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News: PS4 Exclusive NieR Automata's Still Lookin' Nice

PS4 Exclusive NieR Automata's Still Lookin' Nice

So NieR, so far

It's been a little while since we last heard anything about NieR Automata, the Platinum Games developed action spin on Square Enix's cult PlayStation 3 series. However, as part of an event in Tokyo today, a few new minutes of gameplay footage – as well as a trailer – were shown to an excitable crowd. It's looking a bit of...

News: Final Fantasy XV's Dev Team Played a Lot of The Witcher 3 Last Year

Final Fantasy XV's Dev Team Played a Lot of The Witcher 3 Last Year

And a lot of other Western RPGs

Final Fantasy XV's Hajime Tabata has had a lot to say about the game's development in the past, and in an interview with official Xbox YouTube channel Xbox On - yes, we know - the likeable director shares some interesting bits and pieces on various aspects of the upcoming release. One quote in particular caught our...

News: Fresh Final Fantasy XV Info Is Incoming

Fresh Final Fantasy XV Info Is Incoming

Next Active Time Report dated

Last week, we reported on a Japanese Final Fantasy XV livestream featuring director Hajime Tabata. That stream's now come and gone, and as it turns out, the big news from the broadcast is that the next Active Time Report has been given a date. We'd make a joke about announcements of announcements, but hey, we've got...

News: Star Ocean 5's English Battle Trailer Carves Up Some Slick PS4 Gameplay

Star Ocean 5's English Battle Trailer Carves Up Some Slick PS4 Gameplay

It's raining swords

The Star Ocean series is well known for its often hectic, action-based combat systems, and Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness looks to carry on that legacy. The game's got a new battle trailer that covers the fundamentals of fighting, and we have to admit that it looks like a lot of fun. Alongside your basic light and...

Live: Get Another Glimpse of Star Ocean 5 PS4 Gameplay

Get Another Glimpse of Star Ocean 5 PS4 Gameplay

Characters and battle system to be detailed

Square Enix's second Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness livestream is kicking off tonight. It'll apparently feature a better look at the game's combat system, and dish out some new informative nuggets on the title's cast of colourful characters, which probably means that we'll be getting a few new...

News: There's Another Final Fantasy XV Livestream Next Week

There's Another Final Fantasy XV Livestream Next Week

There's no stopping this train

Thanks to Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV, it feels like we've been subjected to a decade's worth of information with regards to Final Fantasy XV, and in a way, we suppose that's an accurate description. Indeed, after such a long wait, we now know more about Noctis and the gang than ever before, but the hype train isn't...

News: Lengthy Dragon Quest Heroes II Trailer Is Stuffed with PS4 Gameplay

Lengthy Dragon Quest Heroes II Trailer Is Stuffed with PS4 Gameplay

A heroic effort

Dragon Quest Heroes II is due out next month in Japan, so Square Enix is understandably starting to push the action role-playing game. The publisher's released a brand new eight-minute trailer that shows off a ton of PlayStation 4 gameplay, and even details many of the title's refreshed systems and additions. Perhaps the biggest...

News: PSone Favourite Fear Effect to Seek Crowd Funding for Fresh Entry

PSone Favourite Fear Effect to Seek Crowd Funding for Fresh Entry

Back from the brink

Bloody nora, remember Fear Effect? The original remains one of the PSone's most iconic games; the sequel, with its overly sexualised characters, less so. The cool thing is that it's making a comeback – well, if indie developer Sushee can raise enough money on Kickstarter, that is. Basically, publisher Square Enix has given...

News: By the Way, Game Informer's Final Fantasy XV Magazine Cover Is Gorgeous

By the Way, Game Informer's Final Fantasy XV Magazine Cover Is Gorgeous

Fit for a king

This author's not entirely sure why office JRPG hype merchant Robert Ramsey didn't post this, but perhaps it carries more weight if your resident Final Fantasy sceptic covers it instead. Game Informer announced its new cover story this week, and it's, of course, all about Final Fantasy XV. But while some of the meatier details have...

News: Final Fantasy XV Features Dialogue Choices and Over 200 Side Quests

Final Fantasy XV Features Dialogue Choices and Over 200 Side Quests

A load of new info on Noctis' adventure

The latest issue of Game Informer magazine has a ton of new information on Final Fantasy XV, including a few little bits and pieces that we think are well worth sharing. Indeed, much of this is stuff that we didn't even know, despite having written approximately one billion articles on Square Enix's upcoming...

News: Sold Out Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Edition Is Already on eBay for Crazy Money

Sold Out Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Edition Is Already on eBay for Crazy Money

As you'd expect

Announced during the Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event last week, the Ultimate Collector's Edition of Final Fantasy XV is one hell of a package, bundling the game with a figure, physical copies of the upcoming movie and anime, and a slew of other bits and pieces. Unsurprisingly, the expensive limited edition sold out incredibly...

Hands On: Platinum Demo: Final Fantasy XV Is Well Worth the Free Download on PS4

Platinum Demo: Final Fantasy XV Is Well Worth the Free Download on PS4

An interesting glimpse into the game

Announced during the Uncovered: Final Fantsy XV event, Platinum Demo: Final Fantasy XV is yet more evidence that Square Enix likes to come up with terrible names. It's also a rather interesting glimpse into the inner workings of Final Fantasy XV, and provides a pleasant little adventure to boot. As far as free...

News: Sony Plays the Nostalgia Card with This Collection of Final Fantasy Ads

Sony Plays the Nostalgia Card with This Collection of Final Fantasy Ads

All the way from VII to XV

Sony and Square Enix are obviously going to be pushing Final Fantasy XV pretty hard as we approach its 30th September release date, but we have a feeling that both companies will be gearing up to go all-out in Japan, where a game of this magnitude could have an impact on the shrinking home console market. As such, a...

Poll: Will You Be Buying Final Fantasy XV?

Will You Be Buying Final Fantasy XV?

Let's go on a road trip

Now that Final Fantasy XV finally has a release date and Square Enix has shared its plans for the game, we have to ask: will you be buying it this September? Despite being in production for ten years, the hype's always remained high for Noctis' upcoming adventure, but with director Hajime Tabata stating that the title has...

News: Final Fantasy XV Has to Sell a Helluva Lot of Copies to Be a Success

Final Fantasy XV Has to Sell a Helluva Lot of Copies to Be a Success

Good luck

Final Fantasy XV has undoubtedly cost Square Enix an absolute bloody fortune. The Japanese publisher is seemingly putting everything into the upcoming action role-playing game, tying full-length feature films, anime adaptations, and more into its universe. When watching the Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event in the very early hours of the...