News items tagged with namco bandai

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Hits Nintendo Switch This Fall

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Hits Nintendo Switch This Fall

Ever since Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 was revealed by way of an announcement trailer to then subsequently launch so soon after in October 2016 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, fans have been wonderin...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 July 2018
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Getting Open Beta, Majin Vegeta

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Getting Open Beta, Majin Vegeta

An open beta for the highly-anticipated Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 has been announced, along with a new playable character and informati...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 16 July 2018
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was consistently chock full of controversy and dis...

By Rob Keyes on 16 July 2018
Pokken Tournament DX Adding New Playable Pokemon

Pokken Tournament DX Adding New Playable Pokemon

Without a doubt, today’s Nintendo Direct Mini contained a lot of information in regards to what’s on the horizon for the Switch. The...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 July 2018
Pokemon Fighting Game Gains Empoleon As New Character

Pokemon Fighting Game Gains Empoleon As New Character

After ample speculation, The Pokemon Company confirms that the next fighter joining the Pokken Tournament roster will be none other than the fully evolved form of Piplup, Empoleon. Despite arriving in...

By Riley Little on 13 July 2018
Pokken Tournament: Croagunk Joins The Roster

Pokken Tournament: Croagunk Joins The Roster

After ample speculation, the latest fighter joining the roster of Pokken Tournament has been revealed, and it’s – rather surprisingly...

By Riley Little on 13 July 2018
Pokken Tournament Pros Have Their Screen Names Changed

Pokken Tournament Pros Have Their Screen Names Changed

Pokken Tournament is the arcade fighting game the Pokemon franchise has always needed, and it’s already gained a following since its...

By Mark Knapp on 13 July 2018
Pokken Tournament DX Announced for Nintendo Switch

Pokken Tournament DX Announced for Nintendo Switch

Following months of rumors and speculation, Nintendo has officially announced that the Pokemon fighting game Pokken Tournament is coming to the Nintendo Switch as Pokken Tournament DX, with a planned...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 July 2018
Pokken Tournament Sees Scizor Join The Roster

Pokken Tournament Sees Scizor Join The Roster

The Pokemon Company reveals Scizor as the next playable character joining the roster of the popular Pokemon fighting game Pokken Tournament – although it’s an arcade exclusive. Fighting game fans have...

By Riley Little on 13 July 2018
Pokken Tournament Set to Get Brand New Character

Pokken Tournament Set to Get Brand New Character

Nintendo confirms plans to announce a brand new entrant to Pokken Tournament later this month, kickstarting speculation amongst fans about which Pokemon it could be. There’s little question that Pokke...

By Riley Little on 13 July 2018
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still...

By Rob Keyes on 12 July 2018
15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

15 Most Anticipated Games of 2013

While the time of year has come to look back at our Top 10 Games of 2012, it’s also an occasion to take a collective breath, and start to look at what the next year will hold. Starting with a list...

By Andrew Dyce on 12 July 2018
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgame...

By Jeff Schille on 11 July 2018
'Project Cars' Delayed To March 2015

'Project Cars' Delayed To March 2015

Through the lens of a high quality racing game we can learn a lot about the machines that it runs on. For example, before its many...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 July 2018
'Project Cars' Track List

'Project Cars' Track List

Project Cars has had quite the tumultuous journey through development. The developers at Slightly Mad Studios have an obvious passion for the sport of racing, and they want to create the ultimate ra...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 July 2018
Project Cars Review

Project Cars Review

Project Cars provides one of the most realistic and addicting racing simulations that we’ve ever played, but may lose many gamers...

By Denny Connolly on 08 July 2018
Project Cars Wii U Cancelled

Project Cars Wii U Cancelled

Project Cars may have faced its share of problems on the road to release, including some high profile delays, but the commercial la...

By Rob Gordon on 08 July 2018
Tekken 7 Will Include More DLC Guest Characters

Tekken 7 Will Include More DLC Guest Characters

Bandai Namco managed to turn a lot of heads last year when it revealed that longtime Street Fighter villain, Akuma, was joining the roster for its upcoming game, Tekken 7. What made the announcement e...

By Derek Nichols on 02 July 2018
Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

Japan’s Best Selling Games of 2011

2011 is slowly fading into memory. There can be little doubt that it will go down in the history books as one of the best years for...

By Jeff Schille on 01 July 2018
Dark Souls 3 Tops Best Selling Games List for April

Dark Souls 3 Tops Best Selling Games List for April

From Software’s intimidating action RPG Dark Souls 3 proves to be just as formidable in the charts, taking the top spot for sales in...

By Rob Gordon on 28 June 2018
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best i...

By Tyler Schirado on 27 June 2018
Tekken 7 Adding Fatal Fury's Geese Howard As DLC

Tekken 7 Adding Fatal Fury's Geese Howard As DLC

It’s been an exciting weekend for fighting game fans, thanks entirely to the competitive spectacle that is EVO. This year’s take on the fighting game tournament has provided a handful of big reveal...

By Riley Little on 21 March 2018
Pokken Tournament DX Review

Pokken Tournament DX Review

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 20 March 2018
Pokken Tournament Needs Some Changes To Be Competitive

Pokken Tournament Needs Some Changes To Be Competitive

Pokken Tournament is no doubt a fun experience but, in this author’s opinion, Nintendo must make some changes to get the game ready for competitive play. Last Friday saw the release of Pokken Tour...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 20 March 2018
Darkrai Joins Pokken Tournament Roster

Darkrai Joins Pokken Tournament Roster

The Pokemon Company and Bandai Namco confirm that the Japanese arcade version of the popular Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, will be receiving the Mythical Darkrai. The Pokemon franchise...

