This news comes to us from The Comic Book Bin. Namco has signed a deal with Aruze to distribute Aruze titles in North America.
As a part of this partnership, Namco will publish the acclaimed Universal arcade classics Mr. Do! and Mr. Do’s Castle.
“Recognized for quality, superior localization and successful distribution of unique mobile games, Namco Networks is a leader in the mobile games space and the perfect partner to bring Aruze’s mobile content to North American wireless subscribers,” said Kunihiko Yogo, Representative Director and CEO of Aruze.
Having recognized the success of Namco Networks in the mobile content arena, Aruze, the license holder for Mr. Do!, Mr. Do’s Castle and other titles originally published by Universal, selected Namco Networks to localize mobile game titles for the North American market.
“Partnering with Aruze further expands our popular catalog of arcade classics, meeting the ever-increasing consumer demand for fun, casual content,” said Kenji Hisatsune, president and CEO of Namco Networks. “Mr. Do! and other Aruze games were very popular in the 80s arcades and we believe this popularity will continue on the mobile platform.”