Elden Ring Road to the Erdtree Manga Review

Elden Ring: The Road to the Erdtree, Vol. 1 Review

I know what you might be thinking: "There's a new Elden Ring DLC out? What is Road to the Erdtree?" No, we've still got an undetermined amount of time before we can play some new Elden Ring content,…

May 27, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Synduality Noir Anime Gets Debut Date Ahead of Bandai Namco's New Mecha Game

Today Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the debut date of the anime Synduality Noir, which will come ahead of a new mecha game titled Synduality: Echo of Ada. The anime series will start airing…

May 21, 2023 | 01:27 EDT

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My Hero Ultra Rumble Returns With an Open Beta This Month

Today Bandai Namco announced that its My Hero Academia free-to-play battle royale game My Hero Ultra Rumble is returning with an open beta.  The game dedicated to the popular anime and manga…

May 17, 2023 | 10:24 EDT

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Bandai Namco Announces Financial Results Among Growing Focus on High-Quality Games

Bandai Namco announced its financial results for the full fiscal year, related to the period between April 1, 2022, and March 31, 2023.  Net sales for the whole company were 990,089 million yen, up…

May 10, 2023 | 03:21 EDT

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Getting New DLC This Week Including Beast Gohan, Orange Piccolo, & More

Today Bandai Namco announced the release date of the next DLC coming to its immortal game Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. Considering that the game has outlasted in its DLC support pretty literally every…

May 9, 2023 | 11:12 EDT

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Birdie Wing: Golf Girls' Story Getting Nintendo Switch & Mobile Games

If you love anime, you may be familiar with Birdie Wing: Golf Girls' Story, and it's soon getting its own video games.  The first game dedicated to the golf anime (for which a second cour has just…

April 7, 2023 | 02:07 EDT

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Elden Ring Update 1.09 Brings Ray Tracing To The Lands Between

Elden Ring update 1.09 is here, and there's good news if you're playing on Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, or PC. This update adds ray tracing to the Lands Between, which should enrich your visual…

March 23, 2023 | 09:44 EDT

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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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Elden Ring Infographic Shows Just How Many Malenia Attempts There Have Been

Bandai Namco has shared a new Elden Ring infographic that contains some fascinating stats about the game. If you've played it (and even if you haven't), you'll know From Software's action RPG is…

March 20, 2023 | 09:47 EDT

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Elden Ring DLC Shadow Of The Erdtree Announced

From Software has announced a major piece of Elden Ring DLC. Shadow of the Erdtree is the game's first big expansion, and although we don't know much about it yet, it's likely to add new bosses, new…

February 28, 2023 | 03:23 EST

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Bandai Namco Opening Massive Arcade in Akihabara Taking Over Historical Sega Location

Over the past few years, many fans were saddened to hear news about the closure of several historical arcades in Tokyo and especially in the otaku-centric town of Akihabara, but today Bandai Namco…

February 22, 2023 | 02:04 EST

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Elden Ring Sales Grow To 20 Million Tarnished

Bandai Namco has announced that Elden Ring sales have galloped across yet another major milestone. Many millions of Tarnished have now taken up the reins of Torrent and wandered into the Lands…

February 22, 2023 | 02:56 EST

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Elden Ring Wins Prestigious AMD Excellence Award in Japan; Nominated for Grand Prize

Today the Japanese Association of Media in Digital announced the recipients of its annual Excellence Awards for the 2022 edition of the prestigious AMD Awards.  The awards, sponsored by the Japanese…

February 14, 2023 | 01:42 EST

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February 2023 Nintendo Direct - Here Are All the News & Announcements

Nintendo is finally broadcasting its first Direct presentation of 2023, focusing on news and announcement about games releasing in the first half of the year. Fans are waiting for big news (maybe…

February 8, 2023 | 05:04 EST

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Bandai Namco Announces Growing Financial Results Due to Elden Ring's Continuing Strong Sales & More

Bandai Namco announced its financial results for the first nine months of the fiscal year, related to the period between April 1 and December 31, 2022. The results are positive across the board with…

February 7, 2023 | 02:50 EST

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Figures & Model Kits from Tales of Arise, Muv-Luv, Ace Combat, Guilty Gear, and More Revealed by Kotobukiya

Today Kotobukiya opened its Kotobukiya Collection 2023 event in Akihabara, Tokyo, and it had a few interesting video game figures and model kits to reveal. We start with a new figure portraying…

February 4, 2023 | 03:51 EST

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Paper Maps Make Fantasy Games More Immersive

Fantasy is one of the most popular genres of fiction, and at its core, it relies on presenting an alternate world that its audience can become invested in, moved by, and perhaps even escape to.…

February 8, 2023 | 11:00 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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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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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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Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition

Disney Magical World 2: Enchanted Edition is a life simulation game developed by h.a.n.d and published by Bandai Namco. This is a remastered version of the original 3DS title released during 2016 in…

January 7, 2023 | 02:01 EST

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Elden Ring Mod Turns It Into A Walking Simulator

Have you ever wished the countless hostile creatures of the Lands Between would just leave you alone? Well, there's now an Elden Ring mod that will make them do just that. Peaceful Ring removes…

