Namco Bandai News


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!!!......YEAH......err...LOL...no, ..."

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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?"

- EnhancedInterrogator see all 7 comments

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.


"What in the fucking fuck. The different level you speak of is the level of crap."

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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.


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.