The King Of All Cosmos Rolls Onto The PSP
System With “Me And My Katamari”
The Award-Winning Rolling Franchise Goes
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (November 17, 2005) –
Leading video games publisher and developer Namco Hometek Inc. announced today
that “Me and My Katamari(TM)” (working title), the first portable version from
the award-winning Katamari franchise, will be launching in North America and
Europe in 2006 exclusively for the PSP(TM) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system. “Me
and My Katamari” is the third installment in the Katamari series and delivers
more of the simple and addictive game play enjoyed in “Katamari Damacy(TM)” and
“We Love Katamari(TM),” this time for the handheld platform.
“The mesmerizing appeal of the Katamari
franchise’s game play continues to transcend cultural boundaries and receive
critical acclaim,” said Yoshi Niki, Business Unit Director, Namco Hometek Inc.
“We are excited to expand our offerings to the PSP system, so that our fans can
play Katamari whenever and wherever they are.”
Taking a break from celestial construction, the
King of All Cosmos takes the royal family on vacation to a tropical island
paradise, where they become tasked with the responsibility of creating new
katamari islands for homeless animals. An epic undertaking of this time, earthly
proportions, the King calls upon his pint-sized son, the Prince, and all of his
cousins for help.
New, exciting features found in “Me and My
- Wireless play for up to four people on the PSP
- A cast of playable characters that includes
the Prince and his cousins – a mix of familiar faces and new additions;
- A host of customization options for player
characters, including new masks and headgear, as well as the ability to wear
them on the head, face and body;
- A new island interface that highlights player
options and the different stages represented by animals in need of new homes.
For more information about “Me and My Katamari”
for the PSP system, please visit