By Riley Little on 20 March 2018
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Changes DLC Support Plans

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Changes DLC Support Plans

Bandai Namco updates Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2‘s Steam listing, replacing the DLC plans that were originally promised with something much less exciting. The release of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 today m...

By Cody Gravelle on 11 March 2018
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Gets Release Date, New Trailer

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Gets Release Date, New Trailer

Bandai Namco announces a release date for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, alongside a brand-new trailer that shows off combat gameplay as well as the game’s story mode. Bandai Namco have proven that it’s...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 March 2018
Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds Original Character to Roster

Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds Original Character to Roster

As one of the more anticipated fighting games currently in development, Dragon Ball FighterZ quickly gained the attention of fight fans through its stellar character design and three-on-three layou...

By Riley Little on 21 January 2018
Dragon Ball FighterZ: Check Out Super Saiyan Blue Goku

Dragon Ball FighterZ: Check Out Super Saiyan Blue Goku

As anticipation for Dragon Ball FighterZ continues to build, Namco Bandai has been satiating gamers by slowly dripping information about the forthcoming fight title. At Gamescom this past week the...

By Riley Little on 14 January 2018
Dragon Ball FighterZ Adding Yamcha to Roster?

Dragon Ball FighterZ Adding Yamcha to Roster?

As a simultaneously beloved and mocked character from the Dragon Ball universe, many fans likely expected to see Yamcha appear in the forthcoming fighting game, Dragon Ball FighterZ. Despite this c...

By Riley Little on 13 January 2018
Pokken Tournament: Keep Local Multiplayer at 60FPS

Pokken Tournament: Keep Local Multiplayer at 60FPS

When playing Pokken Tournament local multiplayer, the frame rate drops from 60 FPS to 30 FPS. Here is a guide to keep the frame rate at its original quality. When Pokken Tournament was announced, i...

By Rob Gordon on 09 January 2018
5 Pokemon That Should Be Added to Pokken Tournament

5 Pokemon That Should Be Added to Pokken Tournament

Now that Pokken Tournament is available to the masses, we take a look at five Pokemon we’d like to see join the game’s roster as downloadable fighters. As one of the most anticipated games arriving...

By Riley Little on 08 January 2018
Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer Reveals Androids and Story

Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer Reveals Androids and Story

As the hype begins to rise for the graphically impressive Dragon Ball FighterZ, a new trailer has dropped revealing new never-seen-before gameplay – as well as a sneak peak at the game’s cinematic...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 06 January 2018
Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 23 September 2017
Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

Nintendo Direct: Smash Bros. Tag Teasing Switch Reveal?

The Japanese Nintendo YouTube account briefly attached Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct broadcast with a Super Smash Bros. tag, prompting speculation that a new iteration of the series for Nintendo Swit...

By Rory Young on 18 September 2017
Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament is the first Pokemon-focused fighting game ever released, but the final product feels more like a barebones offering rather than a fleshed out product. Gamers have wanted a dedic...

By Riley Little on 17 September 2017
Project Cars 2 Revealed, Supports Up to 12K Resolution

Project Cars 2 Revealed, Supports Up to 12K Resolution

Bandai Namco releases the announcement trailer for Project Cars 2, which will bring more than 170 cars and 60 tracks to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this fall.

By Jason Gallagher on 16 July 2017
Pokken Tournament: No DLC Planned For Pokemon Fighter

Pokken Tournament: No DLC Planned For Pokemon Fighter

Nintendo issues a statement in Japan confirming that there currently aren’t any plans to release downloadable content for its upcomin...

By Riley Little on 10 July 2017
Dragon Ball FighterZ Reveals First Screenshot of Trunks

Dragon Ball FighterZ Reveals First Screenshot of Trunks

Several days ago, the time-traveling Future Trunks was revealed as the next addition to the roster in Arc System Works and Bandai Nam...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 June 2017
Pokkén Tournament Supports Every Amiibo

Pokkén Tournament Supports Every Amiibo

The Pokémon Company’s and Bandai Namco’s forthcoming fighting game, Pokkén Tournament, provides support for every amiibo that’s curre...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 June 2017
Dragon Ball Fighting Game Coming from Guilty Gear Dev

Dragon Ball Fighting Game Coming from Guilty Gear Dev

Today, Bandai Namco Entertainment accidentally announced the forthcoming release of a new fighting game called Dragon Ball Fighters,...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 June 2017
Report: Tekken 7 Looks Better, Plays Better on PS4

Report: Tekken 7 Looks Better, Plays Better on PS4

Standing tall as one of the fighting genre’s most beloved series, Bandai Namco’s Tekken franchise has once again produced a title in ...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 June 2017
Tekken 7 Releases Today Alongside Launch Trailer

Tekken 7 Releases Today Alongside Launch Trailer

With Tekken 7 having come out for PC yesterday and dropped for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One today, publisher and developer Bandai Namco...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 June 2017
Chandelure is Latest Pokemon to Join Pokken Tournament

Chandelure is Latest Pokemon to Join Pokken Tournament

After plenty of teasing and fan speculation, Nintendo reveals that Chandelure is the latest surprising addition to the Pokemon fighti...

By Riley Little on 04 June 2017
Tekken 7 Trailer Offers an Overview of Its Features

Tekken 7 Trailer Offers an Overview of Its Features

With Tekken 7 set to launch on PC and consoles later this week, Bandai Namco Entertainment has decided to put out a brand new trailer...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 June 2017
Ni No Kuni 2 Kingdom Building And New System Teased

Ni No Kuni 2 Kingdom Building And New System Teased

Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino reveals more about the upcoming RPG Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom, discussing kingdom building and dropping...

By Rob Gordon on 31 May 2017
Horror Shooter Get Even Delayed Following Terror Attack

Horror Shooter Get Even Delayed Following Terror Attack

Sometimes, events happen that force us all to sit back and take stock. This is certainly the case with the terror attack that took pl...

By Rob Gordon on 31 May 2017
Tekken 7 Release Date Coming Next Week

Tekken 7 Release Date Coming Next Week

Bandai Namco reveals that the home and console release date of Tekken 7 will be coming imminently, with the news of the fighting game...

By Rob Gordon on 31 May 2017
Dark Souls 3 Ringed City DLC Gameplay Trailer

Dark Souls 3 Ringed City DLC Gameplay Trailer

Bandai Namco Entertainment America officially releases a brand new gameplay trailer for action-RPG Dark Souls 3‘s forthcoming expansi...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Namco Founder, 'Father of Pac-Man' Passes Away at 91

Namco Founder, 'Father of Pac-Man' Passes Away at 91

Masaya Nakamura, the founder of Namco who led the company during the Pac-Man craze and subsequent video game arcade boom of the 1980s...

By Jason Gallagher on 31 May 2017
Dark Souls 3 Ringed City DLC Patch Notes Revealed

Dark Souls 3 Ringed City DLC Patch Notes Revealed

Patch notes for Dark Souls 3‘s upcoming The Ringed City DLC launch have been made available on the official Japanese website. That pa...

By Rory Young on 31 May 2017
Dark Souls Solaire Statue Helps Players Praise the Sun

Dark Souls Solaire Statue Helps Players Praise the Sun

Without a doubt, Solaire of Astora is one of the most recognizable characters within the Dark Souls series, as he is equated with one...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Bandai Namco Releases Get Even Trailer

Bandai Namco Releases Get Even Trailer

Gamers would be forgiven for not knowing about Get Even, a game due out later on this month. It’s being published by Bandai Namco and...

By John Jacques on 31 May 2017
Bandai Namco Files 'Pac-Man Maker' Trademark

Bandai Namco Files 'Pac-Man Maker' Trademark

In 2015, Nintendo released Super Mario Maker, a game that allowed fans to create Super Mario stages with easy-to-use tools and share...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
Dark Souls Publisher's 'Prepare to Dine' Game Trailer

Dark Souls Publisher's 'Prepare to Dine' Game Trailer

With the video game director and From Software President Hidetaka Miyazaki having recently declared that the Dark Souls series is don...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Enter Our Dark Souls 3: The Fires Fade Giveaway!

Enter Our Dark Souls 3: The Fires Fade Giveaway!

Game Rant is back with another giveaway, and this contest is open to EVERYONE. For this contest we have 5 (FIVE) PS4 copies of Dark S...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
Code Vein Trailer Shows Dark Souls-Style Combat

Code Vein Trailer Shows Dark Souls-Style Combat

It’s fair to say that the hype for Code Vein, a new action-RPG from Dark Souls publisher Bandai Namco, was deflated a bit when it was...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
Dark Souls 3: All Bosses Beat Without Getting Hit

Dark Souls 3: All Bosses Beat Without Getting Hit

It may have taken a little bit, but finally Dark Souls 3 has been conquered in its entirety. The first player to no hit every boss in...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2017
Dark Souls 3 Ringed City DLC Images Show New Boss, Gear

Dark Souls 3 Ringed City DLC Images Show New Boss, Gear

With Dark Souls 3‘s Ringed City DLC set to release later this month, video game publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment has decided to r...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Tekken 7 Adds Eddy Gordo to Fighting Game Roster

Tekken 7 Adds Eddy Gordo to Fighting Game Roster

Today, Bandai Namco Entertainment America has officially confirmed the veracity of a previous leak of photos related to the next char...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Digimon GO Gets Informal Reveal

Digimon GO Gets Informal Reveal

UPDATE: APRIL FOOL’S!!! Move over, Super Mario Run, there’s a new mobile juggernaut in town. Just months away from what many are considering to be the biggest JRPG western localization to feature mon...

By Cody Gravelle on 31 May 2017
Tekken 7 Causes Lag Controversy at Tournament

Tekken 7 Causes Lag Controversy at Tournament

This weekend, pro players have been putting Tekken 7 through its paces in competitive play at the Combo Breaker 2017 event in Illinoi...

By Brad Jones on 30 May 2017
Three New Pokemon Join Pokken Tournament Roster

Three New Pokemon Join Pokken Tournament Roster

With anticipation building for the reveal of a new playable character in Pokken Tournament, Japanese gaming mag CoroCoro reveals thre...

By Riley Little on 29 May 2017
Tekken 7 Not in Development for Nintendo Switch

Tekken 7 Not in Development for Nintendo Switch

Although Bandai Namco Entertainment‘s developers are currently hard at work getting Tekken 7 ready for the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbo...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 April 2017
Yakuza Hero is Most Requested Fighter for Tekken 7

Yakuza Hero is Most Requested Fighter for Tekken 7

With Tekken 7 inching closer to release, the fighting game community has begun to ramp up discussion surrounding Bandai Namco’s popul...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 April 2017
Get Dark Souls 3 For 50% Off

Get Dark Souls 3 For 50% Off

Now that From Software has put the finishing brush strokes on Dark Souls 3 in the from of its final DLC, the game has gone on a timel...

