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Code Vein Has Shipped 3 Million Copies Worldwide

If you loved Bandai Namco's vampire Souls-like JRPG Code Vein, you may be happy to learn that it turned out to be rather successful.  Today the publisher announced on Twitter that the game has…

March 20, 2023 | 10:15 EDT

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R DLC Character Keicho Nijimura Gets Release Date

Today Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the release date of the next DLC character that will come to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R. We already knew that the next character to join…

March 19, 2023 | 09:40 EDT

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Bandai Namco is Opening Another Massive Arcade in Tokyo's Famous Red Light District

Bandai Namco announced that it will open another massive arcade complex in the Kabukicho area of Japan's capital city, Tokyo. The facility named Namco TOKYO will open at the new Tokyu Kabukicho…

March 19, 2023 | 07:00 EDT

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Blue Protocol Network Test for Japan Dated Following Delay

Today Bandai Namco announced the new dates for the network test of its anime-style MMORPG Blue Protocol for the Japanese audience.  It'll start on Friday, March 31, at 2:00 on Japan time and end on…

March 14, 2023 | 03:55 EDT

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Getting Rollback Netcode Beta on Steam & Another Balance Update Ahead of EVO

Bandai Namco just aired the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals 2022-23, and it had some news to share with the fans of the fighting game.  Producer Tomoko Hiroki walked on stage just after the…

March 5, 2023 | 09:54 EST

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New Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi & Dragon Ball Super Card Game Digital Version Announced

During the Dragon Ball Games Battle Hour Livestream, Bandai Namco had a couple of interesting announcements for video game fans.  First of all, a new Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi (Dragon Ball Z…

March 5, 2023 | 08:51 EST

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R Reveals Keicho Nijimura DLC

Today Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the next DLC character that will come to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R. The next fighter that will be added to the game is Keicho Nijimura, a…

March 3, 2023 | 09:57 EST

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Blue Protocol

Blue Protocol is an MMORPG that allows players to create their very own anime adventure while they attempt to uncover the secrets of their origins. Along their journey, they will come into contact…

March 1, 2023 | 04:23 EST

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Blue Protocol's Character Customization & Benchmark Are Awesome

Today Bandai Namco released the benchmark software of its upcoming MMORPG Blue Protocol including the full character customization. The benchmark, for now, available only for PC and only in Japanese…

March 1, 2023 | 09:37 EST

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Blue Protocol Benchmark Released Including Impressive Character Creation [UPDATE]

Today Bandai Namco hosted a livestream dedicated to its upcoming MMORPG Blue Protocol, and announced that the benchmark is releasing tomorrow. The software will be available on the official website …

February 28, 2023 | 11:03 EST

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Tekken 8 Reveals Nina Williams, Gameplay, In-Depth Mechanics Explanation, & On-Site Closed Alpha

Today, during the Tekken World Tour 2022 finals, Tekken Project executive director Katsuhiro Harada and game director Kohei "Nakatsu" Ikeda appeared in a video to talk about Tekken 8 and its…

February 5, 2023 | 01:55 EST

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R Rudol Von Stroheim DLC Release Date Announced

Today Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the release date the next DLC character coming to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R. As previously announced, the DLC includes Rudol von Stroheim…

January 30, 2023 | 11:38 EST

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Gundam Evolution Reveals Season 3 With New Hyperion Gundam

Today Bandai Namco revealed the content of Season 3 of its anime-inspired hero shooter Gundam Evolution, including a new mobile suit. The new season, titled "Defencer" releases on February 1 and its…

January 29, 2023 | 01:49 EST

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Blue Protocol Network Test Delayed to the End of March in Japan; Benchmark Coming

Today Bandai Namco announced that the next network test for the Japanese audience of its upcoming MMORPG Blue Protocol will happen around the end of March.  The test was originally scheduled for…

January 25, 2023 | 10:43 EST

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R Reveals Rudol Von Stroheim as New DLC Character

Today Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the next DLC character coming to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R. The next fighter that will be added to the game is Rudol von Stroheim from…

January 19, 2023 | 10:57 EST

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Sword Art Online Last Recollection Gets Story Trailer & Details; Theme Song by ReoNa Revealed

Today Bandai Namco revealed a brand new trailer of the upcoming anime-inspired game Sword Art Online Last Recollection. This time around, the trailer focuses on the story, providing a look at some…

