Entries in 'namco' (57)

‘Ben 10 will set sales records’

‘Ben 10 will set sales records’

Namco Bandai expects that Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks will be the most successful game in the multi-million selling franchise when it hits shelves next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2010 at 8:16AM in News
‘Ben 10 will set sales records’

‘Ben 10 will set sales records’

Namco Bandai expects that Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks will be the most successful game in the multi-million selling franchise when it hits shelves next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2010 at 8:30AM in News
Namco: ’09 was “an uphill battle”

Namco: ’09 was “an uphill battle”

Japanese publisher Namco Bandai has reported a loss of £81.3m for the nine months ending December 31st 2009 – a sharp drop from the £62.3m profit it saw in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2010 at 12:06PM in News
630 jobs to go at Namco Bandai

630 jobs to go at Namco Bandai

Namco Bandai will cut around ten per cent of its workforce in a bid to save the company $38m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2010 at 11:36AM in News

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Namco confirms Fallout: New Vegas deal

Namco confirms Fallout: New Vegas deal

Following on from the European distribution agreement signed between Fallout and Elder Scrolls developer Bethesda and long-lived games firm Namco Bandai last year, the latter firm has confirmed its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2010 at 1:56PM in News
New Ace Combat targeting PSP

New Ace Combat targeting PSP

Publisher Namco Bandai has revealed that a brand new entry in its flight sim series, Ace Combat Joint Assault, will touch down on the PSP runway in the spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2010 at 5:08PM in News
Management reshuffle at Namco Bandai

Management reshuffle at Namco Bandai

In a move designed to strengthen the Japanese firm’s European standing, Namco Bandai has announced a number of top-end management appointments within the business development, international marketing and sales team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2009 at 2:32PM in News
Namco Bandai reveals new shooter

Namco Bandai reveals new shooter

The lid has been lifted on a brand new IP from publisher Namco Bandai – third person action outing Inversion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2009 at 11:49AM in News

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Splatterhouse set for 2010

Splatterhouse set for 2010

Namco Bandai has announced that Splatterhouse will arrive on Xbox 360 and PS3 in Europe in 2010.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 14th 2009 at 10:48AM in News
Garland and Serkis sign up for Enslaved

Garland and Serkis sign up for Enslaved

In a move likely to challenge the view that games are oblivious to the power of considered narrative, UK developer Ninja Theory has tapped up acclaimed writing talent for new ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2009 at 6:31PM in News
£1m marketing push for Tekken 6

£1m marketing push for Tekken 6

Namco Bandai has told MCV its will spend in excess of £1 million on marketing for its upcoming beat-‘em-up, Tekken 6.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2009 at 1:16PM in News
Namco Bandai and Ubisoft back GMAs

Namco Bandai and Ubisoft back GMAs

Namco Bandai Partners and Ubisoft have become the latest big name publishers to get behind this year’s Games Media Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2009 at 3:12PM in News

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Namco Sounds debuts on iTunes

Namco Sounds debuts on iTunes

Gaming is already a major force on the App Store arm of Apple’s iTunes, but now Namco Bandai wants our sector to make a bigger mark on the established MP3 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2009 at 12:23PM in News
Namco reveals ambitious Euro plans

Namco reveals ambitious Euro plans

Japanese games giant Namco Bandai wants to be one of Europe’s top five publishers within five years by releasing a string of new Western-specific IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2009 at 2:59PM in News
Namco Bandai signs Ninja Theory

Namco Bandai signs Ninja Theory

Two high-profile studios have joined Namco Bandai’s current partnership roster, as the Japanese publisher looks to expand its global presence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2009 at 10:30AM in News
Namco unveils DS piano peripheral

Namco unveils DS piano peripheral

Only yesterday MCV was highlighting the rising number of accessory-based titles heading to market this Q4 – and now Namco Bandai has added to the collection with new learning title ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2009 at 12:11PM in News

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Namco Bandai eyes Euro domination

Namco Bandai eyes Euro domination

Japanese giant Namco Bandai has its eye on a top five market share position in Europe, following the completion of its buyout of Atar’s PAL distribution business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2009 at 4:02PM in News
Katamari Forever to be Blu-ray game in Europe

Katamari Forever to be Blu-ray game in Europe

Publisher Namco Bandai has told MCV's sister site CasualGaming.biz that the upcoming PS3-exclusive Katamari Forever will be a boxed title in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2009 at 12:17PM in News
Namco Bandai announces new Family Trainer

Namco Bandai announces new Family Trainer

Publisher Namco Bandai is to release a second instalment to its Family Trainer franchise on Wii this autumn in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2009 at 4:18PM in News
Katamari Forever confirmed for European PSN

Katamari Forever confirmed for European PSN

Cult favourites The Price and King of All Cosmos will be returning to Europe later this year with the confirmation of an autumn release for Namco Bandai’s PSN-only Katamari Forever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2009 at 2:48PM in News
Tekken 6 bolsters PSP’s triple-A ‘09

Tekken 6 bolsters PSP’s triple-A ‘09

MotorStorm, LittleBigPlanet, Assassins Creed, Rock Band – 2009 is already promising to be a big year for PSP, and now another major franchise has announced its intentions to hit the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2009 at 11:40AM in News
Bandai Namco closing in on D3P

Bandai Namco closing in on D3P

Japanese publisher Bandai Namco has acquired a 95 per cent stake in rival D3P in a deal estimated to be worth £9m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2009 at 2:35PM in News
Pac-Man making 30th anniversary return

Pac-Man making 30th anniversary return

Bandai Namco is working on a brand new outing for legendary video game icon Pac-Man to celebrate to circular star’s 30th anniversary next year, the one of the former creators ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2009 at 3:54PM in News
Dead to Rights 2 takes aim

Dead to Rights 2 takes aim

Namco Bandai is to resurrect the Dead to Rights franchise with a new title for Xbox 360 and PS3 named Dead to Rights: Retribution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2009 at 10:23AM in News
Namco confirms future for Splatterhouse

Namco confirms future for Splatterhouse

Namco Bandai has confirmed that it has taken back Splatterhouse from Californian studio Bottlerocket.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2009 at 1:04PM in News