LYON, FRANCE – November 30th 2012– D3Publisher (D3P) and Nickelodeon today announced that Victorious™: Taking the Lead for the Wii™ system and Nintendo DS™ system is now available in Europe and Australasia. Based on the 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards winner for “Favorite TV Show” and Nickelodeon’s hit live-action comedy series Victorious, Victorious: Taking the Lead is an adventure game filled with fun rhythm based mini-games where fans can be Tori Vega and meet the members of the Victorious cast as she tries to get the head role in the next Hollywood Arts production.
In Victorious: Taking the Lead, Tori really wants the lead role in the upcoming school play and players can help her get the part by socializing with classmates and playing through a variety of fun mini-games. These fun and comical activities include magic, DJ skills, fashion model vogueing, instrument performances, and more that are tied to the show. Fans will receive an inside look into the Victorious world where they can fully interact with cast members like Jade and Beck, and visit their favorite show locations.
Victorious: Taking the Lead for Wii is developed by High Voltage Software.
For more information, please visit: http://www.namcobandaigames.eu
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About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S.
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. 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.eu or www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.
About Victorious (The Television Show)
Currently in its third season, “Victorious” follows teenager Tori Vega (Victoria Justice) as she navigates life at Hollywood Arts, a prestigious performing arts high school. The show, a co-production with Sony Music, features original songs performed by Victoria Justice and the show’s ensemble cast. The newest collection of songs from the show, “Victorious 3.0: More Music from the Hit TV Show,” was released Nov. 6 and features stand-out tracks including “L.A. Boyz”, “Faster Than Boyz,” co-written by Victoria Justice and Kojak (Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida), “Here’s 2 Us,” co-written by Evan Bogart (Britney Spears, Rihanna, Adam Lambert), Lindy Robbins (Whitney Houston, Big Time Rush, Backstreet Boys) and Emanuel Kiriakou (Selena Gomez, Beyoncè, Demi Lovato) and “Bad Boys,” written by Kara DioGuardi (Christina Aguilera, Celine Dion, Carrie Underwood).
Nickelodeon, now in its 33rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).
D3Publisher is a leading video game publisher for all platforms, including: the Wii™ system, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld systems, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC, and wireless devices. D3Publisher has operations in the U.S., and Japan. The company also owns development studio Vicious Cycle Software, Inc., and its technology platform, Vicious Engine 2™. For more information about D3Publisher and its products, please visit: www.d3publisher.us.
D3Publisher is an independent business unit of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies.