Bandai Games' Inuyasha: Feudal Combat Now Available In Retail Stores



Rumiko Takahashi's Beloved Characters Come to Life on PlayStation(R)2

CYPRESS, CA – September 1 2005 – Bandai Games Inc. today announced that
“Inuyasha: Feudal Combat” for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment
system is now available in retail stores. Based on the top-rated TV
series from VIZ Media on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, “Inuyasha: Feudal
Combat” allows gamers to play as their favorite characters as they face
their foes in colorful arenas adapted directly from the popular show.

“The cell-shaded characters have been painstakingly rendered for the
PlayStation 2” said Rika Maruya, Co-Producer at Bandai Games. “With a
great cast of players like the half-demon Inuyasha and the demon-slayer
Sango, we made a special effort to create characters that move and fight
as fluidly as in the stories from the long-running anime series.”

About “Inuyasha: Feudal Combat”
“Inuyasha: Feudal Combat” allows fans of the television show and
fighting games alike to partner two characters from the series to duke it out
in ancient Japan. Featuring 12 playable fighters from the dog demon
Inuyasha to the evil shape-shifter Naraku, “Inuyasha: Feudal Combat”
promises an original battle system in a sweeping fairy tale setting where
demons and magic roam freely in feudal Japan.

Features for “Inuyasha: Feudal Combat” include:

• 12 playable characters from the TV series
• Interactive environments that can give players an advantage in battle
• Original battle system that includes partner characters
• Three different gameplay modes, including mission, story, and
two-player versus
• Chance to develop character's skills and compatibility with partners
to improve attacks

About Bandai Games Inc.
Bandai Games Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bandai America
Incorporated and a leading publisher of interactive entertainment software
for popular videogame systems such as the PSP(TM)
(PlayStation(R)Portable) system, PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox(R)
video game system from Microsoft, the Nintendo DS(TM), Nintendo
GameCube(TM), and the Game Boy(R) Advance. Unique characters and stimulating game
experiences highlight Bandai Games Inc.'s distinctive product lineup
which include hit titles such as Inuyasha and Digimon. Bandai Games Inc.
is headquartered in Cypress, California. For more information and press
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About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), is one
of the most comprehensive and innovative companies in the field of
manga publishing, animation and entertainment licensing of Japanese
content. Owned by three of Japan's largest creators and licensors of manga and
animation, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan Production
Co., Ltd. (ShoPro Japan), VIZ Media is a leader in the publishing and
distribution of Japanese manga for English speaking audiences in North
America and a global licensor of Japanese manga and animation. The company
offers an integrated product line including, magazines such as SHONEN
JUMP and SHOJO BEAT, graphic novels, videos, DVDs, audio soundtracks and
develops and markets animated entertainment from initial production,
television placement and distribution, to merchandise licensing and
promotions for audiences and consumers of all ages.

Contact VIZ Media at 295 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA 94133; Phone
(415) 546-7073; Fax (415) 546-7086; and web site at

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