January 19, 2023 | 09:53 EST

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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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Blue Protocol Network Test Delayed in Japan Due to Issues

Today Bandai Namco announced that the network test of its upcoming MMORPG Blue Protocol has been delayed.  The test was supposed to begin in Japan on January 14, but the developer found issues…

January 11, 2023 | 12:41 EST

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Ace Combat 2 Music Is Pure Fire Performed by Guitarist Masahiro Itami

Today Bandai Namco and developer Project Aces released a video that will serve as a real treat for fans of the Ace Combat franchise.  The video features Fire Youngman, one of the most popular songs…

January 10, 2023 | 03:46 EST

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Tales of Symphonia Remastered Shows Nostalgic Gameplay in New Trailer

Today Bandai Namco released a new trailer of the upcoming Tales of Symphonia Remastered.  The trailer showcases the familiar and nostalgic gameplay that you can expect from this remaster, which…

January 10, 2023 | 11:45 EST

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Gundam Evolution

Gundam Evolution is a free-to-play online first-person shooter that allows players to man their very own mobile suit from the Gundam anime series.  Players will compete in six-versus-six objective-…

December 28, 2022 | 11:03 EST

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Tales of Symphonia Remastered

Tales of Symphonia Remastered is the HD remaster of one of the most popular and acclaimed RPG's ever, and is coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch on February 17, 2023. The story…

December 28, 2022 | 03:26 EST

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Tales of Symphonia Remastered Release Date Revealed

Are you ready to return to Sylvarant? With the announcement of the Tales of Symphonia Remastered release date for February 17th, 2023, you now know when you can. The game will be releasing on the…

November 9, 2022 | 10:51 EST

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Sword Art Online Last Recollection Announced For 2023

Bandai Namco has announced Sword Art Online Last Recollection, a new game that will conclude the story arc which began with 2013's Sword Art Online Infinity Moment. It'll once again follow series…

November 7, 2022 | 12:02 EST

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Gundam Evolution Review

Hot off the heels of Battleborn's launch was Overwatch, which soon decimated any chance of success for Gearbox's then newest IP. Let's hope history doesn't repeat itself, because Gundam Evolution,…

October 6, 2022 | 10:30 EDT

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Best Gundam Evolution Units For Beginners

Gundam Evolution is now available on PC, bringing its own take on the hero shooter genre. Its starting roster of 12 free-to-play units each has a number of unique skills, and it can be hard to decide…

September 27, 2022 | 09:57 EDT

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Gundam Evolution Crash Issues Plague Launch

Gundam Evolution crash issues are plaguing the game's Steam version, which launched yesterday. Players are already complaining about their games freezing mid-match, and a number of other issues are…

September 22, 2022 | 10:41 EDT

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Pac-Man World Re-Pac

Pac-Man World Re-Pac is the remake of the 1999 3D platformer, Pac-Man World. Pac-Man World Re-Pac whisks Pac-Man off to rescue his friends and family from the evil Ghosts. In Pac-Man World, Pac-Man…

December 29, 2022 | 01:29 EST

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Pac-Man World Re-Pac is Great, But What About Pac-Man World 2?

When I heard the news that a Nintendo Direct Mini had been announced, the last thing I imagined was being wowed. The release date had already been leaked for Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, and I…

June 30, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Applications Now Open for Gundam Evolution Closed Console Network Test

The dates for the Gundam Evolution Closed Console Network Test have been decided and you can now apply to participate on either PlayStation or Xbox. Gundam Evolution is an upcoming cross-platform…

May 27, 2022 | 03:05 EDT

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Gundam Evolution Network Test Was a 'Giant Success,' Producer Says

The Gundam Evolution Network Test on PC was a "giant success" according to the game's producer Kazuya Maruyama -- and a console network test is coming soon. Gundam Evolution is the latest game based…

April 15, 2022 | 02:59 EDT

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Gundam Metaverse to Be Created by Bandai Namco

Bandai Namco has revealed ambitious plans for the "Gundam metaverse project" during the 3rd Gundam Conference held today, aiming to merge the worlds of anime, games, music, and Gunpla. The Gundam …

March 29, 2022 | 02:47 EDT

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Bandai Namco Announces Significant Pay Raise For Developers

