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My Arcade secures rights of release of  Bandai Namco’s heritage titles

My Arcade secures rights of release of Bandai Namco’s heritage titles

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Retro gaming brand, My Arcade has secured the rights of release of a new range of table-top arcade machines and handhelds based on Bandai Namco’s heritage titles.The initial line-up will feature gaming’s first icon Pac-Man among other classics such as Galaga and Dig Dug. The Micro Player arcades will feature artwork inspired by the original cabinets, large full-coloured screens, backlit coin traps plus a removable joystick for those who prefer to use a directional pad to play. Additional titles from Bandai Namco Entertainment’s library will be released later on in the year. “We are honoured to work with Bandai Namco Entertainment to bring such iconic titles to a new generation of gamers,” said Crystal Dugan, My Arcade’s marketing manager. “Pac-Man, Dig-Dug and Galaga are nostalgic
Toei Animation partners with Bandai Namco on a slate of new games

Toei Animation partners with Bandai Namco on a slate of new games

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Toei Animation has partnered with Japanese video game developer and publisher Bandai Namco on a number of new games inspired by its animated series One Piece.   The adventure show follows a pirate named Luffy as he searches for legendary treasure with his friends. On its part, Bandai Namco has decided to launch two new games inspired by the series this year. The first one titled Grand Cruise is a virtual reality experience that enables players to discover what it’s like to be the pirate crew’s newest recruit. The game will be released exclusively on PlayStation 4. The second title World Seeker is an action/adventure game that puts players in Luffy’s shoes. Featuring an elaborate storyline and a focus on exploration, the game will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC Digital
Necrosoft launches its hybrid hit Gunhouse on Nintendo Switch

Necrosoft launches its hybrid hit Gunhouse on Nintendo Switch

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For lovers of puzzle and tower defense games, indie studio Necrosoft is launching their weird hybrid hit Gunhouse on Nintendo Switch two days ago. The game compatible with joycons, the pro controller, and the touch screen is available on the Nintendo eShop for $14.99. Gunhouse is part puzzle, part active tower defense, as you make big combos to launch a hail of bullets and special attacks at the alien invaders who would like nothing better than to consume your delicious orphan friends. The game contains infinite levels, upgradeable weapons, a hardcore more, a unique art style, music by Fez composer Disasterpeace, and code by Frog Fractions creator Jim Crawford. The original version of Gunhouse was first released on PlayStation Mobile in 2014 and since then has seen releases and upgr...
ACE MADDOX’  Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China now on Xbox One

ACE MADDOX’ Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China now on Xbox One

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ACE MADDOX' air-combat action game Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China (FTSOC) has now launched on Xbox One and is available worldwide. The game is based on the historical events of America's secret volunteer squadrons that helped defend China in World War 2. The game is priced at $18.99 USD, €18.99 EUR and £15.19 GBP. Developed and self-published by ACE MADDOX (courtesy of Microsoft's ID@Xbox program),FTSOC is available on the Xbox Store in 11 languages like English, Spanish, French, Polish, German, Portuguese-Brazil, Chinese (both simplified and traditional), Russian, Italian, Turkish and Japanese. Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China (FTSOC) is an air-combat action game based on the historical events of America’s volunteer squadrons that defended Southeast Asia in the China-Burma-India
Gintama Rumble action game to release on Jan. 18

Gintama Rumble action game to release on Jan. 18

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One of the funniest parts of Bandai Namco Entertainment’s satirical anime Gintama is when it punches and pokes fun at more popular, established shonen franchises, more specifically Akira Toriyama’s globally popular juggernaut Dragon Ball Z. So when Gintama finally gets its own arena fighter titled Gintama Rumble, it is only fitting that the Dragon Ball Z spoof characters also get in. The recent trailer of the game shows off Cell and Brieza, which are obvious tongue-in-cheek takes on Cell and Frieza, respectively. Though people who want to play as them might be a little disappointed because Cell and Brieza only assist characters. That doesn’t mean one can’t have fun with them Gintama after all is all about fun and being self-aware enough to accept the more ridiculous parts of the ani
Arc System Works to release BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle game on May 31

