Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Bandai Namco Games

Saint Seiya Soldiers adds Taurus’ Aldebaran and Leo’s Aiolia

Saint Super Seiya Soldiers Soul (PC, PS3, PS4) Character Announcement - Screenshot 1

Saint Seiya Soldiers’ Soul’s roster is expanding with news that Taurus’ Aldebaran and Leo’s Aiolia will be joining the fight. The announcement was accompanied by new character art and screenshots, over a dozen of which have been posted below.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

Bandai Namco reveals Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul, Project X Zone 2

Project X Zone 2 (3DS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has officially revealed Project X Zone 2 and Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul. Saint Seiya is heading to PC, PS3, and PS4, while Project X Zone will follows its predecessor to 3DS. While we don’t have a lot of details, we do have plenty of screenshots and two new trailers posted below.

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3DS, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin now available for console, PC

Dark Souls II Scholar of the First Sin (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 6

The complete version of Dark Souls II, Scholar of the First Sin, is now available for console and PC. In addition to all three download packs (Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and Crown of the Ivory King), Scholar of the First Sin also includes the new Forlorn invader, a higher multiplayer count, different enemy placement, additional in-game events, expanded item descriptions, interface improvements, and more. New buyers can purchase the game for $49.99, while current owners with the download packs can buy the game for $19.99 and those without the packs for $29.99.

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Ride given new release date, now launching June 23

Ride (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) June Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has announced that the Milestone Milestone s.r.l.-developed racer Ride will now be released on June 23. Originally scheduled to launch on May 19, the new date is listed for all versions of the game. Ride is set to offer players four different racing categories, over 100 bikes across several build types (Superbikes, Supersports, Naked, and Historical), and extensive customization options.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin now available on Steam for PC

Dark Souls II Scholar of the First Sin (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin has launched for PC. Available through Steam, Scholar of the First Sin features support for DirectX 11 with updated graphics along with the new Forlorn invader, new enemy placement, an increased multiplayer count, extra in-game events, expanded item descriptions, and more. The release also includes all three download quests, Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and Crown of the Ivory King. Newcomers can purchase the game for $49.99, while current owners with the download packs can buy the game for $19.99 and those without the packs for $29.99.

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DLC, PC News

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 crushes mobs in new trailer, screenshots

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer and a handful of new screenshots for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3. The media is pretty much all action, not surprising given it’s from Dynasty Warriors developer Omega Force, with the screenshots offering stills of the mob-bashing moves showcased in the trailer. At a little over four minutes long, the video features more characters than the shots in addition to some rocking tunes.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Lords of the Fallen: Ancient Labyrinth out now for console, PC

Lords of the Fallen (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Ancient Labyrinth Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Lords of the Fallen’s first downloadable content add-on, Ancient Labyrinth, is now available on PSN, Live, and Steam. The $7.99 expansion adds new enemies, armor, and shields, as well as a new storyline that follows the criminal Harkyn in his quest of redemption. He must defeat demons residing in an abandoned library situated in a nether realm, the Ancient Labyrinth, which will need to be explored and its guard The Keeper defeated several times for everything to be found.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

New Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin video debuts Forlorn NPC

A new gameplay trailer has gone live for Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin. The latest footage showcases the new NPC invader, the Forlorn. The video runs a little over three minutes and shows what players have come to expect from Dark Souls II: pain. Beset by regular enemies, a player desperately tries to get the upper hand as the Forlorn closes in and proceeds to harass them throughout the encounter.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

(3DS Review) Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy+

(3DS Review) Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy+

“… not an essential upgrade for owners of the original, but it is nevertheless a good game.”

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3DS Reviews

Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy+ now available for 3DS

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Bandai Namco has released Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy+ for 3DS and New 3DS XL. The new version of Assault Horizon Legacy features support for several of the new system’s added features, including amiibos, 3D face-tracking technology, the c-stick, and expanded controls for the ZL and ZR buttons. New Nintendo-themed skins can also be unlocked by collecting Super Stars, including Bowser, Donkey Kong, Mario, Luigi, and Peach. Additional skins are accessible by using compatible amiibo characters, such as Captain Falcon, Samus, Star Fox, and Zelda.

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