October 25, 2004
SAN JOSE, CA – October 25, 2004 – Namco America Inc., a leading publisher of wireless games and content, announced today the release of their summer and fall game line-up. Already a publisher of Top Ten mobile hits including PAC-MAN ® and Ms. PAC-MAN ®, this release adds six new games to Namco's exciting catalog.
With these released games, mobile customers can now play their favorite arcade classics on their wireless devices. They can also play new, original products specifically designed for the mobile community with wireless functionalities like online over-the-air networked play.
PAC-MAN Bowling™ by Namco
Due to the tremendous success of PAC-MAN on mobile devices, Namco has extended the PAC-MAN brand to other game categories. In PAC-MAN Bowling, playerscan play a standard bowling game or a PAC-MAN branded arcade version, where they can choose from four well-known Namco characters: PAC-MAN, Ms. PAC-MAN, Baby PAC and Inky. The arcade mode offers players hours of fun discovering each character's unique bowling “trick”.
Pool Pro Online™ by Namco
Pool Pro Online allows mobile customers to take advantage of the wireless platform. The game features online over-the-air multiplayer pool, including two-player head-to-head play and the uploading of high scores. Pool Pro Online also offers advanced graphics, such as a unique “zoom feature” where a player can zoom in on the table for a more precise shot. Pool Pro Online comes with two game modes, 8-ball and 9-ball.
ADDITIONAL TITLES RELEASED THIS SUMMER/FALL:
- PAC-MAN Puzzle™
Game Description - A puzzle twist on the classic PAC-MAN game. The player strategically places PAC-MAN maze pieces to guide PAC-MAN to munch all the PAC-dots.
- PAC-Match™ by Namco
Game Description – Match PAC-MAN or his ghostly friends in this addictive chain-reaction puzzle game. Players can choose from four themes, including Dig Dug ® and Mr. Driller ®.
- Gimme' FIVE™ by Namco
Game Description – Roll the dice and match the twelve combinations as fast as you can in this fun dice game.
- Stack'um™ by Namco
Game Description – Move and stack objects as they fall - match at least three in a row and they disappear! Special objects are available to help you out, like bombs, doubles and wilds!
About Namco America Inc.
Namco America Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Namco Limited, a Tokyo-based world leader in the high-tech entertainment industry. Based in San Jose, CA, Namco America Inc. delivers the next generation in wireless and coin-op arcade games. For more information about Namco’s wireless games, please visit www.namcogames.com.
MS. PAC-MAN ® ©1980 1982 2004 Namco Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
PAC-MAN ® ©1980 2004 Namco Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
PAC-MAN Bowling™ ©1980 2004 Namco Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
PAC-MAN Puzzle™ ©1980 2001 2004 Namco Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
PAC-Match!™ ©1980 2004 Namco Ltd., All Rights Reserved.
Pool Pro Online and Stack’um are trademarked by GenPlay Games Inc.
Gimme’ FIVE is trademarked by Beyer Productions.