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News: Murdered: Soul Suspect Proves There Are No Spoilers in the Spirit World

Murdered: Soul Suspect Proves There Are No Spoilers in the Spirit World

You're not dead yet

Is nothing sacred anymore? We appreciate that marketing teams need material to effectively promote their games, but we can’t help but feel that this Murdered: Soul Suspect trailer delves a little too deeply into story specifics. The five-and-a-half minute epic profiles the life of undead detective Ronan O’Connor, outlining...

News: Sony's Square Enix Stock Sales Don't Spell Disaster, Says Final Fantasy Producer

Sony's Square Enix Stock Sales Don't Spell Disaster, Says Final Fantasy Producer

Squarin' up those debts

You may recall a few weeks back that Sony sold all of its 9,520,000 shares in Square Enix. While most were quick to assume that the sale signalled some impending doom for the company, the reasons behind the move were actually much less sinister. Indeed, Final Fantasy series producer Shinji Hashimoto revealed at Comic-Con...

News: This New Murdered: Soul Suspect Trailer Is Some Seriously Chilling Stuff

This New Murdered: Soul Suspect Trailer Is Some Seriously Chilling Stuff

Noir way

Even after the many times that we've heard about it, Murdered: Soul Suspect still feels as ethereal and nebulous as its ghostly protagonist. There's something bizarre and intriguing about the spook-'em-up that we just can't pin down. Set in the notoriously haunted city of Salem, the title sees you playing as a recently murdered gumshoe, who...

News: Whoa, Sony Is Selling All of Its 9,520,000 Shares in Square Enix

Whoa, Sony Is Selling All of Its 9,520,000 Shares in Square Enix

A lightning sale

Here's an odd one: Sony Computer Entertainment has recently announced that it has decided to sell its 9,520,000 shares in Square Enix to Japanese financial company SMBC Nikko Securities. The sale will furnish the firm with a flabbergasting ¥4.7 billion ($47 million) of wallet-filling financial gains. While it's certainly not going...

First Impressions: Murdered: Soul Suspect Makes a Compelling Case on PS4

Murdered: Soul Suspect Makes a Compelling Case on PS4

Ghost crimebuster

A plunge from a fourth floor window to the street below isn’t quite enough to kill hard as nails detective Ronan O’Connor. The seven bullets that follow are. The introduction to our hands-on with the PlayStation 4 version of Murdered: Soul Suspect was certainly arresting, and made us eager to find out more about this upcoming...

News: Plans for Drakengard 3's European Release Get Spilled with a Collector's Edition

Plans for Drakengard 3's European Release Get Spilled with a Collector's Edition

Ask and you shall receive

When news of series prequel Drakengard 3's overseas release was announced last year, fans of the franchise rejoiced following its lengthy hiatus. However, European collectors weren't quite as ecstatic, as it was revealed that the game would only be seeing a physical release in North America. After fan revolting, a...

News: This Fancy Final Fantasy XIV PS4 Really Is a Limited Edition

This Fancy Final Fantasy XIV PS4 Really Is a Limited Edition

One of a kind

Despite the recent release of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, the PlayStation 4 is starting to slump in Japan. While the system remains difficult to track down in the West, the changing nature of the Eastern market means that Sony is struggling to replicate that success in its home nation. One title that may give the next-gen device...

News: Broaden Your Horizons with This Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Update

Broaden Your Horizons with This Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Update

Through the MMO-aelstrom

A fresh selection of screenshots have been released for Square Enix's popular MMO Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, focusing on the upcoming v2.2 update, and showcasing a number of new bosses and locations. Franchise veterans will recognise demon Diablos, a summon in previous games, who will appear near the Ruin of...

News: Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster Trailer Takes You to An Otherworld

Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster Trailer Takes You to An Otherworld

Take me out to the ball game

Over the past few years, we've been cruelly teased with graphical comparisons and trailers galore for the anticipated Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. However, if none of those have gotten your juices flowing, then this latest clip should succeed in sending a shiver down

News: What Are Your Thoughts on Kingdom Hearts? Square Enix Would Like to Know

What Are Your Thoughts on Kingdom Hearts? Square Enix Would Like to Know

Not goofin' around

Despite being dormant for a little while on home consoles, Kingdom Hearts III is set to plot the return of Square Enix’s twee Disney and JRPG mash-up on the PlayStation 4. However, with no firm timeframe attached to the title, the Japanese publisher is taking the opportunity to poll fans on their thoughts on the franchise. And...

Review: Thief (PlayStation 4)

Thief (PlayStation 4)

Tea leaf

Sneaking onto the PlayStation 4, developer Eidos Montreal’s reboot of Thief aims to put anti-hero Garrett back on the throne as the king of the stealth genre. It’s been ten years since the last game in the series, and in that time, undercover titles have undergone a few changes. Gone are the days of instant failures, as the gameplay...