Hungry for Fun? Namco is Serving Cooking Mama on Mobile!
Company: Namco
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Namco Networks, a leading publisher and developer of mobile games and entertainment for the mass-market, today announced the nationwide availability of Cooking Mama on mobile phones. Cooking Mama is a result of Namco’s strategic partnership with Taito Corporation, a Japanese developer of video games.

Players are challenged to get in the kitchen with Mama and dish up tasty tantalizing treats. Players can try to master 19 culinary skills as they train to become an expert chef just like Mama. Get ready to chop, fry, mix, slice, sauté and stew through the kitchen and serve up some delicious dishes. Please Mama's palate and earn gold stars for your culinary creations. Fun menus on mobile phones include fried rice, eggs, and dumplings. Pull up a chair and dig in!

Cooking Mama, which is currently available on the Nintendo DSTM and WiiTM, has already sold 1.6 million copies in the U.S. and is a premier brand in the emerging mass-market casual genre, making it a perfect addition to Namco’s catalog.

“Cooking Mama has proven popular across multiple platforms,” said Scott Rubin, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Namco Networks. “We believe the casual nature of this game will translate perfectly to wireless devices.”

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About Namco Networks
Namco Networks America, Inc., a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc., is a worldwide leader in cutting-edge, digitally distributed casual entertainment for the mass-market consumer. More information about Namco Networks products, including press releases, can be found at

About TAITO Corporation
TAITO Corp. (TAITO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Co., Ltd. With headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, TAITO operates core businesses such as game arcade operations, coin-operated game machines, and mobile phone content services. A seminal part of gaming history, TAITO caused a worldwide sensation with its arcade legend, SPACE INVADERS, and developed such fan favorites as EXIT™ and ARKANOID. Today, TAITO continues to thrill game lovers of all generations by offering both classic and new family-oriented titles on the latest gaming platforms. TAITO delivers a wide range of entertainment experiences with the goal of providing consumers with fresh surprises and new discoveries. More information on TAITO can be found on the Internet at
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