Bandai Lies to Protect Xbox Owners’ Feelings

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With the news that the additions planned for the long-awaited PS3 version of Tales of Vesperia appear to have been present from the start, Bandai have been accused of betraying Xbox owners with the “exclusive” nature of the game’s Xbox release.

They recently issued an explicit denial that there were any traces of the new features in the original game, especially the new character. Fans are less than convinced…

This evidence is rather stronger than the lingering traces of pirate loli Patty present in the code:

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  • Anonymous commented on October 23, 2011 08:15

    Seriously all I have to say is all you sick fucks upset me talking about "loli" pedophiles are the only ones upset and if it takes a character away than it isn't much of an... More

  • Kev commented on April 22, 2009 09:12

    I will unmake you!... More


PS3 Tales of Vesperia Hugely Upgraded

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Tales fans who have been awaiting Tales of Vesperia for the PS3 will not be disappointed; a significant array of upgrades to the game has been announced.

The upgrades planned:

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  • Anonymous commented on January 29, 2011 23:08

    you should play abyss... More

  • tyciol commented on April 1, 2010 05:42

    OMG this is the most brutal gaming event I have ever witnessed.... More


Tales of Vesperia PS3 Version Announced

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The long awaited PS3 version of blockbuster Xbox 360 “exclusive” RPG Tales of Vesperia has finally been officially announced.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 8, 2009 15:58

    PS3/360 is current gen, not next gen.... More

  • Anonymous commented on June 23, 2009 00:02

    - Joe - Well I aint read all the posts, just a skim... All I can say to you NTSC people is be thankful you have at least the 360 copy, lol... They're really not... More


Bandai Launches $20,000 Mazinger Model

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The latest model adaptation of Go Nagai’s iconic mecha hero, Mazinger Z will be sold to lucky collectors for a measly ¥2 million, Bandai has announced.

Dubbed “Urban Material Chogokin Mazinger Z”, it will be made out of titanium and carbon, rather than using the usual die-cast construction.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 28, 2009 21:00

    o.o id want one of these XD im a huge mecha fan been watching the old ones since i was little =D... More

  • aceisawsm commented on March 30, 2009 03:26

    its made of Chuck Norris' beard. hardest thing on teh universe. FTW... More


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Bandai has declared its intent to create a freestanding, full scale Gundam for the Gundam 30th anniversary celebrations. The giant robot will stand 18m tall, and is set to be publically exhibited in July.

The Gundam in question is the RX-78-2 Gundam, the iconic mecha from the first series.

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  • CKraCKset commented on July 27, 2009 07:07

    hat would be a war crime in the united states eyes... More

  • taz0x commented on May 18, 2009 01:36

    it would be cool if they built a gundam that was actually functional (walking jumping, without all the weapons)... More


“Dream C Club” Hostess Seduction Game for Xbox 360

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Bandai-Namco, along with publisher D3, are looking to release a new hostess dating simulation game for the Xbox 360 next summer. Strangely, some of the characters bear more than a passing resemblance to the idols of Idolmaster….

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  • gordon commented on May 28, 2009 20:23

    my fave hostess from the trailer is reika, (the hostess with blue hair) http://japansugoi.com/wordpress/dream-club-japanese-hostess-bar-xbox-game-coming-this-summer/... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 22, 2009 14:18

    Riho is a D3 trademark chick apparently of all the girls, she has appeared in other series that was lets just say sexually suggesive.... More


NES Game “M.U.S.C.L.E.” Fetches $10,000

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Bandai Famicon game キン肉マン マッスルタッグマッチ / Kinnikuman Muscle Tag Match, or Tag Team Match M.U.S.C.L.E. as it is known outside Japan, has fetched an impressive ¥921,000 at auction. There are said to be only eight copies extant in Japan…

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  • Muzaffar commented on February 17, 2009 00:05

    Oh lawl, I can't even imagine who bought that for $10,000. I remembered playing this game on a "Mega Joy" (an NES emulator) before I got a PSX, and also have this game for my... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 16, 2009 19:21

    I wonder if the game even works, nowadays...... More


Bandai’s YouTube Code Geass Forsakes Non-US Viewers

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Bandai has begun free distribution of Pizza Hut anime Code Geass, with Gundam 00 set to follow, via YouTube, in both subbed and dubbed versions, but unfortunately it has escaped their attention that there are anime fans and potential viewers outside the US, for the time being at least.

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  • exeqtion commented on January 7, 2010 02:31

    it look great... More

  • Jes from Canada commented on February 28, 2009 10:15

    I just tried Bandai's YouTube channel, and was able to watch Geass.... Last month I couldn't watch it. Seems OK now. curious if it's just a fluke. Can anyone else access from... More


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Happy news for Tales fans arrives in the form of confirmation that Xbox 360 “exclusive” Tales of Vesperia, the latest of Namco’s home console “mothership” titles, is to be adapted into a theatrical anime, to be released in 2009.

Other details are scarce, but given the quality of recent Tales anime we might be well served by this.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 19, 2010 13:21

    no its not!... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 13, 2009 14:04

    egg on your face... More


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Given the ferocious antipathy we have seen directed against the Hollywood movie “adaptation” of beloved classic Dragonball, the sight of the game adaptation of the movie, “Dragonball: Evolution”, is sure to send fans in paroxysms of rage and despair.

Below we compare the two conceptions of the franchise, in 2D and 3D:

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  • cuppatea@yahoo.co.jp commented on October 28, 2011 11:09

    You missed it. Actually, you didn't "miss it", if you follow me.... More

  • cuppatea@yahoo.co.jp commented on October 28, 2011 11:08

    Raul was dying and wanted to do a movie his grandkids would like. He threw a bunch of scripts on the floor and told his grandkids to pick one they liked. The movie is trash,... More


Adult Master Cancelled: Namco’s Power Overwhelming?

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The recently announced Idol Master cosplay parody AV “Adult Master”, produced by the infamous TMA and due for release in January, has been mysteriously cancelled without explanation.

The immediate suspicion is that Namco has exerted pressure over TMA to halt distribution of the offending title.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 5, 2011 21:04

    I have to understand. NAMCO is a wholesome company.... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 25, 2010 03:13

    fuck! I laughed like crazy to your comment! XD... More


SD Gundam Knight

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A new figure in the SD (Super Deformed) Gundam series, this “SDX Knight Gundam” manages to be as cute as possible without actually being colored pink.

As a mechanical horse for the Knight Gundam would be silly, the SDX Knight comes with the ability to transform into a mecha-centaur of sorts in order to completely fulfill the medieval-theme…

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  • Anonymous commented on May 15, 2009 23:48

    Wait, why are the pictures all screwed up?... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 22, 2008 08:57

    me want... More


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