NAMCO ANNOUNCES "ATOMIC BETTY(TM)"
Cartoon Hero Saves the Galaxy with Help from Her Friends on the Game Boy(R) Advance
Santa Clara, Ca., (April, 27, 2005) â€“ Global video games publisher, Namco Hometek Inc. today announced "Atomic Betty(TM)
" for the Game Boy(R) Advance. A mission-based game with puzzle solving elements, "Atomic Betty
" features a three character control scheme that allows players to enjoy all of their favorite characters at once, utilizing their individual skills to save the universe. Developed by Breakthrough New Media/Big Blue Bubble, "Atomic Betty
" is scheduled for release in November 2005 with an anticipated â€œEâ€ rating.
Betty has a lot more to handle than most little girls. To her friends and family, she is your average, girl-next-door, but when the galaxy beckons, she becomes Atomic Betty, Galactic Guardian and Defender of the Cosmos. With the help of her trusty sidekicks, Sparky and X-5, Betty must save the galaxy from the evil Maximus I.Q., while at the same time saving her reputation on Earth from the scheming of her archrival, Penelope. "Atomic Bettyâ€™s" five playable characters, rocket ship travel, selectable gadgets and weapons, and fast-paced story bring the cartoon hit to life.
' rockets kids into the action-packed world from the hit cartoon series and lets them be the hero,â€ said Jeff Lujan, Business Director, Namco Hometek. â€œYoung players will be able to experience a new style of game play with 'Atomic Bettyâ€™s' easy-to-use three character control scheme. Playing as a team adds strategic depth to the game that kids will love, and allows fans to take control of all their favorite characters.â€
About Namco Hometek Inc.
Namco Hometek Inc. is the U.S. consumer division of Namco Limited, a Tokyo-based world leader in the high-tech entertainment industry. Based in Santa Clara, CA, Namco Hometek Inc. is an award-winning video games publisher for next generation game consoles. Namco has created some of the industry's greatest video game franchises: "Tekken(R)" "SOULCALIBUR(R)," "Dead to Rights(R)," "Pac-Man World(TM)," "Ridge Racer(R)," "Time Crisis(R)" and "ACECOMBAT(TM)." For more information about Namco and its products log onto www.namco.com
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