Namco buys out 95% of D3Publisher

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 17 March 2009 21:00 GMT


Namco Bandai owns 95 percent of D3Publisher as of this morning. The company purchased 19,990 shares today, costing 62,000 yen ($628) and putting a value on the buyout at 1,239,380,000 yen ($12.55 million).

It’s not known at this time how the merge will affect D3 Publisher America or Europe.

Namco made a bid for the company last month, and now that it’s settled the rights to publish Ben 10 games and the Vicious Engine will be at Namco’s disposal.

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