NAMCO BANDAI Games America recently released the all new “Cursed” trailer for Dark Souls II, which can be downloaded from the link below. The “Cursed” trailer showcases never-before-seen Dark Souls II gameplay, highlighting the challenging and punishing experiences franchise fans have come to expect.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. announced today the details surrounding its DARK SOULS II Collector’s Edition and Black Armor Pre-Order Edition. Offered in limited quantities and while supplies last, both the Collector’s Edition and Black Armor Edition of DARK SOULS II contain items that are sure to please fans of DARK SOULS; a game that has been lauded by critics and fans to deliver one of the most challenging experiences in videogame history. DARK SOULS II is scheduled to launch in the Americas on March 11, 2014 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft. DARK SOULS II for PCs will launch in the Americas shortly after the console version becomes available to consumers.
Avid videogame collectors and aficionados will want to immediately reserve their copy of the DARK SOULS II Collector’s Edition. The DARK SOULS II Collector’s Edition will feature a premium quality Warrior Knight figurine measuring in at 12 inches in height and weighing in at nearly 16 ounces. Fans will also be able to thumb through an exclusive hardbound art-book filled with never-before-seen images created by the talented artists at game developer FromSoftware. True adventure fans are sure to enjoy the sizable full-color fabric map of the DARK SOULS II game world that can only be had within the Collector’s Edition. Topping off this extensive package is the metal game case from the DARK SOULS II Black Armor Edition which will contain both the game disc and the official game soundtrack.
Rewards also await DARK SOULS II fans that simply pre-order the game as they will automatically receive the DARK SOULS II Black Armor Edition when the game launches; while supplies last. The Black Armor Edition features a metal case that contains both the game disc and the official game soundtrack that is sure to stir emotions and set players’ mood for battle.
“DARK SOULS II possesses one of the most enthusiastic and hardcore fan bases in today’s videogame cultural sphere,” says Chris Gilbert, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. “We’ve paid extra close attention when creating the Collector’s Edition and Black Armor Edition to ensure that each package offers compelling contents to both our most passionate hardcore fans and for gamers that are ready to take on the challenges in DARK SOULS II for the first time.”
DARK SOULS II will be launching in the Americas on March 11, 2014 on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft with the PC edition to follow shortly.
Last week at Namco’s Gamer’s Day, Paramount Pictures showed off a brand new trailer of the upcoming Star Trek videogame. Star Trek is reportedly coming out in early next year for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.
Not much is known about the game, but in the initial trailer, it looks fantastic. Lots of running and shooting in the third person. Some big jumping sections. Made by Digital Extremes, who just came off of releasing The Darkness II. So we’ll see where it goes and see it for yourself…
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today KO’d TEKKEN fans with the announcement that TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 will be coming to home consoles worldwide for the holiday season in 2012.
The highly-anticipated sequel to 2000’s legendary TEKKEN Tag Tournament, TEKKEN Tag Tournament 2 is being brought to home consoles with all of the action seen in the arcades along with unique content and features that won’t be seen anywhere else, making for the most feature-rich title in the history of the TEKKEN franchise. The game will come loaded with a slate of new features not available in the existing arcade version found in Japan, including online functionality that has been comprehensively reworked in direct response to fan feedback as well as a host of all-new features that have yet to be revealed.
“We have heard the voices of our most dedicated fans directly at various fighting game tournaments and through our social media channels.” said Katsuhiro Harada, TEKKEN Project Director at NAMCO BANDAI GAMES Inc. “As TEKKEN is the top-selling fighting game franchise worldwide, we know that expectations for the widely anticipated sequel to TEKKEN Tag Tournament are high, and we are confident that we will deliver what fans have been asking for and even more.”
Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. and Ubisoft Entertainment today announced that Ezio Auditore from the critically acclaimed Assassin’s Creed™ series will be a playable guest character in SOULCALIBUR® V for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system. This monumental collaboration will let players control Ezio and his wide range of assassination tools including a Roman Longsword, Stiletto, Crossbow, Hidden Gun and his trademark Hidden Blade. SOULCALIBUR V delivers exhilarating 3D fighting mechanics, breathtaking visuals, and new characters, as well as expanding the online and character creation modes. SOULCALIBUR V is poised to become the preeminent fighting game experience when it launches on January 31, 2012 for North America.
“We are very excited to bring two groundbreaking and influential franchises together with SOULCALIBUR and Assassin’s Creed,” said Carlson Choi, Vice President of Marketing for NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. “Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series has captivated millions of fans around the world with its unique locations, story and gameplay mechanics. We are proud to now have Ezio Auditore as part of the SOULCALIBUR universe.”
“SOULCALIBUR is renowned for including iconic characters and we’re happy to see history’s most famous master assassin Ezio will be joining their ranks in SOULCALIBUR V,” said Tony Key, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Ubisoft. “We’re excited to partner with NAMCO BANDAI in bringing two of the industry’s biggest franchises together with Assassin’s Creed and SOULCALIBUR.”
SOULCALIBUR V will ship with a Collector’s Edition which includes a music CD, making-of video content, hardcover art book and the Dark Knight and White Knight downloadable armor sets for Character Creation Mode.