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PARIS, FRANCE – July 2, 2014 – BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S announced today its new platform dedicated to all NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Ultimate Ninja STORM games . The upcoming smashing hit NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Ultimate Ninja STORM REVOLUTION will get a special attention from BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe as the game releases on 12 th of September, thanks to the new STORM League.

Ever wondered if your skills as Naruto were good enough to claim the top spot? Looking for the best place to fight the finest players and improve your mastery of Sasuke? BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe decided to give fans an answer to all those questions! To do so, the leading developer and publisher decided to take advice from Electronic Sports League. When it comes down to Online Leagues, ESL has a massive proven record of huge successes such as the ESL Leagues, Intel Extreme Masters and the newly born ESL One.

The latest BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe project, STORM League, will give the players the opportunity to create their own tournaments thanks to a simple-to-use dedicated website. Finding players and creating competitions will never be this easy:

1.     Register (Gamer Tag/PSN ID)

2.    Browse active competition

o    Check-in

o    Play Matches

o    Confirm Results

2’.     Create Competition

o    Enter details for the desired format (Date, Number of Players, Game/Platform etc.)

o    Open Competition for Registration

o    Play & Enjoy!

Offering a full and easy-to-access platform to our fans is truly a pleasure to all of us at BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe. We have been working hard on this project over the past few months in order to gather all the feedbacks from fans, and once again we heard you! And to make things even better: the STORM League will be usable from now on thanks to the online feature on the demo*! Finding the perfect counsellor and guide for the STORM League was easy since ESL is well-known for its AAA projects.” Herve Hoerdt, Vice President of IP Strategy at BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe

Get ready to rumble! A special tournament will be organised to crown the first NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM Revolution champion on July 16 th. Stay tuned for more details regarding prizes and subscription on

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM Revolution ’s official website,, is now available and will contain all the latest information about this new and upcoming game!

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM Revolution will be coming to Europe and Australasia on 12 th September, 2014. Get the latest news about Naruto Games on www. and join our community on Facebook: For more information about BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S. full line-up, please visit:

*demo will be downloadable starting 2 nd of July and will have an Online feature from 2 nd of July until 23 rd of July.

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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.

About Electronic Sports League (ESL)

Electronic Sports League (ESL) – is world's largest, independent eSports brand, leading the industry across various games with numerous online and offline competitions. This includes high profile international and national leagues and tournaments such as the Intel Extreme Masters, ESL One, ESL Pro Series, Starcraft II World Championship Series, League Europe, as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems. ESL covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and TV production, fully catering to the needs of the eSport’s ecosystem. With offices in Germany, Russia, France, Poland, Italy, China and the USA, it has a truly global footprint.

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Game © BANDAI NAMCO Games Inc.

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