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Bandai Namco teams up with Ars Electronica festival for Pac-Man exhibition

Bandai Namco has announced a collaborative Pac-Man project in association with Austrian electronic arts festival Ars Electronica. The iconic video game character was one of the key attractions at last month’s festival, where he appeared in a number of prototype and experimental experiences designed to test possible new areas for …

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Bandai Namco’s bonanza year

Think of Bandai Namco a few years back, and it’s likely that Pac-Man and Dragon Ball Z would come to mind. In 2015, however, it’s titles like The Witcher and Project CARS that have helped to redefine the publisher. The firm had its first monthly UK publisher No.1 in May …

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World Video Game Hall of Fame inaugural class includes Super Mario, Doom

A selection of six video games have been chosen as the first class to be inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame at The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York. The titles include Pong, Pac-Man, Tetris, Super Mario Bros., Doom and World of Warcraft. The …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Kids merchandise

From the toys-to-life fun of Skylanders and Disney Infinity to the imaginative gameplay of Minecraft, LEGO and LittleBigPlanet, there’s plenty on offer for young gamers. While the majority of kid-friendly titles are now found on mobile, it seems that less is more when it comes to the quality of kids …

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VIDEO: Pixels trailer sees Pac-Man meet (and bite) his creator

Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for Adam Sandler movie Pixels. The movie is based on a hit 2010 short of the same name. It stars Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage and Brian Cox and is directed by Harry Potter and Home Alone’s Chris Columbus. A number of retro game …

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Bandai Namco changes name as it moves beyond games

Bandai Namco Games has changed its name to Bandai Namco Entertainment. It’s a subtle change but one that is actually more significant than when it altered its name from Namco Bandai to Bandai Namco. The dropping of the word ‘games’ for ‘entertainment’ reflects the firm’s efforts to expand beyond just …

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