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Namco Bandai: previews & guests

Published on 23/06/2011 - Edition 2011

Discover exclusive previews and prestigious guests on the booth of Namco Bandai and on the video game stage!

Faithful to Japan Expo for several years, NAMCO BANDAI invites fans of all things Japanese to discover its exciting forthcoming line up of titles on booth B.E.96, including world exclusive first hands-on opportunities. In addition, a series of unmissable presentations and exclusive announcements will be happening on the central video game stage on Thursday 30th June and Friday 1st July at 14:00, including the following:

  • Producer Hiroyuki KANEKO reveals the first images of the new title DRAGON BALL GAME PROJECT AGE 2011 from developer Spike.
  • Hideo BABA, Tales series producer, delivers the latest news on the series with details on European activities for all the fans, in particular about TALES OF THE ABYSS for Nintendo 3DS™ and TALES OF GRACES F. for PlayStation®3.
  • Exclusive goodies are distributed to fans to celebrate the announcement of ONE PIECE GIGANT BATTLE on Nintendo DS™, with Shuji YOSHIDA, producer at Ganbarion studio producer, making an appearance to discuss the future of the series.
  • Katsuhiro HARADA, Mr Tekken himself, presents new images from the movie TEKKEN™ BLOOD VENGEANCE coming out this autumn, which will include the game TEKKEN™ TAG TOURNAMENT HD in the TEKKEN™ HYBRID pack, exclusively on PlayStation®3.
  • Hiroshi MATSUYAMA, the charismatic head of development studio CyberConnect2, is present with news about the NARUTO series.
  • Plus lots more surprises during the event!

On the booth, NAMCO BANDAI gives visitors the worldwide first exclusive hands-on playtest of a number of exciting titles:

  • DRAGON BALL GAME PROJECT AGE 2011 is playable for the first time on Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3.
  • TEKKEN fans can play TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 for the first time on arcade machines, days before its release in Japan.
  • Lots of other titles, including some surprises, are playable on the booth!

Not to be missed under any circumstance!


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