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(Update) The first Dark Souls III DLC is called Ashes of Ariandel, is out in October

[Update #2: It's official! You can watch the trailer below. The DLC will add one new region (an "unnamed frozen land"), new bosses, armor, weapons, and magic. Dark Souls III's second and final add-on is still slated for early 2017.] [Update...   read

 
 
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Majin Vegeta, co-op boss battles, open beta confirmed for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

I haven't been all that jazzed about Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, but a few updates from Bandai Namco have changed my tune a lil' bit. Majin Vegeta is confirmed, but the "Expert Mission" mode is what I'm really interested in. It allows up ...   read

 
 
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Disney Magical World 2 is more than just Frozen

What's This? More than 100 Disney characters are looking to be Part of Your World with a new game that's Just Around the River – no, no, stop. I'm not doing the pun thing again. Disney Magical World 2 for the Ninte...   read

 
 
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Bandai Namco is hosting a limited-time Gundam VR experience in Japan

Japan loves VR, and you can't get more Japanese than VR Gundam. Naturally, Bandai Namco knows this, so they're introducing a mobile suit experience at the VR Zone location in Tokyo. It'll cost you 1,000 yen (roughly $10) for eight minutes, ...   read

 
 
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Pokken Tournament defies odds, ships one million units on Wii U

When I visited Japan several months after its release and played Pokken Tournament in multiple locations, I didn't really see any major activity. Most fighting game fans were playing Street Fighter and Guilty Gear, and while the multi-cabin...   read

 
 
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Little Nightmares is somehow both cute and terrifying at the same time

Bandai Namco has properly revealed Little Nightmares, a new adventure title that has you playing as a raincoat-wearing little girl named Six trying to escape an underwater vessel filled with corrupted souls. I love how that description wen...   read

 
 
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Namco Bandai teases a 'major' Dark Souls III announcement next week

I still dabble in Dark Souls III these days, even if I've exhausted basically everything in terms of major content, but it's not the same. I pine for the days where I'm playing it constantly, and later this year it looks like I'll get ...   read

 
 
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Tales of Berseria opening video leaked

Three days ahead of its Japanese release, the opening animation for Tales of Berseria has appeared online. Featuring a new single by Flow, a Japanese band whose work often appears in anime and video games, the animation shows the main...   read

 
 
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Little Nightmares looks messed up in all the right ways

Remember Hunger? Maybe not its name (those one-word titles sure have a habit of slipping out of mind for me), but the unnerving, surreal, not-quite-right world should seem vaguely familiar. Bandai Namco has opted to publish the Tarsier Stu...   read

 
 
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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 drops September 13

Bandai Namco has earned enough goodwill with Pac-Man Championship Edition and its follow-ups that I was wholeheartedly down for the sequel coming into the announcement trailer. What a game! For the sequel, the ghost trains are back alongsi...   read

 
 


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God Eater 2: Rage Burst looks great in 60fps

Although Monster Hunter generally steals the spotlight, there are a lot of other great action RPGs out there like Freedom Wars, which is one of my favorites of the genre. The God Eater series is another unsung hero in the west, bu...   read

 
 
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Review: God Eater Resurrection

It's been quite a long time since Bandai Namco first threw its hat into the monster-hunting ring with God Eater, and since then the landscape has changed. Monster Hunter itself moved to the Nintendo 3DS, a whole new generation of conso...   read

 
 
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Harebrained Schemes is directly addressing some of Necropolis' biggest problems

Have you played Necropolis yet? What do you think? You already know what I think. Well, you could if you read this review. Done? Well you probably can recall the part where I talk about some of the shortcomings, most not...   read

 
 
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Pac-man Championship Edition is getting a sequel with hella huge bosses!

YES! YES! YES! YES! One of my favorite retro remakes is getting a proper sequel in Pac-man Championship Edition 2! Not only will there be the classic modes from the original game, but a new adventure mode that has you chasing fast mov...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7 adds Bob and Master Raven to its roster

When Tekken 7 makes it to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in early 2017, our dear round friend/enemy Bob ("likes: crime fighting"; "dislikes: weight loss") will be invited to the party. Series director Katsuhiro Harada took EVO 2016 weekend...   read

 
 
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Darkrai is coming to Pokken Tournament

Bandai Namco has just announced that the new mystery Pokémon that will be joining the cast of Pokkén Tournament is none other than Darkrai (one of my favorites!). Right now he's only coming to Japanese arcades on July 20, and ...   read

 
 
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Review: Necropolis

The "friends" argument in the critical side of gaming is an amusing one to partake in. "Aren't all games inherently better with friends?" people say. Well, no. There are of course varying degrees of success in which a game implements multip...   read

 
 
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Review: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven

I've always thought that the world needed a definitive JoJo's Bizarre Adventure game. The franchise tends to resist easy adaptation, and despite there being no shortage of attempts to bring it to the world of video games, it wasn't until 20...   read

 
 
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You guys really came through on the One Piece: Burning Blood character poll

Hey, remember a few weeks ago when I asked everyone to vote for Caesar Clown in the One Piece: Burning Blood character poll? It worked, I guess! Namco Bandai has announced that Rob Lucci, Caesar Clown and Monkey D Garp have all be...   read

 
 
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Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2's Collector's Edition has a shirtless Goku

Now that Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 has an October release date, the Special and Collector's Editions can start rolling out. Bandai Namco Europe just revealed several sets at Japan Expo yesterday (you can view the US version in the galler...   read

 
 
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I'm going to fuse all the fighters in Dragon Ball Fusions

In many ways, Dragon Ball Fusions for the 3DS looks more interesting than Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2. Part of that is due to the fusion system, which I know is going to have me sitting there all day wondering "what if?" while I fuse just ...   read

 
 
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Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2 will launch in October

Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2 will launch on October 25 in the US on PS4 and Xbox One, and on October 28 on PC, Bandai Namco has announced. It will pick up where the last game left off two years later, and your hero character will join the T...   read

 
 
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That Katamari clicker is now available worldwide

Tap My Katamari is now available for iOS and Android platforms the world over. While the free-to-play spin-off has been out in some regions since January, other markets, including the United States, haven't been abl...   read

 
 
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Namco localizing The Asterisk War game for PS Vita

A.W. : Phoenix Festa is a-comin' to a PlayStation Vita near you. In case you're unfamiliar with the name, Phoenix Festa is a dating simulator-action game hybrid based on what is apparently a popular light novel, manga, and anime series -- T...   read

 
 
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Pokken Tournament is getting a new character in Japan

While Pokken Tournament's creators have downplayed the idea of DLC in the console edition, they've just announced that another character will be joining the game's roster in the Japanese arcade rendition. The new fighter will be announced o...   read

 
 
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