Items tagged with Bandai Namco

We cover both ransomware and Elden Ring fairly regularly here at HotHardware, but it’s a sad day when those two things meet. The ransomware attacks that often receive the most coverage are those that disrupt major supply lines and infrastructure, raising national security concerns. However, ransomware gangs carry out... Read more...
A bit of a recap for you: Souls is the short name of the FromSoftware series that predates Elden Ring. To say that the latest game borrows heavily from its predecessors is an understatement in the extreme; Elden Ring is Dark Souls 4 in all but name. The series started with Demon's Souls on the PlayStation 3, but... Read more...
Is your Tarnished currently swimming through an endless void? There is now a fix for that. The latest Elden Ring patch prevents players from getting stuck in the notorious infinite death loop. Elden Ring patch 1.03.2 specifically fixes a “a bug in multiplayer that allowed players to teleport others to incorrect map... Read more...
Gamers likely recall back in January when a serious remote code execution (RCE) security exploit was revealed in the game Dark Souls III. This bug allowed malicious players to run arbitrary code on other players in the same session, which is particularly galling considering the way Dark Souls allows players to... Read more...
Elden Ring developer FromSoftware has released a few minor patches since the game came out a few weeks ago. However, its latest patch is the biggest one yet and is full of both buffs and nerfs. The newest Elden Ring patch will benefit some play-styles while making others more difficult. The first thing that Elden... Read more...
In case you haven't heard, there's a little game called Elden Ring that came out around two and a half weeks ago. Actually, it's not so little, and of course you've heard because it is off to a wildly successful start, proving there's a rabid fan base for games that dial up the difficulty. The proof is in the early... Read more...
Do you find Elden Ring just a little too easy? Have you already played through the game once and are looking for a greater challenge? A mod has recently been released that reportedly makes Elden Ring “extremely difficult.” The Prepare To Die (Hard Mode) mod was developed by “Silentverge.” The mod is “not for the... Read more...
FromSoftware’s Elden Ring has so far been a smashing success. The positive critical reviews and overall popularity of the game have many questioning whether the developers plan to add extra content in the future. A dataminer recently found an inaccessible amphitheater in Elden Ring that hints at an arena multiplayer... Read more...
It took a minute, but the annoying save bug in Elden Ring that was driving some PlayStation 5 players bonkers has been patched out with the latest 1.02.2 update. Bandai Namco shared the good news on Twitter, saying the patch is available now. It's a relatively small update, and a most welcome one that also brings with... Read more...
The time to enter the Lands Between in Elden Ring is nearly upon us, and there is a new, extended trailer available that has us drooling for the game. The trailer was revealed during a Red Bull stream on Twitch yesterday. Elden Ring is an upcoming RPG created by Hidetaka Miyazaki, creator of the influential Dark... Read more...
This week, a security vulnerability in Dark Souls 3 was discovered, allowing remote code execution (RCE) and any threat actor to wreak havoc on your PC. As this vulnerability only affects players who play online, potentially across the Dark Souls series, servers have been switched offline, and it seems Dark Souls... Read more...
Are video games right now not fulfilling your insatiable need for speed? Hold on to your (mechanical) horses. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. and Slightly Mad Studios announced that Project CARS 2 will be available in North America at the end of this year for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC... Read more...
You have our utmost respect if you've ever run into the "Map 256 Glitch" in Pac-Man. The show stopping bug thwarted even the best Pac-Man players with an impossible to beat level, and it's also the theme of Bandai Namco's newest Pac-Man title -- yes, another Pac-Man game! -- Pac-Man 256 available for iOS, Android, and... Read more...
Forget the bigger screen television (you'll just have to be content with your 65-incher), faster motorcycle (Kawasaki's Ninja H2R isn't street legal anyway), or any other purchases you might have had on your radar -- if you're going to splurge an obscene amount of money on technology, find a way to get your hands on... Read more...