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NAMCO NETWORKS AND G-MODE PARTNER TO BRING G-MODE GAMES TO THE NORTH AMERICAN MOBILE MARKET

SAN JOSE, Calif. (July 11, 2006) – Namco Networks, a leading publisher and developer of wireless games and network content, today announced a strategic partnership with G-Mode, one of Japan’s largest mobile content providers.

Recognizing Namco’s dedication to quality and strength in the U.S. mobile games industry, G-Mode selected Namco to publish G-Mode’s acclaimed mobile content, which includes a vast line-up of puzzle, action and RPG games.

“With Namco Networks being a major mobile content provider in North America, offering such games as PAC-MAN® and Dig Dug®, this pairing should prove to be impressive in terms of technology, development and market expansion,” said Takeshi Miyaji, President and CEO of G-Mode.

As leaders in the mobile game industry, the combined strength of these companies further meets the growing demand for casual games in the North American cell phone market.

“Partnering with G-Mode expands our already large catalog of entertaining games, meeting the ever-increasing consumer demand for casual content,” said Kenji Hisatsune, President and CEO of Namco Networks. “G-Mode’s games have been hugely successful in Japan, and we believe this popularity will continue in North America.”

About Namco Networks

Established January 1, 2006, Namco Networks America Inc. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc., a worldwide leader in the high-tech entertainment industry. Namco uses cutting-edge technology to provide fun, quality entertainment to mobile consumers throughout the Americas. For more information about Namco mobile games, please visit: www.namcogames.com.

PAC-MAN® ©1980, 2006 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., All Rights Reserved.

Dig Dug® ©1982, 2006 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., All Rights Reserved.

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