CHOMPING POWER PELLETS AND EVADING GHOSTS NEVER LOOKED BETTER WITH BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC.’S PAC-MAN® CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2
Frantic Maze Running, Big Boss Battles, and Competitive Gameplay Set the Stage for PAC-MAN®’s Newest Videogame Outing
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (July 20, 2016) – Leading interactive entertainment company BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today announces PAC-MAN® CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2, the highly anticipated sequel to 2007’s smash hit PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION and it’s follow-up hit from 2010, PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION DX. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 will be available exclusively in digital form for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and STEAM® for PC and is scheduled to launch in the Americas in September 2016. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 is making its consumer hands-on debut at San Diego Comic Con 2016 in the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. gaming area located at booth #129 in Hall A of the San Diego Convention Center.
Currently under development at BANDAI NAMCO Studios Inc. in Tokyo, Japan; PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 features new eye-popping 3D mazes with unique visuals, a wide variety of dynamic mazes, the new ability to bump ghosts, and the addition of intense giant sized ghost boss battles. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 will also build upon PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX’s “Chain Eating” mechanics by enabling fans to build up to four ghost trains before chowing down for maximum chompage points. PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 returns with the fan favorite Score Attack mode where players need to gather as many points within a specified time and a new Adventure mode that will have players chasing fast moving fruit, battling big bad bosses, and experiencing fun new ways of playing PAC-MAN.
“Terrific gameplay is always in fashion and after 36 years as a videogame icon, PAC-MAN still brings fun and smiles to the faces of countless gamers around the world.” said Eric Hartness, Vice President of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. “PAC-MAN has always promoted friendly competition, and we’re chomping at the bit to see PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 ignite friendly rivalries among friends and families to achieve the highest score.”
PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 is currently rated “E” for Everyone by the ESRB. The game will be coming to the Americas exclusively in digital form for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and STEAM® for PC in September 2016. To learn more about BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.’s other products go to: http://www.bandainamcoent.com/home.html or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS or on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/bandainamcous.
About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises including PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®,TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE COMBAT®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS.