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Nintendo Bows To Pressure, Will Sell NES And SNES Classic Indefinitely

by Peter Paltridgeon September 12, 2017
Got your sleeping bag purchased for your camp-out in front of Target when the SNES Classic comes out later this month? Perhaps there’s no need for that anymore…has Nintendo finally seen the light? We’re relieved to report Nintendo sent out a press release this morning announcing a reversal of its plans to limit stock of […]
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PAX West: Final Fantasy Director Busts Fan Theories

by Peter Paltridgeon September 5, 2017
Is most of Final Fantasy VIII actually a dream? Are any of the differently-numbered FF games connected? And was there ever a plan to resurrect Aerith at any point in Final Fantasy VII? These questions and more were given to Yoshinori Kitase by Kotaku during PAX West. They’re fan theories that have been bouncing around […]

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PAX West: The Massive Final Fantasy 15 Artbook

by Peter Paltridgeon September 3, 2017
Think we’re overdue for a big, heavy hardcover showcasing behind-the-scenes art from one of 2016’s biggest RPGs? So does Square. How does the Final Fantasy 15 artbook measure up to similar books of its type? The Art and Design of Final Fantasy 15 was revealed during PAX West and it’s up for preorder now. The […]
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PAX West: The First 20 Minutes Of Final Fantasy 15 Pocket Edition

by Peter Paltridgeon September 3, 2017
Ever since Final Fantasy 15 Pocket Edition was announced, people have wondered: just how much of the game is in there? Is it a “Greatest Hits” medley or do you get everything? If Square’s demo from PAX West is to be believed, this is apparently a remake of the entire game, just with cuter, easier-to-render […]

Secret Of Mana Remake Coming To PS4, PC, Vita

by Peter Paltridgeon August 25, 2017
Ask any Square fan, “What are the best games the studio has ever put out?” Secret of Mana, released in 1993 for SNES, is usually near the top of the list. Isn’t it time this classic got its day in the polygonally rendered high-resolution sun? We’re totally getting it, people! Square Enix unveiled the new […]

Final Fantasy 15 Crosses Over With Assassin’s Creed Next Week

by Peter Paltridgeon August 24, 2017
Why does that hooded guy running around Lestallum look a lot like Prince Noctis? And why is he climbing that wall? Wait…what’s he doing with that big knife? Worlds will collide when Final Fantasy 15 introduces the Assassin’s Festival, a DLC event that incorporates elements from Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed series into Square’s Final Fantasy world. […]

Gamescom 2017: New Trailer For Fire Emblem Warriors

by Peter Paltridgeon August 23, 2017
Care to watch the new trailer for Nintendo’s next Fire Emblem game? You may be familiar with the mechanics and tropes of the series by now, so are you ready for something different? Fire Emblem Warriors isn’t the typical turn-based strategy experience the FE brand promises. Instead it’s (intentionally) much like developer Koei’s Dynasty Warriors […]
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Gamescom 2017: Introducing Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition

by Peter Paltridgeon August 23, 2017
Has Square actually gotten Final Fantasy XV to run on a mobile phone? Yes, but not without some graphical…alterations. What’s the story behind the Pocket Edition? By far the most unexpected announcement from Square was Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition, an alternate take on the latest big-budget FF that tells the same story but with […]

Gamescom 2017: Attack On Titan 2 Announced By Koei

by Peter Paltridgeon August 21, 2017
Did you assume we’d seen the last of Eren and Mikasa on the PS4? It’s hard to keep them down. Can Koei’s Attack On Titan 2 reach the heights of the muscular monstrosities themselves? Last year Koei released the first Attack On Titan game for modern consoles, and soon they’ll be putting out a sequel […]
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Gamescom 2017: The First 90 Seconds Of Shenmue 3

by Peter Paltridgeon August 21, 2017
When will the backers of Yu Suzuki’s half-crowdfunded dream project, Shenmue 3, get to see the results of his labor? How about now? 90 seconds of footage from the work-in-progress version of Shenmue 3 was released this afternoon at Gamescom. Are you prepared to be blown away by impressive spellbinding visuals? If so, you might […]