Namco Bandai News


Dark Souls 2 PC system requirements revealed

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2014 10:00am PST

Dark Souls 2 will make its long-awaited arrival on Xbox 360 and PS3 next week. However, PC players will have to wait a little while longer, as they wait for an April 25 release date. The slight delay does offer up some time to make sure your PC setup is up to snuff, since Na...


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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle coming in April

By Steve Watts, Mar 07, 2014 2:30pm PST

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle is coming to PS3 on April 29. Ordering a physical copy from one of two locations can net you an extra DLC character.


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Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn stomping onto PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 25, 2014 11:30am PST

What's better than one giant stompy mech? Hundreds of the blighters, all smashing each other to pieces for giggles. Enter Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn, the latest in Tecmo Koei's mechtastic spin-off from the hack 'n' slash series. Publisher Namco Bandai today announced it...


"Gundam Wing, G Gundam, and Gundam 00 definitely have different stories. And they are all good ..."

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Diddy Kong joins Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS roster

By Steve Watts, Feb 21, 2014 6:00am PST

Diddy Kong has become the latest addition to the growing Smash Bros for Wii U and 3Ds roster, bringing the grand total so far up to 24.


Dark Souls 2 trailer sings a 'Hollow Lullaby'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2014 12:30pm PST

"This isn't about death. This is about what you've learned from death." Lesson #1: Don't stand directly in front of a fire-breathing dragon.


"Demon's Souls is harder and the atmosphere is so much better than Dark Souls. Keep in mind I ..."

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Little Mac joins Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2014 2:06pm PST

Today's Nintendo Direct kicked off with a new competitor for the new Super Smash Bros.: Little Mac from Punch-Out!


"Sure. Yeah. Why make an entry in an already neglected franchise when you can do this? Harumph."

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Dark Souls 2 'Black Armor Weapons Pack' gives a starter boost

By Steve Watts, Feb 12, 2014 1:30pm PST

The Black Armor and Collector's Editions of Dark Souls 2 will grant a voucher for the "Black Armor Weapons Pack," giving you early access to several weapons.


"They are fucking great. Of course, I'm a huge mecha fan so I may be a bit biased. Also looking ..."

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Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z review: sleepy fighting

By Robert Workman, Feb 10, 2014 12:00pm PST

Battle of Z offers Dragon Ball Z fans more of the same: another chance at seeing their favorite characters pummel each other. However, without a real fighting engine to support the game, hardcore fans haven't just played this before, they've probably already played something...


"Sigh, I wish they would just go back to Budokai 3, and literally update the the systems and ..."

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle getting retail version, Arcade mode

By Steve Watts, Feb 03, 2014 2:00pm PST

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle is getting an Arcade mode in the western release, and Namco Bandai has announced a limited run physical edition to be offered through its own site and Amazon.


Lucario joins Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 31, 2014 6:00am PST

The Steel/Fighting-type Pokémon, Lucario, is bringing his unique aura back to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, making his triumphant return from 2006's Super Smash Bros. Brawl.


Ace Combat Infinity's free-to-play beta launches on PS3 in February

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 30, 2014 11:40am PST

Ace Combat Infinity is free-to-play on PS3 and will go into beta next month.


Tales of Phantasia strikes iOS with aggressive in-app purchases

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 27, 2014 3:30pm PST

Tales of Phantasia is a classic RPG ruined by modern monetization schemes.


"What was terrible about the GBA release? That's the only one I've played."

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Dark Souls 2 trailer warns of a Cursed life

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 15, 2014 6:00am PST

"Your wings will burn in anguish, time after time, for that is your fate" a new Dark Souls II trailer warns, "the fate of the Cursed." Your curse is that you're an idiot, idiot. Look where you're going. Don't rush in. You haven't even seen that monster before, so don't just ...


"Still waiting for Dark Souls 1 to be non-GFWL'd soon before summer."

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King Dedede joins Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 09, 2014 11:35pm PST

King Dedede has joined the Super Smash Bros. roster on Wii U and 3DS, days ahead of Kirby's Triple Deluxe's release in Japan.


Dark Souls 2 'Into the Light' comic begins

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 08, 2014 2:15pm PST

As promised, Namco Bandai's promotional Dark Souls 2 comic Into the Light is now available to read online. Well, the beginning of it anyway. The...