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  NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES VOLS 1 AND 2 LAUNCHES TODAY FROM BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC.
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06/18/2020
 


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SANTA CLARA, Calif., (June 18, 2020) – Leading video game publisher and developer, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is launching NAMCO MUSEUM® ARCHIVES Vols 1 and 2 today on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC via STEAM® through digital storefronts.

 

Gathering NAMCO’s hits and long-lost treasure, each volume of NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES features 10 historic 8-bit home console versions of arcade hits such as PAC-MAN and Galaga, as well as some classics that never made it to Western consoles including Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti and Dragon Buster II.

 

In addition to those classics, each volume includes an exciting “new” title developed specifically for NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES Vol 1 includes an 8-bit reimagining of PAC-MAN Championship Edition, while NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES Vol 2 adds an 8-bit home console version of Gaplus, the sequel to Galaga. These new titles as well as the mix of classic retro games are perfect for anyone looking to recapture days gone by or looking for new challenges.

 

NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES Vol 1

  • Galaxian
  • Xevious
  • Mappy
  • Dragon Buster
  • PAC-MAN
  • Dig-Dug
  • The Tower of Druaga
  • Sky Kid
  • Dragon Spirit: The New Legend 
  • Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti 
  • PAC-MAN Championship Edition
 

NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES Vol 2

  • Battle City
  • Pac-Land
  • Dig Dug II
  • Super Xevious
  • Galaga
  • Rolling Thunder
  • Mappy-Land 
  • Legacy of the Wizard
  • Dragon Buster II
  • Mendel Palace
  • Gaplus

 

Developed in partnership with B.B, Studios, NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES Vols 1 and 2 take the retro gaming experience to the modern consoles with new features for improved playability including rewind, save states, and wide-screen support.

 

NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES Vols 1 and 2 are rated “E10+” for Everyone Ages 10 and Up and available separately with each volume carrying a MSRP of $19.99 on digital storefronts for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 system, Xbox One, and STEAM. For more information regarding NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES Vols 1 and 2 along with other BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. titles please visit https://www.bandainamcoent.com, follow us on Facebook at https://www.facbook.com/BandaiNamcoUS, or join the conversation at https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.

 

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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