Namco Bandai Releases Namco Museum Essentials

July 16, 2009

NAMCO BANDAI RELEASES NAMCO
MUSEUM ESSENTIALS AND LAUNCHES PLAYSTATION HOME DESTINATION SITE FOR THE
PLAYSTATION NETWORK

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
today released NAMCO MUSEUM™ ESSENTIALS, a must-have nostalgic compilation for
the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system’s PlayStation®Network. Namco
Museum™ Essentials brings the ultimate arcade game collection to the PLAYSTATION
3 console! With five classic games and a brand new arranged Xevious title,
players can re-live the old-school days of classic arcade gaming with legends
including Pac-Man, Galaga and Dig Dug. Namco Museum Essentials is jam-packed
with nostalgic favorites and a future classic that will keep you and your
friends entertained for hours!

  • 5 Legendary Original Games – Get
    your arcade fix and play PAC-MAN, Galaga, Dig Dug, Dragon Spirit, and Xevious
    faithfully reproduced with their original graphics and sounds

  • A Classic Resurrected – The debut
    of a classic envisioned, Xevious Resurrection offers a new twist, a fresh
    digitally enhanced look, co-op gameplay and intense shooting action

  • Get the High Score – Show off your
    skills in the High Score Attack Mode and compete against the world for the #1
    spot

  • Earn Rewards – Collect stamps and
    NM Points to unlock Trophies and rewards to use in PLAYSTATION Home to
    customize your avatar and Club house

  • Namco Museum Network – Connect
    with friends and share your play history, challenge your friends’ high score
    rankings and view their rewards

Additionally, a dedicated NAMCO
BANDAI Games PlayStation Home Destination section launched today. This section
will serve as the hub for all the company’s latest and greatest downloadable
media. Featuring a virtual arcade where players can access a trial version of
NAMCO MUSEUM ESSENTIALS, collect over 50 PlayStation Home classic NAMCO and The
[email protected]™ items, as well as view the latest media and trailers, the site will
contain content that guarantees to keep fans returning for more.

NAMCO MUSEUM ESSENTIALS is rated “E”
by the ESRB and has a MSRP of $9.99.