Namco Bandai just mailed us to let us know that Katamari Forever -- essentially the HD remix of the Katamari games of old -- has gone a golden shade of gold; i
e. it's done. And that means they had a release date for us; September 22nd in the US. The game will retail for $49.99 (a little cheaper than the average PS3 title) and adds in a ton of...
Namco Bandai have started the hype train for their appearance at GamesCom in Cologne, Germany next week
Apparently they are bringing eight games, obviously including Tekken 6 and Katamari, plus some "major exclusive new announcements". Namco Bandai are penciled in for a show on Wednesday, August 19th, so we're guessing the announcements...
Katamari Forever launches in Japan tomorrow
And according to andriasang.com that's not the only thing. A demo for the anticipated game will hit the Japanese PSN store to commemorate the release (and hopefully push a few more sales). Remember, those of you who have, erm, "acquired" a Japanese PSN account can download the demo and get an...
You know what, people will moan about Playstation Home for the rest of eternity but we kind of like it
When you take it for what it is, Playstation Home can be a good place to just chill out with some friends and chat or play some pool or something. Which y'know, it's not going to replace a real gaming session, but we're not entirely sure it was...
Releasing in Japan on July 23, Katamari Forever - the upcoming Playstation 3 exclusive - will be getting its very own soundtrack
It'll cost ¥3150 (USD$33) for the 2-disc set with 36 tracks. When the soundtrack includes chiptune, we think it might be worth an import.
How do you make your Playstation 3 exclusive remake of a bizarro title even better? You demake the music of course
Gone is Katamari's Japanese jazz and instead we have Katamari Forever's 8-bit chip-tune. We've embedded two videos in this post. Can you tell which music is from the remake?
Katamari Forever may just end up being one of the best looking video games we've ever seen
Set to land in the fall, the game features all the old levels from the Playstation 2 game, aswell as new ones to boot. There's also sixaxis control, allowing you to flick the controller upwards to jump (you can still press the shoulder buttons if you prefer)...