By John Jacques on 22 April 2017
Dark Souls 3 Player Gets Trolled Very Hard in New DLC

Dark Souls 3 Player Gets Trolled Very Hard in New DLC

As many Dark Souls 3 fans are well aware at this point, From Software’s latest action-RPG has an abundance of trolls populating its P...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 April 2017
Dark Souls Series Done for Now, Says Director Miyazaki

Dark Souls Series Done for Now, Says Director Miyazaki

According to the franchise’s director, Hidetaka Miyazaki, the Dark Souls series is done for now, with the third entry’s Ringed City D...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 April 2017
Dark Soul 3: How to Start the Ringed City DLC

Dark Soul 3: How to Start the Ringed City DLC

It’s been a year since the launch of Dark Souls 3, and finally the title has released its last piece of add-on content, The Ringed Ci...

By Anthony Taormina on 08 April 2017
Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City Launch Trailer Arrives

Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City Launch Trailer Arrives

Say goodbye to the Age of Fire. From Software and publisher Bandai Namco will release the final downloadable content for Dark Souls 3...

By Curt Hutson on 01 April 2017
Nioh Adding Harder Missions, PvP, First DLC Pack Soon

Nioh Adding Harder Missions, PvP, First DLC Pack Soon

In a recent livestream, Koei Tecmo reveals its plans for supporting the hardcore action title Nioh with upcoming free and paid downloadable content packs. The intense action game Nioh has g...

By Derek Nichols on 21 February 2017
GameStop Tax Sale Includes Digimon, Bandai, and Anime

GameStop Tax Sale Includes Digimon, Bandai, and Anime

GameStop launches “Re-fun Your Refund” Sale to incentivize gamers for the tax season. Discounts can be found on “Anime” titles from Bandai Namco and more. Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth,  Sword...

By Dealzon on 21 February 2017
Tales of Berseria Review

Tales of Berseria Review

Tales of Berseria takes the usually upbeat RPG franchise down a dark path that pays off thanks to a compelling story, interesting characters, and an updated combat system. Tales of Berseri...

By Denny Connolly on 28 January 2017
Tekken 7 Adds Eliza as Pre-Order DLC

Tekken 7 Adds Eliza as Pre-Order DLC

Namco Bandai releases a trailer for the first Tekken 7 downloadable character and pre-order bonus, Eliza, an immortal vampire with supernatural and projectile attacks. This year is already...

By Derek Nichols on 25 January 2017
Dark Souls 3's Final DLC Gets Trailer, Release Date

Dark Souls 3's Final DLC Gets Trailer, Release Date

The latest and final DLC for Dark Souls 3, The Ringed City, gets a sinister announcement trailer, which reveals the forthcoming expansion’s spring release date. The Dark Souls series has al...

By Curt Hutson on 24 January 2017
Tekken 7 Deluxe and Collector's Editions Revealed

Tekken 7 Deluxe and Collector's Editions Revealed

The Tekken 7 deluxe and collector’s editions have been revealed ahead of the game’s eventual launch this summer, and both bundles sport plenty to offer. Shortly before Bandai Namco revealed...

By John Jacques on 23 January 2017
Tekken 7 Release Date Revealed

Tekken 7 Release Date Revealed

Bandai Namco finally reveals the release date for the long-awaited fighting game Tekken 7, which is now slated to arrive in summer 2017 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Bandai Namco had promised...

By John Jacques on 23 January 2017
Dark Souls 3 Next DLC Name Leaks

Dark Souls 3 Next DLC Name Leaks

A YouTuber discovers reference to second DLC for Dark Souls 3  in the game’s files, which hints that the new content may play out in the ‘city of the dead.’ While digging around the code of...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 21 January 2017
Digimon Making 20th Anniversary Upgraded Digivices

Digimon Making 20th Anniversary Upgraded Digivices

Bandai Namco is celebrating 20 years of Digimon with a release that is sure to drum up feelings of nostalgia: an upgraded version of the original Digivice virtual pet device. Now that Pokem...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 January 2017
Dark Souls 3 Producer 'Hoping' to Incorporate VR

Dark Souls 3 Producer 'Hoping' to Incorporate VR

Dark Souls 3 producer Atsuo Yoshimura appears to suggest that Dark Souls VR is in the work, saying that FromSoftware is ‘hoping’ to bring the franchise to virtual reality headsets. Over th...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 November 2016
Tekken 7 Trailer Hints at Story

Tekken 7 Trailer Hints at Story

Bandai Namco officially releases a brand new gameplay trailer for its forthcoming fighting game Tekken 7, which hints at aspects of the title’s story. With Tekken 7‘s early 2017 release for...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 November 2016
Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel Launch Trailer Arrives

Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel Launch Trailer Arrives

Bandai Namco and From Software release the launch trailer for the Ashes of Ariandel DLC, the first portion of additional content for intimidating action RPG Dark Souls 3. Even though many a...

