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European Release Of First Next-Generation Dragon Ball Z Game


- Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 for Nintendo® Wii Scheduled for March 2007 European Release -

LYON, FRANCE – 12 December 2006 – Atari Europe today announced that Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 for Nintendo® Wii is scheduled for European release in March 2007 with brand new content. Combining action, fighting and light role-playing elements, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 will send players battling their way through a rich story mode spanning the entire Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, and Dragon Ball GT series. Published by NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe and developed by Spike, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 is scheduled for European release in March 2007.

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 takes the series’ acrobatic and intense 3D combination of flying and fighting to a whole new level of nail-biting excitement, with over 100 playable characters, 15 vast and vibrant 3D destructible environments, and nine different game modes, including single and multiplayer battles allowing players to do battle with friends. In addition, the European game boasts six extra new characters and a new battle arena not present in the previously released US version.

The innovative Nintendo Wii Nunchuk controller is perfectly suited to Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 and the game’s frenetic fighting action, allowing gamers to get physical, mimicking the characters’ moves to pull off devastating attacks and combos.

In addition to the unprecedented number of characters, wide selection of massive 3D destructible environments and abundance of game modes, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 features in-game transformations, which players can trigger in real-time, making battles even more dramatic and exciting than ever before. Using the Nintendo Wii controller, players will be able to mimic signature moves as they are performed in the Dragon Ball Z animated series, such as Goku®’s Kamehameha, moving both hands to execute this devastating energy attack.

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 for Nintendo Wii is scheduled for release across Europe in March 2007. The PlayStation 2 versions is available now at retailers across Europe. For more information on Dragon Ball Z video games visit
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About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe SAS
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe is one of the companies comprising the newly formed BANDAI NAMCO Group, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. On 29th September, 2005, BANDAI Co., Ltd and NAMCO LIMITED implemented a management integration to compete more effectively on the global stage in the fast-changing entertainment industry and deliver future growth. The resulting BANDAI NAMCO Group is a global entertainment operation involved in business fields ranging from toys, video game software and visual software to amusement machines & facilities and network content.

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About Infogrames Entertainment and Atari:
Infogrames Entertainment (IESA), the parent company of the Atari Group, is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (ISIN code: FR-0000052573) and has two principal subsidiaries: Atari Europe, a privately-held company, and Atari, Inc., a United States corporation listed on NASDAQ (ATAR).
The Atari Group is a major international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for all market segments and in all existing game formats (Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony) and on CD-ROM for PC. Its games are sold in more than 60 countries.
The Atari Group’s extensive catalogue of popular games is based on original franchises (Alone in the Dark, V-Rally, Test Drive, Roller Coaster Tycoon, etc.) and international licenses (Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons & Dragons, etc.).
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