The publisher reported annual sales of ¥378.5 billion ($4.1 billion), an 11 percent decline from the year prior. Namco Bandai's net loss for the year was ¥29 billion ($317 million) compared to income of ¥11.8 billion ($129 million) a year ago
Tekken 6 just didn't feel right. I was so excited for it but just couldn't get into it. They spent too much time building that stupid action part of the game and that ended up sucking anyways. Tekken 6 was a bigger disappointment to me than MW2 and I'm glad to see the sales reflected that. It still hasn't sold as much as the previous games and it's multiplatform. Maybe next time they'll give us the Tekken we love.
An upgraded version of Dark Resurrection. What was the last great game NamcoBandai made and actually put effort in?
Time Crisis 3 maybe? http://www.metacritic.com/g...
The last one I liked was Ace Combat
Still waiting for Ace Combat to come to the PS3. Hell I'd pay for a remastered HD collection comprised of AC04, AC5 and ACZero. Throw in a full remake of the JPN version of AC3 and I'd be really happy.
I am glad they are loosing $$$...putting all these PAST franchises that were Sony exclusive to 360 exclusive/timed. Where was PS3's Ace Combat? Where is PS3's Magna Carta 2? Where was NA's Tales of Vesperia? Stop making exclusive or timed RPG 360 games because they do NOT make money in the territories that make the most money in RPG sales (Japan).
So true Tekken 6 is the worst Tekken game experience I ever played. Tekken 5 is still much better for a PS2 game that looks same as Tekken 6 in graphics. :(
that is alot of losses and tekken sure didnt feel right up there with the likes of street fighter IV showing that fighting games can still be fun..
Tales of Vesperia? Sure it's on the PS3, but that's for Japan!
well next time, make a real tekken game
u can say that again. tekken was such a flop
I feel bad for them. They used to make great games last gen.
Is been hard for everyone this generation, but as console price goes down more people will buy more consoles as this happens it will be easier for game makers to make profit and take more risks and do more creative games and not sequels…
They should stop making Dead to Rights..
Retribution isn't THAT bad of a game...I enjoyed it >_>
I have tekken5 DR for ps3 and have tekken6, tekken6 is oki but I think they couldve done MUUUCH better. Somehow the graphics doesnt seem as good as tekken5 and the online for tekken is laggy no matter even if have 2 ppl with good connections still lags. I play MvC2 online no lag or rarely. Hope they fix the problems with tekken7.
maybe if they brought ToV PS3 over here, they wouldnt be losing money.
no ace combat for ps3.time exclusives to make this gen even like square is doing with ps3.no sympathies whatsoever. and then when they do make a game,it's so diluted from cross platform spreading that it's no longer a great franchise.the devs have the ability,they just waste it.can't get up to speed on ps3,ask sony for help. and great games that are in the arcade they won't even bring out to consoles like sega.sega hasn't released some of their great franchises this gen either. and with bandai,you would think that we would get a macross/robotech game or something.but nope. no sympathies for them at all.it's amazing that i used to love all these companies previous gens(capcom,sega,namco,square, etc)now i wouldn't care if they went under.
i hear ya but still....harsh. I suppose ultimately they just need to fix up and i hope they do that before they go under IF they go. Hopefully not because sometimes its about peaks and troughs and learning from mistakes. Things can come good after bad spells as can the reverse so there's always hope in my eyes
Maybe they should bring out Tales of Vesperia for the PS3 to North America and maybe work on the rest of the Xenosaga games. I am just pissed Tales has a PS3 release but only in Japan sucks.
No tales in america Tekken 6 fucking sucked No other games that ain't Dragon ball/Naruto/another weaboo crap like that No shit you're losing money.
I just recently got hold of Tekken 6 (traded in 3 games and only had to pay £2 extra) and imo the game flippin SUCKS BIG TIME!! I've been stuck on the part where your on a moving train and these devils with wings gang up on you and you have to take them all out which is FLIPPIN IMPOSSIBLE! I don't plan on completing it since I've been stuck on that dam level for so long and I don't plan on ever playing it again. Hopefully Tekken 7 is a MASSIVE improvement from T6 because right now the way I'm going I've literally almost lost all interest in the franchise because of Namco's stupidity. I'm just going to trade in my copy's of UC2, SEGA All-Stars and Tekken 6 for ModNationRacers or PoP:TFS, any of the two will be fine for me.
Namco have been pretty irrelevant this generation. They haven't made a great game in years and nothing that they've announced looks great either. Enslaved seems like it may be a decent game but only time will tell. Namco needs to start putting out some good games and turn this gig around ASAP or they're going to go under.
I want another Soul Caliber.
thats why it is time to bring back the rpgs like xenogears, tales, etc.
Xenogears is a SquareEnix title not Namco
Xenosaga is the Rpg he is talking about I believe.
Namco along with Konami are shit this gen. Besides acouple good games from each company this gen, they have been making bad decision after decision.
They screw with their loyal PS fanbase over money from MS and now they are screwed themselves. Sounds familiar?. Tekken was one of the main reason i bought a PS3. It was shown before the PS3 was launched and came out 3 years later when it was ready way before then. All the excitement and hype they had for Tekken 6 vanished when they wouldn't releaase it when they should. To add insult to injury there is no AC on PS3 and tales is only for Japan. This is what happens when you turn your back on your fans for the sake of quick cash. They can go and f*ck themselves for all i care.
I don't care that Tekken 6 when multiplatform all i care about is -ToV on PS3 in english -Ace Combat PS3 -Trophy patch for Soul Caliber 4, Eternal Sonata and Ridge Racer 7
Namco is just going to have to accept the fact that not many people are willing to spend $60 bucks on a fighting game anymore. I wish they would stop the silly gimmicks in Soulcalibur, like putting Star Wars characters in it.
Even though it sucked, don't forget they took the bribe to keep magna carta 2 off the PS3 as well. You whore yourself out for too long you lose what made yourself special before.
That's what happens when it takes you 10 years to make the same game, (looks at Tekken 6)
that sucks ass for them....
GOOD I say. This ought to teach them a lesson for not releasing TOV for the ps3 in NA.
I guess you guys told them. Hope they can make Tekken 7. I like T6 but I haven't got anyone to play it with. TOV is a cool game. just I have a hard time finding time
The way they've been thinking that whatever crap game they make is going to sell, this should teach them a lesson!
i am sad...after what namco gave to videogames, its sad to see them losing money... hope they get better this year
wasn't ace combat like 2 years ago. WTF does it have to do with any of this. most of the games you people keep brining up have been out way over a year. get over the fanboy crap.
i hope they lose more and more and more
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