Namco

Latest

Stunt driving the Ridge Racer way

Stunt driving the Ridge Racer way

By 29 March 2012

We've all been there at that moment when you need to pull off a handbrake turn. You put your foot down for a little speed, drop the clutch and yank the handbrake while steering hard to the right. The tyres scream as the back of the car spins 180 degrees,... >>

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
4 out of 5

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

By 27 May 2011

By anyone’s standards, The Witcher 2 is the best fantasy RPG of the last few years. It is more polished than Dragon Age, more expansive than Dragon Age 2 and in a different league to Risen, Two Worlds II and Gothic 4. It has a strong story, a fascinating... >>

Ridge Racer 3D
3.5 out of 5

Ridge Racer 3D

By 1 April 2011

If there’s any racing game series that deserves to be called ubiquitous then Ridge Racer definitely fits the bill. Sure, EA rolls out Need for Speed these days to just about anything with a processor and a screen, but Ridge Racer has now appeared on... >>

Nintendo 3DS: Ridge Racer 3D hands-on

Nintendo 3DS: Ridge Racer 3D hands-on

By 25 March 2011

In the second of our hands-ons with 3DS games on the console's launch day, after PES 2011 3D, we're looking at Ridge Racer 3D, the latest release in the incredibly successful arcade driving franchise, and one that Pocket-lint has been looking forward... >>

Splatterhouse returns to rile those against violent video games

Splatterhouse returns to rile those against violent video games

By 26 March 2010

Splatterhouse, the classic Namco gore fest from the late Eighties is making a comeback on the Xbox 360 and PS3, 22 years after it first launched, something that is likely to be very much unwelcomed by gardener Alan Titchmarsh and the Daily Mail. Considerably... >>

Namco Bandai brings multiplayer to Pac-Man mobile

Namco Bandai brings multiplayer to Pac-Man mobile

By 5 December 2008

Namco Bandai has updated its Pac-Man mobile game to include two new elements - a multiplayer mode and an online high-score table. Optimised for a new generation of handsets, mobile users will, for the first time ever, be able to wirelessly challenge up... >>

Namco Bandai announces Family Ski sequel

Namco Bandai announces Family Ski sequel

By 3 December 2008

Namco Bandai has announced it will be releasing a sequel to its popular Wii game Family Ski, but this time, snowboarding will be added into the mix as well. Appropriately called Family Ski & Snowboard, the sequel is planned for European release in February... >>

Darth Vader, Yoda join cast of Soulcalibur IV

Darth Vader, Yoda join cast of Soulcalibur IV

By 10 January 2008

Namco has announced that the latest version of the arcade classic Soul Calibur will give gamers the ability to duel Darth Vader and Yoda from Star Wars. Soul Calibur IV, which will be available on the PS3 and Xbox 360 will feature the characters from... >>

360 to see the first new Pac-Man mazes in 26 years

360 to see the first new Pac-Man mazes in 26 years

By 6 June 2007

1981 was the year… a time of flares, punks, high unemployment and, of course, Pac-Man. Well, a lot has changed in the last two decades but returning to give us a taste of what we’ve been missing, or what many of the younger gamers never knew, is the... >>