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How do you test a game like Project Cars 2?

Even if you know how a car drives, would you know what to test to make sure a videogame captured it accurately? Sean Cleaver speaks to Slightly Mad Studios’ Stephen Viljoen and Rod Chong about how Project Cars 2 ‘handles’ the pressure of getting the worlds most exclusive vehicles accurate

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Slightly Mad Studios: Project CARS 2 ‘wouldn’t ship without elite brands like Ferrari and Porsche’

When Project CARS 2 launches tomorrow, it will be the culmination of several years’ hard work for developer Slightly Mad Studios, not just in terms of getting the game to market, but also in its quest to secure over 180 car licences from almost 40 different manufacturers, giving the series …

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Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet to build on anime’s success in Europe

Bandai Namco is returning to the world of Sword Art Online for its next RPG title, the publisher has announced. Revealed last week, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will be taking fans into third-person shooter territory, blending its beloved RPG mechanics with fast-paced gunplay. Launching on PS4, Xbox One and digitally …

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EXCLUSIVE: Bandai Namco partners with Life is Strange studio Dontnod on new narrative adventure IP

Bandai Namco has announced a new strategic partnership with Life is Strange developer Dontnod Entertainment, MCV can exclusively reveal. The new partnership will see the creation of a brand-new IP based on a new narrative adventure experience. More details about the game, including platforms, a release date and whether it …

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Slightly Mad Studios on Project Cars 2: ‘Realistic-feeling cars isn’t enough. Players demand more.’

Project Cars 2 launches next month on PS4, Xbox One and PC, and Slightly Mad Studios CCO Rod Chong has told MCV how it’s going the extra mile to ensure maximum authenticity for its eager player base.  "Accuracy and authenticity is key for the Project Cars franchise. For us, our …

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Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom delayed until 2018

The next Ni No Kuni game has been delayed until early next year, publisher Bandai Namco has confirmed. Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom was originally set to launch on PS4 and PC on November 10th later this year, but has now been postponed until January 19th 2018. Developer Level-5 …

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Two Netflix anime series are getting video game spin-offs

Bandai Namco has announced two new games based on Netflix exclusive anime series. Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time is a 3D beat ’em up pencilled in for a release on PS4 and PC in early 2018. It is being developed by Studio Trigger, which is connected to Neon Evangelion …

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Heard About: Get Even

Get Even releases today with much praise for its soundtrack from critics. John Broomall talks to the games composer, Olivier Dereviere about his work on the game

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Mario Kart Arcade GP headlines Bandai Namco’s new VR Zone Shinjuku centre

The newly announced Mario Kart Arcade GP will be leading the charge at Bandai Namco’s latest VR entertainment centre, which is due to open next month, the publisher has announced. The facility, VR Zone Shinjuku,is set to be the largest VR entertainment facility in the whole of Japan. Opening on …

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Yes, there’s a Mario Kart VR game for HTC Vive

Bet this wasn’t an announcement you were expecting this week. Bandai Namco has announced plans to open a large virtual reality arcade called VR Zone in Japan in Shinjuku, expanding upon the company’s previous installation. And curiously, among the games confirmed for the new venue is Mario Kart VR. Although …

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