Global video games developer and publisher, NAMCO BANDAI Games America announced today its agreement with Universal Studios Consumer Products Group to develop a racing game based on Universal PicturesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ upcoming summer feature film release, Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo DriftÃ¢â‚¬?. Developed for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable, the video game (titled The Fast and the Furious) will be available summer 2006.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“NAMCO BANDAI Games America is proud to be the first publisher to bring this great movie franchise to console and handheld video games,Ã¢â‚¬? said Jeff Lujan, business director, NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. Ã¢â‚¬Å“The alluring underground world of street racing has made for some of the industryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most popular games. The Fast and the Furious will offer never-before-seen drift mechanics, endless customization capabilities and top licensed cars. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s everything a racing fan could ask for.Ã¢â‚¬?