Namco Bandai News


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.


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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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Former Namco developer reveals the Snake Plissken game that never was

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 27, 2013 5:00pm PDT

A former Namco employee has revealed an old trailer for a game based on John Carpenter's Escape franchise. Sadly, this Snake Plissken title never came to be, but it's fun to watch this trailer and wonder what might have been.


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Toon Link joins Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 26, 2013 12:45pm PDT

Toon Link is setting course for a Super Smash Bros return, as Nintendo has confirmed him for both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the upcoming brawler.


Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ new features showcased in video

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 25, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ is now available on PC, PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live Arcade.


Soulcalibur 2 HD Online for Wii U 'depends on demand'

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2013 12:00am PDT

If you want Soulcalibur 2 HD for Wii U, you're going to have to beg.


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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle coming to PS3 in 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2013 12:00am PDT

CyberConnect 2, developers of the Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm series, will have yet another anime-based fighting game appear on PS3 next year: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle


One Piece: Romance Dawn coming to 3DS this holiday

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 19, 2013 12:00am PDT

One Piece: Romance Dawn for Nintendo 3DS turns the popular anime series into an RPG for the first time.


Dark Souls 2 beta: what to expect

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2013 6:15pm PDT

PS3 owners will be able to sample Dark Souls 2 before the game's March launch. But, what's actually in the beta?


"Can I still sign up for the beta? I missed the sign-ups from a week or three back."

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Dark Souls 2 launches on Xbox 360 and PS3 March 11, PC version soon after

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT

Dark Souls 2 will be on Xbox 360 and PS3 on March 11, with the PC version to launch "shortly thereafter."


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Star Trek game 'arguably hurt' the movie, says J.J. Abrams

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Star Trek: Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams says he left the Star Trek game early, and ultimately felt that it may have hurt the film.


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Princess Peach joins Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 12, 2013 7:15am PDT

Let's just get the Mario characters out of the way.


Soulcalibur: Lost Swords is a free-to-play fighter for PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 11, 2013 7:30am PDT

Namco Bandai has announced Soulcalibur: Lost Souls. As we suspected, it's a free-to-play game for PS3.