By Rob Gordon on 25 October 2016
Dark Souls 3 Halloween Costume Is Pretty Creepy

Dark Souls 3 Halloween Costume Is Pretty Creepy

One fan of developer From Software’s incredibly eerie action-RPG Dark Souls 3 models their own Halloween costume after the game’s creepy Jailer enemy. Naturally, plenty of Dark Souls 3 fans...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 October 2016
Dark Souls 3 Video Previews Ashes of Ariandel DLC PvP

Dark Souls 3 Video Previews Ashes of Ariandel DLC PvP

Video game publisher Bandai Namco releases an official video displaying a preview of the Ashes of Ariandel DLC PvP content for its action-RPG Dark Souls 3. With Dark Souls 3‘s Ashes of Aria...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 October 2016
Tekken 7: Miguel Joins the Roster in New Trailer

Tekken 7: Miguel Joins the Roster in New Trailer

Bandai Namco releases a new trailer for the upcoming fighting game Tekken 7, revealing that Tekken 6‘s Miguel Caballero Rojo is joining the roster of fighters. The last time we heard any ne...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 October 2016
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle Coming 2017

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle Coming 2017

A surprise demo of Bandai Namco’s upcoming Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle shows up at New York Comic-Con, and is given an official announcement and trailer. It’s Morphin’ Time! I...

By Curt Hutson on 07 October 2016
Tekken 7 Cross-Platform Play in Doubt

Tekken 7 Cross-Platform Play in Doubt

Tekken 7 game director Katsuhiro Harada reveals that cross-platform play may not be included in the game due to security issues and the perception that PC gamers are cheaters. More and mor...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 September 2016
Dark Souls 3 Releases New Ashes of Ariandel Gameplay

Dark Souls 3 Releases New Ashes of Ariandel Gameplay

Video game publisher Bandai Namco officially releases a brand new gameplay trailer for the action-RPG Dark Souls 3‘s forthcoming DLC known as Ashes of Ariandel. Considering the fact that it...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 September 2016
Dark Souls 3 Looks Amazing Recreated in Unreal Engine 4

Dark Souls 3 Looks Amazing Recreated in Unreal Engine 4

A 3D artist designs a breathtaking recreation of the Farron Keep perimeter from Dark Souls 3 in Unreal Engine 4, complete with next-generation lighting effects. The punishing gameplay and d...

By Jason Gallagher on 21 September 2016
Digimon World: Next Order is Coming to North America

Digimon World: Next Order is Coming to North America

Bandai Namco announces that Digimon World: Next Order, a well-received spin on the series released in Japan last March, will now be getting a western release. While Pokemon might be the col...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 September 2016
Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel DLC Trailer Releases

Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel DLC Trailer Releases

Fresh from its release date announcement, Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel has released an enigmatic trailer that showcases a cold, dangerous new area of the world. After some speculation an...

By Curt Hutson on 27 August 2016
Dark Souls 3's First DLC Gets a Release Date

Dark Souls 3's First DLC Gets a Release Date

Multiple details that involve the name, weapons, magic, and release date for the first installment of DLC for From Software’s action-RPG Dark Souls 3 appear online. Following last week’s DL...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 August 2016
Dark Souls Easter Egg Found in Overwatch

Dark Souls Easter Egg Found in Overwatch

Overwatch players discover a Dark Souls Easter Egg in the game’s upcoming Eichenwalde map, adding to the growing list of Easter Eggs Blizzard has hidden in the game. Blizzard is notorious...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 August 2016
Dark Souls 3 Modder Replaces Textures With Shrek & More

Dark Souls 3 Modder Replaces Textures With Shrek & More

In a bizarre move, one video game modder replaces all of the textures in developer From Software’s action-RPG Dark Souls 3 with Goosebumps, Shrek, and more. As many fans will attest, due to...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 July 2016
Dark Souls 3 Player Replaces Game's Textures with Crabs

Dark Souls 3 Player Replaces Game's Textures with Crabs

One crustacean lover and Dark Souls 3 player uses mods to inexplicably replace all of the textures within From Software’s latest action-RPG with crabs. While there are some Dark Souls 3 fan...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 July 2016
This Dark Souls 'Take on Me' Video Will Cheer You Up

This Dark Souls 'Take on Me' Video Will Cheer You Up

A fan of From Software’s action-RPG franchise, Dark Souls, creates an incredibly hilarious music video for the game featuring a-ha’s cheerful song “Take On Me.” Thanks to the advent of the...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 July 2016
Miyazaki Wants to Surpass Souls Series With Next Game

Miyazaki Wants to Surpass Souls Series With Next Game

Game creator Hidetaka Miyazaki expresses the desire to make his next project better than his previous efforts and hopes it has the capacity to surpass the Souls series. In a recent intervie...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 July 2016
Dark Souls 3 Fan Beats Every Boss Without Taking a Hit

Dark Souls 3 Fan Beats Every Boss Without Taking a Hit

One intrepid Dark Souls 3 player takes on the latest entry in game developer From Software’s action-RPG series and beats every boss without taking a hit. As many Dark Souls 3 fans will atte...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 July 2016
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Officially Announced

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Officially Announced

Bandai Namco, along with developer DIMPS, has officially announced Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 with a promise of all new features and a shiny new trailer.

By Curt Hutson on 16 July 2016
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Adds Goku Black

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Adds Goku Black

Bandai Namco releases a new trailer for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, confirming Dragon Ball Super character Goku Black for the new game as a pre-order bonus.

By Dalton Cooper on 16 July 2016
Xenoverse 2 Story May Connect With Dragon Ball Super

Xenoverse 2 Story May Connect With Dragon Ball Super

Some fans are predicting the recent time traveling events taking place on the Dragon Ball Super may have a connection with the upcoming Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 video game.

By Curt Hutson on 16 July 2016
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Review

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Review

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is a vast improvement over the original game in every category, making it ideal for anyone that considers themselves a fan of the franchise.

