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DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT coming to Nintendo Switch™ on September 22

Singapore – 16 June 2021 – The most expansive and accurate retelling of the epic of Goku – DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT is coming on Nintendo Switch™. Play the game everywhere, meeting beloved friends, battling powerful enemies and reliving one of the most iconic story from the arrival of Raditz to the final fight against Buu!

The Nintendo Switch™ version will include the – A NEW POWER AWAKENS SET. It will allow players to fight two exclusive bosses Beerus and Golden Frieza while unlocking the godly transformations for Goku and Vegeta.

Up to 5 luxurious Early Purchase Bonuses such as early access to training menu against the former member of the Ginyu Force, a character designed by the author Akira Toriyama will undoubtedly evoke excitement among players.

For more information on DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT and other titles from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia please visit: https://bandainamcoent.asia , or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bandainamcoent.asia . Join the conversation on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/BandaiNamcoSEA

Meet Dohalim and Kisara, the last two characters to join the Tales of Arise cast of characters, in this new trailer

The new video for Tales of ARISE presents the region of Elde Menancia, a luxurious and diverse region of Dahna, and its capital of Viscint. Here players will meet Kisara and Dohalim, the last two characters to join Alphen, Shionne, Rinwell and Law in their quest to free Dahna from Renan oppression.

Dohalim is a noble from Rena with very different feelings toward Dahnans compared to other Renans. He is a very well-mannered gentleman with a particular sensibility towards forms of art like music, poetry or antiquities. He fights using his rod with a mix of techniques and astral artes making him able to adapt to his opponents.

Kisara is a Dahnan soldier who accompanies Dohalim. One of the most powerful soldiers in the Dahnan army, she is also highly regarded by Renan soldiers, even while using their equipment. She uses her hammer and shield to deal strong damages in close combat, but can also use her shield to protect her friends while unleashing high-powered and wide-ranging defensive techniques.

In this trailer players can also discover some of the most spectacular attacks of Tales of Arise, such as Artes, one of Tales of staples, that will allow players to initiate and create devastating combos, and the Boost Strikes, very powerful attacks performed by two characters with the intent of giving a final blow to the enemies.

Tales of ARISE will be available on 9 September 2021 for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and 10 September 2021 for PC via STEAM®.

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DLC “-TRUNKS- Warrior of Hope” is now available for Dragon Ball Z KAKAROT

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce that the paid additional DLC “-TRUNKS- Warrior of Hope” for Dragon Ball Z KAKAROT is now available for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC Digital via Steam in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia). In addition, the launch trailer that introduces the contents of DLC has also been released today.

The story of Trunks who survives the world where Goku was lost was not told in the main story. Standing on the edge of despair, the surviving Z Warriors Gohan and Trunks fight to regain world peace. An exciting battle with Android Nos. 17 and 18 and Cell, who became more powerful than the main game, is waiting for you!

Character’s Mystic Artes, Party Members, and more information about the World in Tales of Arise revealed

Release Date: 9 September 2021, 10 September for STEAM® only
Genres: Role Playing (RPG)
Platform(s): PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, STEAM®
No. of players: 1
Copyrights: Tales of Arise™ & ©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

In this update, we’re pleased to reveal more game information in the world of Tales of Arise:

Character’s Mystic Artes revealed
The “Mystic Artes” familiar to the “Tales of” series have been unveiled
Check out the great moves that bring out the characters’ individuality

The innermost thoughts of the party members
– What is on the four characters’ minds as they take on the battle, and what are their innermost thoughts?

Dahna, a planet that is being divided and stripped off its Astral Arte
– Dahna, a subjugated planet that once celebrated the fertile land.
– We’ll learn about the Dahna resistance force formed to fight against Rena’s despotism!

Character’s Mystic Artes

In “Tales of Arise”, Mystic Artes will be performed by high quality 3D models with impressive effects that have never been seen before. Stay tuned for further information on activation conditions and whether there are more secrets techniques for each character.

