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Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation

Flightstick Bundle relaunched at America's Best Buy stores, complete with special DVD.

Santa Clara, Calif., (October 21, 2008) – Leading video games developer and publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., announced today that the Ace Combat® 6 Flightstick Bundle is once again available, exclusively at Best Buy retail stores nationwide. Including the critically acclaimed Ace Combat® 6: Fires of Liberation for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, HORI’s exclusive ACE-EDGE™ flightstick and a custom Xbox 360 faceplate, the newly released bundle also includes an exclusive DVD of the award-winning flight combat documentary Speed & Angels.

Speed & Angels follows two young aspiring fighter pilots as they follow their dreams of taking to the skies in F-14 Tomcat aircraft. Providing a behind the scenes look at the extraordinary people that pilot the world’s most advanced fighter planes, the film was the recipient of the Audience Award at the 2008 Newport Film Festival and an official selection at the 2008 Sedona International Film Festival.

Thrusting players into massive living battlefields, Ace Combat 6 lets players pilot cutting-edge real world aircraft such as the F-22 Raptor and A-10 Thunderbolt as they take on screaming enemy fighter jets, ground-based anti-air emplacements and hulking naval vessels. Up to 16 players can test their dogfighting skills online in a variety of multiplayer modes, including objective-based air raids and exclusive cooperative missions. Unanimously praised by critics and fans alike, Ace Combat 6 was chosen as one of Time Magazine’s top 10 games of 2007 and lauded as “bigger, better and even more photorealistic than its predecessors” by USA Today.

The Ace Combat 6 Flightstick Bundle with the Speed & Angels DVD is available exclusively at Best Buy locations nationwide and carries a suggested retail price of $149.99. Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation is available at retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $59.99 and is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB. For more information, please visit www.acecombatsix.com and www.speedandangels.com.

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About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. 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 the PAC-MAN®, SOULCALIBUR®, Naruto™ and Tekken® brands. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and our products log onto www.namcobandaigames.com.

About Salient Media

Salient Media is a producer, licensor and distributor of entertainment programming. The company distributes to broadcast, traditional and non-traditional retail outlets throughout North America and the world. Previous successes include: Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicles pt. 1, Katt Williams: American Hustle, National Lampoon’s Spring Break, Mo’Nique: I Coulda Been Your Cellmate, and the Emmy Award Winning Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.

About HORI

HORI is one of the oldest console peripheral makers in the world, with business operations existing in Japan for more than 20 years. The company develops a wide range of peripherals, including regular controllers, specialty controllers, memory cards, cables and remote controls. The company’s strongest part is that the products are licensed by Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, and whole lot of collaborated special items with software company for the market. In January 2004, HORI (U.S.A.), Inc. opened to expand its business efforts worldwide to deliver the highest quality products in the US market. We are pleased to have NAMCO BANDAI Games to work as a partnership on this project again. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.hori.jp/us/ / www.hori.jp

ACE COMBAT® 6 Fires of Liberation™ & © 2007 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. All trademarks and copyrights associated with the manufacturers, aircraft, models, trade names, brands and visual images depicted in this game are the property of their respective owners, and used with such permissions. © JAPAN SPACE IMAGING CORPORATION. © GeoEye © INTA Spaceturk © DigitalGlobe/HitachiSoft.

Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox Live are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Press Release © 2008 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.


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NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

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