By Dalton Cooper on 16 July 2016
Naruto MMORPG Getting Western Release

Naruto MMORPG Getting Western Release

Oasis Games announces the western release of Chinese MMORPG Naruto Online, based on the anime and manga series, which will be available for PC on July 24th. It’s been out for three years in China,...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 July 2016
Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force Review

Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force Review

Bandai Namco’s first attempt at localizing a Gundam game in many years comes with mixed results, as Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs-Force is a largely average experience. Western fans of the various...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 July 2016
Dark Souls 3 Player Beats Game and Takes No Hits

Dark Souls 3 Player Beats Game and Takes No Hits

One extremely skillful Dark Souls 3 player finishes From Software’s notoriously difficult action-RPG without taking a single hit from the game’s enemies. As many gaming fans are probably aware at thi...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 July 2016
Dark Souls 3 Player Hides Using Brilliant Disguise

Dark Souls 3 Player Hides Using Brilliant Disguise

A Dark Souls 3 player uses an ingenious disguise to prove that brains can be better than brawn, allowing the user to cleverly hide in plain sight from an invading player. Dark Souls 3, the...

By Fred Harvey on 17 June 2016
Tekken 7 Coming to Xbox One in Early 2017

Tekken 7 Coming to Xbox One in Early 2017

Bandai Namco confirms that Tekken 7 will be released on Xbox One in early 2017, also announcing that Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is available for free on the console. Having only been confirmed for a rel...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 June 2016
Dark Souls 3 Player Beats The Game With His Feet

Dark Souls 3 Player Beats The Game With His Feet

Dark Souls III players keep coming up with interesting ways to beat the already difficult game, but the latest “feat” accomplished by a YouTuber might top them all. Dark Souls III is the kind of rag...

By Jason Gallagher on 08 June 2016
One Piece: Burning Blood Review

One Piece: Burning Blood Review

One Piece: Burning Blood is an unremarkable adaptation of one of the franchise’s most popular story arcs, and may not even appeal to diehard One Piece fans. When working with original IP, developer...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 June 2016
Dark Souls 3 Isn't Nerfing the OP Dark Sword Weapon

Dark Souls 3 Isn't Nerfing the OP Dark Sword Weapon

The latest patch for Dark Souls 3 changes the game’s weapon balancing, but fans of the Dark Sword can rest easy knowing that the weapon isn’t being nerfed – yet. One of the most popular weapons in Da...

By John Jacques on 24 May 2016
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Official Announced

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Official Announced

Bandai Namco, along with developer DIMPS, has officially announced Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 with a promise of all new features and a shiny new trailer. Yesterday, we reported on the mysterious website...

By Curt Hutson on 24 May 2016
Dark Souls 3 PvP Patch Fails, Pulled from Steam

Dark Souls 3 PvP Patch Fails, Pulled from Steam

Developer FromSoftware removes the recently released patch that was originally intended to deal with the rising hacker problem on the PC version of Dark Souls III. Dark Souls III has proven to be a b...

By Derek Nichols on 17 May 2016
Dark Souls 3 With Voice Commands Only is Hard

Dark Souls 3 With Voice Commands Only is Hard

From Software’s Dark Souls 3 is already renowned for its trying difficulty, and one gamer’s attempt to make Dark Souls even harder goes a little too well. Dark Souls 3, From Software’s late...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 May 2016
Dark Souls 3 Mod Adds First Person Mode

Dark Souls 3 Mod Adds First Person Mode

One fan of From Software’s latest entry in its notoriously difficult action-RPG franchise, Dark Souls 3, creates a mod adding a first-person mode to the game. As some gaming fans may be awa...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 May 2016
Dark Souls 3 Story Explained in Video Form

Dark Souls 3 Story Explained in Video Form

Gamers feeling perplexed regarding the story of Dark Souls 3 need look no further than this feature length video, explaining the full plot of the From Software action RPG. Although many play the Dark...

By Rob Gordon on 13 May 2016
Dark Souls 3 Ships 3M Units Worldwide

Dark Souls 3 Ships 3M Units Worldwide

Game publisher Bandai Namco officially announces that developer From Software’s Dark Souls 3 hits the landmark of having 3 million units ship worldwide. In a press release circulated by Bandai Namco...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 May 2016
Dark Souls 3 Player Beats Hard Boss in One Hit

Dark Souls 3 Player Beats Hard Boss in One Hit

One Dark Souls 3 player makes light work of the intimidating Pontiff Sulyvahn, taking down this formidable boss in just one hit and sharing the footage online. Although it’s far from the only appeal...

By Rob Gordon on 08 May 2016
This Dark Souls 3 Stat May Be Broken

This Dark Souls 3 Stat May Be Broken

Dark Souls 3 players discover strange issues with a pair of character stats in the game, with neither working in the same way as previous Dark Souls games. When it comes to the Dark Souls games, one...

By Rob Gordon on 08 May 2016
Dark Souls 3 Guide: How to Beat the Twin Princes

Dark Souls 3 Guide: How to Beat the Twin Princes

Having difficulty taking down the twin princes Lorian and Lothric in Dark Souls III? Then look no further than this guide on how to defeat this troublesome duo. Although some gamers are already able...

By Rob Gordon on 05 May 2016
Gamer Tries Beating Dark Souls 3 Without Getting Hit

Gamer Tries Beating Dark Souls 3 Without Getting Hit

A dedicated Twitch streamer by the name of The Happy Hobbit attempts to beat Dark Souls 3 and all of the game’s optional bosses without ever taking damage. As is the case with other entries in the fr...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 April 2016
Dark Souls 3 Review Roundup

Dark Souls 3 Review Roundup

As the review embargo on Dark Souls 3 is lifted, critical response to this hotly anticipated and hugely challenging title is starting to do the rounds — find out if the third game in the trilogy live...

