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GAMERS CAN NOW ENJOY CLASSIC ARCADE GAMING ANYWHERE, ANYTIME WITH NAMCO MUSEUM™ ON THE NINTENDO SWITCH™

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. Brings Together Arcade Favorites PAC-MAN™, Galaga™, Dig Dug™, and More to Nintendo Switch™ in 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif., (April 12, 2017) - Leading interactive entertainment developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announces NAMCO MUSEUM , the ultimate collection of beloved arcade games from the 1980s. This classic catalog includes favorites from Namco’s classic arcade collection, including PAC-MAN™, Dig Dug™, Galaga™, Galaga ‘88™, The Tower of Druaga™, Rolling Thunder™, Rolling Thunder 2™, SkyKid™, Splatterhouse™, and Tank Force™. The NAMCO MUSEUM collection will be available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch in Summer 2017.

With NAMCO MUSEUM , players will be transported back to the days when coin-operated arcades reigned supreme, for a truly nostalgic experience. Through the Nintendo Switch, these retro classics can be played anytime, anywhere, and against anyone through the game’s online ranking system. With the ranking system, players can compete to earn the number one spot on the worldwide challenger board for their favorite Namco arcade classics. Players nostalgic for the classic coin-op era can transform their Nintendo Switch into a miniature cabinet by turning the handheld console vertically for a taller, slimmer screen that replicates the original arcade experience. NAMCO MUSEUM also provides a challenge mode, presenting players new and unique challenges for each game, giving classic games a fresh twist.

NAMCO MUSEUM is the perfect game for anyone looking to add a series of fun, classic, and addictive games to their Switch collection,” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.. “Arcade games from the ‘80s were some of the most challenging, rewarding, and cherished experiences a gamer could have. From blasting enemy spacecrafts in Galaga to chomping dots while avoiding ghosts in PAC-MAN, NAMCO MUSEUM is packed with entertaining classic gameplay, no quarters needed.”

For more information on BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. and NAMCO MUSEUM , go to: http://www.bandainamcoent.com/home.html or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS or join the conversation at https://twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.

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About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE COMBAT®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS

Game software © 2017 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

NAMCO MUSEUM™ & ©2017 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

PAC-MAN™ & ©1980 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

GALAGA™ & ©1981 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

DIG DUG™ & ©1982 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

GALAGA™88 & ©1987 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

SPLATTERHOUSE™ & ©1988 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

TOWER OF DRUAGA™ & ©1984 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

ROLLING THUNDER™ & ©1986 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

ROLLING THUNDER™ 2 & ©1990 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

SKY KID™ & ©1985 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

TANK FORCE™ & ©1991 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

PAC-MAN™ VS. & ©2003 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. ©2003 Nintendo

 

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