The publisher had a real blacksmith forge the armor over eight weeks to promote the upcoming release of Dark Souls II.
A number of game developers attempt to answer why we need female characters beyond reasons of ”diversity.”
Dark Souls publisher Namco Bandai is assuaging fears that the sequel to its challenging hit will retain its difficulty.
Namco Bandai’s latest entry in its popular fighting franchise is a F2P PlayStation Network exclusive.
Developer From Software is making Dark Souls 2 just for the fans. That means it’s going to be just as difficult as ever.
Is the strategy crazy or will it work?
Dark Souls II apparently looks like more Dark Souls in early screenshots.
NIS America and Namco Bandai are bringing Time and Eternity exclusively to the PlayStation 3 this summer.
One fan turns a lousy situation into an opportunity, creating his own awesome version of Ni No Kuni’s Wizard’s Companion book.
This joint venture from RPG house Level-5 and the animation masters at Studio Ghibli has plenty of heart but combat that will drive you nuts.
Hitting targets in the Android game Dead Trigger is easy with the Moga Pro game controller for your phone or tablet.
Japan made mistakes with console role-playing games this generation, and it’s costing us for good.
Face two bosses in the Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch demo, out tomorrow for PlayStation 3.
A score of new games should be ready for the new Nintendo console the day it comes out.
Take a look at the new Wii U trailers available today.
Namco Bandai’s Katamari game series becomes a webcomic this month on ShiftyLook.
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 comes with impressive content, but the fighter needs new inspiration if it plans on remaining King of Iron Fist.
Ouya has raised nearly $8.6M in support of its free-to-play, Android-based console.
Publisher Tecmo Koei, unsurprisingly, is promoting scantily clad fisticuffs once more as its latest 3D fighter, Dead or Alive 5, nears a September 25 release.
The 2012 edition of the Evolution fighting-game tournament begins today. Here’s a look at the games to watch and what to watch for.
Retro games and E3 can co-exist. These pictures prove it.
With the popularity of mobile devices on the rise, video game companies are looking for new ways to bring console-quality experiences to smartphones and tablets.
Dark Souls will finally make it to PCs and will have extra content, but gamers might not be thrilled with how much of a direct port it is.
Namco revealed Ni No Kuni’s official launch date as well as a new enemy in the game.
Dragon Ball Z Kinect lets you beat up virtual baddies in your living room the same way characters do in the long-running anime series. Endless grunting and screaming is optional, however.
Tekken Tag 2 wants to make you better at fighting by turning its tutorial into a mini-game.
We’ve been thoroughly spoiled in 2011. One triple-A title after another has grabbed the headlines and, ultimately, the sales. But what about those in the background, without the budget to match their ambitions? Plenty of lesser-known titles have flaunted tremendous quality, yet may have slipped under the radar.
This year, with our ramped up our GamesBeat review team, we’ve taken our Game of the Year choices much more seriously than we have in the past. We asked our reviewers to select the semifinalists and then picked the final winners ourselves. But our vote on the best game of 2011 ended in a tie, so we had to hold a tie-breaker round to pick our winner.
The Japanese are coming. In the wide open field of mobile social gaming, two large-scale Japanese companies, both of which have made major acquisitions of American firms, will soon be going head-to-head for worldwide dominance. Gree is expected to launch its global network sometime in 2012, while DENA’s Mobage network recently came out of beta on Android and will spread to iOS soon after.