Namco Bandai Games America/Namco Networks merger

Now it's all just Namco Bandai Games America.

SAN JOSE, Calif., August 5, 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and Namco Networks America Inc., today announced that the two companies will integrate under the NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. label to further NAMCO BANDAI Holdings vision of creating games that appeal to a mass audience and to best compete in the worldwide gaming industry.

Under the NAMCO BANDAI Games America label, the company will leverage talent from both the mobile and console businesses to develop and publish interactive content across multiple platforms including all major video game consoles, Apple iOS products, mobile, PC and the Web. It will not only continue to build upon its rich portfolio of immersive and interactive gaming titles, but will also further strengthen the companys position by expanding its presence in the social gaming space.

We strive to make games accessible to gamers across multiple platforms. Combining the companies deep pools of talent and resources is the best way for us to achieve our goal of broadening our consumer base, said Kenji Hisatsune, President, CEO and COO of Namco Networks. I am very excited about uniting these dynamic groups and look forward to delivering top-notch content thats appropriate for multiple gaming platforms and communities.

The companies expect the transaction to be complete in Q1 2011 and will operate as one united organization. At that time, Kenji Hisatsune will serve as the newly-appointed President and CEO of NAMCO BANDAI Games America.


About Namco Networks

Namco Networks America Inc., a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc., is a worldwide leader in cutting-edge, digitally distributed casual entertainment including mobile, Apple iOS and casual PC games. More information about Namco Networks products can be found on, Facebook or Twitter.

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 , and Tekken brands. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and our products log onto

Press Release 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. All rights reserved.


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