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The Evercade VS Recaptures That Cartridge Game Magic

Last year UK company Blaze Entertainment released the Evercade, a lovely handheld gaming system that uses cartridges to play retro game compilations. Now the company is doubling down with the Evercade VS, a TV console with two cartridge slots and support for four-player local multiplayer. Slapping carts into this deck…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Evercade VS Recaptures That Cartridge Game Magic

Last year UK company Blaze Entertainment released the Evercade, a lovely handheld gaming system that uses cartridges to play retro game compilations. Now the company is doubling down with the Evercade VS, a TV console with two cartridge slots and support for four-player local multiplayer. Slapping carts into this deck…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Legendary Namco Graphic Designer Hiroshi Ono Dies At 64

Hiroshi Ono, better known as “Mr. Dotman,” passed away on October 16. The news was announced by his official Twitter account. According to Automaton, Ono had been hospitalized for autoimmune hepatitis. He was 64 years old. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Bandai Namco Changed Its Logo And Fans Think It Kinda Sucks

In 2005, Bandai and Namco merged, and the following year, Bandai Namco was born. To mark the new conglomerate, the company got a yellow, red, and orange logo with the company’s name in white font. It’s not a bad look, and stands out among Japanese game companies. But next year, Bandai Namco is getting a […]

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This 2004 Interview With The Creator Of Pokémon Is Full Of Details I Love

One of my favorite ways to relax in the evenings is to watch this Twitch channel that streams subtitled episodes of the Japanese TV series Game Center CX. If you’re not familiar with the show, most episodes focus on comedian Shinya Arino’s desperate struggles to beat old console games. (It was recently announced that…Read more… […]

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You Should Try The Tales of Arise Demo To See How Far Series Has Come

Tales of Arise, the next entry in Bandai Namco’s long-running RPG series, comes out next month for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC. On August 18, it’ll get a free demo, Bandai Namco announced in a tweet today. A demo that’ll only be available on PlayStation and Xbox. Sorry, PC players. You’re SOL. However, if you’re in […]

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The Company That Gave You Pac-Man And Gundam Is Making Sounds For Nissan Now

Modern cars do a lot of beeping. Some do so much you’ll want to drive them into a lava pool. To be fair, though, there’s a lot of little things modern cars want your attention about, and they have to talk to you somehow. Nissans have been no exception, and have had a vocabulary of […]

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The Company That Gave You Pac-Man And Gundam Is Making Sounds For Nissan Now

Modern cars do a lot of beeping. Some do so much you’ll want to drive them into a lava pool. To be fair, though, there’s a lot of little things modern cars want your attention about, and they have to talk to you somehow. Nissans have been no exception, and have had a vocabulary of […]

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Gundam Overwatch Would Be A More Accurate Title For Upcoming Game, I Guess

Today, Bandai Namco announced a new Mobile Suit Gundam game. It’s called Gundam Evolution, but honestly, Gundam Overwatch would have been better. Of course, Bandai Namco can’t name it that, because Overwatch is owned by Blizzard. But Gundam Evolution definitely looks like Gundam meets Overwatch, because the game’s…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Bizarre Scarlet Nexus Shadow Glitch Gets Fixed

A recent Scarlet Nexus update revealed that Bandai Namco’s stylish action RPG wasn’t rendering character and enemy shadows on PC if it was being played in several non-English languages. Even the biggest video games are technical marvels held together by hopes, dreams, and duct tape, but this takes the cake.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Tekken Director’s Failed Prank Could’ve Got Capcom In Trouble

Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada and former Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono used to be hilarious Twitter rivals. Years ago, while at Gamescom, Harada thought he’d play a prank on Ono. It seemed like a pretty good one until he found out Ono had outsmarted him. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Tekken Director’s Failed Prank Could’ve Got Capcom In Trouble

Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada and former Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono used to be hilarious Twitter rivals. Years ago, while at Gamescom, Harada thought he’d play a prank on Ono. It seemed like a pretty good one until he found out Ono had outsmarted him. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Bandai Namco Is Releasing A Peppa Pig Video Game

It’s coming maybe 5-10 years too late for peak Peppamania, and more than a few voice actors seem to have changed since my kids were into this show, but in 2021 we’re finally getting a proper Peppa Pig video game.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How One Of The Worst Racing Games Ever Taught Me To Enjoy Bad Things

“Many racing games have strived for this goal. Now technology has finally caught up with ambition, and racing games have entered a new dimension.”Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Over Twenty Years Later, Nintendo Fan Completes Famicom Game Collection

Back in December 2000, Somari began a Famicom game collection with the 1986 title Mobile Suit Z Gundam: Hot Scramble. And now, as of this spring, the YouTuber finally owns all 1,053 games for the consoles. Read more…

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Tales Of Arise Out September 10, Coming To Next-Gen Consoles Too

Tales of Arise, the next game in Bandai Namco’s long-running spikey-haired angst series, will come out on September 10, according to the game’s official Twitter account. Previously announced for PC and last-gen consoles, the action-RPG will also come to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Test Your Retro Gaming Skills In a Battle Royale With ‘Pac-Man 99’

A brand new Pac-Man game, Pac-Man 99, is launching today exclusively on Nintendo Switch, and you can play it for free if you’re a Nintendo Switch Online Subscriber.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Test Your Retro Gaming Skills In a Battle Royale With ‘Pac-Man 99’

A brand new Pac-Man game, Pac-Man 99, is launching today exclusively on Nintendo Switch, and you can play it for free if you’re a Nintendo Switch Online Subscriber.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Test Your Retro Gaming Skills In a Battle Royale With ‘Pac-Man 99’

A brand new Pac-Man game, Pac-Man 99, is launching today exclusively on Nintendo Switch, and you can play it for free if you’re a Nintendo Switch Online Subscriber.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Nexon Is Investing $1.5 Billion In Konami, Sega, Namco Bandai, And More

This week, Nexon announced that last year the company greenlit up to $1.5 billion worth of investments in Konami Holdings, Bandai Namco Holdings, Sega Sammy Holdings, and Hasbro.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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