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- Hands-on with JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle and first UK showing of Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day , including competitions and prize giveaways -

UK, LONDON – March 17th, 2013 – Anime fans from all across the UK rejoice, as Bandai Namco Games is taking two of the hottest games on the horizon, to the MCM Expo in Birmingham, from the 22 nd – 23 rd March 2014, on stand 18.

Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day sees Ranko take on an enemy organisation as she fights to save the lives of her friends and all those around her. Schoolgirl by day, assassin at night – Help Ranko battle through multiple, psychedelic stages and escape from the swarm of enemies before they catch up with her! This promises to be one of the most exhilarating games you will play all year!

On each day of the expo, Bandai Namco Games will be giving away 5 art books to the person who achieves the fastest time on the ‘Subway’ stage*. How do you enter? Once you have completed the ‘Subway’ stage, simply take a photo of your fastest time and tweet it to @NamcoBandaiUK and @MCMExpo including #TopScore and #ShortPeace We will then announce the 10 lucky winners on Monday via Twitter!

On top of that, due to popular demand, Bandai Namco Games will be bringing its beloved JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle to the MCM Expo, yet again! Developed by CyberConnect2 and based on the legendary manga series, players will be able to revisit all of the amazing adventures (From 1 st to the 8 th Chapter) through the Story Mode and battle it out in versus mode.

With the game due to launch on the 25 th April 2014, we are giving you the chance to prepare yourself before taking on the greatest players from all over the world by challenging Bandai Namco Games’ very own fighting game expert, Edwin Chuah. Beat him and you will win one of our exclusive goodie bags!**

Edwin will be available to challenge on Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 11am and 2pm – 3pm. Just look for the guy wearing the blue Namco shirt!

We will also be joining Manga UK on stage at 1pm on Saturday to talk about both Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle. Be sure to join us as we cover the key features of each game and show the latest trailers.


*In the event of a draw, the player with the most kills will win.

**If you win, you are unable to challenge for the goodie bag a second time.

About BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S.

BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S., 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 PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across 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 www.namcobandaigames.eu or  www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.


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