The classic technique from the “Tales of” series will also make an appearance!

You can set up three types of Ground Attacks and three types of Aerial Attacks in this game. In addition, by using the simultaneous button presses, you can set up 3 more techniques each, for a total of 12 techniques. You can enjoy three-dimensional combat using not only Ground Attack but also Aerial Attack.

The game’s battle style will be introduced in a future update, with a series of attacks that combine normal attacks, special techniques, and the new Boost Attack.

The innermost thoughts of the party members

Alphen
The Dahnan slave who raises his Blazing Sword in rebellion.

A young man wakes up wearing a mysterious mask and with no memory of anything.

The Dadnans are collapsing amid their daily toil, and the Renans look on as if to ridicule them. Alphen, who has no memory, is very resentful of the scene, which has become an everyday occurrence for the Dahnans.

After an encounter with Shionne, Alphen picks up the Blazing Sword and sets out to win his freedom by overthrowing the lords in various regions and destroying the walls that separate the lands.

Shionne
A mysterious heroine hunted by her own people.

While being hunted by Rena’s soldiers despite being a Renan, she meets
Alphen. She cooperates with Alphen not only in battle but also heals him using
astral artes. She is labeled as a “traitor” by Balseph, the Lord of
Calaglia.

Why was she being chased by Rena’s soldiers?

And in a place where it’s unusual for Dahnans and Renans even to speak, what
is she trying to accomplish, even if it means using the Dahnans?

Rinwell
Descendant of an oppressed family that lived in hiding.

Rinwell’s family was called “Mage” because they could use Astral Artes despite being Dahnans. Perhaps because of their unique existence, they have lived in hiding from the Renans and their fellow Dahnans.

Hearing rumors of Calaglia’s Blazing Sword, she appears before Alphen and Shionne, hoping to free Cyslodia.

However, Rinwell’s experience has made her even more hostile toward Rena than others, and she is conflicted about sharing the journey with Shionne, a Renan.

Law
A youth who betrayed his people and became Rena’s pawn.

A Dahna youth who belongs to the secret police, the Snake Eyes, dedicated to making Rena’s reign stronger and more stable.

After reaching Cyslodia, Alphen and his group are confronted by a group of people who are trying to detain them as “disruptors.”

Why is he betraying the Dahnans and capturing his own people under the name of Rena’s organization? What is the past behind his anguished look he shows at times?

About the World

Dahna – The enslaved planet that once glorified for its fertile land.

Dahna, a planet that was once filled with lush greenery and nature.
However, 300 years ago, the planet was suddenly invaded by its neighboring planet, Rena, and its peace abruptly ended. The Renans controlled the land, and they have destroyed the culture and lives that have been cultivated in this land.
The Renans have also taken away the power that resides in all things, the “Astral Artes,” which has dramatically affected the climate and nature.

Rena – The reigning planet, once revered as the “The Land of the Gods.”

A planet that was once said to be the home of the gods and the resting place of the dead.
The Dahnans were forced to submit before the unprecedented technologies and the demons lead by Rena’s soldiers. The land of Dahna is divided and ruled by “walls” built by the Renans, and each land is ruled by a Lord, a representative of the Renans.
Alphen and his group set off on a journey to overthrow the Lords and destroy the “walls” that separate each region in order to restore freedom to Dahna.

The land stripped of its Astral Arte.

Calaglia – A land of eternal fire and ashes, where the fire astral energy is stripped away.

The Dahnans of this land are forced to work hard to accumulate the fire astral energy. The Dahnan slaves have a core embedded in their arms and are scorned as “Embedded” by the Renans.

On the contrary, the Renans were called “Bright Eyes” by the Dahnans because their eyes glowed when they used Astral Arte, and they despised it.

Cyslodia – The land that turned into frozen soil as the “Light” has been lost from the area.

In this land where “light” has been stolen from all around, the secret police called the “Snake Eyes” have been tipping off and capturing rebels to strengthen the rule of the Renans further. People are afraid of snitching, and even if they are Dahnans, they are not permitted to challenge Rena’s rule.

