Namco Bandai - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Namco Bandai


Rappler Game Night: Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session

Dec 12, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Gelo Gonzales and Victor Barreiro put their music skills to the test by drumming to the beat of some of their favorite anime soundtracks

Soulcalibur VI announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Dec 08, 2017 - 3:23 PM

The game is set for release in 2018, 20 years after the series' debut

SOULCALIBUR RETURNS. The fabled fighting game series makes a comeback on current-generation hardware. Screen shot from YouTube

Final Fantasy XV's Noctis joins Tekken 7 as DLC

Nov 15, 2017 - 3:59 PM

Noctis will join the King of Iron Fist tournament in the second quarter of 2018

A NEW KING. Will Noctis become the King of Iron Fist? Screen shot from YouTube.

REV Major Philippines brings Tekken World Tour to PH

Jun 26, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Happening on July 8 and 9 REV Major Philippines will feature 7 different fighting game tournaments culminating with a Tekken 7 tournament

The 5 most promising games from Bandai Namco for 2017

Mar 27, 2017 - 4:17 PM

One of them Little Nightmares is an indie horror game with cartoony but scary visuals

INDIE SCARES. A trailer of 'Little Nightmares' shows one of the monstrous creatures who's after you. Screenshot from Bandai Namco

Namco's founder Masaya Nakamura dies

Jan 30, 2017 - 8:53 PM

Namco did not release details about Nakamura s death citing the wishes of his family

NAMCO'S FOUNDER DIES. This file picture taken on May 2, 2005 shows Namco chairman Masaya Nakamura (C) flanked by Bandai president Takeo Takasu (R) and Namco vice chairman Kyushiro Takagi (L) at a press conference in Tokyo. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/ AFP

GameStart 2015: Games galore in Singapore

Nov 23, 2015 - 12:19 PM

From console gamers to PC gamers to mobile gamers to indie lovers and even arcade gamers everyone had a place to go and a game to play at GameStart

GAMESTART. Photo by Nadine Pacis

Filipinos in video games: A short list

Apr 05, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Barring token additions to games let s look at titles where the Filipino characters are baked into them with a storyline to tie them into the games they re in

Tekken 7's Josie Rizal skirts line between controversy, approval

Mar 31, 2015 - 7:51 PM

Responding to comments following the reveal of Josie Rizal along with Tekken characters Jin and Devil Jin Namco Bandai Producer Katsuhiro Harada says around 94 of the feedback has been positive

Screen shot from YouTube