Showing posts with label Bandai Namco. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bandai Namco. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Dragon Ball FighterZ for Xbox One X

The series of games enhanced for Xbox One X are the ones that offer the best visual experience on the most powerful console of the planet right now. The game that has been chosen recently to get this treatment is the fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ, from Arc System Works and Bandai Namco Entertainment. The legend of Dragon Ball universe itself a legend worldwide and now that it is getting prepped for Xbox One X, it sure is going to reach a new level of greatness.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ for Xbox One X

The game is already on a 2.5D display, which is nearly 3D but all the characters of the series look like some sick animated piece picked up straight from the TV show. Dragon Ball FighterZ is now getting rendered in native 4K and developers are making sure that as the game progresses, it keeps the frame-rate stable at all times. That means those drawings will load smoothly even on 1080p screen display.

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If you think that these image augmentations may interrupt the gameplay anyhow as it has to maintain a steady frame-rate, then you are wrong. Instead, this constant frame-rate flow will let you execute your next counter or the perfect combos on your opponent at the right time. So, the gameplay experience is obviously having some impact but they are all positives. Don't they? Other than that, the improved graphics increases your satisfaction of a battle even more.

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Because Dragon Ball FighterZ is uses cell-shading rendering, the development team supersampled the 4K resolution and high-quality anti-aliasing aspects of the game. In higher resolution, the fight still needs to look good and that needs extra care for the enhancement process. The dynamic resolution on Xbox One X was such a help to maintain the balance of both graphical polished look and that acute frame-rate.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Xbox One X Enhanced

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Since they eventually managed to keep pace with the graphics and frame ratio for the gameplay, the game will definitely make you feel as a part of original anime. Created using the Unreal Engine, Dragon Ball FighterZ is the first game from the series which will be using the 4K native resolution for any console platform.

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Making debut on Xbox One X console these days means to get ahead in the race as Microsoft believes that it is going to change the future of gaming. The he supersampling feature the dev team has worked on for Dragon Ball FighterZ is truly amazing and hopefully, it will help more games to achieve visual supremacy needed to step into the enhanced world of Xbox One X.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Dark Souls: Remastered Announced

Developed by From Software, Dark Souls is an action role-playing game which is considered as one of the best of its genre. The game has two successors; Dark Souls II and Dark Souls III published by Bandai Namco. Recently, they have decided to release a Remastered version of the original Dark Souls and with that, fans of the series gets to go back to the kingdom of Lordran once more.

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Dark Souls: Remastered Announced

Whether you are a long time die-hard Dark Souls series fans or newbie waiting to take a dig at the game, we present you the short announcement trailer of Dark Souls: Remastered from Bandai Namco.




For long, this critically acclaimed game has been awaiting a Remastered treatment for long and there is even a petition regarding the issue at change.org that has more than 9 thousand signs requesting some patch and adjustments to make the game perfect. Dark Souls: Remastered will be released for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 25, 2018. Reportedly, a Dark Souls Trilogy box has been announced for PlayStation 4 in Japan containing Dark Souls: Remastered, Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin and Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition.

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Dark Souls Trilogy Box
Dark Souls: Remastered will run in 60 fps on all other platforms mentioned above except for Nintendo Switch. At 30 fps, you can have 1080p in TV mode but you have to settle for 720p for handheld mode of the game on Switch. PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X are getting the visual enhancements in 4K resolution as usual. Aside from the visual improvements, From Software and Bandai Namco are now allowing up to six players for online multiplayer.

The original Dark Souls was released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 back in 2011. Then after a year later, it saw the PC debut which was called Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition. Dark Souls II was out on 2014 and Dark Souls III is the most recent of the franchise that saw the release in 2016.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Top 10 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2018

2017 has been a great year for PC gamers and console gamers as there were tons of great games out in the market the whole year-long that kept the players busy in their seats. While players around the world was hyped with games like Call of Duty: WWII, Destiny 2, Horizon Zero Dawn, Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, many far greater titles were also announced and made headlines while left the bedazzled spectators in waiting for them to come out this year.

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Top 10 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2018

Yes, we are here now to talk about the most anticipated video game titles that people have been waiting for some time to drop in and chances are, you might find out some of your favorites among the list.

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1. Monster Hunter: World

1. Monster Hunter: World (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Capcom is bringing the biggest and the best version of Monster Hunter game with the latest title of the series, Monster Hunter: World. Gaining a massive fan-base from all over the world, the game has gotten players on the edge of their seats for some time and these days, the popularity of the Monster Hunter series is not only limited to Japan anymore.




Hunting ferocious monsters while wielding large weapons and crafting tough armor to save your skin has never been this much fun before. You may not start playing this game as a fan but it will soon turn you into one if you give it some time. Plus, it will give you the multiplayer experience that you've been yearning for years.

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2. Far Cry 5

2. Far Cry 5 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Ubisoft's latest installment from the Far Cry series comes the newest sequel of the action-adventure first-person shooter; Far Cry 5. Since their last title of the series, Far Cry 4 was more of a close re-incarnation of the third game and they were chastised by the fans for it, Ubisoft has emphasized on bringing enough change to prevent that from happening again. The game has been delayed for several times now because of the recent unstable state in American politics to avoid unwanted issues.