Bandai Namco has announced it will be raising its base developer pay rate in April. Employees will get a raise of more than $5k per annum, with the starting salary also increasing significantly for…

February 28, 2022 | 10:40 EST

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BANDAI NAMCO Hosting Fighting Game Roundtable Discussion July 2020

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment has a longstanding history in the fighting game community and now they're going to be getting together some industry heavyweights for a lengthy discussion on the topic.…

July 27, 2020 | 03:19 EDT

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Code Vein Hellfire Knight DLC Launches

The first of the three parts of the season pass for Code Vein, titled Hellfire Knight, has finally released today. This first part brings with it new story content, new customization options, and new…

January 30, 2020 | 10:30 EST

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Code Vein DLC Expanions Coming Early 2020

If you've been a fan of Code Vein then good news, more is on the way next year. The three packs promised in the season pass will all be launching in early 2020. So what will this DLC include? Well…

November 23, 2019 | 09:30 EST

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Code Vein Update To Add Halloween Accessories

A new update for vampiric Soulslike Code Vein will launch later this month. The update will add a series of Halloween-themed accessories and a few quality-of-life updates. One of Code Vein's strong…

October 9, 2019 | 09:00 EDT

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Code Vein Review

Dark Souls is one of those games that just screams classic. The series has impacted the games industry for both triple-A and indie developers over the years. Games like Salt & Sanctuary and Dark…

October 2, 2019 | 02:59 EDT

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Bandai Namco Is Giving Out Free Copies Of Code Vein If You Donate Blood

Bandai Namco will give you a free copy of Code Vein if you donate blood on the day of the game's launch. There's also a "promo blood kit" in the offing, although we're not sure what that contains.…

September 24, 2019 | 11:30 EDT

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Upcoming Vampire Action RPG Code Vein Gets Console Demo In September

Upcoming vampire action RPG Code Vein will be getting a playable demo for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in September. We don't yet know whether the game will also be playable in demo form on PC. The…

August 22, 2019 | 10:09 EDT

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Cassandra and Samurai Shodown's Haohmaru Coming to Soulcalibur VI Season 2

Soulcalibur VI Season 2 is on the way and it will be bringing with it one returning character and one crossover character. Sophitia's sister Cassandra (last seen in Soulcalibur IV) will be making her…

August 5, 2019 | 03:22 EDT

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Code Vein Shows Off New Action and Announces Release Date

Code Vein, the action-RPG title from Namco Bandai that was first revealed in 2017, is finally seeing the light of day. A brand new trailer for Code Vein was dropped during E3 2019, and with it was…

June 11, 2019 | 03:26 EDT

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2B Enters the Fight in Soulcalibur VI Later this Month

As announced by Bandai Namco earlier today, Nier: Automata's 2B is joining the colorful cast of Soulcalibur VI on December 18th. Initially announced at the end of October, 2B's appearance in the…

December 14, 2018 | 09:00 EST

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Soulcalibur VI Will Ban You From Online Play If You Play Through Steam Play

Soulcalibur VI players trying to play the game through Steam Play or Proton have found themselves banned from online play, even if they reinstall the game on Windows. Proton is a fork of the WINE…

October 22, 2018 | 11:49 EDT

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SoulCalibur VI Review - When All Bear Burning Souls

Fighting games always seem to be stuck between two worlds as of late. On one hand, fighting games are expected to not deviate from previous iterations to give veteran players a familiarity with the…

October 21, 2018 | 01:00 EDT


Embrace Your Villainous Side with Inferno in Soulcalibur VI

It's about to get a little hot in Soulcalibur VI, as the iconic villain Inferno was announced today with a new design and plenty of terrifying moves. Inferno is a name any Soulcalibur player will…

October 4, 2018 | 03:20 EDT

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Soulcalibur VI

The latest entry in one of the definitive 3D and weapon fighters, Bandai Namco's Soulcalibur VI is bringing the clash of blades in 2018. With 6 years passing since the series last release, this…

October 4, 2018 | 03:20 EDT

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Soulcalibur VI Roster Grows By Three; Azwel Plus Cervantes and Raphael Discovered

The roster of Soulcalibur VI just keeps growing, and this time three fighters have been discovered for the game. First up is a brand new character to the series, Azwel, a mysterious yet somewhat…

September 4, 2018 | 09:17 EDT