Bandai Namco Announces New Games & Release Dates, Including Sword Art Online for PS Vita
Bandai Namco was very busy recently, announcing more Tales of Xillia 2 details and Tales of Hearts R for PS Vita. In addition, the company has also revealed some new games, while giving out more information for previous titles as well.
Check out all the new games, release dates, and trailers below:
Ace Combat Infinity (PS3) – May 27th (NA), May 28th (EU)
This free-to-play title will include a campaign, online co-op missions, and, following a post-launch update, Player vs Player mode.
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn (PS3) – July 2014
This digital-only release is set in an era called Universal Century. Giant mecha known as Mobile Suits are used to wage war across land, sea, air, and space. Featuring characters and Mobile Suits from the legendary Gundam franchise, Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn takes the series to a whole new level of futuristic action with new graphical additions, gameplay features, and scenarios ripped straight from the Gundam universe. Experience the thrill of piloting Mobile Suits and relive famous Gundam scenes in an action-packed thrill ride.
Lords of the Fallen (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – Fall 2014
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution (PS3, Xbox 360, PC) – September 2014
The Day One Edition includes exclusive costumes which will not be sold separately at a later date. The exclusive costumes include Naruto dressed as his childhood friend and longtime rival, Sasuke Uchiha, with Sasuke dressed in Naruto’s signature orange costume.
One Piece: Unlimited World Red (PS3, PS Vita, Wii U, 3DS) – July 2014
Day One Edition will commemorate One Piece’s 15th anniversary in Japan and includes Luffy’s Strong World Adventure Outfit, Anniversary Costumes for Luffy, Nami, Sanji, Chopper, Zoro, Usopp, Franky, Robin and Brook, and an extra quest featuring Flame Fist Ace.
Tales of Hearts R (PS Vita) – Winter 2014
Chris Gilbert, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing at Bandai Namco America, says: “The TALES OF franchise has experienced incredible fan support and positive reception due to the fantastic artwork, storytelling and combat systems that the developers have been able to deliver again and again. With a proven track record of bringing quality RPGs out to the West, we are confident that PlayStation Vita users can really look forward to hours of solid entertainment from Tales of Hearts R.”
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, 3DS) – 2014
Following the colorful characters and world of the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures animated series, Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 will feature Pac, Spiral and Cylindria in an all-new storyline as they defend PacWorld from the ghoulish army of Lord Betrayus. Players will be able to explore the lands of PacWorld far beyond the bustling streets of Pacopolis and the Netherworld through the depths of the ocean floor and into space.
In order to defeat the havoc-causing ghosts, Pac will need to do what he does best… EAT! Chomping down on the various Power Berries will give Pac a much needed boost to fight back against his enemies. Utilizing the many types of Power Berries from the Tree of Life, Pac will be able to transform into many different and exciting versions of himself, including enhanced versions of returning powers such as Fire Pac and Ice Pac and epic new transformations including the gigantic PacZilla. Pac will also be able to pilot one of many vehicles seen in the show including the Lemon Rocket and Pacerchini, to help his cause to save the world.
Cylindria and Spiral also join in for the action, allowing players to take control of the Pac’s friends in special fast-paced on-rails levels. The two best friends will also be able to assist Pac with a helping hand when players find themselves in tough situations.
Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment (PS Vita) – Summer 2014
This will be a digital only release when it launches this Summer in North America (no European date given). Expect “more details coming soon.”
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