Namco Bandai Games Rebrands Itself As Bandai Namco Games

If you’re a fan of Dark Souls, Pac-Man or Tales, Namco Bandai Games is very familiar to you. The publisher has been around since 2005 with the merger of long time games publisher Namco and entertainment giant Bandai. Since then,…

‘Dark Souls II’ Gets New Trailer, European Collector Edition

After the bungled announcement of the Dark Souls II beta for PlayStation 3, North American Souls fans could be forgiven for believing developer From Software was more focused on the European market. Today’s announcement will do nothing to dispel that…

‘Dark Souls II’ Beta Registration Begins, But Only For Europe

Just two weeks ago, Namco Bandai Games announced that a beta will be held for Dark Souls II. The beta is only for PlayStation 3 consoles, and the test will take place in both North America and Europe. Today the…

‘Dark Souls II’ Armor Forged by Real Blacksmith

Though Dark Souls was most well-known for its high difficulty curve, fans of the series know that the weapons and armor in the game are some of the biggest stars of the game. Each weapon in the game had a…

Dark Souls II PlayStation 3 Beta Announced

Namco Bandai Games, the publisher of Dark Souls in the west, today announced that it will be holding a closed beta test for the upcoming Dark Souls II. The test will begin on October 5 in Europe and North America,…

Star Trek The Video Game Launch Trailer Released

Movie tie-in video games can generally be dismissed by gamers as cynical attempts to cash in on the hype surrounding the release of a movie. The titles are, most of the time, thrown together and unpolished, pushed onto the market…

Dark Souls II Looks Just As Brutal As Its Predecessors

When Dark Souls II was announced during Spike TV’s VGAs, many fans thought this was an admission that the game would be dumbed down to appeal to a more casual audience. Those fears persisted well into the present day, but…

Dark Souls II Announced, Teaser Trailer Released

Over the weekend, Namco Bandai used the Spike Video Game Awards as the venue for announcing the sequel to 2011’s most frustrating-yet-rewarding game, Dark Souls. Dark Souls II looks to have everything fans of the original game could want. The…

Help Choose The Look Of Pac-Man’s Next Outing

There has not been a “new” Pac-Man in quite some time. The last major iteration of the classic franchise came with Pac-Man Championship Edition. It’s been ported to just about every other platform since its original release on Xbox Live…

New Smash Bros. Gets A Little Tekken In It

None of us were really expecting any news on the new Super Smash Bros. game anytime soon. Since Sakurai’s studio, Sora, had just finished Kid Icarus Uprising, it was safe to assume that it would at least be six months…