Posts Tagged ‘Bandai Namco’

Warhammer 40k: Eternal Crusade Due September 23rd

In the grim darkness of the far future, there is no word for ‘please’. And don’t even get me started on the state of their property law! Epitomising the worst of all this rudeness is Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade [official site], a third-person shooter MMO about those rude futuremen duffing each other up for control of a planet in an endless war. A visit to the Land Registry would clear these boundaries right up, you guys – no need to murder each other for territory. Oh, spaceboys will be spaceboys! And Eternal Crusade is now due to launch on September 23rd, after eight months in Early Access.

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Little Nightmares Dreams Up Grim But Whimsical Trailer

There’s a new trailer for Little Nightmares [official site] – a kind of sneaky fantasy horror puzzler with an art style that nods to stop motion hand-animated films. We wrote about it before when it was called Hunger but it looks like there’s been a renaming in the run up to the devs taking a playable build to Gamescom.

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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Biting Into September

Patrick you scamp! What are you up to now?

Patrick Mann has been hard in training and is returning this September for another crack at the title. Bandai Namco today announced Pac-Man Championship Edition 2, a follow-up to the unexpectedly and unreasonably good spin-off from their dot-gobbler. It barely resembles ye olde Pac-Man, and it is also very loud and colourful. Good video games. When Championship Edition 2 arrives in September, Pat will be battling bosses and all. Have a gander in the announcement trailer:

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Biff! Bam! Tekken 7 Reveals Bob And Master Raven

I’m still a little surprised Tekken 7 [official site] is coming to PC after 23 Tekkenless years. Bandai Namco announced their fighting game’s PC port during E3, and showed a little more of it during last weekend’s Evo fightorama. This is exciting to me because, as someone who’s not played Tekken since the first PlayStation, I am delighted to discover its lineup includes characters I’d describe as “post-apocalyptic American tourist” and “’90s Image Comics anti-heroine.” Fighting games have some of the more unusual character designs out there so yes, thank you for these weird treats Bamco.

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Fingers Crossed! Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Rated

Up is down, red is green, and I don’t know what to make of this world where Bandai Namco are again releasing Pac-Man games actually want to play. Well, mostly. But Pac-Man Championship Edition is ridiculous and wonderful and colourful, Pac-Man 256 has its fans, and ooh! looks like Patrick Mann may be returning with another Championship Edition. That’s if listings from South Korea’s game ratings board aren’t more ‘hilarious’ pranks from Ian Video Games. He has been mighty giggly lately, scampering away whenever you try to corner him, so you never know.

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Bleep Blop: Pac-Man 256 Now Endlessly Gobbling On PC

The glitched-out endless gobbling of Pac-Man 256 [official site] has arrived on PC, following a stretch of munching up fruits on pocket telephones. While it’s free-to-play on pockphones, here it’s £4 but does come with new four-player local co-op support. Why not eat some fruit with a friend? Pac-Man 256 isn’t your grandpa’s Patrick Mann, making him dash through a glitchifying maze inspired by Pac-Man’s kill screen.

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Biff! Bam! Tekken 7 Coming To PC In 2017

Not wanting to be out-done by the squillions of fighting games flexing, squatting, and jostling on PC nowadays, Tekken is coming our way too. Bandai Namco today announced that their latest manbiffer is coming from arcades to Windows in “early 2017”, all jazzed up with extra biffybits. Also way more drama than I was expecting, going by the E3 trailer showing a Street Fighter man who’s a little lost:

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