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News: It's Your Last Chance to Upgrade Final Fantasy XIV from PS3 to PS4

It's Your Last Chance to Upgrade Final Fantasy XIV from PS3 to PS4

It really is final

With hot next-gen exclusives like Bloodborne and Final Fantasy Type-0 HD being released over the past month, it's arguably been a good time to jump the generational gap. If you bought into Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn on the PlayStation 3, this weekend will be your last chance to upgrade to the PlayStation 4 version,...

News: Your Opinion Could Help Shape Final Fantasy XV

Your Opinion Could Help Shape Final Fantasy XV

Square Enix taking Episode Duscae feedback

Have you had a chance to play Final Fantasy XV's demo yet? If the answer to that question is yes, then you may want to tell Square Enix your thoughts. We've already written down our thoughts on Final Fantasy XV, and you can read them here The publisher's looking for feedback on Episode Duscae, which it...

News: An All-Male Party Makes Final Fantasy XV 'More Approachable', Says Director

An All-Male Party Makes Final Fantasy XV 'More Approachable', Says Director

The boys are back in town

If you've played Episode Duscae, the Final Fantasy XV demo that came with early copies of Final Fantasy Type-0. then you'll already know that the game features a strong sense of brotherhood, with the title's four main characters, Noctis, Gladiolus, Ignis, and Prompto all revelling in the joys of bromance. Read our...

First Impressions: Final Fantasy XV Has Massive Potential

Final Fantasy XV Has Massive Potential

Don't screw this up

To be totally honest, we're still having trouble coming to terms with the fact that we've actually played something related to Final Fantasy XV. If you've been keeping up with the game's development, all the way back since it was announced almost ten years ago, then we imagine that you'll feel the same. Episode Duscae, the...

News: Get Your First Look at Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's Sequel

Get Your First Look at Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's Sequel

Class not dismissed

Popping up at a recent event in Hong Kong, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's director, Hajime Tabata, shared some artwork on a project dubbed 'Final Fantasy Type Next'. The project was originally in development before focus was shifted to Final Fantasy XV. Funnily enough, we said that Final Fantasy Type-0 HD was a perfect candidate...

News: Here's How to Break the Final Fantasy XV Demo

Here's How to Break the Final Fantasy XV Demo

And we ain't talking limit break

As sure as night follows day - or day follows night, it's not entirely clear - you can guarantee that someone out there is trying to find a way to glitch and break the newest games on the market. Being a demo, and therefore a relatively short and potentially unpolished release, Final Fantasy XV's Episode Duscae is...

News: Of Course eBay Has Dozens of Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae Demo Codes for Sale

Of Course eBay Has Dozens of Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae Demo Codes for Sale

Hot property

Well, we're pretty sure that everyone saw this one coming. If you stroll along to eBay right now, you'll come across a good amount of digital codes for Episode Duscae, the playable Final Fantasy XV demo that comes with early copies of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. Most that we can see are going for between $20 and $30, and while that's...

News: There Be Secrets in This Final Fantasy XV Video

There Be Secrets in This Final Fantasy XV Video

Spoilers, obvs

Where's editor Robert Ramsey when you need him? Busy day dreaming over Noctis and his band of bouffant brethren, we daresay. That means that you'll have to make do with this author's powers of Final Fantasy XV deduction, which could do with some grinding. Indulge us, then, for one article – unless you're spoiler sensitive, in which...

News: This Final Fantasy XV PS4 Video Absolutely Blew Us Away, But Beware of Demo Spoilers

This Final Fantasy XV PS4 Video Absolutely Blew Us Away, But Beware of Demo Spoilers

Seriously

Right, we've already mentioned it in the headline, but we're going to say it again: if you don't want anything about the Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae demo to be spoiled, then we'd suggest clicking off this article as fast as you like. We never endorse spoilers, of course, but the video that we've embedded is just too impressive not...

News: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Unboxing Video Will Educate You on the Limited and Collector's Editions

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Unboxing Video Will Educate You on the Limited and Collector's Editions

Class assembly

If you're still on the fence when it comes Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, this official unboxing video may help you make up your mind. Clocking in at around eleven minutes, we get a pretty detailed look at what you get in the game's limited and collector's editions. But is the game any good? Find out in our Final Fantasy Type-0 Review Of...

Review: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (PlayStation 4)

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (PlayStation 4)

Emotion sickness

Final Fantasy Type-0 is a PlayStation Portable title that never made it outside of Japan, much to the dismay of many overseas fans. Boasting real time, action-packed combat and a mission-based structure, it's an example of the franchise stepping out of its comfort zone with a project that's not entirely what we've come to expect. In...

News: Life Is Strange: Episode 2 Gets Curiouser and Curiouser This Month

Life Is Strange: Episode 2 Gets Curiouser and Curiouser This Month

Better Caul school

Maxine Caulfield's angst heavy adventure Life Is Strange will continue from 24th March, developer DONTNOD announced during an EGX Rezzed panel this weekend. Also known as Tumblr: The Episodic Game – not really – the second instalment in the ongoing series promises to deal with the consequences of your actions a little more...

News: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Does Indeed Feature Annoying Sounding Moogles 

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Does Indeed Feature Annoying Sounding Moogles 

Gameplay trailer's good, otherwise

After Final Fantasy XIII-2, we're desperate for a return to moogles that don't sound like they're helium enthusiasts. Unfortunately for us, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD features similarly big headed, squeaky moogles, as its latest trailer showcases. Thankfully, the rest of the video's actually pretty good, and focusses...

News: So, Final Fantasy XV Features Product Placement

So, Final Fantasy XV Features Product Placement

Cue outrage

Courtesy of a couple of new screenshots from Final Fantasy XV, people are busy losing their minds over the fact that the game features product placement. For those unfamiliar with the term, this means that real world objects, complete with their branding, will appear in the release. Coleman, a relatively popular brand as far as...

News: Demand a Final Fantasy VII Remake Thanks to Square Enix's Official Player Survey 

Demand a Final Fantasy VII Remake Thanks to Square Enix's Official Player Survey 

It should have seen this coming

Right now, you can take part in Square Enix's official player survey, in which the company asks what your gaming habits are, what gaming sites you visit, and what games you'd like to see the Japanese publisher produce in the future. Of course, we already bet that it's swamped in requests for a Final Fantasy VII...

News: Final Fantasy XV's Combat Is like Nothing the Series Has Seen Before

Final Fantasy XV's Combat Is like Nothing the Series Has Seen Before

Hack and flash

One of the most common questions we see around the 'net regarding Final Fantasy XV is 'how does combat actually work?' Well, thanks to the game's PAX East panel, which occurred over the weekend, we finally have a detailed look at the systems and mechanics behind the title's battles. As if it wasn't already obvious, we're dealing with...