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'NARUTOSHIPPUDEN: ULTIMATE NINJA STORM 2' HITS ONE MILLION COPIES SHIPPED WORLDWIDE!

- The Ninja Storm Shows No Sign of Abating, with Fans Around the World Clamouring for the Latest Naruto Video Game Spectacular, Available at Retailers now -

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE– 29 November 2010– NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced that NARUTO Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 has passed 1 million copies shipped worldwide following its launch in October.

Available now at retailers across Europe and beyond, both the standard and content-packed Limited editions of NARUTO shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 bring a host of characters from the anime, brand new online mode, and new battle system delivering the best gameplay yet for the series.

Developed by acclaimed studio CyberConnect2, NARUTO Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 is a tour de force of Naruto thrills and spills, and the first game based on the global hit Naruto Shippuden manga and anime to appear on both consoles. Impressively faithfully to the universe of the anime, the game takes players through the Naruto Shippuden story arc with new battle systems enhancing the gameplay.?

Players must choose the right companions to fight alongside for a greater chance of winning, and together unleash explosive Team Special Techniques to lay waste to opponents.? The brand new online mode, a first for the Ultimate Ninja series, takes the full force of the fight to opponents around the world.

Players will meet a host of criminal Akatsuki characters in the game, and in an astonishing story twist even see Sasuke wearing an Akatsuki costume.? Lars Alexandersson, of TEKKEN™ 6 fame, will also make a playable appearance wearing his TEKKEN 6 costume designed by Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto. As an unlockable guest character, Lars brings his explosive signature moves to the game’s versus mode adding a ferocious new dimension to the experience.

For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe and its entire line up of games please visit www.namcobandaigames.eu.

About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe?

NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. is a leading software publisher?producing a broad catalogue of high quality interactive?entertainment for console and PC gaming platforms?and online which is marketed and sold in?50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and?Australasia.?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 Tekken™,?Dragon Ball?,?Naruto™,?SOULCALIBUR™, One Piece™, RidgeRacer™, Ace Combat™?and?Tamagotchi™.?

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