MS Saga: A New Dawn Ships to Stores

Feb 21st 2006
MS SAGA(TM): A NEW DAWN(TM)” SHIPS TO STORES
NAMCO BANDAI's Sci-Fi RPG Storms onto the PlayStation(R)2 with
Unprecedented Mobile Suit Customization

SANTA CLARA, Calif., (February 21, 2006) – Leading video games
publisher and developer Namco Bandai Games America Inc. today announced that
MS Saga(TM): A New Dawn(TM)” has shipped to stores for the
PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system. A science fiction role-playing game,
MS Saga: A New Dawn” challenges players to custom create the ultimate
mobile suit and stop an insidious madman's attempt at world domination.
With a rich storyline, pick-up-and-play interface, original characters
and more than 260 different parts for mobile suit customization, “MS
Saga: A New Dawn” is the first role-playing-game featuring mobile suits
to be available in North America.

“'MS Saga: A New Dawn' introduces RPG fans to an entirely new sci-fi
world, brought to life with beautifully-detailed graphics,” said Yoshi
Niki, Product Group Director, Namco Bandai Games America Inc. “The
extensive mobile suit customization options provide a truly unique experience
where players can create their ideal mechanized warriors and test them
in battle.”

MS Saga: A New Dawn” follows Tristan, a sixteen year-old boy who sets
out for revenge after a mysterious black mobile suit destroys the
orphanage where he was raised. With the help of his friends, Tristan
realizes that similar attacks are taking place across the land, and he must
mobilize his allies to stop an evil captain and his mechanized army from
destroying the world. In order to retaliate against the enemy, players
are given a variety of customization options for their mobile suits and
can design them for devastating ranged attacks or melee combat. In
addition to intense turn-based battles, “MS Saga” also features stunning
characters designed by Akira Yasuda, best known for his work with the
Street Fighter series.

For more information about “MS Saga: A New Dawn,” please visit
www.MSSaga.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.

As previous separate entities (NAMCO HOMETEK INC. and Bandai Games
Inc.) the companies were each known for creating some of the industry's top
franchises including: Tamagotchi!(R), Tekken(R), Power Rangers,
SOULCALIBUR(R), Teen Titans, Dead to Rights(R), Pac-Man World(TM), Inuyasha,
Digimon, Ridge Racer(R), Time Crisis(R) and ACECOMBAT(R). For more
information about NAMCO Bandai America Inc. and its products log onto
www.namcobandaigames.com.

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