Arc System Works to release BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle game on May 31

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  Arc System Works’ anime fighting franchise BlazBlue is already popular with the fighting game community. Thus any new recapitulation of the franchise is bound to be anticipated. But the upcoming BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle gets fans even more excited because it marks the franchise’s first foray into the inter-franchise crossover subgenre that is so popular with fighting games these days. It pits characters from BlazBlue against characters from the Persona franchise. But ASW went one step ahead and added another franchise to the mix – Rooster Teeth’s groundbreaking CG anime, RWBY. While there are already two pre-announced characters from RWBY (including main protagonist Ruby Rose), a new trailer reveals that another RWBY character has been added to the mix namely Blake Bellad
Nazara Technologies acquires majority stake in NextWave

Nazara Technologies acquires majority stake in NextWave

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Nazara Technologies, a global mobile gaming company, has acquired a majority stake in Chennai based NextWave Multimedia. With the acquisition of NextWave, Nazara, strengthens its portfolio of offerings in the virtual interactive sports genre in India and other emerging markets. The NextWave acquisition comes after Nazara’s investments in MasterMind Sports, Moong Labs and more recently HalaPlay. The Chennai-based mobile gaming company predominately focuses on developing casual & multi-player mobile games in sports genre with over 100 million downloads in the last 7 years. NextWave owns the IP of the most popular mobile cricket game in India - World Cricket Championship (WCC) Massive popularity of WCC franchise offers Nazara an ideal platform for ushering in VR Arcades (virtual real
GameMine to shift entire gaming catalogue to Swisscom, Moviestar, Orange, A1 and Vodafone mobile network subscribers

GameMine to shift entire gaming catalogue to Swisscom, Moviestar, Orange, A1 and Vodafone mobile network subscribers

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Mobile game publisher GameMine has decided to get its entire Nickelodeon gaming catalogue to Swisscom, Moviestar, Orange, A1 and Vodafone mobile network subscribers across Switzerland, Spain, Austria, France, Portugal, Belgium and Poland. The move is a part of Nick’s continued focus on gaming. Available games will include SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Brothers Unite and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run. A crop of seven new SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Nick Sports titles will also be available in these European countries as well to Vodacom mobile network subscribers in South Africa. Ad-free GameMine currently provides subscribers with more than 400 mobile games through Google Play and Apple App Stores across 135 countrie
Winx Club magic hits the Xbox One video game console

Winx Club magic hits the Xbox One video game console

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  The Winx Club magic has hit the Xbox One video game console. Tsumanga Studios has launched a home port of its 2015 iOS/Android title Winx Club: Alfea Butterflix Adventures.  The adventure title is  available at Microsoft Stores. Experience a gorgeous Winx world, go on your own adventures, solve tricky puzzles, explore hidden secrets and get the latest Winx fashions too! If you liked the PlayStation version of Winx Club back in 2004, you will love this game! How to play: Choose any of the Winx characters. Be fashionable, intelligent and brave! In this new and beautiful 3D Adventure set in Alfea College for fairies! Seek out the mysterious keys, investigate new and exciting rooms and uncover hidden treasures. Collect over 150 exclusive Trading cards too. Transform into Butterfl
Outright Games unveils its latest game

Outright Games unveils its latest game

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Fresh from the launch of its new Ben 10 video game, Outright Games has unveiled its latest title based on a Cartoon Network series Adventure Time: Pirates Of The Enchiridion. The series will bring Finn, Jake, Marceline and BMO to the high seas on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Spring 2018. The game is being developed by the British Climax Studios, perhaps best known for their work on Silent Hill and most recently Assassin’s Creed Chronicles. In this brand new, hilarious Adventure Time story, gamers play as Finn, Jake, Marceline and BMO to explore fan-favourite kingdoms and meet the well-loved characters from Cartoon Network’s popular TV animation series. The game starts with a flooded Land of Ooo, in which familiar kingdoms are cut off from each other by rising