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The Unicorn is Real: Final Fantasy XV Playable at PAX

Brendan    2015-03-10    5 comments

Final Fantasy XV has attained a mythic status in the echelons of the gaming community. It has existed as vaporware, to varying degrees, for almost a decade now. This weekend, however, changed all that for the better. With only a week to go until Final Fantasy Type-0 HD and, by extension Final Fantasy XV -Episode Duscae-, become available worldwide, Episode...

Type-0 HD English Trailer at PAX

Brendan    2015-03-08    2 comments

With Type-0 HD a little over a week away from release worldwide, Square Enix is spotlighting the game's english voice acting crew. It's a nice change from the traditionally Japanese-heavy voice acting that has permeated most of the recent trailer releases. This trailer features Machina and Rem quite prominently but doesn't shy away from the voices of the game's other...

Type-0 HD Soundtrack Preorders Now Available

Brendan    2015-02-25    0 comments

Takeharu Ishimoto isn’t as widely known as, say, Nobuo Uematsu or Yoko Shimomoura but in just as few short years his impact has been felt across Square Enix’s games. Ishimoto scored The World Ends with You, Before Crisis, Crisis Core, Last Order, the Dissidia games, and Type-0; making him one of Square’s most accomplished composers. For North American fans, the...

Type-0 HD is Almost Here!

Brendan    2015-02-25    0 comments

The long wait for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is drawing to a close! With less than thirty days between now and the worldwide release of the title, Type-0 HD remains in stock for preorder across a number of channels. Included with the ‘Day One’ editions of Type-0 HD will be a voucher for the Final Fantasy XV Demo, Episode Duscae....

Life Is Strange Developer Diary - Part 1

kula shakerz    2015-01-12    0 comments

Square Enix has released the first episode of the Life Is Strange developer diary. In this video, the developers introduce to you the origins of the game and describe the story, themes and characters you will encounter as you play. All three episodes were shot at DONTNOD Entertainment’s studio in Paris with the aim to provide a detailed insight into...

Final Fantasy XV JumpFESTA Trailer

Xin    2014-12-20    3 comments

JumpFESTA 2015 is underway in Japan, and Square are starting out strong with a brand new trailer for Final Fantasy XV. In this newest look, we learn a little more about the game's story, get a look at those long awaited HD towns and even meet a new female character. Check out the trailer, in English or Japanese, below: ENG:...

First episode of Life is Strange is coming out in January

kula shakerz    2014-12-18    1 comment

French developer DONTNOD has announced the release date of the first episode of their pentalogy, Life is Strange. Episode one will be released on January 29th on Steam while PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners will have to wait until January the 30th before they get to play the game. Each episode can be purchased separately...

Another Type-0 Trailer Arrives!

Brendan    2014-12-18    0 comments

Final Fantasy Type-0 has gotten one more trailer in time for the holidays, although this entry focuses on the various characters of Class Zero, the cadet group charged with countering the invading Empire. Ace, Seven, and King are only a few of the names that pop up the trailer, but long time Type-0 observers will likely be somewhat familiar with...

TGS 2014 English Voiceover Final Fantasy XV Trailer

kula shakerz    2014-12-15    3 comments

Previously released to celebrate the opening of Tokyo Game Show 2014, this latest version of the Final Fantasy XV trailer showcases the English voice actors in the game for the first time. A release date has still not been announced but a demo of the game will be released along with Final Fantasy Type-0 next year.

Type-0 HD Receiving Collector's Editions

Brendan    2014-12-14    0 comments

Following the trends set by Kingdom Heart 2.5 HD Remix and Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster, the upcoming release of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will see a Collector's Edition debut across several territories. In North America, Type-0's Collector's Edition will include special steel case packaging, a manga, a selection of OST tracks chosen by Takeharu Ishimoto, an art-book,...

Type-0 Gets a Propaganda Trailer

Brendan    2014-12-06    0 comments

Though Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is only a mere three months away, Square Enix has released an interesting trailer that puts a pro-Militesi (read as: the bad guys) spin on the war for Orience. For fans that have abstained from plot details, Type-0 HD begins with a Militesi invasion of Rubrum, the homeland of Class 0, the player-controlled group of...

XV's World Map Revealed

Brendan    2014-12-06    3 comments

Final Fantasy XV's onward march towards release continues and in the wake of its surprise appearance at TGS in October, fans were treated to a sneak peek at the game's world map. In November, Square Enix released a tech demo of the development process behind Final Fantasy XV and, at about 35 seconds into the video, there's a portion called...

Square Enix will reveal a new RPG next month

kula shakerz    2014-11-26    0 comments

Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda recently told Famitsu that the company will be revealing a new RPG for consoles next month. He also mentioned that the game isn't a remake so we can already rule out that Final Fantasy VII remake that we all want. There are three major gaming events next moth (Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards, Sony’s PlayStation...

Just Cause 3 coming to eighth gen consoles and PC in 2015

kula shakerz    2014-11-15    0 comments

Earlier this week Square Enix announced that Swedish studio Avalanche Games is currently working on Just Cause 3. This time the action is set in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island republic of Medici, a land crumbling under the ruthless rule of General Di Ravello, you take control of series hero Rico Rodriguez, a man on a mission to liberate his homeland...

Final Fantasy XV is 50–60% Complete

Xin    2014-09-22    2 comments

Hajime Tabata, Director of Final Fantasy XV, has revealed in an interview that the upcoming title is "about 50–60% complete", with the game basically having restarted development in 2012 when he joined the team. The decision to focus solely on next-gen consoles, as well as a "change in direction" for the game are the leading contributors to the delayed process....