By Brad Jones on 04 April 2016
Dark Souls 3 Beaten in Under 2 Hours

Dark Souls 3 Beaten in Under 2 Hours

One incredibly skillful Dark Souls 3 player finishes the most recent entry in From Software’s notoriously difficult action-RPG franchise in under 2 hours. Following one Dark Souls 3 fan’s recent feat...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 April 2016
Dark Souls 3 Player Beats First Boss Using Only Fists

Dark Souls 3 Player Beats First Boss Using Only Fists

Surviving a fight with a Dark Souls 3 boss isn’t easy, but one gamer decides an impromptu boxing match with the game’s first boss is all it will take to put the monster down. For those gamers unfamil...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 March 2016
Dark Souls 3: Namco Says Don't Play the Game Early

Dark Souls 3: Namco Says Don't Play the Game Early

Dark Souls 3 publisher Bandai Namco issues a warning telling Western gamers to avoid playing the international version before the game’s worldwide release. Thanks to yesterday’s release of Dark Soul...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 March 2016
Dark Souls 3 Wing Eating Contest

Dark Souls 3 Wing Eating Contest

U.K. gamers can wolf down 20 punishingly hot wings at their local MeatLiquor to compete for the chance to win prizes themed around the upcoming Dark Souls 3. When it comes time to promote an upcoming...

By Evan Hopkins on 22 March 2016
Dark Souls 3 Chalkboard Art

Dark Souls 3 Chalkboard Art

One artist uses a chalkboard to create a fantastic piece of art based on Dark Souls 3, recreating the gothic feel of the upcoming From Software title in a breathtaking way. The release of Dark Souls...

By Rob Gordon on 19 March 2016
Dark Souls 3 Will Run at 60 FPS on PC

Dark Souls 3 Will Run at 60 FPS on PC

Developer From Software officially confirms that the visuals for the PC version of its forthcoming action-RPG, Dark Souls 3, runs at 60 frames per second. Some Dark Souls 3 fans have been misled into...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 March 2016
New Dark Souls 3 Gameplay Details

New Dark Souls 3 Gameplay Details

With just a few weeks to go before From Software’s Dark Souls 3 is released, a new preview of the game’s opening four hours shows off a host of new gameplay details. With just over a month before Fro...

By Alexander Pan on 02 March 2016
New Mobile Game Slashy Souls Emulates Dark Souls

New Mobile Game Slashy Souls Emulates Dark Souls

A surprise announcement from Bandai Namco reveals the publisher will be releasing a new game called Slashy Souls for the iOS and Android platforms today. Bandai Namco is also the publisher behind Dar...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 February 2016
Dark Souls 3 Fan Puts DMX Song in Latest Trailer

Dark Souls 3 Fan Puts DMX Song in Latest Trailer

One truly inspired Dark Souls 3 fan replaces the pop music featured in From Software’s latest gameplay trailer for the action-RPG with a track from rapper DMX. While the music in the latest gameplay...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 February 2016
Dark Souls 3 Guide Includes a Real Estus Flask

Dark Souls 3 Guide Includes a Real Estus Flask

Prima Games goes all out for Dark Souls 3 with plans to release a deluxe version of the game’s official strategy guide, complete with the series’ iconic Estus Flask. With just over a month to go befo...

By Alexander Pan on 26 February 2016
Dark Souls 3 'True Colors' Trailer

Dark Souls 3 'True Colors' Trailer

The latest Dark Souls III trailer may surprise some people, offering a slate of high-intensity monsters and mayhem set to the tune of Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colors.” Dark Souls is many things, but tren...

By Rory Young on 25 February 2016
Super Smash Bros. Creator Considered Adding Geno

Super Smash Bros. Creator Considered Adding Geno

With final DLC characters being locked in for Super Smash Bros., the series’ creator confirms that the fan-favorite Geno was considered for a spot on the game’s roster. There’s little question that S...

By Riley Little on 23 February 2016
Dark Souls 3 PS4 Bundle Revealed for Japan

Dark Souls 3 PS4 Bundle Revealed for Japan

PlayStation Japan reveals pricing details for the upcoming limited edition Dark Souls 3 themed PlayStation 4 console bundle, which is launching exclusively for Japan. In less than one month, Japanese...

By Alexander Pan on 22 February 2016
Dark Souls 3 Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

Dark Souls 3 Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

Bandai Namco officially announces the bonuses gamers will receive for placing pre-orders for digital copies of Dark Souls 3 on either PC, PS4, or Xbox One. There are plenty of reasons for gamers to h...

By Sarah Fields on 22 February 2016
Pokken Tournament: New Trailer Tells Fans to Get Ready

Pokken Tournament: New Trailer Tells Fans to Get Ready

The Pokemon Company releases a brand new trailer in preparation for the release of Pokken Tournament, showing off some of the playable Pokemon in the process. 2016 is looking to be an exciting year f...

By Riley Little on 19 February 2016
Dark Souls 3 Shows Off Mace and Scimitar Gameplay

Dark Souls 3 Shows Off Mace and Scimitar Gameplay

A recent From Software livestream shows off combat gameplay featuring the mace and scimitar weapons in the studio’s forthcoming action-RPG, Dark Souls 3. After having recently revealed some sword and...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 February 2016
City Shrouded in Shadow Trailer

City Shrouded in Shadow Trailer

Bandai Namco releases a trailer for City Shrouded in Shadow, a new game developed by famed Disaster Report developer Granzella which tasks players with surviving a giant monster attack as a regular c...