This is the first time the game took its open-world to USA and you may expect a little less wildlife around this new location with rural setting. When the game comes out, your job is to deal with the doomsday cult of Hope County known as Eden's Gate, formed by a radical preacher named Joseph Seed. This new approach to the established franchise may just work fine but we have to wait some more to be sure about it completely.

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3. Red Dead Redemption 2

3. Red Dead Redemption 2 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Looks like fans of the Western-themed action-adventure cannot just wait for the tie of 2018, when they will get their hands on Red Dead Redemption 2. Though very little to no significant details about the game are out yet but players who've played Red Dead Redemption and had a good time are already dying on anticipation for the sequel.




As outlaw Arthur Morgan, players will experience an extensive story campaign and possibilities are that there will be online features. For now, the game is only limited to console players only but who knows if developer Rockstar Studios have any future plans to release the game on PC or not! We can only hope and wait for that.

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4. God of War

4. God of War (PlayStation 4)
The first PlayStation exclusive game that entered the chart is Sony's newest release from the God of War series. Spartan warrior and a vengeful demigod Kratos returns to god-slaying business once again with the title simple called God of War. After slaying all the Greek gods, Olympians and Titans in previous installments, Kratos has set his sights on the gods of Norse myth. From the E3 press conference two years back, we haven't been able to gather too much of information about the game.




Since this one is a reboot on the original continuation after God of War III, some even regards it as God of War 4 as well. The game has largely revamped its gameplay and made major improvement on that part of simple hack n' slash it was mostly based on. Now that e is a father, his "rage meter" also constantly fluctuates during his quest. Perhaps, this new take on the game far from the original series may eventually bring it back to the glory it deserves.

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5. Sea of Thieves

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5. Sea of Thieves (PC, Xbox One)
Set on the heart of Caribbean, developer Rare's upcoming pirate-themed action-adventure cooperative multiplayer Sea of Thieves is one of the promising entry on the list even though many believes that it has the same potential of falling onto its face as it has the qualities of rising above all. Many “realistic” elements of the pirate culture are brought on board that players would enjoy with these marine outlaws.




If you hang out with the right crews then this loot-hunting multiplayer could be a great fun of your life. Whether you love to hunt for treasures or attack your rival crews, Sea of Thieves will never cease to entertain you. You can also customize your crews and cruise as you see fit before you set off exploring islands and caves. PlayStation 4 owners have to sit this one down for the moment as this one is only limited to PC and Xbox One right now.

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6. Crackdown 3

6. Crackdown 3 (PC, Xbox One)
With Sony releasing so many fan-favorites this year for their home console, Microsoft Studios had to bring something to the table and Crackdown 3 was their pick that actually made it to the top. An action-adventure game set in an advanced, futuristic Metropolis, this one is the third chapter of the franchise that is coming after nearly eight years of its predecessor and that was back in 2010.




This one is not a game where a back-story actually matters that much or anyone really cares, Crackdown 3 is all about the superhero-like protagonists of that world jumping and crushing stuffs from their surrounding open-world environment. Though the game will also be released on PC, it surely will make use of the features of Xbox One. So, you get onto a spree of destruction with your hands behind the wheel of these hi-tech Agents once the game comes out.

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7. Kingdom Hearts III

7. Kingdom Hearts III (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
The last game that we ever played from Square Enix's Kingdom Hearts series was twelve years ago and in the mean time a handful of spin-off games and re-releases came out based on the original. Luckily, we are not having any of those and a full title is being released as Kingdom Hearts III. Donald, Goofy and Sora will be out in quest for the "guardians of light" to oppose the evil villain Master Xehanort.




The latest release will explore other classic worlds of Disney like Big Hero 6, Tangled and Toy Story. The protagonists of the story will have new abilities, improved combat system and five party members are now allowed to join for more epic battles. Unfortunately, the game is only meant for consoles and so PC gamers cannot seemingly take part in the adventure. With the release of Kingdom Hearts III, Disney and Square Enix is looking to make a sure score this year.

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8. Dragon Ball FighterZ

8. Dragon Ball FighterZ (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Literally thousands of anime loving fans were blown out of their minds when they first learned of Dragon Ball FighterZ, a fighting game from Arc System Works and Bandai Namco. Usually, the latter company makes Dragon Ball based video game titles and Arc System taking over on such a project was a bit hard for many to digest. However, the end result is a true spectacles because they really get it right for the first time in never before, thus giving Marvel Vs. Capcom series a run for their money.




From the design to the fighting nature of the Dragon Ball universe, everything is so much accurate that it's nearly unbelievable. Popular characters of the series like Goku, Vegeta and the rest of the roster are going to be available for you to best your skills in a fight. While the game is 2.5D, everything is actually rendered in 3D and the end result looks exact anime-like. For this amazing feat, Arc System Works truly deserves our praise and we cannot see any reason why the game will not rule on all platforms.

