Europe: Bandai Namco Files 5 New Trademarks

Publisher and developer Bandai Namco has filed five new trademarks in Europe. Two of the new trademarks are Pac-Man related while the others are Skies Unknown, The Precious 12 and Fortune Gears. None of these games have been announced by the company as of yet, but obviously an announcement must be due soon. Pac-Man Cash Rush … Continue reading Europe: Bandai Namco Files 5 New Trademarks

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Pokken Tournament Comes To Japanese Arcades July 16th And Features Charizard And Weavile

We have finally found out that the long-awaited Pokemon fighter, Pokken Tournament, will be coming to Japanese arcades on July 16th. As well as revealing the release date for the game, Bandai Namco has also revealed that Charizard and Weavile will feature as playable characters in the beat-em-up. These two characters will join Lucario, Machamp, Pikachu, … Continue reading Pokken Tournament Comes To Japanese Arcades July 16th And Features Charizard And Weavile

Bandai Namco Says There Will Be “Massive Surprises” For Tales’ 20th Anniversary

We haven't had a Tales' game on a Nintendo platform in the west since Tales of the Abyss on the Nintendo 3DS, but let's hope that will change. Bandai Namco announced today that there will be "massive surprises" in store for Tales fans as the series reaches its 20th anniversary. Who knows what's going to be … Continue reading Bandai Namco Says There Will Be “Massive Surprises” For Tales’ 20th Anniversary

It Looks As Though Namco Bandai Helped Out On Mario Kart 8

It appears as though Namco Bandai may have lent Nintendo a hand with the forthcoming Mario Kart 8. The publisher and developer was spotted on the closing credits on Mario's latest karting adventure. You can see their name listed in the above video, but of course as this is the end credits it may contain … Continue reading It Looks As Though Namco Bandai Helped Out On Mario Kart 8

Namco Bandai Will Change Its English Name From Namco Bandai To Bandai Namco

Namco Bandai has announced that it will change its English name from Namco Bandai to Bandai Namco, the same as it is in Japan. The company says the name change is a way to unify the brand internationally. Bandai Namco says that the move will increase the “value” and “appeal” of the name and brand. Guess … Continue reading Namco Bandai Will Change Its English Name From Namco Bandai To Bandai Namco

Namco Bandai Named Most “Powerful” Japanese Games Company, Nintendo Drops Dramatically

Japanese economy magazine Toyo Keizai has published its “New – Corporate Power Ranking“. This determines just how well Japanese companies are performing and grades them on four parameters: growth, profitability, safety and scale. The publication determines the overall ranking of companies in a list of 2,000 corporations. 126th – Namco Bandai – Last year’s position: 442nd 157th – … Continue reading Namco Bandai Named Most “Powerful” Japanese Games Company, Nintendo Drops Dramatically

Namco Bandai Adds Rosalina And Ice Luigi To Mario Kart Arcade GP DX

New characters have been revealed for Mario Kart Arcade GP DX. Namco Bandai and Nintendo has added Rosalina as a playable character and showcased a few screenshots of her in action. But Rosalina is not the only revealed character as a variation for firm fan favourite Luigi has also been added. This new dress-up variation … Continue reading Namco Bandai Adds Rosalina And Ice Luigi To Mario Kart Arcade GP DX

New Iwata Asks Reveals Details About Wii Sports Club, Including Namco Bandai Involvement

The latest edition of Iwata Asks covers the development and release of Wii Sports Club, which constitutes the updated Wii U versions of Wii Sports games like tennis and bowling. The question and answer session with the game's developers revealed several interesting tidbits about the games, including the unique "Day Pass" pricing system that allows … Continue reading New Iwata Asks Reveals Details About Wii Sports Club, Including Namco Bandai Involvement

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 For Wii U Selling At Only $9.99 On Amazon

Wii U fighting mash-up Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for Wii U is currently selling for only $9.99 on Amazon.com, marked down from a list price of $39.99. Players can dress their fighters up as characters from the Mario and Zelda series in this latest incarnation of Tekken Tag. The Wii U title has been struggling … Continue reading Tekken Tag Tournament 2 For Wii U Selling At Only $9.99 On Amazon