Bandai Namco

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan Review: Clunk in the night

August 28, 2019

I really love the spirit of what Supermassive Games is trying to do with Man of Medan. The first episode in The Dark Pictures Anthology, a compendium of short-form video game horror stories, Man of Medan is cut from the same cloth as Supermassive’s 2015 effort Until Dawn but shrinks its scope and scale to better […]

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E3 2019: Bandai Namco leak reveals From Software collaboration with George R.R. Martin

June 8, 2019

If there’s one thing ResetEra loves it’s a good E3 leak, and this one’s a doozy. Fans applying the deep heat to Bandai Namco’s website have found evidence of three brand new titles to be announced during the show — the long-rumoured collaboration between Dark Souls and Sekiro developer From Software and Game of Thrones […]

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E3 2018: Naruto’s gonna fight Frieza in Jump Force

June 10, 2018

Jump Force, a video game cross over of all your favourite anime characters from shows like Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, One Piece and even Death Note, made a bit of a splash at the Xbox E3 press brief this morning. Check out the hype reel after the jump.

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Games Review: Dragon Ball FighterZ (PS4, 2018): Style, simplicity and super powers

January 24, 2018

The Dragon Ball series has always been a no-brainer as far as content for fighting games goes. Nevertheless, Dragon Ball games have tended to fall short of what most players assumed should be a slam dunk — they were wonky fighters, focused more on channelling the look and feel of the legendary anime than they were on […]

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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom finally gets a release date

December 12, 2017

Bandai Namco have confirmed this morning that Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, the long-awaited sequel to the hit 2013 RPG, will launch on March 30, 2018.

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Video Games Review: Tekken 7 (PS4, 2017) is a welcome visit from an old friend

June 1, 2017

A Tekken game, like a wizard, arrives exactly when it means to. What this means is that, for fans of the series uninterested in hunting down an arcade machine, the wait for a console version of a Tekken title can and does drag on forever. I have good news, fans of the Iron Fist Tournament — Tekken 7 […]

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Bandai Namco delays Get Even following Manchester attack

May 24, 2017

Get Even, Bandai Namco’s upcoming British-based psychological thriller, has been delayed until June 23 in light of yesterday’s attacks in Manchester.

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Video Games Review: Dragon Ball Fusions (Nintendo 3DS, 2017)

February 27, 2017

As a fan of the Dragon Ball franchise, its newest handheld entry, Dragon Ball Fusions, was an absolute delight. Blending the colourful characters of Akira Toriyama’s ever-expanding series with surprisingly addictive turn-based gameplay, Fusions provides an entertaining and gorgeous-looking romp through the many worlds and environments of the Dragon Ball series. While it may not […]

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‘Father of Pac-Man‘ and Namco founder Masaya Nakamura dies at 91

January 30, 2017

Masaya Nakamura, the man who founded video game publisher Namco and was in charge of the company during the video game boom of the 1980’s, has died at 91.

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You can now play PAC-MAN and Galaga in Facebook Messenger for some reason

November 29, 2016

Having been ported to every other platform known to human science, Pac-Man, Galaga, Space Invaders and numerous other classics of the early-to-mid Eighties are heading to Facebook. Instant Games is Facebook’s newest attempt to court the gaming market and is available in both your news feed and Facebook Messenger smartphone app.

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Video Games Review: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 (PS4, 2016) provides little evolution on the original

November 28, 2016

It was only around 18 months ago that Bandai Namco decided to run an experiment with their well-worn Dragon Ball video game license. Marrying the 3D fighter mechanics of their long-running Budokai and Tenkaichi series to an RPG-style progession system and character creation module, the result was interesting, if a little clunky and certainly put a new spin on the same […]

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Gamescom 2016: New characters and story details have been revealed for Tekken 7

August 18, 2016

Fan favourite Lee Chaolan, and his alter ego, Violet, will be returning for the latest King of the Iron Fist Tournament, it was revealed at Gamescom.  Lees appearance in Tekken 7 plays into the storyline of the game through his adoption by Heihachi Mishima, who was raised to be a rival to his son Kazuya. In some new screenshots, a […]

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Video Games Review: The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine (PS4, 2016)

July 5, 2016

As a games critic, you spend an awful lot of time chewing through new releases and trying (and mostly failing) to stay on deadline. Every now and again, however, you’ll be given something to review that you want to savour like a delicious meal, deadlines be damned. The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine is a perfect […]

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