TGS13: Namco Bandai

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles (PS3) Tales of Symphonia was one of the best games in the very long Tales JRPG series, and a stand-out game on the Gamecube. It also had a sequel for the Wii, Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World, which no one played; it wasn’t …

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Project X Zone is Coming to the States

Now that’s what I call timing. Namco Bandai announced today that they will be bringing over Project X Zone, the tactical RPG featuring over 50 different characters from 29 different game series from three different companies (Namco Bandai, Capcom, and Sega). While there is no set-in-stone date yet, Namco Bandai …

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Import Review: Project X-Zone (3DS)

Have you ever wanted all your favorite game characters from Sega, Capcom, and Namco Bandai altogether in a strategy RPG? Well, consider your wish granted! In Japan at least, that is. Project X-Zone is the newest offering from Banpresto and Monolith Soft, published by Namco Bandai (look at all those …

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Review: Soul Calibur 5 (PS3/360)

After the completion of Project Soul’s Soul Calibur 4, it seemed like the book was closed on this historic weapons-based fighting game franchise. Since the series started as Soul Edge in the arcades in 1996, and then as Soul Blade on the Playstation later that year, it quickly gained popularity …

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This Week in Famitsu

WEEKLY FAMITSU #1208 Cover Story The cover story this week is Armored Core 5, which was just released here in Japan on January 26th. The article isn’t even a preview/review of the game, it’s a walk-through for the first 4 chapters of the game, so we won’t bore you with …

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A Tale of Souls and Swords: The History of Soul Calibur

The Soul games have been around for well more than a decade and have drawn in millions of followers worldwide. While many gamers eagerly await in anticipation for the next installment, there are still some who haven’t played any of the games. The recent announcement of Assassin’s Creed’s Ezio Auditore …

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