mobile platforms.  They’ve long understood what it takes to make an exciting, addictive and fun game and they’ve brought those skills into the ring with TNA Wrestling iMPACT!

Fans of wrestling can relive moments of glory through the eyes of classic wrestlers like Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair, while new brawlers can carve out a whole new career of their own with a comprehensive career mode that lets players customize unique move sets, costumes and finishing moves. Whether a seasoned superstar or hungry scrapper, players will fight their way to the top to become the TNA Heavyweight, Tag Team or X-Division champion.

TNA Wrestling iMPACT! takes advantage of the iOS platform and offers full Game Center support with a leaderboard and more than 20 challenging in-game achievements. With full Retina display graphics, characters pop off the screen with razor-sharp detail. Players can go head-to-head against one another through local multiplayer via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi as well as online multiplayer through Apple’s Game Center.  The game is compatible with the iPhone ®, iPod touch ® and the iPad™.

TNA Wrestling iMPACT! is available as a universal application for $4.99 on the Apple App Store, on Android at the Android Market for $4.99 , and on J2ME, Java, Brew and RIM handsets across all major cellular services in the United States.

For more information, please visit: http://namcobandaigames.com/ios/tnawrestling or www.facebook.com/namco.

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About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content— including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online.  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.com or www.facebook.com/namco.

TNA, TOTAL NON STOP ACTION, other TNA indicia, and all talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, logos and trademarks used on or in this product are the property of TNA Entertainment, LLC and may not be used without the prior written consent of TNA Entertainment, LLC.© 2011 TNA Entertainment, LLC. All rights reserved.

Press Release© 2011 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

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