Namco Bandai News


PSA: Soulcalibur 2 HD Online is out now

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 20, 2013 5:25pm PST

Now that we got reviews of those new consoles out of the way, it's time to start talking about old games. Specifically, an 11 year old game....


"PSA- SC2 was already HD when it was released on the Xbox original like 10 or 11 years ago. It ..."

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Tales games coming to PlayStation 4, not Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 14, 2013 1:45pm PST

Namco Bandai will continue working on PlayStation platforms, as producer Hideo Baba confirmed work on PS4 games, while saying there are "no plans to bring the series back to the Xbox or Xbox One."


"I hear ya. I played Vesperia on the 360, and had a good time with it."

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Fire Emblem's Marth joins Smash Bros cast

By Steve Watts, Nov 07, 2013 7:00am PST

Marth, the knight from Fire Emblem, has been confirmed as part of the Smash Bros roster for Wii U and 3DS.


"Man, lots of good memories from early 00's fighting my friend's Marth."

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Dark Souls 2 PS3 beta rescheduled for next weekend

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 01, 2013 6:00am PDT

If you were quick enough to get into Dark Souls II's brief beta test last weekend, you were no doubt disappointed, as technical problems meant it was abruptly called off. Namco Bandai has announced it'll run next weekend instead, still at awkward hours. To make up for all th...


"That they want to do the beta when they're working, in Japan?"

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Soulcalibur 2 HD gameplay trailers herald November launch

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 31, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Yes, the middle of November may be flooded with new things, as the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 both launch, but surely this means it's the perfect time to release something old? Namco Bandai today announced revamped fighter Soulcalibur II HD Online will launch for PlayStation...


Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst makes it way to PC

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 24, 2013 5:15pm PDT

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst (whew) is now available on PC.


"OH MAN!! I've been waiting forever for this to come to PC!!!, ..."

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Enslaved: Odyssey to the West finally comes out on PC

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 24, 2013 3:45pm PDT

More than three years after its Xbox 360 and PS3 release, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West has finally released on PC.


"I'm not surprised this is the case. It seems much cheaper to just get it working in one ..."

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Dark Souls 2 closed beta launches on PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 24, 2013 11:30am PDT

As promised, the Dark Souls 2 beta has launched. In order to access it, you must be one of the first 90,000 people to enter this code into the PlayStation Store...


"Surprised know one at Shack didn't report that the Test failed to happen, was rescheduled for a ..."

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Tales of Symphonia Chronicles coming to PS3 on February 25

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 23, 2013 10:00am PDT

Could it be possible that there are too many Tales of games coming out now?


Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures producer explains character reboot

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 14, 2013 1:30pm PDT

You may have missed it, but Namco Bandai has rebooted the Pac-Man brand. Through the Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures cartoon series on Disney...


"Hey, it's hardly worse than the cartoon we had back in the day. And Pac-Man CEDX+ still exists."

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Tales of Symphonia Chronicles special edition announced

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 11, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles is an upcoming compilation of two HD remakes: Tales of Symphonia and its sequel, Dawn of the New World. At New York...


"there will never be a PC release for a Tales game. they have no reason to do so."

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Enslaved: Odyssey to the West coming to PC

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 10, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Enslaved: Odyssey to the West will be getting a surprise re-release--this time on PC as well.


"My Uncle Miles just got Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible by working part-time online from ..."

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Ace Combat Infinity preview: free-to-play done right

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 02, 2013 11:00am PDT

Perhaps the most impressive of Namco Bandai's upcoming free-to-play efforts is Ace Combat Infinity for PS3.


"I really wish this worked with Saitek usb flight sticks. Are there any good PS3 flight sticks?"

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Tekken Revolution's free-to-play fights attract younger players

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 02, 2013 10:00am PDT

"It's important to have young fans," Harada explained to us. "Because they'll become interested in future projects from us." Ultimately, that will prove more valuable than making a quick buck, the company believes.


Sonic the Hedgehog joins Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2013 7:16am PDT

Sonic the Hedgehog is back in Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS. As a fan-favorite in Brawl for Wii, this marks the second third-party character...


"Man, what a totally reversal. Sonic teaming up with Mario (kinda). Nintendo needs to make a ..."

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