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BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe Brings an All New Franchise to Life for PCs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 16th May 2014 – BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S. today announces a brand new franchise, Rise ofIncarnates.Forged by the creators of Tekken and SoulCalibur; unbound 3D battles are about to be unleashed upon PC gamers. Rise of Incarnates is scheduled for release in the latter half of 2014 forPC (on Steam) in EMEA territories.

Born from BANDAI NAMCO Games’ fighting game tremendous pedigree, the teams behind Tekken, SoulCalibur, and Gundam Extreme VS unite to bring Rise of Incarnates to life. Rise of Incarnates features avant-gardist 2 vs. 2 gameplay, a multitude of characters and roles, and battlegrounds throughoutshatteredyet accurately rendered real-world cityscapes. Thesediverse character types and roles, each with unique skills and powers, appeal to a variety of play-styles while accommodatingexpansive team dynamics and strategy. Players employsharp reflexes, mental resolve, and strategic insight as they run, jump, and fly through 3D arenas, engaging in both close-quarters combat and long-range assaults.

Players take the role of “Incarnates”, humans that command untold mythical powers as they vie to avoid tragedy and reshape the course of their world. Due to their special abilities, Incarnates are both feared and loathed by the general population while being persecuted by the authorities that want to harness and use their power for their own vile needs. One day, a mysterious voice calls out to the Incarnates telling them the only way to avoid certain destruction is to destroy the “Sovereign of this era.” It is here that the battle for dominance amongst Incarnates begins and the fate of life on Earth hangs in the balance.

Rise of Incarnates represents BANDAI NAMCO’s future in the Free-to-Play gaming landscape,” said Herve Hoerdt, Vice President of IP Strategy, Marketing & PR at BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe. “Building a new IP from scratch with such a brilliant dev. team is an exciting challenge for everyone at BANDAI NAMCO Games. We are aiming for a long and sustained development for this exhilarating and fresh brand!”

Rise of Incarnates for PC (via Steam) is scheduled for release in the latter part of 2014. To learn more about Rise of Incarnates please visit: learn more about BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe go to:

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About BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S.

BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.  The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™.  More information about the company and its products can be found at or Facebook.

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