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Taito Is Back!

Posted Jun 18, 2019 @ 20:30 CDT | Stock Ticker(s): TYO:7974, TYO:9684

Stuttgart, Germany; June 18th, 2019 - As already announced in 2018, the pioneer of the Japanese video game industry, TAITO Corporation, is returning to the market for console games after around ten years with well-known and new TAITO IPs. The first Western title from the game developer and publisher TAITO is a reboot of Ninja Warriors - a game which came onto the market for the Super Nintendo in 1994. Details on Ninja Warriors will be announced later.

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The game will be released in North America and Europe by the German United Games GmbH, digitally and physically. The title will be marketed through Strictly Limited Games as limited editions and through the newly founded publishing label ININ as traditional retail and digital versions.

TAITO Corporation was founded 65 years ago and shaped video game history at the time. In the 1980s and 90s, TAITO enthused millions of players with megahits such as PUZZLE BOBBLE, Rainbow Islands, ARKANOID and many other megasellers which enjoy cult status with gamers all over the world even today. In particular, SPACE INVADERS, the company's best known title, brought global fame to the game pioneer TAITO and took the international game market by storm. The famous characters from SPACE INVADERS have since become the corporate characters of TAITO and represent a piece of pop culture which appears again and again, even outside of games. No matter if in Hollywood movies, advertising, fashion or art - the ironically designed extraterrestrial invaders draw attention everywhere.

"We are proud to work together with TAITO Corporation, which has been a legend in the Japanese game industry for many years. We look forward to and are convinced that this cooperation will be a great success," says Helmut Schmitz, CEO, United Games.

About Taito

TAITO Corporation (TAITO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings 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 PUZZLE BOBBLE (BUST-A-MOVE) 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 http://www.taito.com

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