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SANTA CLARA, Calif., (May 28, 2009) – Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced highlights of its plans for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) at the Los Angeles Convention Center, June 2-4, 2009. At its booth, E3 attendees will be able to enter a two-day TEKKEN® 6: Bloodline Rebellion tournament and preview nearly a dozen titles from a variety of consoles including – the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and Wii™. NAMCO BANDAI Games’ diverse lineup offers exciting new iterations of top-tier franchises, licensed brands and new properties encompassing multiple genres for players of every age and skill level. NAMCO BANDAI Games will be located at South Hall, Booth 801.

The main event for show-goers will be hands-on gameplay time with the company’s exciting new titles releasing later this year. Attendees will have a chance to enter the latest King of Iron Fist Tournament with TEKKEN 6 and play an exciting new game mode for Xbox 360 and the PLAYSTATION 3 system, experience the brutal world of Grant City as both a vice cop and his canine companion in Dead to Rights®: Retribution on Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3, find the most robust and feature-packed portable fighting game with SOULCALIBUR®: Broken Destiny on the PSP System, get an extreme workout with Active Life™: Extreme Challenge for Wii and much more. With games covering all genres and platforms, there’s something for everyone at the NAMCO BANDAI Games booth.

As an added draw for E3 attendees, NAMCO BANDAI Games will host a two-day TEKKEN 6: Bloodline Rebellion arcade tournament at its booth on Wednesday, June 3 and Thursday, June 4. Sign-ups will begin Tuesday, June 2, at the booth, with competitions running at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on June 3 and June 4. The winner of the 2 p.m. tournament will be invited to compete against the winner of the 4 p.m. tournament for a grand prize on each of these days.

TOMY Makes First Appearance at E3 Showcasing Its High Quality Portfolio of Video Games for Gamers of All Ages

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.”

The Panic Before the Terror Starts Hitting Store Shelves on October 2nd
Guildford, UK– May 28, 2009 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and its Visceral Games™ studio announced today that Dead SpaceTM Extraction, will be available in stores on September 29, 2009 in North America and October 2, 2009 in Europe exclusively for the Wii™. Dead Space Extraction delivers the highly-polished, action-horror experience the Dead Space franchise is known for while upping the ante for technical excellence on the Wii with some of the best visuals ever showcased on the platform.

“Our team is really excited to bring the intensity of the Dead Space universe to an entire new audience,” said Executive Producer, Steve Papoutsis. “We are going to deliver the same high quality, cinematic experience we delivered in the original Dead Space, while also adding co-op, new enemies, weapons and taking advantage of all of the unique features the Wii has to offer.”

“We are ecstatic to be able to finally confirm Fragile: Farewell Ruins of the Moon for gamers in North America. We have received countless requests from eager gamers pleading with us to publish this title, and it gives us great joy to be able to give the public what they want while being able to work on such a great game.” – Jun Iwasaki, president of Xseed Games

– Winter 2009 release date
– Looking to include option for Japanese voiceovers
– May or may not include additional content

This is really, really good news. I know XSEED Games has been working on bringing this game over for awhile. Hopefully gamers will actually buy the title!


Get ready for the ultimate racing showdown with Sonic and his SEGA friends!

LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (May 28th, 2009) – SEGA® Europe Ltd. and SEGA® America, Inc., today announced Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, a fast and furious battle to the finish line in this supercharged racer. Developed for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, the home video game system, Wii™ and the Nintendo DS™ system, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing will speed into stores in early 2010.

In a frantic battle to the chequered flag, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing sees Sonic and friends speed around tracks set in mediaeval castle ramparts, lush rainforests and bustling cities, all taken from the visually rich and varied universes of Sonic and SEGA. Fan favourites such as Dr. Eggman, Tails, AiAi, Amigo and many more will join Sonic in their custom built vehicles, revving their engines and jostling to stay ahead of the pack. Each character will race around the track in cars, planes, motorbikes, and in AiAi’s case – a banana mobile! Secret short cuts, swift handling and avoiding strategically placed obstacles are certainly the best way to get to the top of the podium.

All-New Harvest Moon Games, Afrika, Cheer We Go! Among Titles to Appear At Show Next Week

Burlingame, Calif., May 28, 2009 – Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today announced their lineup for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), which begins next week, Tuesday, June 2, and runs through Thursday, June 4. The company will be holding one-on-one meetings in booth 848 in South Hall at the show with select media representatives. The previously unannounced titles include Cheer We Go and Squishy Tank for the Nintendo DS, as well as Afrika for the PlayStation 3, and Harvest Moon: My Little Shop for Nintendo WiiWare. Other previously announced titles include Harvest Moon: Animal Parade, Animal Kingdom: Wildlife Expedition and Reel Fishing: Angler’s Dream for the Wii, Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands and Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming for the DS, and Adventures To Go for the PSP. All the titles showcased will be shipping in 2009.

“We can’t wait to show everyone our outstanding lineup of titles for 2009,” said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO at Natsume. “This is our biggest lineup ever! We have something for people of all ages and tastes, no matter which gaming console or handheld is their favorite.”



Twain Harte, Calif—May 27, 2009- O-Games, a new publisher of family, social and sports videogames, and part of Oxygen Interactive Software Limited, announced today that Pirates: Duels on the High Seas is now available at all retail stores nationwide for the Nintendo DS™ handheld device.
Pirates: Duels on the High Seas is a frantic, seafaring shoot-em up game that encompasses naval battles, running blockades, fighting pirates, battling sea monsters and discovering treasure. Gather your strongest sailors and prepare to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Set a course for an epic adventure looking for the “Seven Keys of the Seven Seas” in an era when Britannia ruled the waves and pirates terrorized the oceans. Ye be warned of the legend of Blackbeard’s treasure and the Seven Keys! Many a pirate has seen an early grave with their fabled curse and tales of an agonizing death for those who dare to pursue them. It is time for you and your shipmates to test your daring with Duels on the High Seas!

01. [NDS] Sloan to Michael: Nazo no Monogatari (Level 5) 43,000 / NEW
02. [NDS] Pro Yakyuu Team o Tsukurou! 2 (SEGA) 39,000 / NEW

03. [360] Mass Effect (Microsoft) 17,000 / NEW
04. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2 G (PSP the Best) (Capcom) 14,000 / 692,000
05. [PSP] Bleach: Heat the Soul 6 (SCEI) 13,000 / 54,000
06. [NDS] Dragon Ball Kai: Saiyajin Raishuu (Namco Bandai) 12,000 / 148,000
07. [NDS] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of the Sky (Nintendo) 12,000 / 311,000
08. [NDS] Made in Ore (Wario Ware) (Nintendo) 11,000 / 123,000
09. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) 10,000 / 3,424,000
10. [NDS] Mario & Luigi RPG 3 (Nintendo) 9,000 / 624,000


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