GO VACATION™ TAKES OFF FOR MANUFACTURING AND SET TO LAND EXCLUSIVELY ON THE Wii™ SYSTEM OCTOBER 11
NAMCO BANDAI Set to Release Open-Ended, Family-Friendly Vacation Destination Game
SAN JOSE, Calif., (September 22, 2011) – Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., today announced that Go Vacation™ for the Wii™ system has been sent to manufacturing for a final retail release on October 11 for the suggested retail price of $39.99. Go Vacation is set on the diverse resort of Kawawii Island, where players can traverse an open-ended world of exploration and adventure that includes dozens of fun and engaging activities for the whole family to enjoy. With a huge variety of different resorts to explore and activities to play, gamers will experience a fun vacation that never ends.
“Even though summer is over, vacation will just be starting for Wii-owning families when Go Vacation is released on October 11,” said Carlson Choi, Vice President of Marketing, NAMCO BANDAI Games America. “With the game off to manufacturing, Wii gamers are soon to be in for a family-friendly vacation full of exploration, adventure and fun.”
From snowcapped mountains to the bright lights of a bustling cityscape, Go Vacation gives gamers the option to take part in heated street races, relaxing scuba diving excursions, pulse-pounding skydiving sessions and much more—all accessed by actually visiting each location in-game instead of simply choosing from a menu. With support for a whole suite of Wii hardware accessories, including the Wii Balance Board™, Wii Zapper™ and Wii MotionPlus™, every activity offers a fun and natural control scheme that allows gamers to easily jump in and play.
Go Vacation will be available for Wii on October 11, 2011 and is rated E10+ by the ESRB. For more information, please visit: www.namcobandaigames.com or www.govacationgame.com.
About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content — including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, Tekken®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.com or www.facebook.com/namco.
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Press Release © 2011 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
Job J. Stauffer
NAMCO BANDAI Games America