Defend Earth from Evil in Saban's Power Rangers Megaforce on Nintendo 3DS Today
SAN JOSE, Calif. – (November 5, 2013) – NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced that Saban's Power Rangers MEGAFORCE® for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system is now available at retailers in the Americas. For as long as evil has threatened Earth, the Power Rangers have been called upon to protect it. This newest installment of the Power Rangers video game series is based on Saban Brands' hit television show, Power Rangers Megaforce, which airs on Nickelodeon. The game allows players to step into the Power Rangers universe, giving them the responsibility of defending Earth from the evil Warstar aliens who are threatening to overtake the entire planet.
Players will POWER UP and join a battle of MEGA magnitude in this smashing, martial arts-packed, 3D side-scrolling action game. In Saban's Power Rangers MEGAFORCE, each player can use their Nintendo 3DS camera to take a picture of them self and watch as they morph into their favorite Power Ranger MEGAFORCE. Official Power Ranger Cards (sold separately) can be scanned to unlock collectibles including screenshots and photo frames from the television series as well as power-ups that will maximize Ranger abilities. Fans will also find an exclusive official trading card packed inside the game case in limited supply. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Power Rangers franchise, players can also relive epic battles with the original team of spandex-clad superheroes by unlocking all-new Mighty Morphin Power Rangers skins!
Saban's Power Rangers MEGAFORCE for the Nintendo 3DS system is available for purchase at video game retailers in North America, Latin America, and Brazil at a MSRP of $39.99 and is rated “Everyone 10+” by the ESRB. For more information on NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. or its other products, please visit www.namcobandaigames.com or join the conversation on our official Facebook fan page at www.facebook.com/NamcoBandai.
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About Saban's Power Rangers Megaforce
Power Rangers Megaforce is the current season of the iconic franchise on television. The series, which airs Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon, delivers mega action, humor, excitement and entertainment, in addition to the core themes of friendship, teamwork, fitness, and helping others. Power Rangers Megaforce premiered as Saban Brands celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Power Rangers franchise, which is helmed by Haim Saban, who created and produced the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series in 1993. Following its introduction, Power Rangers quickly became the most-watched children's television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running boys live-action series in television history. The series followed the adventures of a group of ordinary young people who “morphed” into superheroes. It was seen in more than 60 countries, translated into numerous languages, and was a mainstay in the most prominent international children's programming blocks. SCG Power Rangers LLC, which licenses and merchandises the Power Rangers brand, is an affiliate of Saban Brands. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.
About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. SB applies a global omni-channel management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in media, content creation, branding, licensing, marketing, digital and finance. SB's portfolio of properties currently includes Power Rangers, Paul Frank, Digimon Fusion, Julius Jr., Popples, Vortexx, Zui.com and The Playforge. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.
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