LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 28, 2009 - Consumer software and entertainment company, TOMY Corporation, announced today it will be unveiling two new titles based on the popular NARUTO™ Shippuden series, NARUTO™ Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3 for Wii™ and NARUTO™ Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 for Nintendo DS™ at the upcoming 2009 E3 Expo in Los Angeles, June 2-4. As a first time exhibitor at the show, TOMY will also showcase new games from its growing line-up of titles across multiple genres including PANGYA™: Fantasy Golf for PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and NARUTO Shippuden: Ninja Council 4 for Nintendo DS™.
"This is a very exciting time for TOMY Corporation, as the company continues to flourish and gain momentum as a publisher of original and licensed IP, such as the beloved NARUTO franchise," said Mark Shinohara, executive vice president and COO at TOMY Corporation. "Being a new exhibitor to E3, we look forward to showcasing our new titles and supporting the industry with our dedication to delivering high quality video game experiences."
NARUTO Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3 is an exciting new fighting game based on the hit NARUTO Shippuden series from VIZ Media. Exclusively for Wii, the classic 3D fighting game features new and improved gameplay mechanics and multiple gameplay modes, and for the first time, includes Wi-Fi multiplayer capabilities. The game follows the storyline of NARUTO Shippuden and features over 30 characters who have been upgraded with more sophisticated new looks and character-specific jutsu moves. The game offers more than 40 3D environments to choose from, including nine completely new stages. NARUTO Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3 is scheduled to release in fall 2009.
NARUTO Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 features fast paced NARUTO Shippuden 3D fighting action with the addition of an all-new Quest Mode, new characters, jutsu and a storyline based on the NARUTO Shippuden animated series. The title also features wireless multiplayer gameplay, offering NARUTO fans and newcomers to the series competitive 3D fighting on the Nintendo DS.
Scheduled to release this summer exclusively for the PSP system, PANGYA™: Fantasy Golf lets players practice and perfect their swing on the nine fantasy fairways of Pangya Island. Combining golf gameplay, endless customization options and a slew of sassy female characters set in beautiful environments, PANGYA: Fantasy Golf boasts an original storyline with new, exclusive features for the PSP system. Players can utilize the in-game Pangya Shop to customize as many as 18 playable characters and their golf equipment with thousands of unlockable accessories, outfits, gear and power items to improve their golfer's stats and land that hole-in-one.
For more information on NARUTO and for free streaming episodes of NARUTO Shippuden animated series, please visit www.Naruto.com.
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About TOMY Corporation
With U.S. headquarters in Santa Ana, California, TOMY Corporation is one of the world's oldest and most endearing entertainment companies. For more than eight decades, TOMY has developed and manufactured a broad portfolio of exciting and educational toys, games and video games for children of all ages. Known for its innovation, quality and safety, TOMY's mission is to produce videogames for North America that entertain and inspire children and adults. The Consumer Software Division currently publishes for Nintendo DS™ and Wii™, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. TOMY Corporation is a subsidiary of Japan-based TOMYCompany, Ltd. (aka TAKARATOMY in Japan). More information is available at www.TOMY-USA.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), is one of the most comprehensive and innovative companies in the field of manga (graphic novel) publishing, animation and entertainment licensing of Japanese content. Owned by three of Japan's largest creators and licensors of manga and animation, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is a leader in the publishing and distribution of Japanese manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa and is a global ex-Asia licensor of Japanese manga and animation. The company offers an integrated product line including magazines such as SHONEN JUMP and SHOJO BEAT, graphic novels, and DVDs, and develops, markets, licenses, and distributes animated entertainment for audiences and consumers of all ages. Contact VIZ Media at 295 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA 94133; Phone (415) 546-7073; Fax (415) 546-7086; and web site at www.VIZ.com.
About Ntreev Soft
Ntreev Soft is an international video game developer with various production teams in South Korea. Placing emphasis on quality games developed in-house, they have produced worldwide hits such as PANGYA and Trickster. Ntreev Soft develops software for all gaming platforms and has their titles published in more than 40 countries worldwide. For more information about Ntreev Soft, please visit: http://www.ntreev.com/en.