NAMCO BANDAI GAMES’ FOOD NETWORK: COOK OR BE COOKED IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR Wii™
Master More Than 30 Delicious Food Network Recipes in Your Living Room
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (Nov. 3, 2009) – Hungry? Wish you knew how to whip up the perfect T-bone steak, or maybe just a quick pasta with meat balls? Good news. Leading video games developer and publisher NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., announced today that Food Network: Cook or Be Cooked is now available at retail stores throughout North America for Wii™. Developed in partnership with Food Network, the first cable network dedicated to the power and joy of food, players can now learn the real, practical skills needed to cook more than 30 mouth-watering Food Network-worthy recipes.
Using the motion-sensing Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk™, players master an array of culinary techniques as they progress through recipes developed by Food Network chefs themselves. Designed to take the cooking experience from practice to practical, the game gives players the cooking “chops” they need to create each dish in their real kitchen with ease. Even the most kitchen-phobic of players can master staples such as “Overly Easy Bacon and Eggs” or a “Classic Cheeseburger” and work their way to a tasty “Pan-seared T-Bone Steak with Red Wine Reduction” or “Lasagna Toscana” – perfect for impressing dinner guests, or just the chef.
In addition to cooking recipes straight from the Food Network kitchens, players will also encounter Food Network personalities, Vice President of Marketing and The Next Food Network Star judge, Susie Fogelson, and Food Network Kitchens chef Mory Thomas, to coach and judge their culinary efforts along the way.
For those looking for company in the kitchen, or a little friendly competition, Food Network: Cook or Be Cooked lets up to four players cook side-by-side in cooperative Hot Potato multiplayer mode, or face-off in a two-player split screen competitive mode.
Developed by Red Fly Studio, Food Network: Cook or Be Cooked is rated “E” for everyone by the ESRB and carries an MSRP of $39.99. For more information on the game, please visit www.namcobandaigames.com or www.cookorbecooked.com.
About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including the PAC-MAN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and Tekken® brands. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and our products log onto http://www.namcobandaigames.com/.
About Food Network
FOOD NETWORK (www.foodnetwork.com) is a unique lifestyle network and Web site that strives to be way more than cooking. The network is committed to exploring new and different ways to approach food - through pop culture, competition, adventure, and travel - while also expanding its repertoire of technique-based information. Food Network is distributed to more than 98 million U.S. households and averages more than 9 million unique Web site users monthly. Food Network programming is available internationally in more than 150 countries. Food Network is headquartered in New York, and maintains offices in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit and Knoxville, Tenn. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), which also owns and operates HGTV (www.hgtv.com), DIY Network (www.diynetwork.com), Great American Country (www.gactv.com) and Fine Living Network (www.fineliving.com), is the manager and general partner.