Here’s Namco Bandai’s community manager Rich Bantegui to walk you through the various multiplayer elements of Armored Core 5 . In addition to combat and the new “operator” role, you now have ways to update and edit your team from specs to emblem — just the thing for mechheads looking for a fix
Namco Bandai has a lot of cool stuff lined up for the first half of 2012. We have here a handy list of what to expect and when to expect it from the Japanese publisher.
Another PlayStation machine is about to launch, and with it comes another Ridge Racer , of course. The new installment for PlayStation Vita is somewhat of an oddity
We’re pretty sure if Ezio really fought Ezio, he’d just mirror his own moves identically and get caught in a stalemate. But when two different people pilot the master assassin from the Assassin’s Creed series within the confines of Soulcalibur 5 , that’s a whole other story. [Thanks, Nederob.] A tale of two hidden blades, eternally retold: Ezio v Ezio in Soulcalibur 5 originally appeared on Joystiq on Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:00:00 EST.
Gunning gravity-shifter Inversion has shifted its official release window to “early 2012.” Publisher Namco Bandai informed us of the change after we asked it about retailers changing the launch date to March 27 . “The launch of Inversion has been moved to early 2012, and more details will follow in an upcoming announcement,” a Namco Bandai spokesperson told Joystiq.
Capcom is looking to dip its toes into the reality show game with Cross Assault, which aims to spotlight ten different players vying for Street Fighter X Tekken dominance — five for Team Street Fighter, five for Team Tekken. Wait a minute, that doesn’t sound anything like when Road Rules went up against The Real World
Soul Calibur has always been the everyman fighter. Of all the major fighting game series on the market, Soul Calibur is the game that you would probably feel most comfortable playing with your non-gaming friends or significant other
While not in the upper echelon of fighting games such as Street Fighter and Marvel vs. Capcom , the SoulCalibur series has enjoyed a loyal following and mass popularity in its ten-plus-year history. With the fifth (proper) installment coming out in a little over a week, Namco Bandai is releasing the original SoulCalibur on iOS.