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Project X Zone Arriving June 25

Namco Bandai has recently revealed that their crossover game with Sega and Capcom, Project X Zone, is slated for release on June 25 in the US.  The title was originally announced for the 3DS in Japan and was released there in October last year, but Namco Bandai also committed to localizing the game for the US  and Europe. Project X Zone combines over 200 characters from those 3 universes into a st...

Meat Boy A Possibility In Next Super Smash Bros?

Details for the next Super Smash Bros. title for the Wii U and 3DS are few and far between. Other than the fact that Namco Bandai will be pulling the heavy lifting in developing both versions and that the roster could be significantly smaller, Nintendo has stated recently that E3 2013 will offer the first look into the next iteration of the popular fighting franchise. In the meantime, the creators...

Namco Bandai: All Star Battle Teaser Site

Namco Bandai has published a teaser site for a new title called All Star Battle.  At first I assumed that this was Playstation’s All-Stars Battle Royale, however Namco Bandai is not the publisher.  The site teases us with a few obscure “real life” pictures, and simply states “3 Days” as though we will find out details on Thursday.    Many sites seem to think it will b...

Monolith Soft confirmed as Project X Zone developer

Coming off of the excellent Xenoblade Chronicles, you would think that Monolith Soft would have another RPG title in the pipeline. Well, they do, but it’s now what you might expect. In the latest Famitsu magazine, Kouji Ishitani and Souichiro Morizumi of Monolith Soft revealed that the next title to come from the studio will be none other than the Namco/Capcom/Sega crossover title Project X ...

One developer sees $42.1m in profits, credits 3DS game sales

You would have thought that the enormous price cut that Nintendo’s newest handheld just received would indicate that third party developers would be experiencing the same lackluster sales, but for one developer, that is not the case.

Tales of the Abyss 3D finally has an English trailer! Um…how do you turn on the Japanese dubs again?

Fresh from the San Diego Comic-Con comes the first English trailer for Tales of the Abyss 3D. The game seems to be fairly unchanged from the PS2 original aside from the new features exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS such as assignable touch screen artes selection and new 3D animations for mystic artes.  If you have already experienced the PS2 title, the redone skits may be enough to constitute a ...

Tales of the Abyss 3D headed to North America

I have a soft spot in my heart for the Tales franchise ever since Tales of Symphonia helped me scratch my JRPG itch when it first released on the Gamecube. Something about these Namco Bandai made RPGs really resonate with me. If you enjoy these type of games and have a 3DS, I have some good news for you. Nintendo Power has revealed in this months issue that North American gamers will be enjoying T...