December 30, 2022 | 10:43 EST

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Elden Ring Pokemon Mashup Looks Terrifying And Brilliant

Elden Ring is a pretty terrifying game. The Lands Between play host to a number of horrible creatures, including the many-limbed Godrick the Grafted, the screeching Deathbirds, and cosmic horrors…

December 29, 2022 | 10:46 EST

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SD Gundam Battle Alliance

SD Gundam Battle Alliance is an action RPG featuring Mobile Suits and scenarios taken from the mainline Gundam franchise. The story is set in the G: Universe, which takes Gundam canon and twists it…

December 28, 2022 | 08:23 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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Bandai Namco Teases New Akira Toriyama Manga Game

Bandai Namco is teasing a brand new project based on a manga by legendary artist Akira Toriyama. Sand Land was created by Toriyama between May and August in 2000, and it's now being transformed into…

December 8, 2022 | 11:32 EST

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Elden Ring Colosseum Update Brings PvP Shenanigans

Bandai Namco has announced a new Elden Ring update, so get ready to head back to the Lands Between. The Colosseum Update does exactly what you'd expect: it opens up several colosseums within Elden…

December 6, 2022 | 09:31 EST

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Elden Ring Update 1.07 Adds Separate PvP Scaling

Elden Ring update 1.07 has been released, and From Software has made a pretty surprising decision in this latest patch. The studio has introduced separate PvP scaling for weapons and skills, meaning…

October 13, 2022 | 08:39 EDT

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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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Digimon Card Game (2020)

Digimon has continued to enjoy a new boom in popularity from increased production of shows, new Digivice v-pet releases, and the launch of a new card game. The Digimon Card Game, not to be confused…

September 21, 2022 | 08:55 EDT

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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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Dark Souls 3 PC Servers Reactivated After 7 Months

From Software has announced that the Dark Souls 3 PC servers are back online after a period of seven months of inactivity. The studio says it's working on reactivating servers for the other two Dark…

August 25, 2022 | 08:32 EDT

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Street Fighter Characters And Tekken Announcement Lead Evo 2022 Bonanza

This weekend saw the annual Evo tournament once again stepping into the ring, and it was a packed show as always. This time around, we got major fighting game reveals, big DLC announcements, and a…

August 8, 2022 | 08:54 EDT

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Top 10 PlayStation Plus Premium Horror Games

PlayStation Plus Premium is home to many genres, but none are as immersive or terrifying as the horror games in this article. They pull us in, get us invested, and then spook us when we're not…

July 11, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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(Updated) Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher Will Release in the West

Update July 5th 8:45AM: Bandai Namco has confirmed that Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher will be coming to the West. The studio confirmed the game's Western release via its Twitter account, tweeting that…

July 5, 2022 | 08:50 EDT

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Elden Ring Dataminers Discover Cut Vyke Questline

The popular RPG Elden Ring is full of content and takes a long time to complete, but it could have been even longer. A dataminer known as Sekiro Dubi has spent hours playing and digging into the game…

June 15, 2022 | 01:59 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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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R Release Date Revealed

The Jojo's Bizarre Adventure All Star Battle R release date has finally been revealed, and it's coming on September 1, 2022, on PC and September 2, 2022, for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series…

May 26, 2022 | 11:31 EDT

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Elden Ring Seamless Coop Mod is Releasing Soon

The Elden Ring Seamless Coop mod is releasing on May 27th, 2022 on PC, and adds in a feature that Elden Ring fans have been begging for since release: a way to play unfettered coop with their friends…

May 23, 2022 | 12:11 EDT

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Elden Ring is Now the Best-Selling Game Over The Past 12 Months

US NPD April 2022 sales have revealed that in just under three months, Elden Ring has become the best-selling game over the past 12 months, shipping 13.4 million units and displacing Call of Duty:…

May 13, 2022 | 12:01 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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Elden Ring Invisible Paths Are a Thing, Apparently

At least two Elden Ring invisible paths have been discovered by players so far, highlighting yet another Soulslike tradition that's featured in Miyazaki's latest game. Elden Ring has proven to be…

April 6, 2022 | 03:55 EDT

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Elden Ring Update Restores Some of Radahn's Strength

In the last big Elden Ring update, version 1.03, Radahn-one of the major and most difficult bosses in From Software's latest-was nerfed. Before we get into them, it's important to note that the nerf…

April 4, 2022 | 10:30 EDT

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An Elden Ring Bestiary May Have Been in Development

A dataminer has discovered files that show an Elden Ring bestiary may have been considered at one point in the game's development. Elden RIng has been out for a good few weeks now. To the surprise…

March 28, 2022 | 01:37 EDT

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Elden Ring Speedrun Record Now Sub-25 Minutes

The Elden Ring speedrun record has yet again been shattered, this time by an enterprising Tarnished named Hazeblade. The new record is now 24 minutes and 37 seconds, replacing Distortion2's previous…

March 25, 2022 | 10:32 EDT

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Elden Ring RCE Exploit Claimed to Exist Despite Fixes

A video claims to show an Elden Ring RCE exploit in action, although there is not yet enough convincing evidence to prove that it is genuine. Elden Ring has been the saving grace for Soulslike fans…

March 17, 2022 | 03:57 EDT