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Microsoft Europe's Xbox community manager Graeme Boyd dropped a "wee" note on his blog this morning to let everyone know that only Xbox Live Silver members can download the Beautiful Katamari demo (released in Europe, Australia and New Zealand just yesterday). Yep, you paying folk will have to wait...

January 31st 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Yesterday, a new Beautiful Katamari demo released to Europe, New Zealand and Australia's XBLM (the same demo the US received back in August), but there seems to be a problem. Gold Live members don't have access to the demo, but silver members do. Oopsy.This demo release goes in direct contrast to Mi...

January 31st 2008 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Earlier this morning, Atari announced that Europeans will be getting their share of Katamari ball rolling in a few weeks when Beautiful Katamari makes its way to Europe. Beautiful Katamari already released in both the US and Japan this past October and to be frank, we aren't exactly sure why it has...

January 10th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Notebooks, silverware, copper bowls, bowling pins, dishes, Pocky and Milky boxes, clothes pins, yarn balls, cakes, barrels, milk crates, cats and dogs, farm animals, giant mushroom, kitchen table, shrubs, flowers, trees, a giraffe and a van. These are all the objects to be "rolled up" in Jenne Mane...

November 14th 2007 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Update: Per the ever so observant commenters below, the new DLC is only available to Asia and Japan regions, so we guess this isn't all that important. But we're still angry about the cost ... okay?Just released some twenty-four hours ago is four brand new Beautiful Katamari downloads for you to exp...

October 19th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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We're not sure how the hell it happened, but it seems like nary a week has gone by lately without at least one game that we have to buy. This week is no exception, as we finally get to sink our teeth (thumbs?) into Beautiful Katamari. Through some bizarre rending of the spacetime continuum -- portal...

October 15th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Earlier today, Namco-Bandai made the announcement that both Beautiful Katamari and Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation have wrapped up development, went gold and are on track to make their respective release dates. Beautiful Katamari will be available on October 16th for the very beautiful price of $3...

October 2nd 2007 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Namco got us all hot and bothered when it listed Beautiful Katamari heading to the PS3 on its website a few weeks ago. However, all hope of playing Beautiful Katamari was dashed when 1up confirmed with the game's director Jun Morikawa that the title will not be coming to Sony's console.Wait! Don't...

September 21st 2007 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

We've been feeling colorful, Japanese and quirky lately so we figured we'd look up some Beautiful Katamari news and good thing for us, there is news to be had. Recently released is a brand new Japanese Beautiful Katamari trailer (viewable above) that was released for TGS and it features some ga...

September 15th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo_wii/Beautiful_Katamari_s_product_page_lists_Wii_as_supported_platform'; Though it isn't as official as a press release, Bandai Namco Games' product page for Beautiful Katamari lists the Nintendo Wii as a supported platform, leaving the waggle-fied versio...

September 11th 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Namco Bandai's recent site update has unearthed a veritable treasure trove of info. First Eternal Sonata's inevitable move to the PS3 and now Beautiful Katamari is listed as being available for the PS3 in the future too. While neither of these titles have any sort of release date beyond "To Be De...

September 11th 2007 at 5:00am 0 Comments