Soul Calibur VI Drops This October

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Bandai Namco has revealed that Soul Calibur VI will hit PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 19th, with two different Collector’s Editions for players to purchase, as well as DLC information. The season pass will include three new playable characters, and two armor packs.

The Soul Calibur VI Deluxe Edition will include the game, a season pass, a soundtrack CD and a metal case with four voice-over clips. The Collector’s Editon will include a 12” Sophitia statue, a 120-page art-book, as well as everything included in the Deluxe Edition.

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Taki Revealed as Latest Soul Calibur VI Fighter

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Bandai Namco is expected to reveal the next SoulCalibur VI character very soon, but a new video was leaked a little earlier than expected that reveals the next playable character is Taki the kodachi-wielding fighter from previous titles.

You can hit the jump to check out her reveal trailer, which managed to find its way onto YouTube after being removed from NicoNico. Expect an official release this afternoon, most likely.

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Siegfried Revealed for Soul Calibur VI

Bandai Namco revealed the latest playable character for SoulCalibur VI as Siegfried Schtauffen, the Zweihänder-wielder and one of the central characters of the story throughout the entire series.

After losing to Kilik and his comrades in the form of Nightmare, Siegfried awoke in an unfamiliar place and he is now unable to free himself from the unforgiving memories of his time spent as the cursed sword’s puppet. The memory of having killed his own father is haunting him. His true nightmare has only just begun…Full of regrets, he is looking for redemption and he desperately wants to free himself from the cursed sword’s grasp!

My Tamagotchi Forever Launches on Mobile

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Bandai Namco has officially released My Tamagotchi Forever on iOS and Android devices outside of China. The game is free-to-play and will be a life sim game much like its handheld predecessors, allowing players to care for characters and receive coins in return to unlock accessories and decorations.

There are also optional in-app purchases available for the game, such as a coin doubler, and item pack available for $1.99. Hit the jump for the game’s official launch trailer.

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New Soul Calibur VI Trailer

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for the hotly anticipated weapon-action fighting game, Soul Calibur VI. The new trailer focuses on characters such as newcomer Groh, along with some returning characters in Nightmare, Xianghua, and Kilik.

SoulCalibur VI is set to release in 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. There’s been no word if we’ll be getting any special characters for each edition, as many fans hope.

Dragonball FighterZ Beta This Weekend

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Bandai Namco has revealed that the Dragonball FighterZ Open Beta, which has been long awaited, will take place this weekend on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Fans who pre-ordered can start playing the beta on Jan. 13 at 3 a.m. ET; everyone else starts Jan. 14 at 3 a.m. ET. The beta ends for everybody on Jan. 16 at 2:59 a.m. ET.

Bandai Namco’s Twitter account in Spain revealed the beta’s 11-character roster early this morning. Featuring the chance to try out Nappa, Vegeta, Goku, Piccolo, Krillin, Cell, Android 18, Frieza, Beerus, Kid Buu and Adult Gohan.

Android 18 Joins Dragonball FighterZ

Bandai Namco and Arc System Works have shared the latest character introduction trailer for Dragonball FighterZ, giving us a solid look at Android 18 and her move-set, including some fantastic combo attacks with her brother, Android 17. The game is taking shape, as many characters have been introduced to this point, just a few short months before its release.

Dragon Ball FighterZ releases in North America and Europe on January 26, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It releases in Japan a little later on February 1.

Final Fantasy XV’s Noctis Joins Tekken 7

The world of fighting game development is starting to shift as more and more developers look to other, more established franchises to take their characters, giving us dream match after dream match of worlds colliding. Now, Bandai Namco has announced the inclusion of Final Fantasy XV’s Noctis Lucis Caelum in Spring 2018.

Noctis Lucis Caelum from Final Fantasy XV enters the Tekken 7 ring! Wielding his signature Engine Blade, Noctis is ready to deal heavy hard-hitting blows as he takes on the likes of Yoshimitsu, Devil Jin, Jack 7, and the rest of the Tekken 7 fighters when he enters the King of Iron Fist Tournament in spring 2018!

New Digimon Story Trailer and Date

Bandai Namco has given Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory a worldwide release date. Those of us in North America and Europe will be able to play the RPG on their PlayStation 4 on January 19th, 2018.

Additionally, pre-order bonuses for the game have been revealed. Players who pre-order the game will receive four extra costumes and Digimon. The additional items are as follows.

  • Beelzebumon Emblem T-Shirt
  • Crusadermon NX
  • Inoden School Attire
  • Leopardmon NX
  • Omnimon NX
  • Sistermon Ciel and Blanc
  • Summer Camp T-Shirt
  • V. Uchida Costume

The newest trailer for the game, revealing the title’s main characters, can be seen above.

Dragonball Fighter Z North American Release Date Confirmed

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Bandai Namco has officially announced the North American release date for the highly anticipated fighting title, Dragonball Fighter Z. The game is set to release on January 26th, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Additionally, we also received info regarding the different digital versions of the game. First up is the FighterZ Edition that will sell for $94.99, and features the game as well as the FighterZ Pass with eight new characters. The Ultimate Edition will go for $109.99, and feature everything in the FighterZ Edition, plus a Music Pack with 11 songs from the anime, and a commentator pack.

Dragon Ball Fighter Z Gets Release Date in Japan

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Bandai Namco shared a few updates on Dragon Ball Fighter Z in the latest issue of V-Jump with a release date for Japan, as well as the reveal of two new characters: Nappa, and Captain Ginyu. V-Jump reveals that Nappa who can summon Saibamen and his Meteor special attack is Kapa, the mouth-energy-beam attack from the show.

The other new character is Captain Ginyu, who comes with the ability to call the members of The Ginyu Force. His Meteor special attack is Body Change, which, similarly to the show, allows him to swap bodies and health with opponents. Dragon Ball Fighter Z releases in Japan on February 1st, 2018, in Japan for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game is expected to release in early 2018 in North America, and Europe.

Gohan Joins Dragon Ball Fighter Z

Bandai Namco has shared an epic, new character introduction trailer for Son Gohan in the highly-anticipated Dragon Ball Fighter Z that shows off new parts of his move-set while in his Cell Games form.

Dragon Ball Fighter Z releases in February 2018, for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Tamagotchi Returning to Stores in America

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Bandai has announced that the long-awaited return of the iconic pet-raising interactive toys, Tamagotchi, to North America is imminent. On November 5th, the toy will once hit store shelves across the country, retailing for $14.99.

I was never very good at raising Tamagotchi, though I killed it with my DigiVice. That all-white beauty above looks mighty tempting for a measly $14.99. I wonder if that’s how much they retailed for in 1997?

New Kaiju Announced for City Shrouded in Shadow

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Bandai Namco and Granzella shared new info on the upcoming survival adventure game City Shrouded in Shadow with Famitsu magazineThe newest issue reveals severalnew Kaiju, or Giant Shadows that the player will attempt to survive. The new Giant Shadows are:

  • Griffon (from Patlabor)
  • Abraham (from Patlabor)
  • Dada (from Ultraman)
  • Mechagodzilla (3-Kiryu) (from Godzilla)
  • Evangelion Unit-00 (from Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  • Evangelion Unit-02 (from Neon Genesis Evangelion)

City Shrouded in Shadow releases in Japan on October 19, 2017 for PlayStation 4. Ho word yet on a North American release, but fingers across the world are still crossed.