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News: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Touted As A Franchise Reboot By Eidos Montreal

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Touted As A Franchise Reboot By Eidos Montreal

Deus Ex: Human Revolution's director, Jean-Francois Dugas, has described the title as “reboot of the franchise"

The first game was a smash hit when it launched in 2000, but 2003's follow-up was less successful. Still, it's been over six years since the last game, and developers Eidos Montreal reckon it's time for a refresh. “Obviously, we see it as a reboot of the franchise, we see it kind of a..

News: Front Mission Evolved Gets Decorated By Metal Gear Solid

Front Mission Evolved Gets Decorated By Metal Gear Solid

One of the less interesting announcements out of last week's Comic-Con came from Square Enix

Sure, decorating your Front Mission Evolved Wanzer with familiar Metal Gear Solid logos might excite some - but it's not exactly the controllable Metal Gear cross-over we'd hoped for. Still, we'll always get behind gaming synergy, so don't let our indifference get you down too much.

Rumour: Hitman 5 Is Real, In Development & Is Due Christmas 2011 "At The Earliest"

Hitman 5 Is Real, In Development & Is Due Christmas 2011 "At The Earliest"

Eurogamer's got a pretty beefy rumour regarding IO Interactive's long-standing Hitman franchise

According to the website, Hitman 5 is currently in development at the Danish studio and is due for release Christmas 2011 "at the earliest". Retail sources are backing up Eurogamer's claim, stating that they believe the title would be "most likely" to release in 2011. Many believe..

News: Square Enix Confirms Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together For The PSP

Square Enix Confirms Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together For The PSP

What kind of a title is that? Our sentiments exactly

A bad one, we think. Either that, or a totally unbelievable one. Either way, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together has been confirmed for the PSP by Square Enix - and it's heading to the West. The game's a PSP remake of Square's 1995 SNES title. It was never published in Europe. Square's enlisting on key members of the original game's team to make..

News: Art Hints At New Hitman Title For 2011 [UPDATED]

Art Hints At New Hitman Title For 2011 [UPDATED]

Looks like you're going to get a new Hitman title next year

Some artwork posted by Great Graphics (since removed) includes a poster of the skin-headed protagonist from the Hitman franchise and a 2011 date. Great Graphics worked with IO Interactive on Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, so it doesn't seem implausible that they'd be working on promotion art for a new Hitman too. It's worth noting that the..

First Impressions: Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days on PlayStation 3 Demo

Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days on PlayStation 3 Demo

Kane & Lynch is a franchise that will long be marred by the controversy that took place outside of the product

The original game was a bit of a mess, with poor shooting mechanics taking centre stage in an interesting, but under-developed piece of fiction. Despite that, you'd be forgiven for thinking a sequel wasn't necessary — but developers IO Interactive have other ideas about their gritty..

News: Lara Croft & The Guardian Of Light Goes XBOX 360 Exclusive... For A Few Weeks

Lara Croft & The Guardian Of Light Goes XBOX 360 Exclusive... For A Few Weeks

Don't sweat it

Lara Croft & The Guardian Of Light may be going XBOX 360 exclusive... But it's only for a few weeks. Four to be precise. In order to be part of the Summer Of Arcade promotion Microsoft runs every year, Crystal Dynamics has confirmed that the upcoming downloadable Tomb Raider adventure, Lara Croft & The Guardian Of Light, will be an XBOX 360 exclusive for a whopping month..

News: PlayStation Plus Subscribers Get Early Access To The Kane & Lynch 2 Demo On July 20th

PlayStation Plus Subscribers Get Early Access To The Kane & Lynch 2 Demo On July 20th

If, like us, you're looking forward to IO Interactive's upcoming low-fidelity shooter, Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, you're going to want to be a PlayStation Plus subscriber

The demo will be available a week earlier for premium subscribers, giving users the opportunity to download the sample on July 20th. Non-subscribers will get access to the download on July 27th. If you're already a PlayStation..