This is where they meet “Law,” a youth who stands in front of Alphen and his group as a member of the Snake Eyes.

Dahna’s resistance against Rena’s rule and oppression.

In each region, there is a resistance organization to Rena, formed by the Dahnans.

They work together with Alphen and his group, who have the Blazing Sword to overthrow and be liberated from the Lords.

However, they are not always praised as heroes by the people, as their acts of resistance and their struggles can further fuel Rena’s tyrannical rule.

Zephyr
The man who leads the Crimson Crows, a resistance group in Calaglia.

He is a man who calmly observes the situation from a bird’s-eye view, has the intellect to guide the members, and possesses outstanding fighting skills, earning the trust of his subordinates.
Together with Alphen and Shionne, he strives to overthrow the Calaglia’s Lord, Balseph.

He participates in battles as a supporting member, utilizing his strong body to overwhelm Rena’s soldiers and Zeugles with powerful blows.

For more information about Tales of Arise, be sure to follow our official Tales of channels:
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Get ready for the fight with Guilty Gear -Strive- Opening Movie

Get a glimpse of the Guilty Gear -Strive- universe and characters with this Opening Movie featuring most of the cast, some playable like I-No, others non-playable like Colin Vernon, the President of the United States, that will take part in the culmination of Sol Badguy’s story.

The Story mode will present over four hours of anime cutscenes, while the story depicted in the Arcade mode will be following up the Story mode.

Guilty Gear -Strive- will be released on 11th June 2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC. Pre-orders for the Deluxe and Ultimate edition will have an Early Access that will start on 8th June 2021.

Upcoming PlayStation DualSense wireless controller implementations for Scarlet Nexus

In Scarlet Nexus, players will wield psychokinetic abilities to lift and hurl objects at enemies. The  PlayStation DualSense controller is a great match for this power, as both the haptics and adaptive triggers enhance the sensation of smashing pieces of the environment into foes.

When you lift and toss objects, you will feel the flow of the hero’s power, no matter if it’s from left to right, or front to back. When the object moves from left to right on-screen, the sensation is achieved by having the left motor vibrate then move along to the right motor.

Moreover, adaptive triggers provide players with a more realistic game experience. Just like  you sense weight and resistance while picking up objects in real life, you’ll feel like you’re lifting an in-game object with your own strength.

Source credit: https://blog.playstation.com/2021/05/13/devs-reveal-their-upcoming-dualsense-wireless-controller-implementations/

The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes – First Look & Gameplay Reveal

Join Will Doyle, Game Director at Supermassive Games, for your very first look at House of Ashes, the third game of The Dark Pictures Anthology.

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JUMP FORCE Arena Event 27 May

Thank you for playing Jump Force.
The following is an announcement of the event schedule for all platforms.

Event
Arena Battle

Period
2021/5/27 14:00 – 2021/6/3 13:59 GMT+8

■ Reward Distribution Time
After 2021/6/3 14:00 GMT+8

■ Rewards
1st Place
Chrollo Top
Chrollo Bottom
Chrollo Feet
Chrollo Ear Accessory

2nd Place
Chrollo Top
Chrollo Bottom
Chrollo Feet
20 Event Tickets
5 Attack Boosts (Large)

3rd Place
Chrollo Top
Chrollo Bottom
5 Event Tickets
1 Attack Boost (Large)
1 Health Boost (Large)

Arena Battle is a limited time event. To join the event, you must have an event ticket. In this event, you select three characters with special effects and face off against other players.
Bonus points are given to players with win streaks. Event Tickets may be purchased from the Shop.

Players with win streaks in Arena Battles get bonus event points. Stack up those wins and earn more points!

Event Points earned increase with the selected difficulty. Select high difficulty and go for the top of the charts!

*Players with a large number of disconnections during battle will receive a penalty which makes matching with CPUs take longer.

Official Cosplay Guides – Become the New Face of the OSF

Do you feel your psychokinetic powers awaken? The OSF welcomes all promising recruits!

