ME AND MY KATAMARIâ„¢ ROLLS TO GOLD
FOR THE PSPâ„¢ SYSTEM
Roll On-The-Go With The Celebrated Award-Winning Franchise
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (March 7, 2006) â€“ Leading video games publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. announced today that Me and My Katamariâ„¢ has gone gold exclusively for the PSPâ„¢ (PlayStationÂ®Portable) system. Shipping this March, the award-winning Katamari franchise makes its portable debut and features a cast of zany characters, inviting graphics and utterly addicting gameplay that fans of the series have come to know and love. Me and My Katamari is the third installment in the Katamari series and promises to deliver the same level of enjoyment as its predecessors, Katamari Damacyâ„¢ and We â™¥ (Love) Katamariâ„¢.
Me and My Katamari includes a variety of new, exciting features including Ad Hoc wireless play for up to four people on the PSP system, an island-themed interface and improved customization options for player characters to wear items on their head, face or body. Me and My Katamari also introduces a handful of new cousins â€“ created specifically for the PSP system version â€“ to the expanding cast of quirky Katamari characters.
â€œWhether you have minutes or hours to play, Me and My Katamari is the kind of game PSP system owners have been waiting for,â€ said Yoshi Niki, Product Group Director at NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. â€œFrom the bright, colorful graphics to the addictive gameplay, long-time fans and newcomers to the Katamari series will quickly understand why this franchise has won over the hearts of so many gamers around the world.â€
An epic undertaking of earthly proportions this time, the King calls upon his pint-sized son, the Prince, and all of the cousins for help. Taking a break from celestial construction, the King of All Cosmos takes the royal family on vacation to a tropical island paradise, where they become tasked with the responsibility of creating new Katamari islands for homeless animals.
Developed by NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., Me and My Katamari is rated â€œEâ€ for Everyone and will be available in March. For more information about Me and My Katamari for the PSP system, please visit http://katamari.namco.com.