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Namco Bandai may have suffered less terrible losses in the first half of its fiscal year compared to last, but several of the publisher's major titles aren't expected to hit sales goals. Andriasang has a list of comparing the company's hopes for its software to the harsh reality, with Ben 10 Ultima...

November 8th 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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VentureBeat reports that Namco Bandai of America is letting 90 employees go. The layoffs are allegedly due to the recent reorganization of the company's mobile and online divisions, in which it squished the two into one. The company is also shifting, according to VentureBeat, a "considerable amount...

November 2nd 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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If it wasn't clear why everyone says Enslaved: Odyssey to the West has great voice acting, the latest trailer for its upcoming DLC, starring the game's playable sidekick Pigsy, shows it off at its best. Head past the break to see for yourself.

October 30th 2010 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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The critically well-received action adventure Enslaved's first piece of premium DLC will include "Pigsy's Perfect 10," a playable side-story, and add TriOviz 3D support to the game. Namco Bandai announced today that the $10 (800 Microsoft Points) DLC will be available "later this year" on PlayStati...

October 28th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Shortly after Enslaved's launch we were informed that the game was only outputting stereo for those using optical audio output for surround sound on PS3. We were told by Namco today that it is currently working on a title update to support 5.1 sound output. A Namco rep tells Joystiq, "[The update...

October 15th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're part of the growing sect of gamers who don't buy new titles at launch because you know they'll get marked down by $10 on Amazon within a few weeks -- well, your patience has been rewarded. The online retailer's now selling Enslaved: Odyssey to the West for $50 on PS3 and 360. Enslave...

October 12th 2010 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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In case our sterling review of Enslaved: Odyssey to the West wasn't visually stimulating enough for you, please take some time to enjoy the launch trailer. With its beautiful landscapes, interesting characters and cavalcade of menacing robots, we believe you'll be glad you did.

October 9th 2010 at 3:15am 0 Comments
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It's embarrassing, but true: Every single reviewer tries to think of what they're going to say while they're playing a game. For me, it's like a mental first draft, constantly evolving as I play. "EFF THIS CRAP IT'S TOO HARD" gets struck through when I figure out what I'm doing wrong, and hilarious...

October 1st 2010 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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According to Ninja Theory chief Tameem Antoniades, the downloadable content for the much-anticipated Enslaved isn't just going to be "an extra few levels kind of thing. It's an entirely new experience," he tells Destructoid in a recent interview. He says that the "extra" content was designed as a...

September 29th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Typically, when we think of the words "video games" and "post-apocalypse," the next word that comes to mind is "brown." Thankfully for eyes everywhere, Ninja Theory opted for something much more colorful in Enslaved. Watch the video after the break to learn about the visual design that went into th...

September 28th 2010 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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As foreseen yesterday by the Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Twitter account, Xbox Live Gold members now have access to the game's previously PSN-exclusive demo. Additionally, Major Nelson points out that Arcania: Gothic 4 also got a demo. That means killing robots with a giant baton in the post-post...

September 24th 2010 at 3:20pm 0 Comments