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Namco mysteries

Namco's either revealing something, or it's practicing counting backward

Four days, 19 hours, 52 minutes, and 37 seconds. That's how long it'll be until Namco does something. Well, it'll probably be less for you, barring the possibility you possess the time-traveling capabilities to go to the immediate past befo...   read

 
 
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Supernova
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Bandai Namco is behind new space robot MOBA Supernova

You can play Supernova today. The MOBA from developer Primal Game Studios is publisher Bandai Namco's next push into the realm of free-to-play (you'll remember the Gundam Vs-like 2-on-2 arena fighter Rise of Incarnates). Namco also sees en...   read

 
 
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Hahahahaha

Tekken 7 lead annoyed you don't like the catgirl so she's Asia/Europe-exclusive

Yesterday, Tekken 7 revealed a new character with cat ears and a Japanese pop idol aesthetic designed by Fire Emblem: Awakening and No More Heroes character artist Yusuke Kozaki. Our own Destructoid's Steven Hansen ...   read

 
 
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KAWAII~~~
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Nya! Good god, Tekken 7's Lucky Chloe is anime as hell

I have a strong urge to get very, very good at Tekken 7 and just piss off (mostly western) players by beating them endlessly with this stupid cat girl.    read

 
 
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God Eater
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God Eater 2: Rage Burst coming to PS4 and Vita

Namco Bandai announced a touched up God Eater 2, God Eater 2: Rage Burst will be coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita in Japan.  God Eater 2 came to PSP and Vita last year in Japan. Yes, PSP. It was also insinuated that the franchise...   read

 
 
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Arcades

This Japanese grandma accidentally bought a derelict arcade

In sunny Chiba, Japan, a woman purchased a building that actually ended up encasing a time capsule of arcade goodness straight out of the late '80s through '90s. Among the relics were almost fifty Sega Aero and Astro City cabinets, along wi...   read

 
 
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Namco has made another Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures

Coming to PS3, 360, Wii U, and 3DS this fall, a sequel to "an emotionless venture that's devoid of any soul or effort." I guess Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, which is based on the new Pac-Man television series, did well enough to war...   read

 
 
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Dragon Ball Z reviewed
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Review: Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z

On paper, the thought of participating in an eight-player Dragon Ball Z battle sounds like the stuff of fanboy dreams. Blasting Kamehamehas across the chasms of Namek while fighting alongside your favorite Saiyans could be as exhilarating v...   read

 
 
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Super Heroine Chronicle
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Super Heroine Chronicle is one game NA will never see

If it's one thing An American Tale taught me, it's to "never say never." But come on, what really are the chances of Super Heroine Chronicle landing on North American shores? It takes the mash-up wackiness of the Super Robot Taisen strateg...   read

 
 
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Soulcalibur: Lost Swords
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Three more enter the mix in Soulcalibur: Lost Swords

I like Soulcalibur II HD Online, but boy oh boy is the online a nightmare. Because of this, I'm holding my breath with the free-to-play offering Namco is whipping up for the next installment of their fabled fighter: Soulcalibur: Lost Swords...   read

 
 
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Saint Seiya reviewed!
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Review: Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers

I’ve never seen as much tragedy in a fighting game before I played Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers. Maybe I should have been more prepared with a fighting game based on the lore of the classic anime, but as a casual partaker in Japanese a...   read

 
 
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Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Deal: Ni No Kuni for $9.99

If you haven't had your fill of Black Friday deals, then Namco Bandai might just have a few more to keep you busy over the long winter drought. Over at their CLUB NAMCO store, a few deals are currently running and are good through Cyber Mon...   read

 
 
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Soulcalibur II reviewed!
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Review: Soulcalibur II HD Online

Transcending more than just history, Soulcalibur II was the envy of every arcade-to-home conversion back in 2003. A feature-rich fighter, Namco’s weapon-based brawler exemplified perfection with deep mechanics, memorable characters, s...   read

 
 
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Saint Seiya
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Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers hits PS3 November 26

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers' destiny clashes this Tuesday, November 26, when it smashes its way onto North American PlayStation 3's. Released last week in Europe, both at retail and on PSN, the NA version of the game is foregoing retail to...   read

 
 
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New subtitled Tales of Symphonia Chronicles trailer

Here's a nice, long trailer for Tales of Symphonia Chronicles, the upcoming PS3 game, set to launch next year in both North America and Europe. It's in Japanese with subtitles, and contains a lot of hugging, yelling, and swordplay, just as...   read

 
 
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F2P Soul Calibur

Free-to-play Soul Calibur: Lost Swords announced for PS3

Namco seems to be lovingly embracing the free-to-play model. The free Tekken Revolution is doing well enough that it added new, original characters. The free-to-play PC and PS3 racer Ridge Racer Driftopia just went up on Steam's Early Acces...   read

 
 
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Cosplay

These Tales inspired cosplays will soothe your soul

It only took two years for the thirteenth flagship title in the Tales series to reach western shores, but now that Tales of Xillia has finally arrived what better way to celebrate than with a collection of some fantastic cosplay traversing ...   read

 
 
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New Tekken character

Female Vampire wins Tekken Revolution character poll

Remember that poll that would decide the next brand new character in the Tekken franchise? Well it looks like we have a winner -- the Female Vampire. Right behind her were the "Female Tekken Force" character, and Shin Kamiya, followed by th...   read

 
 
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Katamari Damacy

Katamari Damacy trundles to PlayStation Network next week

Katamari Damacy is coming to PlayStation Network! Announced during this week's PlayStation Blogcast, the first entry in Namco Bandai's acid trip of a series is set to arrive as a part of next Tuesday's PlayStation Store update.   ...   read

 
 
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Project X Zone
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Project X Zone rocks out with an English trailer

After a long wait, Project X Zone is nearly here. Set to launch on June 25, this Namco Bandai, Capcom, and Sega crossover will feature characters from Mega Man to Bruce Willis. Namco Bandai has just announced today that "for the fans," the...   read

 
 
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Tales of Xillia

Tales of Xillia coming to PlayStation 3 in August

At long last, Tales of Xillia has a North American release date! Namco Bandai has announced the highly-anticipated role-playing game will finally make its way to western shores starting August 6. Initially released in Japan nearly...   read

 
 
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New PSP games!
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PSP RPG Sword Art Online looks surprisingly good

Let's face it, the Vita is struggling. But that doesn't mean one of Sony's handhelds isn't doing well. Despite the presence of sexy new technology, the PlayStation Portable is still enjoying quite a bit of success on the oth...   read

 
 
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New Wii games!
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Namco Bandai reveals first footage of latest Wii project

Every Viking burial needs some sacrificial offerings to help fuel the funeral pyre. As luck would have it, Namco Bandai has at least one more parting gift to present before the Wii begins its journey into the afterlife.  Pretty Cure A...   read

 
 
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Ni no Kuni

Ni no Kuni arrives on PSN next week as a digital release

Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is almost finally here. The long-awaited game may be arriving exclusively on PlayStation 3 next week, but that doesn't mean players won't have a choice of where to grab it. The PlayStation Blogcast ...   read

 
 
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Namco is planning a restaurant-gaming concept

Polygon has learned of the existence of a restaurant/gaming fusion project that may interest those of you in the US. The project, initially titled "Level 256" (the final levels of Pac-Man and Dig Dug), will deliver high-end food and enterta...   read

 
 



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