Get a jump start on your 2021 cosplay outfits. Download the official SCARLET NEXUS Cosplay Guides

Become who you are meant to be.

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SCARLET NEXUS Demo Edition Coming on 21 May & 28 May 2021

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia is pleased to announce that the Demo Edition of SCARLET NEXUS will be available for the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One on 21st May 2021, and PlayStation®5 and PlayStation®4 on 28th May 2021. The game will be available from 24th June 2021 on PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and 25th June 2021 on PC Digital via Steam in Southeast Asia.

Demo Content

Play the routes of the 2 protagonists, Yuito Sumeragi and Kasane Randall, until the first major encounter. Use their psychokinesis and the special powers of their OSF allies to fight off the Others and experience the story with the immersive cut scenes.

*There are functionalities and game modes in the full game that are not available in this demo.
*Save data migration is not available for this demo.

Yuito fights with close-ranged attacks with swords. In the demo, players can borrow powers from their team members, Hanabi, Luka, Tsugumi and Gemma. With that, they can use Pyrokinesis, Teleportation, Clairvoyance and Sclerokinesis accordingly.

Kasane specializes in mid-ranged attacks with flying knives.In the demo, players can borrow powers from their team members, Shiden, Arashi, Kagero and Kyoka. With that, they can use Electrokinesis, Hypervelocity, Invisibility and Duplication accordingly.

Demo Edition Play Bonuses

For players who have created save data for the Demo Edition, the following cosmetic attachments and useful wearable plug-ins will be obtainable when they play the full game.

Yuito Story Bonus

■ Attachment
“Bunny Ear Mask (Head) [White]”

■ Plug-in: “Forcefield: Mk II”
Increases defense for the character who equipped this plug-in.

Kasane Story Bonus

■ Attachment
“OSF Standard Issue Pack [Black]”

■ Plug-in: “Power Enhance: Mk II”
Increases attack for the character who equipped this plug-in.

*These attachments and plug-ins are also originally obtainable in the full game.

Pre-orders are available now! SCARLET NEXUS will be available in Standard and Deluxe editions with an early purchase bonus – available to pre-order on BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Asia e-store and with participating retailers in Southeast Asia.


– Updated: 28th May 2021 –

GAME SYSTEM

SYSTEM: SAS

― Support from your allies
Other than directly borrowing and using your allies’ powers, you will also be able to receive other kinds of support from them through SAS.

Assault Vision:
Your allies sometimes gives you a sign and if you input the command in time, you can trigger this attack. A strong blow to the enemies will be activated.

Combo Vision:
As your bond with your allies deepen, you will be able to borrow their powers and perform an attack by consuming your SAS gauge.

Guardian Vision:
Their will be a certain possibility where an attack is guarded by your allies.

SYSTEM: BRAIN MAP

― About Brain Map

You can allocate Brain Points that is received through levelling up, to your liking and
expand your skills and powers Apart from improving the protagonist’s parameters, you can also enable new action items. Feel free to expand your brain map to suit your own play style.

SYSTEM: Party Organization

You can let 2 characters accompany you at any point in time (during battles or exploration). This extends the SAS active durations for their specific powers and also speeds up the replenishment of their SAS gauge . The bond values with them will also increase. You can reorganize your party anytime through the game menu, according to the situation.

SYSTEM: Equipment

Equip weapons and plug ins to strengthen your powers and use them to your advantages in battles.

Weapons
Characters have their personal weapon categories and players could choose and purchase to their likings. The appearance also changes. As you progress through the story, more powerful weapons become available for use.

Plug- ins
Equipment that strengthens the character’s parameters. Various effects are activated, such as improved physical strength / powers. Choose the plug ins that best suit your play style.

SYSTYEM: Customization

Customize the appearances of the protagonist and party characters.

Costumes
Change your characters’ costume anytime from the game menu. You can change them individually for all your team members.

Attachments
A large variety of attachments can be equipped by each character and visually enjoyed.