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Fire up your Engines and Shift into Gear with Namco’s Ridge Racer Accelerated for iPhone and iPod touch

Namco Networks (Business Wire) - 18 December 2009

Fire up your Engines and Shift into Gear with Namco’s Ridge Racer Accelerated for iPhone/iPod touch

Namco brings the marquee racing game franchise to the Apple App Store

Namco Networks logoSAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Namco Networks, a leading publisher and developer of mobile, iPhone and PC games for casual gamers, today announced the release of the highly anticipated racing game Ridge Racer Accelerated for iPhone and iPod touch.

In this newest installment in the Ridge Racer series, the drifting continues as players use the accelerometer to control the car while racing through the track. Drifting allows the player to gain an advantage on the competition by not only blazing around corners faster, but charging up more nitrous which can then be unleashed.

Ridge Racer Accelerated features 2 exciting courses (plus unlockable reverse-course play!) and 18 exotic cars with additional downloadable tracks and cars available at the Online Shop. An ability to paint the cars allows for customization. Future updates will include over 40 courses and 60 cars, access to the users iTunes library and Bluetooth multiplayer.

More information on Ridge Racer Accelerated or other iPhone/iPod touch games by Namco can be found at namcogames.com.

About Namco Networks

Namco Networks America Inc., a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc., is a worldwide leader in cutting-edge, digitally distributed casual entertainment including mobile, iPhone and casual PC games. More information about Namco Networks products can be found on namcogames.comFacebook or Twitter.

RIDGE RACERTM ACCELERATED & ©2009 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.

Apple, iPhone, iPod, iPod touch, are trademarks of Apple.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts

For Namco Networks in the United States:

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Waggener Edstrom Worldwide
John Yarbrough, 415.547.7021
jyarbrough@waggeneredstrom.com
or
Namco Networks
Reory Howard, 408.200.7779
rhoward@namconetworks.com
or
For Namco Networks in Europe:
Alexander Adjadj
aadjadj@namconetworks.com


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