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Namco Bandai's first half profit up 116%

Firm says Tekken Tag Tournament 2 sold 840k copies in September

Namco Bandai has posted strong financial results for the first half of its financial year ended September 30, 2012.

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Net sales were up 14.6 per cent year over year to 223 billion yen (£1.7b), while net income leapt 115.8 per cent to 17.3 billion yen (134m).

The Japanese publisher said Tekken Tag Tournament 2 sold 840,000 units between its September 11 launch and the end of the month.

Soul Calibur 5 moved 680,000 units in the fiscal first half, taking its lifetime total to 1,380,000. Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Generation shifted 550,000 copies, bringing its total to 1,010,000.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 has been confirmed as a Wii U Launch title this month. Check out the latest Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U screenshots.

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