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Namco Bandai swings to profit as Enslaved hits 730k sales

Tekken 6 was publisher's top seller last year

Namco Bandai posted positive sales results for the financial year ended March 31, with sales up 4.1 percent to £3 billion and a net profit of £14 million.

That's compared to a loss of £226 million in the 12 months prior, during which the company kicked off a major restructuring effort, which included plans to cut 630 jobs.

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In its most recent financial year, Namco sold 9.5 million games in Japan, 6.5 million in the US and five million in Europe.

Tekken 6 was the top seller, shifting 1,150,000 units, ahead of Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, with 1.1 million and 830,000 sales respectively.

Ninja Theory's Enslaved: Odyssey to the West placed fourth with 730,000 sales.

Namco's currently holding a major games showcase in Dubai. This morning it confirmed release dates for Dark Souls and Ace Combat, and announced Soul Calibur V, a "true sequel" in the Soul series set for release on PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2012.

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