Inu Yasha Secret of the Divine Jewel Now at Stores

Jan 23rd 2007

"THE LEGEND OF HEROES(TM) III: SONG OF THE OCEAN" AND "INUYASHA(TM): SECRET OF THE DIVINE JEWEL(TM)" NOW AT RETAIL STORES

Playing is Believing(R) When These New Role-Playing Games Hit Store Shelves.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., (January 23, 2007) – Leading video games publisher and developer Namco Bandai Games America Inc. announced today that "The Legend of Heroes(TM) III: Song of the Ocean(TM)" for the PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system and "Inuyasha(TM): Secret of the Divine Jewel(TM)," for the Nintendo(R)DS are both available in retail stores now across North America. "The Legend of Heroes III: Song of the Ocean" is the latest installment of the popular "Legend of Heroes" series, and brings an all-new adventure to first-time players and long-time fans alike, while "Inuyasha: Secret of the Divine Jewel" unites familiar characters with some fresh faces in an original story based on the hit animated show.

"The Legend of Heroes III: Song of the Ocean" puts players in the role of a young musician named Forte as he sets off on a quest to discover a very old and powerful song of mystifying might left behind by a renowned composer. With over 100 characters strikingly illustrated and innovative features such as pets that can be acquired, trained and fed various items to help in battle, the classic RPG style gameplay allows players to save at nearly any point. Created by the developers of the legendary “Ys,” “Brandish,” and “Sorcerian “series, and offering over 50 hours of new adventure, "The Legend of Heroes III: Song of the Ocean" is sure to be enjoyed by fans new and old.

More information about "The Legend of Heroes III: Song of the Ocean" is available at www.namcobandaigames.com.

**To download screens please visit: http://www.kohnkecomm.com/dl/bandai/legend_ships.zip **

"Inuyasha: Secret of the Divine Jewel," is an inspired new adventure that takes players into the world of Rumiko Takahashi's well-known animated TV series with a new plot and story line that has never before been seen. Original characters, created exclusively for the game, reveal captivating origins and personalities that further weave a fascinating story while interacting with memorable friends like Inuyasha, Kagome, Shippou and Miroku. Banding together, these adventurers will battle hordes of demons as players enjoy the intuitive command-based control scheme and the CFS (Cover Fellow System) that allows characters to work together with chosen traveling companions when combating enemies.

More information about "Inuyasha: Secret of the Divine Jewel" is available at www.namcobandaigames.com.

**To download screens please visit: http://www.kohnkecomm.com/dl/bandai/Inuyasha_ships.zip **

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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 video game franchises including: Tamagotchi!(R), Tekken(R), SOULCALIBUR(R), Dead to Rights(R), Pac-Man(R) World(TM), Digimon(R), Ridge Racer(R), Time Crisis(R) and ACECOMBAT(R). For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. and its products log onto www.namcobandaigames.com.

Press Release (c) 2007 Namco Bandai Games America Inc.

(c) Rumiko Takahashi / 2000, 2007 Shogakukan, Yomiuri TV, SUNRISE (c) 2007 Namco Bandai Games Inc. Secret of the Divine Jewel is a trademark of Namco Bandai Games America Inc. Namco Bandai Games logo is a trademark of NAMCO BANDAI. Published and distributed by Namco Bandai Games America Inc.

The Legend of Heroes (c) 2007 Nihon Falcom Corporation. Game code (c) 2007 Namco Bandai Games Inc. Prophecy of the Moonlight Witch is a trademark of Namco Bandai Games America Inc.


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