By Evan Hopkins on 18 February 2016
Dark Souls Confirmed for Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Dark Souls Confirmed for Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Microsoft confirms that the first Dark Souls game is coming to Xbox One through Xbox 360 backward compatibility, and will be free to those that pre-order Dark Souls 3. The list of Xbox 360 games play...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 February 2016
Dark Souls 3 Season Pass DLC Details Leak

Dark Souls 3 Season Pass DLC Details Leak

Included in the Xbox One listing of Dark Souls III is leaked information regarding the RPG’s as yet unannounced Season Pass, which will include 2 DLC packs. The highly anticipated conclusion in the D...

By Rory Young on 16 February 2016
Luigi Does Nothing, Beats Every Smash Bros. DLC Fighter

Luigi Does Nothing, Beats Every Smash Bros. DLC Fighter

A new video has surfaced that features Luigi beating every single one of the downloadable fighters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U by doing absolutely nothing. Despite being helmed as the overshadowed...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2016
Explain Dark Souls' Story, Win $10,000

Explain Dark Souls' Story, Win $10,000

To celebrate the upcoming release of Dark Souls 3, Namco launches a contest asking fans to submit videos attempting to explain Dark Souls‘ notoriously confusing storyline. Since launching on the PS3...

By Evan Hopkins on 10 February 2016
Dark Souls 3 Releases Impressive Opening Cinematic

Dark Souls 3 Releases Impressive Opening Cinematic

Namco Bandai releases a four minute opening cinematic for Dark Souls 3 showcasing a number of characters and giant monsters that players will cross paths with. Coming off of a very successful launch...

By Derek Nichols on 08 February 2016
Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Trailer Shows Off Gameplay

Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Trailer Shows Off Gameplay

Bandai Namco releases a brand new trailer for Tekken 7: Fated Retribution, featuring most of the gameplay fans will encounter with its arcade version. In Bandai Namco’s most recently released trailer...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 February 2016
Dark Souls 3 Video Shows New Abilities, Thief Class

Dark Souls 3 Video Shows New Abilities, Thief Class

Developer From Software demos a brand new class, a slew of fresh abilities and some drastic changes to gameplay speed in the world’s latest look at Dark Souls 3. From Software ran its Dark Souls 3 li...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 February 2016
Rumor: New Smash Bros. Set To Launch With Nintendo NX

Rumor: New Smash Bros. Set To Launch With Nintendo NX

A consultant for Katan Games Ltd. reports that Bandai Namco is allegedly hard at work on a new Super Smash Bros. title for Nintendo’s mysterious NX console. As one of the largest properties at Ninten...

By Riley Little on 29 January 2016
Dark Souls 3 Screenshots: New Boss, Armor, & More

Dark Souls 3 Screenshots: New Boss, Armor, & More

Bandai Namco releases a range of new, impressive-looking screenshots from upcoming action-RPG Dark Souls 3, featuring one of the game’s new bosses. New screenshots released by Bandai Namco are sure t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 January 2016
Nina Williams Joins Tekken 7 Roster in New Trailer

Nina Williams Joins Tekken 7 Roster in New Trailer

Bandai Namco announces that popular Tekken fighter Nina Williams is being added to the Tekken 7 roster in the Fated Retribution update for arcades and PS4. It may surprise some fans to learn that the...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 January 2016
Dragon Ball: Project Fusion Coming to Nintendo 3DS

Dragon Ball: Project Fusion Coming to Nintendo 3DS

Fans of the Dragon Ball series are in for a good year, as a report from Japan surfaces that reveals Bandai Namco is working on the brand new Dragon Ball: Project Fusion RPG. The report first appeared...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 January 2016
Pokken Tournament Supports Local Multiplayer

Pokken Tournament Supports Local Multiplayer

Nintendo confirms that the upcoming Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, will support local multiplayer, thanks to the second screen on the Wii U’s GamePad. Those that have been follow...

By Riley Little on 28 December 2015
New Pokemon Joining Pokken Tournament Roster Next Week

New Pokemon Joining Pokken Tournament Roster Next Week

Nintendo teases the addition of a brand new fighter for its upcoming Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, by confirming that the new character will be revealed next week. With the 20th...

By Riley Little on 28 December 2015
Pokkén Tournament Gets Release Date and Wii U Bundle

Pokkén Tournament Gets Release Date and Wii U Bundle

The Pokémon Company and Bandai Namco Entertainment reveal the forthcoming Pokkén Tournament fighting game’s Japanese release date with a Wii U bundle. Thanks to a brand new trailer for Pokk...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 December 2015
D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

It’s D.I.C.E. awards time again. Last year saw big wins for the likes of The Last of Us, which won 10 awards including Game of the...

By Rob Gordon on 05 March 2015
News Wrap Up: Mega Man FPS, Halo 4 Microtransactions, SNES Mod & More!

News Wrap Up: Mega Man FPS, Halo 4 Microtransactions, SNES Mod & More!

It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games that are releasing this year and next, and share a few details you may have missed. Mega Man still can’t get a fair shake from Capcom, Halo 4 will proba...

By Rob Keyes on 01 October 2013
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 1st

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: April 1st

In this week’s roundup, we talk about the new Capcom retail store and their many sculptures, some upcoming free-to-play games, Reme...

By Curt Hutson on 16 March 2012
North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

The wait is almost over. The Nintendo 3DS launches in North America in just over a month, and gamers who plan to take the system home on day one can start planning their game purchases, as well. Th...

By Jeff Schille on 29 May 2011
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 13 February 2011