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9. A Way Out

9. A Way Out (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
This one is almost certainly the only game in our list that actually kept heads down until E3 2017 and no one may have even heard about it ever. Other than the people who worked on the game, A Way Out from Hazelight Studios and Electronic Arts, none other was aware of the development. It is simply an action-adventure game from a third-person perspective, where you play through a split-screen and attempt for a prison break.




You will partner-up with another player whom you can randomly pick from online or you can just ask your best friend to play it with you. All you will be doing is try to escape from a prison where you two are kept in and the split-screen will give you a re-defined experience of co-op games. Critics are already in favor of this game and many players are already feeling hyped. So, let's see if this one actually makes it big upon debut.

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10. Anthem 

10. Anthem (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
For the sake of the Anthem game project, Bioware and EA have literally killed the Mass Effect series and put all the money and effort intended for. Following the unexpected sales drop Mass Effect: Andromeda has suffered, the company decided to invest their resources somewhere else. The creators of Anthem were really pushed to create a better quality open-world for this game, which will not disappoint the players.




Whatever little peak the developers have shown us till date makes it look all promising as far as the hero flies wearing those cool Javelin exosuit concerns. Now, whether or not Anthem turns out to be a successful project for them is just a matter of time to find out. Good news is that the game comes to all consoles and PC, so everyone who is excited about it can at least try it out for once.

All the game that had the close potential to make it to the list is Detroit: Become Human, Days Gone, Metro: Exodus, The Last of Us Part II, Marvel’s Spider-Man, State of Decay 2 and Shenmue III. Being PlayStation exclusives and also two of the most prominent release of 2018, the exclusion of both The Last of Us Part II and Marvel’s Spider-Man seemed pretty abnormal considering how crazy fans were about the games and how much promising they are. Code Vein, Yoshi, Darksiders III, Metroid Prime 4 and Psychonauts 2 also couldn't get into the top 10 for some unknown reason or perhaps fans were less enthusiastic about them in real than we thought.

We were surprised the most when maestro Hideo Kojima's newest project, the upcoming Death Stranding video game did not make itself count either. However, we strongly believe if there were any disbelief or doubts among the fans about the game, they will be surprised to see how wrong they were once the game makes its debut.

Monday, December 18, 2017

One Piece: World Seeker Announcement Trailer

Bandai Namco has recently revealed that their long time secret project under the name “Project Dawn” was actually an open-world action adventure video game based on the hit Japanese manga and anime series One Piece. Titled "World Seeker", this game was originally planned to release in Japan for PlayStation 4 but then Namco changed their mind and decided to bring Monkey D. Luffy and his band of Straw Hat Pirates to America and Europe for PC and Xbox One as well.

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One Piece – World Seeker Announcement Trailer

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These are some news that got out a few days ago and Bandai Namco was generous enough to release a few high-quality screenshots of this upcoming game. They showed the first announcement trailer at Jump Festa 2018, Tokyo and even though the trailer was short, it makes the One Piece fans truly happy.




Previously, the trailer was shown to the audience of the venue on the screen, which was the only available footage from the game but now we have a better look at it. One Piece: World Seeker seems to be set on One Piece-like in-game universe where our lovable protagonist Luffy feels like home. Just as we saw him travel throughout the world and take on new adventures all these years on the pages of manga or on anime, he does the same on World Seeker.

Instead of having the hand-drawn animation feeling of Luffy and his band of Straw Hat Pirates, the in-game design is more 3D-esque but that's not essentially a bad thing. Though Bandai Namco couldn't release the game this year, which was the 20th anniversary of the One Piece manga, they made sure that the fans of the Straw Hat Pirates at least gets a look at the upcoming title.

One Piece: World Seeker is going to be released on some point of 2018 and it will be available to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game will see first opening debut on Japan for PlayStation 4 and then the western release will see it hitting on two other consoles afterwards.

Monday, December 11, 2017

One Piece: World Seeker Announced

Bandai Namco is a video game developer company that produced games like Tales of Berseria and Tekken series. One Piece on the other hand is a very popular Japanese manga series that has also been adapted into an anime. Referring it as “Project Dawn”, Bandai Namco has been working on it for some time and recently they have announced to bring a new game based on One Piece titled "One Piece: World Seeker" for PlayStation 4 in Japan.

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One Piece: World Seeker Announced

Namco also revealed later that they are also releasing the game for America and Europe on PC and Xbox One too. As for a release date, all we know that the game is going to come out at some point in 2018 and nothing more than that. One Piece: World Seeker will be an open-world action adventure experience of Monkey D. Luffy and his band of Straw Hat Pirates.

To throw us a little bone, Bandai Namco's official Twitter account has posted these four brand-new screenshot of the game.



Since Luffy goes around the world looking for his ultimate treasure, players will be allowed to take his role and roam into castles, cities, beaches and other diverse locations of an expansive world. To be honest, this is how a proper One Piece game should be made. With the backlash experience Namco previously had with One Piece: Burning Blood, World Seeker is to be considered as their major comeback to play.

The reason to develop this latest One Piece video game title is to 20th anniversary of the One Piece manga and the open-world nature of the game will be a perfect way to represent the true spirit of the franchise. We can expect to see the first trailer clip for One Piece: World Seeker within December 16 to 17 during the Jump Festa 2018 at Japan.