Bandai’s Christmas & New Year Line-Up

Bandai have 5 games scheduled for European release over the coming months and Christmas season, they are

Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi for PlayStation2
The only game to combine fighting and flying in wide open, destructible 3D environments – in the air, on the ground or under water – Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi gives players the ability to battle with unprecedented power and freedom. Experience the intensity of DBZ fighting in an all-new way by combining melee combat, energy attacks and 3D flight with third-person action in a fully interactive recreation of the Dragon Ball universe. Scheduled for release across Europe on 14 October 2005.
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Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex for PSP[/b]
Based on the critically-acclaimed anime series by the renowned manga artist and writer Masamune Shirow, this sci-fi first-person shooter from Bandai offers Wireless multiplayer action for up to six players, including heated cooperative and competitive modes. As one of the only FPS games available for the console, and an exciting and original shooter experience, the game makes full use of the advanced technology of PSP to engross gamers in a tense, futuristic world of hackers and cybernetic entities. Scheduled for release across Europe this October.

One Piece Grand Battle for PlayStation2
Faithful to the pirate-themed anime TV series and packed full of familiar characters, this action fighter based on the enormously popular Japanese anime franchise One PieceTM boasts impressive graphics, environments and character animations as the backdrop for kick-ass combat. With devious challenges, a vast array of characters, seven stages to complete, and six gameplay modes including 2 player multiplayer mode, there’s plenty to savour. Scheduled for release across Europe this September 2005.

Digimon World 4 for PlayStation2
Digimon has had a massive, dedicated fan-base ever since its European launch in 2000. The TV show now boasts over 200 episodes and there is a vast range of merchandise available including toys, figurines and trading cards. The new game features 16 popular Digimon characters, customisable Digimon, simultaneous 4 player action, a combination of RPG, action and adventure elements and a new combat system. Scheduled for release across Europe this September 2005.

And after New Year there’s an additional treat to spend grandma’s Christmas money on

Dragon Ball Z Supersonic Warriors 2 for Nintendo DS
The sequel to last year’s top-selling Dragon Ball Z Supersonic Warriors for Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance TM, Dragon Ball Z Supersonic Warriors 2 is the first game from the franchise to be released for Nintendo’s new handheld video game system and takes the interactive Dragon Ball fighting experience to new heights of handheld gameplay. Advanced graphics make use of 3D polygon effects and the Nintendo DSTM two screen functionality. Scheduled to for release across Europe early in 2006.