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- Best-Selling Brain Training Series Makes its PC and‘Games for Laptop’ Debut in Europe and PAL Regions, Published by NAMCO BANDAI Games -

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE– 29 May 2009– NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S today announced the launch of Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima, the newest game from the world-renowned brain training series supervised by prominent Japanese neuroscientist Dr. Kawashima. Packed with tried and trusted mental exercises intended to stimulate different parts of the brain and keep minds active, Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima is available on PC DVD-rom and compact‘Games For Laptop’ mini-DVD at retailers across Europe and the PAL regions, and also as a digital download from the Atari store at www.atari-store.eu.

The development of Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima was supervised by Dr. Kawashima, the renowned Japanese neuroscientist whose revolutionary brain training technique was made popular through the acclaimed Brain Training series on Nintendo DS™ and mobile phones. Dr. Kawashima’s belief is that our brains, just like our bodies, need regular exercise to stay active and healthy.

In today’s busy world, it’s more important than ever to dedicate a few moments each day to give our brains a workout and combat the natural decline of mental abilities. Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima for PC and‘Games for Laptop’ lets busy people who spend the majority of their day in front of computers enjoy a mental workout when travelling, during a break at work or on the sofa at home. Now there are even more ways to keep that brain in top flight condition!

Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima consists of 36 quick mini exercises divided into three colour-coded categories to train the three main lobes of the brain– frontal, parietal and temporal– through simple arithmetic, memory games and puzzles. The highly intuitive games are played using the mouse to point and click or simple keystrokes. Progress can easily be tracked by viewing the results charts, and can be shared on the official website at www.brainexercise.eu for worldwide ranking.

Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima is available on PC DVD-Rom and compact‘Games for Laptop’ mini-DVD at retailers in Europe and PAL regions, and for digital download from the Atari store at www.atari-store.eu.

About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe:

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher based in Cergy-Pontoise, France. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including the RidgeRacer™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, Tamagotchi™, Digimon™, Dragonball? and Naruto™ brands.

Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima? 2009 NBGI / NBGE.

All rights reserved. Published by NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.

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