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First Screenshots for Gundam Side Story: Missing Link

Most gamers these days are only familiar with the 3rd person free-for-alls from Namco Bandai, but back in the days of the Sega Saturn and the Dreamcast, there was also Gundam Side Story 0079, which is a little bit more realistic in its portrayal of a Gundam as it puts gamers in the perspective of someone in the cockpit of a mobile suit. This means less boosting around and sobering mobile suits like a badass mofo and more driving around and turret-like controls. It’s basically more Mech Warriors than Gundam vs. Gundam Next Plus.

If that kind of Gundam-piloting gameplay is more your speed, the Playstation 3 will be getting a new installment of the Side Story franchise, titled Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: Missing Link. The game will let players take control of the series’ notable Gundams (including the RX-series) but will also offer the ability to personalize and customize the suits.

You can check out the screens below:

41 Entertainment Reveals UK Launch Strategy for Pac-Man

41 Entertainment Reveals UK Launch Strategy for Pac-Man

41Entertainment and its UK Licensing agent Lisle International have recently revealed their launch strategy for the CG animated property PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures for the UK. The TV series, which currently has two seasons under its belt will be launched by SKY on its stereoscopic 3D channel, followed by a 2D launch on Disney XD in early 2014, a co-promotion with over 500 Burger King restaurants, and a master toy line from Bandai.

Namco Bandai Games UK will also produce a new multiplatform videogame based on the series and release it on March 7, 2014, along with an apparel line from Blues and fashion accessories from VMC. Spring will also see the launch of construction toys from KNEX and a line of trading cards and sticker albums from Giromax.

New Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Trailer Shows The Will of Fire

Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 will of fire

Namco Bandai has just released a new trailer for their upcoming fighting game based on the hit shonen manga Naruto Shippuden. This time around, the trailer takes on an “All Star Trailer” format that provides a deeper look at the story mode, as well as a peek at the massive roster of characters available in the game. You can check out the trailer below:

Nintendo DS Gets a ThunderCats Game

Nintendo DS Gets a ThunderCats Game

There will be a new game based on Cartoon Network’s modern update of the Thundercats, as developer Aspect Digital (of Naruto: Ninja Council) and Namco Bandai are currently working (or has finished working) on a new Thundercats game for the Nintendo DS.

Note that the game is for the Nintendo DS, instead of Nintendo’s newer 3DS. On the one hand, it means that the graphics will probably not meet current gen standards, as the DS is nowhere near as capable as the 3DS or even the PSP, but on the other hand, it is still good news because it means the title will be available to a broader range of audience, due to the fact that a lot of gamers have held on to their DS while the 3DS users will still be able to play the game due to the handheld’s backwards compatibility.

New Trailer for Dragonball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi

Dragonball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi

SUH-WEET! Namco Bandai has released a new trailer for their latest Dragonball game, Ultimate Tenkaichi. The usual heavyweight villains are shown, as you can expect from any Dragonball game trailer (especially ones that are from the Tenkaichi series, since their selling point is the sheer number of characters they have.): Cell, Frieza, Buu are all featured, but surprising is the appearance of villains that only appeared once in movies, such as Metal/Cyber Cooler, Janemba, and the towering Hirudegarn.

Mobile Suit Gundam AGE takes the fight online and to PSP

Mobile Suit Gundam AGE, the latest series in the Gundam franchise premiered Sunday afternoon in Japan, but Bandai Namco, and co-creator Level-5 have much more in store. The series is receiving a free simulcast online with English, Chinese, and Korean languages supported. The series will be uploaded onto Sunrise’s (Gundam’s production studio) official Mobile Suit Gundam portal, Gundam.info while the episode is being broadcast in Japan. That is if you’re in the “limited areas” of South Asia, South East Asia, and Australia. If you are, you’ll find the first episode streaming after the jump.

Screens And Scenes For Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 4

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 4Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 4 will be out soon for the PlayStation 3.   …er… , that’s PlayStation 2.  Namco Bandai is still celebrating Naruto’s success on the older generation of video game consoles, but whatever it takes to get us new Naruto gaming is fine by me!  The story features an older Naruto returning to Hidden Leaf Village after spending two and a half years training on his own, and features 52 playable characters!   Check out the trailer, below!

[Source: Kotaku]

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