San Jose, Ca., (October 27, 2004) – Leading video games developer and publisher Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that its turn-based role-playing game, The Nightmare of Druaga?: Fushigino dungeon has shipped to North American retail outlets. Based on the 1984 classic The Tower of Druaga, The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino dungeon sends players on a valiant quest of bravery exclusively for the PlayStationÃ‚Â®2 computer entertainment system.
“The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino dungeon is a dream collaboration between the timeless Mysterious Dungeon series and the arcade classic The Tower of Druaga,” said Yoshi Niki, Business Unit Director at Namco Hometek Inc. “RPG fans will enjoy this classic dungeon-crawler with a sword–clashing, action–packed adventure.”
The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino dungeon is an action-based role-playing game which features a rapid At-Once Turn System (ATS), emphasizing immediate execution of actions which keeps the tempo of the game fast.
Noble Gilgamesh, crown prince of Babylim, is betrothed to Lady Ki, the damsel he rescued from the dreaded Druaga Tower 3 years past. The night before the ceremony, an army of nightmarish monsters commanded by a vengeful sorceress invades the kingdom and abducts Ki once again. Steeling himself for battle, Gil dons a suit of radiant gold armor and dashes off to save his beloved a second time in this charming fantasy RPG based on the 1984 arcade classic, The Tower of Druaga.
The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino dungeon is rated ‘E” for “everyone” by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board and carries a suggested retail price of $39.99. For more information about the game visit The Nightmare of Druaga: Fushigino dungeon web site at http://druaga.namco.com .
About Namco Hometek Inc.
Namco Hometek Inc. is the U.S. consumer division of Namco Limited, a Tokyo-based world leader in the high-tech entertainment industry. Based in San Jose, CA, Namco Hometek Inc. is an award-winning video games publisher for next generation game consoles. Namco has created some of the industry's greatest video game franchises: TekkenÃ‚Â®, SOULCALIBURÃ‚Â®, Dead to RightsÃ‚Â®, Pac-Man World?, Ridge RacerÃ‚Â®, Time CrisisÃ‚Â® and ACECOMBAT?. For more information about Namco and its products log onto www.namco.com .