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Posted on September 06, 2011 by

 

As TGS 2011 draws closer, Namco Bandai is the latest publisher to reveal its lineup of games (and movies) that will be at their booth this year. It also seems that they are giving more support to Sony and Nintendo in terms of console exclusives for their home consoles and portables this coming year and leading into next year. One thing to mention, as I’ve stated with the past TGS news posts, is that a majority of these games might not have a chance of coming over to the US. But who knows, maybe there’s a game that might catch the eyes of fans in this list and will rally together to have it published. It happened with Tales of Grace F, which is coming over to the PS3 here in the West, so it could happen again. Now here are the titles that you can expect to see at Namco’s booth come next week:

PS3 / Xbox 360 
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon 
Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi 
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations 
Soulcalibur V

PS3 
Idom@ster 2 
Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. 
Macross Frontier: The Wings of Goodbye Hybrid Pack 
One Piece: Pirate Musou 
Saint Seiya: Sanctuary Battle 
Tales of Xillia 
Tekken Hybrid 

PSP 
AKB 1/48: I Fell In Love With an Idol in Guam 
Blue Exorcist 
Heroes Phantasia 
I Don’t Have Many Friends Portable 
Kamen Rider: Climax Heroes 
Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A’s Portable: The Gears of Destiny 
Magical Girl Magica Portable 
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact 
Nendoroid Generation 
Rebuild of Evangelion: 3nd Impact 
Taiko no Tatsujin Portable 
Weiss Schwarz Portable

3DS 
Ace Combat 3D 
Brave Company 
Crayon Shin Chan 
Tekken 3D: Prime Edition 
Tetris

DS 
Bakuman: Path of a Manga Artist 
Cocoron no Cocoron 
One Piece: Gigant Battle 2 
Ore-sama Kingdom 
Pirate Squad Gokaiger Assemble, Transform! 
Suite PreCure: Melody Collection 
Tamagotchi Collection

Wii 
Family Fishing 
Go Vacation 
Kamen Rider: Climax Heroes 
Magical Carnival Portable 
Super Sentai Battle Ranger Cross 

Movie 
.hack 
Tekken Blood Vengeance

GREE 
Gundam Masters 
Gundam Royale 
Kamen Rider Wars

 In other Namco Bandai news, they have announced that the company will be expanding its support system for their workers who have kids. Reports confirm that Namco will be giving out greater bonus for workers with multiple children and will offer a child care service in the main office.

Namco plans to give parents who have three or more children a bonus of 2 million yen, while first time parents and those on their second child will receive a 200,000 yen. Now while there’s no conditions attached for new parents to receive the 200,000 yen, there is a catch for those on their third child. In order to qualify for the 2 million yen bonus, parents must take one week off within the first two and half months of their child’s birth and write a “child rearing report”.

In addition to the bonus, the child care space that the company will provide will be known as the Kids Room and will be filled will be filled with Namco Bandai games and toys. This is in response from workers who wished to have a place for their kids to go to during school breaks.

It’s nice to see a company step up and set up a support system for families and their kids, even if the main reason is to encourage employees to have babies and help turn around the declining birthrate in Japan.

Source(s) siliconera, andriasang

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