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Playing your cards right: an introduction to free-to-play Tekken

Every major games publisher has invested into the ever-growing free-to-play market, and today Namco Bandai announced its biggest F2P venture to date. Tekken Card Tournament is a smartphone, tablet and PC title that brings card-based battling together with the series’ trademark martial arts duels. It is due for release in …

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Tekken Card Tournament mixes trading cards with free-to-play gaming

Namco Bandai has announced an ambitious product that will let retailers cash in on an upcoming free-to-play title. The publisher will soon launch Tekken Card Tournament for smartphones, tablets and PCs. This free-to-play game sees players collecting attack cards that can be used to win traditional Tekken-style battles. Tekken Card …

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Win Tekken Tag Tournament 2 art

Namco Bandai has teamed up with well-known artists to produce some pretty pictures for its ‘We are Tekken’ campaign. You can view the art (which is all Tekken-related) at a special exhibition in London, which takes place on September 13th to 15th. But before that, MCV has teamed up with …

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Watch the Xmas Industry Fight Club here

Namco Bandai and Capcom’s Xmas Industry Fight Club takes place tonight (December 2nd). But if you can’t attend the charity bash, then never fear, you can watch the whole night’s proceedings right here from 6pm. Alternatively you can visit here to watch the event. The industry Fight Club takes place …

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Namco targets 3.5m Ben 10 fans

A five-month marketing plan could help the latest Ben 10 video game race up the charts. The hit kids’ TV animated show – which has drawn 3.4m viewers on Cartoon Network in the last three months – has also racked up over 1.3m sales interms of video game units to …

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Industry Fight Club smashes targets

The Namco X Capcom Industry Fight Club Christmas special event has already passed its 5,000 target for charity GamesAid – but there’s time yet to make it an even bigger success. The event takes place on Friday 2nd December at Namco Station, Westminster SE1 7PB. Proceedings kick off at 6pm. …

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Resurgent Namco Bandai posts £64m profit

A number of top releases and an impressive display of strength in Japan has helped Namco Bandai to a very strong H1. The publisher posted a profit of 64m for the six months ending September 30th. In the same period in 2010 it reported a 15m loss. Revenues climbed 121.4 …

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Now Namco Bandai adopts single-save 3DS games

A month after Capcom found itself in the limelight over its decision to prevent gamers erasing game information from 3DS title Resident Evil: Mercenaries, Namco Bandai has seemingly opted to pursue the same strategy. Now Wired reports that Namco Bandai’s upcoming 3DS title Pac Man & Galaga Dimensions will also …

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New Katamari game on the way?

Publisher Namco Bandai could be readying a new instalment in the colourful Katamari series, if two new trademark registrations are to be believed. Siliconera reports that the company has registered both Katamari Amore and Katamari Amore Rolling Whopper. The most recent release in the series was 2009 PS3-exclusive Katamari Forever. …

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RSG and Namco strike Harvest Moon deal

Publisher Rising Star Games has announced a fresh deal with Namco Bandai that will see that firm handle distribution duties for both Harvest Moon: Animal Parade on Wii and Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands on DS next month. The deal applies to EMEA regions. The Harvest Moon series has a very …

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