DRAGONBALL: Evolution for the PSP is Now Available in Stores

April 10, 2009

Evolution for the PSP is Now Available in Stores

The Latest Adaptation of World
Renowned Manga Series Brings Lightning-Fast Head-to-Head Fighting as the Battle
for the Seven Sacred Dragon Balls Wages On

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.,
announced today that DRAGONBALL: Evolution is now available at retailers
throughout North America for the PSP. Based on the highly anticipated Twentieth
Century Fox feature film of the same name, DRAGONBALL: Evolution extends the
theatrical experience outside of the movie theater and successfully recreates it
on a handheld device. With a familiar cast of the characters and timeless
fast-paced action, DRAGONBALL: Evolution provides an immersive take on the
classic martial arts genre.

Ultimate powers collide as players
match up against their favorite characters from the movie and battle for control
of the seven sacred Dragon Balls. DRAGONBALL: Evolution employs an easy-to-learn
yet difficult-to-master fighting system which provides everyone the power to
pull off stylish and dynamic attacks. Ki (energy) management will be essential
to gain the upper hand and unleash a devastating attack on unsuspecting

DRAGONBALL: Evolution has been
specially crafted for the PSP system with game modes that are ideal for
on-the-go play. In Story Mode, follow the path of Goku as he makes his way
through an exhilarating story to find Master Roshi. Arcade Mode brings the fight
directly to players as they can select their favorite characters and take on
numerous challenges. Mission Mode will have players taking on specific tasks and
unlocking additional game content. Additionally with Network Battle Mode,
players can challenge their friends over an Ad-Hoc wireless connection and
recreate all the awesome battles from the movie.

The motion picture DRAGONBALL:
EVOLUTION, starring Justin Chatwin (War of the Worlds), Emmy Rossum (The Day
After Tomorrow), Jamie Chung (Samurai Girl) and Chow Yun Fat (Pirates of the
Caribbean: At World’s End), along with James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire
Slayer), Eriko Tamura (NBC’s Heroes) and international pop sensation Joon Park,
will be released by Twentieth Century Fox April 10, 2009. The film is based on
one of the most successful manga series of all-time, which boasts more than 500
animated television episodes, 14 video games, 17 features and over $4 billion in
related merchandise sales.