Award-Winning E3 2008 Sensation N+ Kicks its Way Into North American Retailers

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 / — Atari has unleashed its award-winning ninja platformer N+ for Nintendo DS(TM) and the PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system in retailers across North America! The successor to the beloved flash ninja game N, N+, created by Metanet and developed by SilverBirch Studios, was named “Best in Show” for PSP system from Gaming Excellence and “Best Platform Game” for Nintendo DS from IGN at the 2008 E3 Media and Business Summit. N+ is rated E for Everyone and is available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 for both Nintendo DS and the PSP systems.

“N+ has taken its amazing acrobatics and simple-but-fast gameplay and has clearly become a standout hit, winning top award recognition at this year’s E3,” said David Geudelekian, Producer, Atari, Inc. “With an impressive set of new features including wireless multiplayer, cartridge sharing ability, downloadable content and community leader boards, gamers will be able to settle, once and for all, who is the greatest ninja.”

New impressive features like cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes and level sharing over the internet on both Nintendo DS and the PSP system will expand upon the gameplay possibilities that have made the original flash game a sensation. Complimenting the game’s ‘old-school’ feel, the control layout uses directional buttons and one of the face buttons to jump and move. With the built-in level editor, players can use the stylus to design maps and share them with friends or the world and downloadable content will continue to add exciting elements long after the game’s initial release.

N+ for Nintendo DS and PSP system offers equal parts platformer and action gameplay with incredibly fluid animation, fast action, amazing acrobatics and instant playability. N+ embodies the same brisk pick-up-and-play style that has endeared gamers worldwide and improves on the adored flash game with downloadable content, multiplayer components and a built-in level editor.