259w ago - According to Famitsu (linked above), PlayStation 3 titles Soul Calibur and Tekken are set to receive their very own lounges in the Japanese build of Home.
They don't specify an exact date, although they do indicate Namco Bandai are also planning to sell clothing and furniture in their space.
To quote, roughly translated: Open on December 11th was the start of the test of the online service PlayStation 3 "PlayStation Home". The PlayStation 3's new "playground" in 2008 in December and from 18 vendors to participate in the collaborative content.
I will be adding new, exclusive lounge provides Namco Bandai Games. The Soul Calibur, Tekken, and the image of Ridge Racer is a new lounge, watch movies or enjoy communication. In addition, during the implementation of the current "Namco Museum BETA" arcade games available in the lounge extension.
PlayStation Home sells an item in the "marketplace", but the handling of software makers start of the item. Namco Bandai Games and software from Japan, for avatars, such as clothing and furniture to be sold.
260w ago - Namco Tekken boss Katsuhiro Harada has told Kikizo that doing a 360 version of Tekken 6 was a matter of common sense: there are simply too many green consoles in the world market to ignore. To quote:
Kikizo: You remember close to the beginning of the series, a time when Tekken was very closely associated with PlayStation. Obviously it's not just PlayStation now, so what would you say the sort of die-hard PlayStation fans who maybe feel 'betrayed'?
Harada: Yes, we have developed it PlayStation 1, 2 and now 3, so it is true that we have really grown with the PlayStation brand - we have a lot of fond memories, and we worked very closely with Mr Kutaragi as well, so we had a really good relationship. We love the platform.
But rather than some fans feeling disappointed, there are a lot of Xbox users out there at the moment, and a great deal of fans who only have an Xbox and really want to play Tekken, which is the number one in the fighting genre. And we just had so many fans that said "we really want to get our hands on it, but can't."
So we wanted to answer those fans. And it's also the timing at this point - at the moment we have two high spec consoles on the market...
261w ago - Namco Bandai Games Europe gets working on its combos in preparation for the next installment in the ultimate fighting franchise TEKKEN 6, scheduled for release in Europe through its distribution partnership with Infogrames Entertainment in autumn 2009 for both Xbox 360 and PS3.
Press Release: PERFECT! NAMCO BANDAI GAMES EUROPE TO BRING ULTIMATE FIGHTING TOURNAMENT 'TEKKEN 6' TO EUROPE
The Next Feverishly Anticipated Instalment in the Pre-eminent Fighting Franchise Comes to Europe in Autumn 2009 for Xbox 360¬® and PLAYSTATION¬®3
LONDON, UK - 2 December 2008 - NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe gets working on its combos in preparation for the next instalment in the ultimate fighting franchise TEKKEN 6, scheduled for release in Europe through its distribution partnership with Infogrames Entertainment in autumn 2009 for the Xbox 360¬® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION¬®3 computer entertainment system.
Developed by NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc., TEKKEN 6 brings the blockbuster fighting series onto multiple platforms for the first time in the history of the TEKKEN franchise. TEKKEN sets the standard for fighting games with its stunning realism and uncompromising quality, and TEKKEN 6 promises to propel the series to greater heights with major gameplay enhancements...
269w ago - Microsoft has revealed a batch of new software titles for the XBox 360 during its keynote session at the Tokyo Game Show today, naming the Halo project recently revealed by Bungie.
Halo 3 Recon is dated for autumn 2009, and sees the return of Microsoft's number one franchise to the XBox 360 system with new single and multiplayer content.
The latest big name franchise to make the leap to Microsoft's console is Tekken 6 from Namco Bandai, also due next autumn.
Tekken follows Final Fantasy as a franchise previously associated with Sony's PlayStation brand and highlights the recent trend for Japanese developers to go multiformat with releases.
A sequel to the Q Entertainment title Ninety Nine Nights is also due for the system, along with a handful of new XBox Live titles including Metal Slug 7 and King of Fighters 98 Ultimate Match from SNK Playmore.