Final Fantasy XII, originally released on the PlayStation 2 in 2006, is returning to the PlayStation 4 as Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age on July 11th, and today, Square Enix has released a trailer that focuses on and explores FFXII’s Gambit System. For those unfamiliar, the Gambit System allows you to assign rules and if/then statements to your party members. You have the ability to tell B...[Read More]
Dragon Quest, one of the most popular RPGs in Japan, is a series that has remarkably kept its legacy strong since its inception on the Famicom back in 1985, sporting the artwork of the amazing Akira Toriyama, as well as adapting D&D into a video game. Now the series continues to dominate sales charts in Japan, as well as receiving a large following globally, which created all sorts of spin-off...[Read More]
Square Enix announced during their annual financial report that they will be separating from IO interactive. This came as a bit of a shock, as there were at least two more seasons worth of content being planned for the latest Hitman game, one that has been critically acclaimed, but also criticized for its episodic structure.
I will admit, its not often that I even consider doing a full review for downloadable content. However, there’s enough to talk about for this DLC that it warrants some discussion, resulting into some sincere criticism that I would love for Square Enix to consider for future content. Sure, some games almost add seemingly better content well after release, while Square Enix seems to be enrichi...[Read More]
Ever since that faithful day in Elementary School, when my teacher gave us a glimpse of her obsession with a game called Final Fantasy VII, I’ve been a huge fan of Square Enix. I started with the PSOne classics, backtracking to the older releases and their remasters to the point that I quickly saw the series as a timeless collection. Before Final Fantasy X had launched, I was so well-versed ...[Read More]
Are you getting annoyed that Square Enix has yet to announce when Kingdom Hearts 3 will be released? Have you not played all the games between Kingdom Hearts 2 and 3 but are curious about the story? Well If you answered yes to wanting to either of these questions then you might be annoyed or excited to find out that Square Enix is relaunching the mobile RPG Kingdom Hearts Unchained X and renaming ...[Read More]
With how varied the medium of video games can be, there’s an interesting phenomenon that occurs when games combine established genres to make something unique. Video game genres are often fuzzy at best, especially when considering the literal definition of the role-playing game genre can be used to describe 99% of the industry if you stretch a bit. Experimental use of combining genre tropes and me...[Read More]
Square Enix has announced that NieR: Automata will be available for PC on March 17th, 2017. Early reviews have already been release for the action JRPG and so far has met with critical acclaim. More reviews will be out once the PS4 version releases this Tuesday, March 7th. Those who pre-purchase the Steam® Day One Edition will receive an exclusive “Valve Character Accessory,” as well as other Day ...[Read More]
With a release in less than a week, Square Enix today released an extended gameplay video for PlatinumGames’ NieR: Automata, which puts a focus on some of the game’s systems.
Are you a fan of the Hitman series but can’t bring yourself to buy a digital copy of the latest title? You’re in luck! HITMAN – The Complete First Season officially released yesterday in a day one Steelbook edition on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Final Fantasy XII is one of my favorite Final Fantasy entries ever, and one of my favorite games on the PS2 as well! Being the same world as the Final Fantasy Tactics games I was excited to explore the world more fully when it came out. I was also excited when they announced an HD remake, dubbed “Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age”, for the PS4. I’m particularly excited as this gam...[Read More]
Yesterday on Twitter, both Square Enix and Marvel hinted at some big announcement they were going to make today, telling us to keep watch for some potential big news. Speculation filled us all! The most obvious prediction a lot of us had was that we were finally getting official confirmation that Marvel characters would play a role in Kingdom Hearts 3. Unfortunately, we still gotta wait for that. ...[Read More]