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-Platformers, get ready for the ultimate experience!-

PARIS, FRANCE – 28 th March 2014 – Independant video game publisher Magiko Gaming and leading video game developer and publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today released PLATFORMINES for STEAM® on a Worldwide scale (except Japan).

After several small, yet motivating successes, the French team behind “Platformance” decided to go big and take on new challenges: Platformines was born! With its unique style, this old-school 16-bit game will please tons of gamers. Using a unique 2D engine developed by Magiko Gaming, Platformines offers hours of fun and a shooting galore to the players wanting to help the game’s heroes to rebuild their spaceship.

Thanks to the dev. team’s ingenuity, this adventure will surprise all partakers: an infinite number of randomly generated worlds to explore are available! These haphazardly created realms will be packed with deadly enemies, lethal traps and amazing items & treasures to loot. Speaking of randomly generated things… It’s the same for weapons! Each one have its unique stats, adventurers need to get ready to find the best one to take down those funny-looking, yet dangerous, bouncing eyes!

As part of the game, Platformines offers multiple customization options; no matter if the players want to create a fully customized character looking like them or if they want to equip useful and fancy items increasing their statistics, such as wigs, hats etc, everything is possible!

Our first partnership with Magiko Gaming is a very exciting one! Platformines is a remarkable mix of old-school 16-bit gaming with a new engine and technical brilliance of mind!” said Mathieu Piau, EMEA Marketing Director at NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S, “ hours of fun, shooting, looting and customization are awaiting the gamers: may the loot power be with you!

Platformines is now available on a worldwide scale (except Japan). For the latest news and updates, join the Platformines family at www.Platformines.com and bngames.eu/platforminesgame. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games’ entire line up, go to www.NamcoBandaiGames.eu.

About Magiko Soft

The French team behind Magiko Soft began its indie adventure in 2010 before officially founding the independent video game development company in November 2012. The studio has released two platformer games, "Platformance: Castle Pain" and "Platformance: Temple Death". Loving the simplicity of the 2D games from the 80s, the team also took inspiration from modern games for the design of Platformines. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.magikogaming.com/

About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI 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.

Magiko Soft Copyright © 2014. Platformines is a trademark registered by Magiko Soft. Distributed by NAMCO  BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S

Press Release © 2014 NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe SAS.


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