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Posts Tagged Namco Bandai


Dark Souls 2 PC retail version delayed in UK

A further delay has struck the release date of Dark Souls 2 on PC, but only in the UK and only in the case of boxed copies.

15 Apr 2014 | 1

Dark Souls 2 PC graphics options screencap emerges, is hopefully real

The great PC Dark Souls 2 graphical enigma isn’t quite solved yet, but a new, believable image may hold some more clues.

7 Apr 2014 | 3

Dark Souls 2 images with fancier graphics removed from Steam

Hope is fading for a PC version of Dark Souls 2 that utilises the more impressive textures and lighting shown in earlier builds, video and trade show demos of the game.

29 Mar 2014 | 20

Dark Souls 2 Lighting Downgrade: Should We Expect the Same on PC?

Remember when Namco Bandai and From Software were showing off Dark Souls 2 prior to release, and seemed quite excited about sections that would require illumination by torches like the Tomb of the Giants segment of the first game?

12 Mar 2014 | 5

Dark Souls 2 gets a brand new pre-rendered European launch trailer

Hey, everyone! Are you playing Dark Souls 2? No, neither am I, both because it’s not out in Europe yet, and because it’s not out on PC for ages.

12 Mar 2014 | 1

Dark Souls 2: Prepare to Jethro Tull with the launch trailer

Dark Souls 2 launches tomorrow, hooray! Except not on the PC, because the super-special 1080p and above version is coming out on 25 April instead.

10 Mar 2014 | 1

Dark Souls 2 PC system requirements posted by Namco

With the PC date for Dark Souls 2 now confirmed as 25 April and word that it will support decent framerates and resolutions, what’s the one thing we were still missing?

7 Mar 2014 | 4

Namco Bandai dabbling in indie publishing

Namco Bandai Games Europe have announced that they’ll be distributing a trio of indie games scheduled for release in 2014.

5 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls 2 Japanese TV spot doesn’t add much, but is new

This Dark Souls 2 advert made for Japanese television doesn’t, for example, have a PC release date in it, but it does contain the odd additional scene of CG that I hadn’t seen before.

3 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Namco Bandai won’t confirm a Dark Souls 2 PC release date of 25 April

An image is doing the rounds showing a Dark Souls 2 PC Collector’s Edition with a release date of 25 April.

28 Feb 2014 | 5

Pac-Man Museum waka-wakas on to Steam

Nobody does the waka waka quite like Pac-Man. Except perhaps Fozzie Bear from The Muppets, but he, sadly, doesn’t have a game released on Steam today.

26 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls 2 devs detail their Dark Intentions in this video

As you are doubtless aware, Dark Souls 2 is out soon!

26 Feb 2014 | 9

Dark Souls 2 Hollow Lullaby trailer is a bit corny

Namco really are going for some scattershot marketing with Dark Souls 2.

19 Feb 2014 | 5

Dark Souls 2 screenshots show stats, freaky character creation, more

The first Dark Souls wasn’t exactly a looker in early screenshots, and its true beauty was only really revealed when the PC version unlocked higher resolution versions of the textures.

12 Feb 2014 | 3

Namco Bandai offering free weapons with Dark Souls 2 pre-orders

Not content with merely offering up expensive collector’s editions, Namco Bandai have hopped on the “pre-order to get free digital stuff” train with Dark Souls 2.

12 Feb 2014 | 2

Dark Souls 2 PC release date still in doubt

The release of Dark Souls 2 is only a month or so away, if, that is, you’re a console owner.

11 Feb 2014 | 10

Dark Souls 2′s Teen ESRB rating isn’t cause for alarm

Over the weekend, various sites noticed that Dark Souls II has been given a “T for Teen” rating (minor spoilers at that link) by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB.) That’s the videogame classification body in the US, the equivalent of Europe’s Pan European Game Information (PEGI) group.

10 Feb 2014 | 7

Dark Souls 2 combat encounters shown in this 8 minute video

It’s hard to say whether this video is officially sanctioned, or another compilation of leaked Dark Souls 2 footage from the ongoing Ps3-based network tests.

31 Jan 2014 | 2

Dark Souls 2 to include six player-designed shields

Last year, Namco Bandai ran a competition for players to design shields that would be incorporated into Dark Souls 2.

29 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Dark Souls 2 Collectors Edition pretty much sold out

Warning to anyone still wanting to pick up the Dark Souls 2 Collectors Edition: Namco Bandai have informed us that it’s pretty much out of stock, so if you still want to get a pre-order in, you’ll have to hunt around and have a lot of luck.

24 Jan 2014 | Comments Off