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News: Tekken 7 Announced, We Seem Like The Only Ones Excited

Tekken 7 Announced, We Seem Like The Only Ones Excited

We love Tekken

Granted, the series has felt a little flat in recent iterations (particularly the hit-and-miss Tekken 6), but we still believe it's a solid fighting franchise, and due a return to its former glory. So it's with some excitement that we read a recent Eurogamer Portugal report, which declares that Tekken 7 is a real product currently in development. To be honest, we wouldn't mind seeing..

News: Sorry, But This Trailer Has Completely Put Us Off The New Splatterhouse Game

Sorry, But This Trailer Has Completely Put Us Off The New Splatterhouse Game

Urgh, good grief

Our excitement for Splatterhouse was already relatively low. But when we open up a trailer still relatively early in the morning, and get our ears blown off by chugging guitars with way too much overdrive applied to them - consider our mood dwindling and our day ruined. Going by this trailer, Splatterhouse just doesn't look like a game designed with us in mind. The game's due..

Rumour: Is Time Crisis Heading To The Playstation Network? ACTION!

Is Time Crisis Heading To The Playstation Network? ACTION!

A trademark filing picked up by the eagle eyed ConnectedConsoles seems to hint at a Playstation Network re-release of Playstation classic, Time Crisis

Action! The trademark notes that the game will be distributed via "downloadable computer game software via a global computer network and wireless devices". The PSN then? What's interesting to us is how they'll get the game to work..

News: Oh, Now We Get Why People Are Excited For Enslaved: Odyssey To The West

Oh, Now We Get Why People Are Excited For Enslaved: Odyssey To The West

Let us be honest for a few sentences: we just never understood the excitement for Ninja Theory's Enslaved: Odyssey To The West

Yes, it's being developed by the same team who made the PS3's Heavenly Sword, and yes it's drawing some inspiration from Team Ico. But still, ick, we've felt nothing for this game. Until now. Thank goodness for trailers. This game looks brilliant. Check out the trailer..

News: Demon's Souls Gets An Exclusive UK Trailer

Demon's Souls Gets An Exclusive UK Trailer

Demon's Souls is finally coming to the UK

The innovative exclusive RPG has been privy to enormous viral exposure since it launched in the US - a refreshing nod that players do still care about experiences rather than marketing. And due to the splash the game has caused in the US, it's finally going to hit the UK next month. Check out the trailer for some footage and review anecdotes. We actually..

News: From Software Stick With Playstation 3 For New Mech Release

From Software Stick With Playstation 3 For New Mech Release

We're not sure whether it would be an exaggeration or not to describe From Software as one of the most important studios thus far in the Playstation 3's life-span

True or not, the consideration is a fantastic compliment to the studio that's green-lit the likes of Demon's Souls and 3D Dot Game Heroes. And it seems like the company are going to stick with the PS3 once again with their next title,..

News: European Demon's Souls Comes With Fan-Made Strategy Guide

European Demon's Souls Comes With Fan-Made Strategy Guide

We told you last week that Demon's Souls was finally getting a Western release in part thanks to Namco Bandai who have taken on publishing responsibilities for the Playstation 3 exclusive

We also told you last week that the game comes with a much needed strategy guide. And in heart-warming news, it's just been announced that said strategy guide has been written by Demon's Souls fans. The guide's..

News: Demon's Souls Hits Europe On June 25th

Demon's Souls Hits Europe On June 25th

Namco Bandai has announced that they will be handling publishing duties of Demon's Souls in Europe, and that the game will hit on June 25th

The game will be released exclusively as a special pack called the "Black Phantom Edition", which includes a soundtrack, artbook and strategy guide. The latter being pretty necessary from what we've heard about Demon's Souls' difficulty. “We’re very..

News: Demon's Souls Is Almost Definitely Coming To Europe It Seems

Demon's Souls Is Almost Definitely Coming To Europe It Seems

Ok, you've got us

While From Software's incredible underground hit Demon's Souls was only available as an inport, we could fend off the background noises that told us to get a copy from overseas. But if the game's coming to Europe, we're going to have to play the unique RPG aren't we? Word of a long overdue European Demon's Soul release comes from a German classifications listing pulled up by..

News: Ninja Theory: Heavenly Sword Sales Were Not Enough To Break Even

Ninja Theory: Heavenly Sword Sales Were Not Enough To Break Even

So you might want to put a boot in our Heavenly Sword 2 speculation from last night

Ninja Theory has come out all guns firing, claiming they didn't even break-even with their 2007 PS3 exclusive Ninja Theory — even though the game sold just shy of one and a half million copies. Ninja Theory's co-founder Tameem Antoniades told CVG, “Heavenly Sword came out pretty early on the PS3, and we sold, I..

News: Namco Gets Hit Hard, Sheds Profits & Staff

Namco Gets Hit Hard, Sheds Profits & Staff

Namco's recorded a whopping $129million loss for the nine months ending December 31st, compared to a profit of $99

4million in the same period the year previous. That's a lot of money, yo. As a result the company has announced they are to cut the employment of roughly 10% of their workforce. That's gutting news for about 630 people.“Since the management integration, the Bandai Namco Group has..

News: Namco Plan To Bring Their Back Catalogue To Playstation Store

Namco Plan To Bring Their Back Catalogue To Playstation Store

Namco Bandai has made a lot of games

A lot of games. That means they have an impressive back catalogue. And in this digital age, there's always someone willing to spend money on a piece of nostalgia, or an unvisited game. Hence, Namco Bandai's plans to "increase its digital distribution presence." No actual specifics were given, but the report does state that Namco intend to bolster their..

News: Tekken 6 Patch Launches Tomorrow, Fixes Online Issues

Tekken 6 Patch Launches Tomorrow, Fixes Online Issues

Woohoo

We'll soon be able to actually, y'know, play Tekken 6 online. Namco Bandai have announced that a patch will launch tomorrow, improving connectivity between players and subsequently reducing lag. Namco are also improving the responsiveness of button inputs, and adding in a cancel option if you're unhappy with connection of your matched opponent. Excellent.

News: Tekken 6 DLC Will Probably Free

Tekken 6 DLC Will Probably Free

Whilst most people probably care more about a Tekken 6 patch than DLC at this point, producer Katsuhiro Harada has commented on uk

playstation.com</a> that any released content for the game is likely to be free. We'll won't argue with getting something for nothing so, we look forward to some content. We look forward to a multiplayer patch even more however.