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News: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Scores Snoop Dogg Arena

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Scores Snoop Dogg Arena

Doggy dogg world

In perhaps the most baffling announcement of E3, Namco Bandai has announced that famous rapper Snoop Dogg will make a cameo appearance in Tekken Tag Tournament 2. The Doggfather of Hip-Hop will be found perched on a golden throne in the background of an arena based on the musician. The stage will be available early to anyone that...

News: Tales of Xillia 2 Spins a New Yarn in Japan This Winter

Tales of Xillia 2 Spins a New Yarn in Japan This Winter

Elle of a sequel

Namco Bandai’s ongoing teases have concluded with the announcement of Tales of Xillia 2. The PS3 sequel is set a year after the original title, and is due out at some point this winter in Japan. The game follows the escapades of Ludgar, an adventurer joined on his travels by a cat called Lulu and a mysterious girl named Elle...

News: Daytona USA and Ridge Racer Smash Together

Daytona USA and Ridge Racer Smash Together

We have no words

Legendary SEGA arcade racer Daytona USA and Namco's Ridge Racer finally collide after years of taking separate racing lines, with Ridge Racer on Vita set to get the legendary Daytona Hornet as DLC. The car hits Japan on 6th June, alongside a song called Ridge Racer: Ridge Racer USA Mix, which we can only assume mashes up the famous...

News: Inversion's Release Date Reversed Again

Inversion's Release Date Reversed Again

Upside down

Saber Interactive’s intriguing gravity-based shooter Inversion has been delayed until July. The game was originally scheduled for release on 5th June, but is now back on shaky ground. Namco Bandai has yet to comment on the delay, leaving us a little baffled by the late change. We can only assume that the publisher wanted to avoid...

News: Tales of Graces F Travels to Europe on 31st August

Tales of Graces F Travels to Europe on 31st August

Are you sitting comfortably?

Fans of Japanese RPGs will be able to get their fill on 31st August, when Tales of Graces F concludes its voyage overseas. The updated Wii title – which dropped in North America earlier this year – will launch with an original soundtrack, behind the scenes documentary and a hardback art book. It’ll also come with...

Rumour: Dragon Ball Z HD Collection on the Way

Dragon Ball Z HD Collection on the Way

Burst

In completely unexpected news, it looks like Namco Bandai is readying a Dragon Ball Z HD Collection for PlayStation 3. The news comes courtesy of Spanish retailer Xtra Life, who has a track record for correctly leaking HD collections. Details are scarce, but the listing does include a 12th October release date for the compilation. Excluding...

News: Move Stripping Game Dancing Eyes Canned

Move Stripping Game Dancing Eyes Canned

For shame

What do you get when you combine PlayStation Move, tiny monkeys and stripping? Dancing Eyes is the answer — or, at least, it was. Famitsu (via Andriasang) reports the game is now cancelled and won't see the light of day. Namco Bandai hasn't given any reason for the cancellation, but we imagine it's something to do with the tiny monkeys...

News: Ni No Kuni Goes into Hiding until Q1 2013

Ni No Kuni Goes into Hiding until Q1 2013

"Ready or not, here I come!"

Namco Bandai’s delayed the North American release of Level-5 and Studio Ghibli’s ultra-pretty PS3 exclusive RPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch until next year. The altered Q1 2013 release puts the title in line with its previously announced European date. To prove that the game isn’t vapourware, Namco Bandai...

News: Mysterious Namco Bandai Title is for PSP

Mysterious Namco Bandai Title is for PSP

Given the PS Vita’s continued struggles domestically, we’re surprised that Sony hasn’t just outright phased out its predecessor. But here we are, reporting on another big PSP announcement for Japan. Remember that mysterious Namco Bandai teaser website we told you about yesterday? Well, it turns out that the title in question isn’t for PS...

News: Mysterious Namco Teaser Points Towards PlayStation

Mysterious Namco Teaser Points Towards PlayStation

Famous face buttons

Earlier in the week, Namco Bandai released a mysterious Japanese teaser website hinting at a brand new “action adventure” title. That website has now updated with images of the PlayStation’s face buttons, hinting at some form of exclusivity. It’s unclear what the game is or which PlayStation platform it is for, but...

News: Tales of Xillia Trademarked by Namco Bandai in North America

Tales of Xillia Trademarked by Namco Bandai in North America

Xillia buy it?

Last week we reported that publisher Namco Bandai had filed a trademark for Tales of Xillia in Europe. It has since followed up with a similar registration in North America. The move pretty much confirms that the RPG is heading overseas, after selling just shy of a million copies in Japan last year. Let us know if this is a game...