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New Promo Video for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z

Namco Bandai has just released a brand new promo video for their upcoming 3D fighter Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z, which is based on Akira Toriyama’s world-famous manga and anime franchise. The promo video is a little bit on the short side, but it manages to show off a lot of really cool stuff (including 4 different permutations of Son Goku), and various team up attacks as well as Oozaru ...

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New Trailer for Jump Legend Biography

Namco Bandai has just released a new promo video for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS release, Jump Legend Biography, which collects several classic videogames based on manga that have appeared on Shonen Jump, mostly ones that came out for the NES and SNES. Most of these titles never saw a proper US release (some, like the Dragonball Z games, had a European release) because there was no market in the ...

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Dragon Ball: Battle of Z Gets a Japanese Release Date

By now, almost every gamer who appreciates Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball will have already heard about the upcoming 3D fighting game Dragon Ball: Battle of Z, and has already seen what it has to offer courtesy of numerous trailers and video footages. However, it is only now that we can pinpoint the exact date of its release, courtesy of a Weekly Jump report, which notes that the PS3 and ...

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New Promo Movie for One Piece Unlimited World: R

Namco Bandai has just released a brand new trailer for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS action game One Piece Unlimited World: R, which is based on Eiichiro Oda’s long-running shonen manga/anime franchise about a group of well-meaning but rowdy Pirates who want to rule the seas. The new trailer for One Piece Unlimited World: R shows off cinematics and gameplay, but also delves into the voice ...

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Pre-Order Bonuses for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z Announced

I don’t know who’s in charge of marketing over there at Namco Bandai, but it seems like the person didn’t understand me when I previously stated that Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z will be a pre-order, a day one purchase, and quite possibly a day three purchase as well because I’m going to play it so much that the disk will be worn off by the third day and I’ll have to ...

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Namco Bandai Reveals One Piece Dance Battle

Shonen manga and anime franchise tie-in videogames are no stranger to unorthodox genres. We’ve seen card games, visual novels, and even party games – in spite of the fact that shonen properties automatically lend themselves well to fighting and action games. Namco Bandai is not about to break tradition, as it has just revealed a brand new One Piece smartphone game that has nothing to ...

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New Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers Features Shion Gameplay

The debut of Namco Bandai’s latest release in the Saint Seiya series of 3D fighting games, dubbed “Brave Soldiers,” is only a few weeks away. By way of promotion, a new gameplay preview video was released, this time featuring Gold Saint Aries Shion, who will be a bonus download character included in the first run of the Japanese release. Aries Shion is notable for being one of ...

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PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures Gets New Partners

41 Entertainment and its agent in Iberia, BRB Internacional, have jointly announced that their Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures property (the “property”) has just secured a number of quality licensees in Iberia. The rights for stickers, trading cards and albums has been secured by Panini España, while Random House Mondadori has secured rights for activity and first reader books. ...

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Hunter x Hunter and Yu Yu Hakusho Joins J-Stars Victory VS. Roster

We have already posted news about J-Stars Victory VS., which is meant to celebrate Shonen Jump’s 45th Anniversary by bringing several manga properties (including Dragon Ball, One Piece, Bleach, Naruto, Dragon Ball, Rurouni Kenshin, Toriko, Gintama, and Kochikame) into a single 3D fighting game for the PS3, but it seems like we’re barely scratching the surface as Namco Bandai has just ...

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Namco Bandai to Launch Compilation of Classic Shonen Jump Games on 3DS

This coming November 7, Namco Bandai will be releasing a bunch of classic 8 and 16 bit games based on Shonen Jump properties wrapped up in a nice little collection for Japanese 3DSes. Dubbed the “Bandai Namco Games Presents J Legend Biography,” the collection will include such luminaries as Dragon Ball and Saint Seiya. These will be straight ports, so don’t expect none of that ...

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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst Scheduled for October

We felt that Namco Bandai’s Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 was as good as it gets when it comes to Naruto fighting games, and that there’s nothing else left to do (particularly when they added the Bikini Tsunade costume, which everybody wanted, and the Sakura bikini costume, which nobody wanted). Fortunately, we were wrong as Namco Bandai has just announced that they will ...

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New Trailer for Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers Features the Sanctuary Arc

Namco Bandai Europe has just posted a new English-subbed trailer for the upcoming game Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers, which is based on the iconic manga and anime franchise, and will feature the Sanctuary, Poseidon, and Hades story arcs. The new trailer focuses mainly on the Sanctuary arc, but still features a few scenes from the Poseidon and Hades arcs. You can check out the trailer below: ...

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