SANTA CLARA, Calif., (November 3, 2006) - Leading video games publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. announced today that Tamagotchi ® Connection ® : Corner Shop TM 2 has received gold status. Available exclusively for the Nintendo DS TM , Corner Shop 2 returns with brand new shops ranging from sushi bars to a doctor's office to car washes. As the shopkeepers, players must work with their Tamagotchi partners (Mametchi, Memetchi, and Kutchipatchi) to keep customers happy by providing a variety of goods and services. Scheduled to hit shelves on November 14, Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2 is rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB, and carries an MSRP of $29.99.
The vibrant Tamagotchi world comes to life with over 100 different Tamagotchi, and 12 unique shops for players to run and grow. By treating customers with astounding service and providing top-notch goods, players will impress the princess, and be rewarded with store upgrades for their diligence. With "gotchi points" earned in the store, new rugs, wallpapers, food and other fun items can be purchased to keep the Tamagotchi partners smiling. Nintendo's Wi-Fi connection allows gamers to give gifts and trade cards, screenshots and items to friends and other Tamagotchi enthusiasts to share the experience.
More information about Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2 is available at www.namcobandaigames.com.
About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. is an interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. The company is a subsidiary of the newly formed NAMCO BANDAI Holdings (USA) Inc. based in Cypress, CA.
On September 29, 2005, Bandai Co., Ltd. and NAMCO LIMITED implemented a management integration to form NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc. This step was taken to compete more effectively on the global stage in the fast-changing entertainment industry and to deliver further growth.
The resulting BANDAI NAMCO Group is a global entertainment group involved in business fields ranging from toys, amusement facilities, video game software and visual software, to apparel, sundries and network content.
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