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Namco Announces "Rebelstar Tactical Command(TM)" For The Game Boy(R) Advance

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Santa Clara, Ca., (March, 30, 2005) - Leading video games publisher and developer, Namco Hometek Inc. today announced "Rebelstar Tactical CommandTM" for the Game Boy® Advance. A turn-based strategy and combat game with role-playing elements, "Rebelstar Tactical Command" transports players to a not-so-distant future in which Earth is ruled by an evil empire. Developed by Codo Technologies Ltd, "Rebelstar Tactical Command" is scheduled to ship in August 2005.

In "Rebelstar Tactical Command," the year is 2117, and Earth is under the control of the evil Arelian Empire. A band of rebels has risen to wage battle against the Arelians. Four distinct play modes include campaign, skirmish, hot-seat multiplayer and multiplayer link mode. In hot-seat multiplayer mode, a replay option lets players review the opponent's last turn.

The game's RPG elements allow players to develop unique characters and relationships and control individual soldiers. The game also boasts stealth skills, a variety of weapons, and destructible environments where players can strategically use the lines of sight rules to their advantage - or to their opponent's disadvantage.

"'Rebelstar Tactical Command' delivers a strategic and addictive gaming experience on the Game Boy Advance," said Jeff Lujan, Business Director, Namco Hometek Inc. "Role playing elements and a new twist on turn-based strategy bring depth and high replay value to 'Rebelstar Tactical Command.'"

About Namco Hometek Inc.

Namco Hometek Inc. is the U.S. consumer division of Namco Limited, a Tokyo-based world leader in the high-tech entertainment industry. Based in Santa Clara, CA, Namco Hometek Inc. is an award-winning video games publisher for next generation game consoles. Namco has created some of the industry's greatest video game franchises: "Tekken®," "SOULCALIBUR®," "Dead to Rights®," "Pac-Man WorldTM," "Ridge Racer®," "Time Crisis®" and "ACECOMBATTM." For more information about Namco and its products log onto www.namco.com.

"TEKKEN®," "SOULCALIBUR®," "PAC-MAN WORLDTM," "Ridge Racer®," "Time Crisis®" and "ACECOMBATTM" are trademarks or registered trademarks of Namco Limited in the United States and/or other countries.

"Dead to RightsTM" is a trademark or registered trademark of Namco Hometek Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

"Rebelstar: Tactical Command" is a trademark of Namco Hometek, Inc.

® 2005 Namco Hometek, Inc.

TM, ® and Game Boy Advance are trademarks of Nintendo. ® 2004 Nintendo.

Contacts:

Kit Ellis

Kohnke Communications

(415) 777-4000

kit@kohnkecomm.com

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Mika Kelly

Namco Hometek Inc.

(408) 235-2133

mkelly@namco.com

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