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Square Enix and Xenogears Celebrate 20th Anniversary with New Figures and Artwork

Square Enix and Xenogears Celebrate 20th Anniversary with New Figures and Artwork

The game is certainly considered one of the best JRPGs of all time.Following the release of Xenogears, developer Monolith Soft was acquired by Namco During that time they created the Xenosaga series, and when they were bought later by Nintendo, Monolith gave birth to the Xenoblade series You can check out the new artwork and figures in the gallery below.[gallery[...]

Toy Review: Funko Mystery Mini Retro Games

Toy Review: Funko Mystery Mini Retro Games

The packaging for this Funko Mystery Mini blind box is awesome — it looks like an old arcade cab, specifically Dig Dug from Namco.[gallery ids="761935,761936,761937"]Honestly, Funko did an exceptional job with the packaging I didn't want to open it just because it looks so cool, but I needed to know what toy was inside[...]

Namco Museum Is Getting Pac-Man Vs. For The Switch

'Namco Museum' Is Getting 'Pac-Man Vs.' For The Switch

Namco Museum has been a hit over the years in its various incarnations and volumes that get released, showing of Namco's best hits during the heyday and other titles they've developed over the years But when the latest version comes to the Nintendo Switch in July, it's going to have a newer favorite added to the[...]

Pac-Man Maker Filed For Trademark By Bandai Namco

'Pac-Man Maker' Filed For Trademark By Bandai Namco

Bandai Namco filed a trademark for the name "Pac-Man Maker" yesterday, adding commentary to the filing under video games and “amusement park services.” Why would they do that? So they could also make the game for arcade use, of course![caption id="attachment_640378" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//Bandai Namco[/caption]While there isn't any more information about this out there, a[...]

Father Of Pac-Man And Founder Of Namco Masaya Nakamura Has Passed At 91

'Father Of Pac-Man' And Founder Of Namco Masaya Nakamura Has Passed At 91

It's been confirmed that video game publisher Namco's found Masaya Nakamura has passed at the age of 91.Confirmed by Bandai Namco themselves, Nakamura actually passed on the 22nd of January, but it is now being made public knowledge as per wishes of the family A "farewell gathering" will happen later on.Born on December 24, 1925, the[...]

ShiftyLook Closes &#8211 But Udon To Keep Their Comics Going If They Can

ShiftyLook Closes – But Udon To Keep Their Comics Going If They Can

Namco/Bandai's funded webcomics in an attempt to revive faded video game IP launched big, recruited talent, had a large presence at comic conventions, but that has faded of late...Big parties, big publicity, great creator names but in the end.. sad indifference, when they investment doesn't make the income.But they aren't totally going away[...]

ShiftyLook Lines Up Webcomic Stars For Dig Dug

ShiftyLook Lines Up Webcomic Stars For Dig Dug

Bleeding Cool has been following ShiftyLook, the publisher created by Namco Bandai, to recreate arcade classics as webcomics, with an eye to revitalising their brands.The latest, announced on their podcast, is the game Dig Dug, being reinterpreted by a bunch of webcomic creators, for its 30th anniversary.Here's a list of their initial creators on the[...]