Feature: Push Square's Most Anticipated PlayStation Games Of Holiday 2010: Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep

Push Square's Most Anticipated PlayStation Games Of Holiday 2010: Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep

One of two PlayStation Portable games on this list, Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep is a prequel to the PlayStation 2 game, taking place some ten years prior to the events of the original

Again its set to be a loving marriage between Disney and Square Enix in an action RPG guise. What stands out about Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep is not so much the familiarity of the startling cutesy concept, but..

News: "Technical Problems" The Cause Of Final Fantasy XIV's Delay On PlayStation 3

"Technical Problems" The Cause Of Final Fantasy XIV's Delay On PlayStation 3

Final Fantasy XIV comes out sometime in September on the PC

PlayStation 3 players, however, will have to wait until March of next year. Why is this? Well, the game's producer, Hiromichi Tanaka, has revealed that "technical problems" are at the core of the delay. “We understand the wrath of players, and developers are sorry because they did everything they could to have a simultaneous..

News: Surprise: Sony Confirm They'll Be Showing Stuff At TGS

Surprise: Sony Confirm They'll Be Showing Stuff At TGS

E3's only just finished, GamesCom's on the horizon and then

.. Well, then there's TGS. A partial list of Tokyo Game Show exhibitors has been released, including plenty of familiar faces. SEGA, Square Enix, Capcom, Konami; they'll all be there. As will Sony. Over 138 companies are currently confirmed for the show, with that number certain to rise as the September show nears. Andriasang's got the..

News: Square Enix's Lord Of Arcana Announced For The PlayStation Portable

Square Enix's Lord Of Arcana Announced For The PlayStation Portable

Square Enix has announced that their PSP multiplayer action title, Lord Of Arcana, will hit the PlayStation Portable

The multiplayer fantasy game will have you take on the role of a slayer in search of the power of Arcana. Did anybody say Monster Hunter? The artwork's been designed in collaboration with numerous successful illustrators, aswell as some renowned Square Enix staff. Handily, Square..

News: Final Fantasy XIV Launches In September, PS3 Version Pushed Back To March

Final Fantasy XIV Launches In September, PS3 Version Pushed Back To March

Square Enix has announced that they'll release Final Fantasy XIV on the PC worldwide this September

The game will drop on September 30th, with a special edition hitting Europe a week earlier on the 22nd. Unfortunately, it's been announced that the PS3 version has been held back to March 2011. No reason was given for the delay, but we presume it's just because it's a bit harder getting these things..

News: Final Fantasy Versus XIII's Script Is All Finished Up

Final Fantasy Versus XIII's Script Is All Finished Up

Ready for this: Final Fantasy Versus XIII's story and script is finished

Uh-huh, that's according to a Dengeki PlayStation quote from Tetsuya Nomura himself. Apparently the character design is all done and dusted too, so we'll get our first glimpses of the game's cast soon. We have to say, it's rather worrying that after years and years of development, the script's only just been finalised. How far..

News: Final Fantasy Versus XIII Looks Just A Little Bit Pretty, Then

Final Fantasy Versus XIII Looks Just A Little Bit Pretty, Then

A notable absentee from last week's E3, Final Fantasy Versus XIII is still a product and it's still coming to the PlayStation 3

The latest issue of Japanese magazine Dengeki PlayStation has confirmed as much, most importantly noting that the game will be on show at the Tokyo Game Show later in the year. The Dengeki PlayStation write-up also notes a few new features, most notably the battle system..

News: If You Like MMOs, You Might Want This ENORMOUS PlayStation 3 Controller

If You Like MMOs, You Might Want This ENORMOUS PlayStation 3 Controller

Do you want the complete setup for MMOs on your PlayStation 3? Of course you do, right? It's an essential for the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV

So thank goodness for Hori's "PS3 MMO Controller". Not only does it include a full keyboard, but it also has an analogue stick and face buttons. Apparently this version's a concept model only, but Hori will be ready in time for Final Fantasy XIV.