Final Fantasy XV Officially Confirmed to Release in 2016, Special Event in March 2016

Final Fantasy XV Officially Confirmed to Release in 2016, Special Event in March 2016

Earlier this month, director Hajime Tabata was vague regarding the release date for Final Fantasy XV in a Gamespot interview, telling fans that the game wouldn’t be released this year and teased that they would have more to say on the subject at Pax Prime. Now, during the Pax Prime 2015 Final Fantasy XV “Active Time Report 8” panel, the game director at Square Enix, has officially confirmed that Final Fantasy XV is scheduled to […]

Rise of the Tomb Raider: Collector’s Edition Announced

Rise of the Tomb Raider: Collector’s Edition Announced

The Rise of the Tomb Raider Collector’s Edition includes a few neat goodies, but it’s also quite pricey.  The Collector’s Edition will ship at the price of $150 and is exclusively available through the Square Enix store.  The main thing you’re probably most curious about is what you get for that price. Well, quite a bunch of physical stuff, actually! A 12 inch Lara Croft statue, a Steel Book case, a model of Lara’s […]

Just Cause 3 Gets an Actual Island Pre-Order Bonus

Just Cause 3 Gets an Actual Island Pre-Order Bonus

Pre-order bonuses and collector’s editions have had some interesting perks over the years.  Some of them are pretty sensible, like art books or soundtracks; more recently, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain allowed die-hard fans to own a bionic arm.  But Just Cause 3 is looking to take its madness to the real world as well as to the next level — because those who pre-order have a chance […]

Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Feature Big Hero 6

Kingdom Hearts 3 Will Feature Big Hero 6

Like it was announced last month, Disney’s ongoing D23 Expo 2015, which started today, brought new information about the upcoming Square Enix JRPG Kingdom Hearts III. Announced at the Hall D23 Presentation at 11 AM PDT / 2 PM EDT, Kingdom Hearts III has been announced to feature the world of Big Hero 6, whose feature film was released in November 2014. The world of Big Hero 6 in the game will be […]

Square-Enix Shuts Down Streaming Service Next Month

Square-Enix Shuts Down Streaming Service Next Month

Square-Enix no doubt has plenty on its plate these days.  It not only has an MMO to maintain, but the long-delayed Final Fantasy XV as well as a remake to the beloved Final Fantasy VII are likely keeping everyone involved busy.  It’s a safe bet that something has to give at some point — and while there may not be a direct link, anyone who thinks the first casualty is […]

13 minute Rise of the Tomb Raider Gamescom trailer is now online

13 minute Rise of the Tomb Raider Gamescom trailer is now online

Unless you were at Gamescom, chances are you haven’t seen this 13 minute Rise of the Tomb Raider gameplay video. Initially shown only to the attendees at the event, the full footage is now officially online for you to analyze, speculate on, criticize or whatever you fancy. Here it is: With action taking place somewhere in Syria, the trailer starts off with Lara Croft being in her now typical groaning, “almost about to collapse” […]

Should We Be Excited Or Worried About Final Fantasy XV?

Should We Be Excited Or Worried About Final Fantasy XV?

Hot off the heels of a Gamescom showing, director Hajime Tabata announced that Final Fantasy XV won’t see release in 2015, but will at least show up before 2017.  By process of elimination, that gives the game a tentative window of 2016 — and while that date’s subject to change, it’s at least something for the time being.  The title’s been in the pipeline for roughly a decade with varying […]

Take Lara Croft on the GO This August

Take Lara Croft on the GO This August

Raiding Tombs in Your Pocket this August Square Enix has confirmed that Lara Croft can come along with you, in your pocket, with Lara Croft GO this August. The Montreal-based Square studio will release the game on August 27th. There is currently no confirmed release platform, but it’s safe to assume it will be playable for Android and iOS users on phones and tablets. Last year the same studio gave us […]

Final Fantasy XV is given a trailer that conveys neither emotion nor gameplay

Final Fantasy XV is given a trailer that conveys neither emotion nor gameplay

Final Fantasy XV doesn’t convey much in its “Dawn” trailer. Square Enix has just unveiled a “trailer” for its latest entry into the Final Fantasy franchise. Final Fantasy XV was originally titled Final Fantasy Versus XIII, and was first announced way back in 2006 for the Playstation 3. This means its development cycles counts among the longest in gaming history. Only a few games, such as Duke Nukem Forever with […]

Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster Gets Important PS4 Patch

Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster Gets Important PS4 Patch

All eyes might be on Square-Enix deliver Final Fantasy XV and the Final Fantasy VII remake at last, but it’s worth remembering that there’s already an entry on next-gen consoles.  It might just be a slightly-improved port of a game re-tuned for a PS3 and Vita release, but Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster is still the definitive version of 2001’s JRPG odyssey.  At least, it would be if not for […]