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Namco Bandai confirms game line-up for gamescom

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Namco Bandai Logo What games will be appearing from the Namco Bandai and D3Publisher stable this year at gamescom? Will Enslaved be at the gigantic gaming event next week in Germany? Who is the Milkman?

So many questions, but luckily, Namco Bandai is happy to oblige and reveal exactly which of its upcoming titles will make a public showing at the event from August 19th to August 22nd (Hint: Enslaved will be there).

Head on down below for the full list and some refresher course information:

ENSLAVED: Odyssey to the West (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)

  • Release date: 8th October 2010
  • Developed by Ninja Theory players head out on a gripping, surprise-filled journey as two characters, Monkey and Trip, form an uneasy alliance to survive their journey through a perilous, post-apocalyptic America. A compelling tactical action-adventure and cinematic gaming masterpiece.

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)

  • Release date: Autumn 2010
  • The incredible rise of the Naruto series continues, with amazing visuals, ferocious online play, faithful story, new battle systems, original Japanese voice-over, a wealth of brand new environments, and even a playable appearance from Lars Alexandersson of TEKKEN 6 fame.

Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)

  • Release date: Autumn 2010
  • More and better of everything the fans want, including reworked controls and camera, seven game modes, original Japanese voices, countless unlockables, ultra-realistic HD visuals, a new combo system, and an exclusive 30-minute Dragon Ball anime episode.

Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)

  • Release date: 26 November 2010
  • Creates a new fusion of cooperative stealth and action as the player takes the role of the game’s hero to fight alongside the AI-controlled monster Majin. The vast and colourful open world, rich character interactions, constantly evolving gameplay and absorbing storyline will keep players gripped.

Despicable Me: The Game (Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PSP)

  • Release date: October 2010
  • Players become the mastermind Gru, plotting to build a rocket ship and steal the moon, with command over an army of tireless, little yellow minions to complete puzzles and missions and employ an arsenal of despicable weapons and gadgets to vanquish all who stand in their way.

PAC-MAN Party (Wii)

  • Release date: Autumn 2010
  • Capturing the spirit of the beloved franchise, PAC-MAN Party delivers an explosive party game filled with wild mini-games, challenges and multiplayer gameplay. The easy controls will have players testing their skills and reflexes against one another across unique virtual game boards.

If you’re going to be at gamescom next week, you can trundle over to Namco Bandai Games’ stand located in Hall 8, Stand B 030.

Maybe you’ll see (without even knowing) some of the cast of El33tonline at the show as we run around trying to play as many games as possible, and talk to as many behind-the-scenes developers, too.

Look forward to El33tonline’s coverage of gamescom over the next week.


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