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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun

Bandai Namco has dated and detailed the new “eSports Tournament” update for Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun. It’s set to arrive on August 19, the company announced today.

Here’s a rundown of the update:

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 - Killer

Bandai Namco has released the first screenshots of newly-revealed DLC character Killer in One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4. View the images below.

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 is out now on Switch. Killer will be included with X Drake and another unannounced character in an upcoming DLC pack.


Jump Force Deluxe Edition

Bandai Namco has passed along several screenshots from Jump Force Deluxe Edition. For the latest look at the game, check out the gallery below.

Jump Force Deluxe Edition is slated for August 28 on Switch.

Jump Force Meruem

Bandai Namco has issued the first screenshots of new Jump Force DLC character Meruem. Have a look at the images below.

Jump Force launches for Switch on August 28 as a “Deluxe Edition”. Meruem will be made available on Nintendo’s console in 2021.

Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions

Bandai Namco today published a new gameplay video for Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions, which showcases the “Musashi Middle School” route in the game’s “Episode of New Hero” story mode. View it below.

Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions is due out for Switch on August 28.

The latest issue of Weekly Jump has revealed another DLC character for One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4. Killer is joining the roster, according to the magazine.

Killer should be a part of the next character pack this fall. A third unannounced character should also be included in the pack. We’ll be seeing another DLC pack this winter as well.

Fans may recall that Killer was included in an apparent datamine for the game, which gives credence to the leak. Other rumored characters can be found here.


One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 recently received its first batch of DLC. Charlotte Smoothie, Charlotte Cracker, and Vinsmoke Judge are featured in the first character pack.

As we know, two more packs are planned, and each will contain another three characters. X Drake has already been announced, and it now seems we have the identities of the five remaining roster additions.

Bandai Namco will be making announcements regarding Dragon Ball FighterZ in August as part of the Dragon Ball FighterZ Show, the company revealed during a Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable live stream today.

So far, Goku (Ultra Instinct) and Kefla have been released as part of FighterZ Pass 3. Three more characters are planned, though their identities haven’t been shared. We should be learning about upcoming DLC for FighterZ Pass 3 and potentially more in August.

Pro Yakyuu Famitsa 2020

A roundup of all the new videos for Pro Yakyuu Famista 2020 has arrived, courtesy of Gematsu. The three-video collection shows off the game’s various play modes and systems, and features Japanese comedian Tetsurou Degawa. You can see the Battle Mode, Edit Mode, and the exciting Online Battle Mode demonstrated, as well as both Famista and Excite camera modes. The game arrives this Fall, September 17 in Japan. Check out the videos after the break.

Kamen Rider: Memory of Heroez

Earlier today, Bandai Namco revealed Kamen Rider: Memory of Heroez. It’s unknown if the company has any plans to bring it to the west, but fans can at least rest easy knowing that there will be an English release.

Over in Asia, English subtitles will be supported. It’s also confirmed to launch on the same day – October 29. You’ll be able to import a copy and play through the game regardless of your region.

Here’s the debut trailer for Kamen Rider: Memory of Heroez in English:

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