Namco Bandai Games Releases Namco High Onto

Free and premium datelines for browser-based video game character high school dating sim crossover event of the year now available to play online

TOKYO, JAPAN – December 17, 2013 – NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., a subsidiary of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc. (TYO: 7832), announced today the release of browser-based dating sim NAMCO™ HIGH onto its website. Developed by What Pumpkin Studios and Date Nighto LLC under the creative direction of Homestuck creator Andrew Hussie, NAMCO™ HIGH assembles characters from across the NAMCO BANDAI Games universe and brings them together at a high school just for video game characters. For the latest information, visit

NAMCO™ HIGH Key Information:

As a cousin to the Prince from the Katamari series you will meet total strangers with nothing in common, but before it is all over you'll break rules, bare your soul, and touch each other in ways you never dreamed.

Modern HTML5-capable web browsers on using BANDAI NAMCO ID (free to register) -- no software download required

Galaga (from Galaga), Lolo (from Klonoa), Valkyrie (from Legend of the Valkyrie), Anti-Bravoman (from Bravoman), Meowkie (from Mappy) and Albatross (from Rolling Thunder)

Taira (from Genpei Tomaden), Blue Max (from Sky Kid), Akiho Matsuo (from Wonder Momo), Nidia (from Dragon Spirit), Tomari (from Ordyne), Donko (from Taiko Drum Master), Hiromi (from Burning Force), Mr. Driller (from Mr. Driller), Richard Miller (from Time Crisis), and the three Homestuck character exchange students: Terezi Pyrope, Jane Crocker and Davesprite

Individual Datelines ($1.95): Any one of Taira, Blue Max, Akiho Matsuo, Niia, Tomari, Donko, Hiromi, Mr. Driller and Richard Miller
PAK A ($4.95): Taira, Blue Max, Akiho Matsuo and a random Homestuck character
PAK B ($4.95): Nidia, Tomari, Donko and a random Homestuck character
PAK C ($4.95): Hiromi, Mr. Driller, Richard Miller and a random Homestuck character for $4.95
DELUXE PAK ($14.95): All premium datelines unlocked and digital download for soundtrack, wallpapers and avatars

In addition to above premium digital content, select pre-order bundles including physical merchandise are still available at For more information, visit the official NAMCO™ HIGH website at

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NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., a part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive contents – including all major video game consoles, amusement machines (arcade products) and network platforms such as mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, Tekken®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®. More information about the company and its products can be found at

About ShiftyLook

Part of the Namco label at NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., ShiftyLook is all about bringing arcade classics back to life with webcomics, cartoons, games and more! With some of the coolest creators in the business, ShiftyLook publishes webcomics for classic games like KATAMARI, GALAGA™ and DIG DUG™, and introduces retro Japanese titles like BRAVOMAN™, WONDER MOMO, VALKYRIE and KLONOA™ to fans both old and new. ShiftyLook's animated series include BRAVOMAN™ and MAPPY™. More information on ShiftyLook can be found at

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