Sixteen Screens from Tekken 6

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The “year of the fighters” will have a strong finish later this year with the release of Tekken 6. I dabbled with Tekken 5 and its Dark Resurrection rerelease for the PSP, but I just couldn’t get into it. And not because it was a bad game, the game just never clicked with yours truly. Between the two Namco fighters, I rather play SoulCalibur.

However, that doesn’t stop me from admiring how Namco got schoolgirls and pandas to fight one another.

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Eternal Sonata PS3 Demo Impressions

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In 2007, Xbox 360 owners received a few games which PS3 only gamers were not invited to. Two them included 2K Games’ BioShock and Namco Bandai’s Eternal Sonata. A year later, those two games are no longer exclusive. I’ve already taken a look at BioShock’s PS3 demo and now it’s Eternal Sonata’s turn. Will the PS3 demo finally convince me to pick up this JRPG?

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SoulCalibur IV PS3 Review

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Back in 1999, the original SoulCalibur was the reason numerous gamers purchased the Sega Dreamcast. I spent a lot of time with SoulCalibur. I even spent a month playing the classic weapon oriented fighter just before Namco Bandai’s SoulCalibur IV arrived. The sequels debuted during the waning years of the fighting genre and thus I merely dabbled into them. Fortunately, those dark days are coming to an end and fighting games are making a triumphant return this year. SoulCalibur IV is amongst the first out of the gate, but would the fourth installment of this revered 3D fighter make a lasting impression? Or will it be more of the same? We know online support is included, but does it work? Simple answer: Yes, it’s all that and a bit more.

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