Atari, Namco Bandai set up publishing deal

The European and Japanese publishers have gone into partnership to release handheld games in Europe.


Atari has announced that it is partnering with Japanese publisher Namco Bandai to bring a range of handheld games to Europe.

The first six titles, which have been released in the US and/or Japan, will be launched in Europe in the summer. Five GBA games have so far been announced: Ace Combat Advance, Atomic Betty, Popeye: Rush for Spinach, Sigma Star Saga, and Rebelstar: Tactical Command. One DS title has also been announced--Dig Dug Digging Strike.

"Thanks to our extensive European distribution network, European gamers will be able to discover and play these games for the first time this summer," said Jean-Michel Perbet, president of Atari Europe.

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