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BANDAI NAMCO ANNOUNCES OUTCAST ODYSSEY AS A PART OF SAN DIEGO COMIC CON MOBILE GAMES LINEUP!

July 23, 2014 – SAN FRANCISCO - BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. today announced their San Diego Comic Con 2014 exclusive mobile games lineup, which includes new trading card game Outcast Odyssey, featuring comic book artists Warren Louw and Chuck Pires.

San Diego Comic Con fans can meet the Outcast Odyssey team and featured comic book artists Warren Louw and Chuck Pires for an autograph signing at the BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. booth #121 on July 25th at 4pm and July 26th at 1pm.

In addition, both Outcast Odyssey featured artists will also have autograph signings at the Red Giant Entertainment Inc. booth 2365 on Sunday, July 27th from 11am.

Developed by Magic Pixel Games and published by BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc., Outcast Odyssey is a mobile card battle game, featuring a cross pollination of the best of Dungeon Crawling and Card Battling.  Players will explore dangerous lands and collect beautifully hand drawn cards by the top comic book artists in industry.  They can form guilds, battle players to prove skill and increase strength.

A special feature of Outcast Odyssey allows players to collect and evolve hundreds of cards to create the ultimate deck. Each card includes parallax effects and all of the cards have incredible VFX to fuel the explosive power of your cards.

"The goal was to have a variety of art styles for the cards in Outcast Odyssey,” said Magic Pixel Games Lead Designer, Jonathan Durr.  “Chuck Pires, with his vibrant art style, plus Warren Louw and his gorgeous rendering, were exactly the visual game experience that we were after. We were blown away with their contributions to the game and can’t wait to show them off.”

BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. and Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTC: REDG), have announced they are in partnership talks to provide more comic influenced games like Outcast Odyssey. Tony Colafrancesco, Director of Business Development for BNGA says, “We see a great opportunity to build immersive gaming experiences that allow comic fans to be closer to the books they love.” Benny R. Powell, CEO for Red Giant Entertainment Inc. added, “We couldn’t be more excited to work with such an influential and innovative company. We look forward to the many exciting developments ahead.”

All BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc., mobile game exclusives including Outcast Odyssey, PAC-MAN© Friends and PAC-MAN© CEDX, are available to play in the BNGA booth #121 at San Diego Comic Con.

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About BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc.

BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and computers, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across the Americas, 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  http://www.bandainamcogames.com.

 

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