Reviews of Bandai Namco Entertainment Developed Games

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Review - Claw Grip Forever

I will go ahead and start this one with a hot take: I do not like the Souls series. Something about it just absolutely does not click with me in any way. However, I am a huge fan of Armored Core,…

August 23, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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One Piece Odyssey Review

The One Piece manga celebrated its 25th-anniversary last year, marking an important milestone as the series sails ever closer to its finale. With such a long-running franchise, it’s no surprise that…

January 18, 2023 | 11:00 EST

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SD Gundam Battle Alliance Review

Something that you can’t discredit the Gundam series for is the community that still inhabits it. Take the SD (Superior Defender/Super Deformed) sub-category of Gundam media, which transpired after a…

September 5, 2022 | 07:00 EDT

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Digimon Survive Review

Digimon games have always come in a wide variety of genres. Some entries are simulation games where you'll need to correctly train your Digimon to have it evolve into greatness, others are full-blown…

August 4, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation Code Fairy - Volume 1 Review

It feels like it's been ages since a Gundam game with an original story has been released, especially in the West. For years it's been one arena fighter after another, but Mobile Suit Gundam Battle…

November 15, 2021 | 10:00 EST

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Scarlet Nexus Review

With talent like Kenji Anabuki onboard, who has worked on classic Tales titles like Tales of Vesperia in addition to the upcoming Tales of Arise, Scarlet Nexus has much to live up to. While never…

July 1, 2021 | 10:30 EDT

Guilty Gear Strive

Guilty Gear Strive Review

It’s hard to believe that the Guilty Gear series is over 20 years old at this point. A franchise from a relatively unknown developer that once turned the fighting genre on its head, Arc System Works…

June 7, 2021 | 06:00 EDT

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Doraemon: Story of Season Review

It isn't quite clear how or why a game like Doraemon: Story of Seasons came to be, but that doesn't mean that it isn't absolutely wonderful. To those who don't know, the Story of Seasons series are a…

September 18, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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One Piece Pirate Warriors 4 Review

Shonen as a genre has a few key components to it, one of which being the over the top battles. Thinking about titles like Dragon Ball, Bleach, or One Piece you think of the epic moments. A spirit…

March 29, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

My Hero One's Justice 2 Review

My Hero One's Justice 2 Review

In manga and anime through the ages, there have always been standout sagas that everyone held in the highest regard. Through the '90s and early 2000's titans like Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, Naruto,…

March 13, 2020 | 05:00 EDT

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One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows Review

With streaming services like Crunchyroll and Funimation you no longer need to wait until Saturday mornings to get a good helping of Anime. This also means more of the strange and fantastic series are…

March 5, 2020 | 11:00 EST

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Review

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Review

Dragon Ball Z is a great series. It's been over twenty years since it ended, yet we're still seeing new merchandise and home media releases. Even now a new series, Dragon Ball Super, is capturing the…

January 27, 2020 | 11:00 EST

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Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission Review

Dragon Ball is a huge franchise, with a ton of video game adaptations. A number of them have made their way to North America, but some have remained exclusive to Japan, like the Dragon Ball Heroes…

April 19, 2019 | 12:00 EDT

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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Review - Bobby Flies

I've been a fan of Ace Combat for quite some time. Ever since I read Game Informer's review of Ace Combat 5 and ran to a local Blockbuster to check it out, I've been hooked. I also owned the original…

February 8, 2019 | 12:00 EST

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Tekken 7 Review - Jin Versus The Volcano

When I was little, fighting games were listed alongside Power Rangers and professional wrestling as one of the many forms of media that my mother deemed "too violent" for me. My older cousin had a…

June 11, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Digimon World: Next Order Review - We're Going Digital

Digimon World: Next Order, the latest in the long-running Digimon World franchise has just been released for the PlayStation 4. This is the first time that this game has hit western shores, a Vita…

March 8, 2017 | 09:00 EST

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Dark Souls 2 Review

There are a number of games that keep you invested as you play them, the one-more-turn mentality of not being able to put the game down. Dark Souls 2 - like its predecessors - goes a step further…

March 24, 2014 | 09:00 EDT