Bandai Games' Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Ships


Experience the Futuristic World of Cybernetics and Cyber Crimes on the
PSP(TM) (PlayStation(R)Portable) System

CYPRESS, CA - October 25, 2005 - Bandai Games, Inc. today announced
that "Ghost in the Shell(R): Stand Alone Complex(TM)" for PSP(TM)
(PlayStation(R)Portable) system has shipped to retail stores. Face off against
technological terrorists as a member of Section 9, an elite group of
intelligence operatives commissioned to fend off sinister
cyber-criminals. Based on the critically-acclaimed anime series by renowned manga
artist and writer Masamune Shirow, the sci-fi first-person shooter offers
wireless multiplayer action for up to six players in cooperative and
competitive modes. Untangle the mystery of the Berutarbe using Motoko's
agility, Batou's strength, Saito's sniper skills, and Togusa's stealth
with 51 different playable weapons. Gamers can customize your independent
mini-tank Tachikoma with unique accessories.

"In adhering to the central technological theme in 'Ghost in the
Shell(R):Stand Alone Complex(TM),' we have maximized the wireless
capabilities available on the PSP," said Rika Maruya, Co-Producer of Bandai Games.
"Gamers now have the opportunity to experience an ultramodern world of
hackers and cyber-terrorism on a cutting edge platform."

About Bandai Games Inc.
Bandai Games Inc. is a subsidiary of Bandai America Incorporated and a
leading publisher of interactive entertainment software for popular
game systems such as the PSP(TM) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system,
PlayStation(R)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 properties such
as "Inuyasha" and "Digimon." Bandai Games Inc. is headquartered in
Cypress, California. For more information and press downloads please visit

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(C) 2002-2005 Shirow Masamune-Production I.G/KODANSHA
(C) 2005 Sony Computer Entertainment Inc./BANDAI/Production I.G GHOST
IN THE SHELL is a registered trademark of Kodansha Ltd. STAND ALONE
COMPLEX is a trademark of Kodansha Ltd.
BANDAI logo is a registered trademark of Bandai. All Rights Reserved.
"PSP" is a trademark and "PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are
registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Memory Stick
DuoT may be required (sold separately).

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