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Dragon Ball fighting game vaults Bandai Namco onto esports stage

Aug 23, 2018

Dragon Ball fighting game vaults Bandai Namco onto esports stage

Here comes a new challenger to the esports arena. Bandai Namco Holdings Inc. broke the all-time Twitch streaming record for the biggest fighting game tourney this year with "Dragon Ball FighterZ" (or DBFZ for short), trouncing long-standing favorites such as Capcom Co.'s "Street Fighter" or ...

The tricky path abroad for Japanese games

Sep 27, 2014

The tricky path abroad for Japanese games

by Jason Coskrey

On the website Change.org, there is a petition addressed to Bandai Namco Games signed by 711 people, as of Sept. 25, that reads simply, "Bring 'God Eater 2' to North America and EU." "God Eater 2," a highly popular action role-playing game, was released in ...

Public asked to help build moving giant Gundam

Jul 11, 2014

Public asked to help build moving giant Gundam

by Kazuaki Nagata

The life-sized Gundam figurine in Tokyo's Odaiba district is an impressive sight as it towers a full 18 meters above its visitors and has grown into a popular tourist attraction since it was erected in 2009. Built to mark the 30th anniversary of the TV ...