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News: Hell Yes We'd Play a Final Fantasy or Persona Warriors Game

Hell Yes We'd Play a Final Fantasy or Persona Warriors Game

Don't stop at Dragon Quest

What property would you like to see Koei Tecmo adapt into a Warriors game? This is the question that Japanese magazine Famitsu put before its readers, and the results are in. Topping the poll was Touken Ranbu Online - which is sadly lost on us since it's a Japanese browser game. We can only really start to comment when...

News: Wow, Star Ocean 5 Has Come a Long Way in Just a Few Months on PS4

Wow, Star Ocean 5 Has Come a Long Way in Just a Few Months on PS4

Over 40 minutes of new PS4 gameplay

The first time that we saw Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness, it looked as though it was a long way from being finished - so it's nice to see that developer tri-Ace has made a lot of progress over the last few months. In fact, the game's looking pretty great right now on the PlayStation 4, as evidenced...

Preview: Just Cause 3 Blows Us Away on PS4

Just Cause 3 Blows Us Away on PS4

We can't wait to burn it to the ground

It feels good to welcome back Rico Rodriguez – a regime change specialist extraordinaire with a grapple, an attitude, and a huge arsenal of destructive possibilities which will be unleashed on the PlayStation 4 in December. Just Cause 3 is a game that we've have been anticipating ever since finishing...

News: Rise of the Tomb Raider's Launch Trailer Readies You for PS4's Fall 2016 Release

Rise of the Tomb Raider's Launch Trailer Readies You for PS4's Fall 2016 Release

Make your mark

Word on the retail grapevine is that Rise of the Tomb Raider's not trending well, but Microsoft and Square Enix still have a couple of weeks to turn that around. This launch trailer for the temporary Xbox exclusive may help, as we see Lara Croft coming face to face with a group named Trinity, who are in search of MacGuffin artefacts...

Push Scare: How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

Silver lining

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Tuesday, 28th October 2014: Final Fantasy VII isn't your archetypal horror game – far from it – but it does include one of the darkest stories of any...

News: PS4 Exclusive NieR Automata Looks Freakin' Rad

PS4 Exclusive NieR Automata Looks Freakin' Rad

Automata high

Platinum Games know how to put together a flashy trailer, and while this video captured by DualShockers direct from the Paris Games Week 2015 show floor takes a while to get going – well, stick around until the 3:20 mark and you will be rewarded. We get a decent look at PlayStation 4 exclusive NieR Automata in action – and while...

News: PS4's Exclusive NieR Sequel Subtitled Automata

PS4's Exclusive NieR Sequel Subtitled Automata

NieR, far

No Japanese game is complete without a dodgy subtitle, and NieR New Project has been officially named NieR Automata today. The game is in development at Platinum Games for the PlayStation 4, and will take place on a devastated planet Earth, where human created androids battle 'Living Machines' sent by the enemies of mankind. It's probably...

News: Adam Jensen's Deadlier Than Ever in This New Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Gameplay Trailer

Adam Jensen's Deadlier Than Ever in This New Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Gameplay Trailer

High-end weaponry

Adam Jensen isn't just a man who gargles with gravel every morning to give his voice that extreme grit - he's also an enhanced human weapon capable of mass destruction, and in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, he's more versatile and deadly than ever. The included gameplay trailer hammers home that point as we watch Jensen taken people...

News: Dragon Quest Builders Continues to Look Like a Charming Japanese Take on Minecraft

Dragon Quest Builders Continues to Look Like a Charming Japanese Take on Minecraft

What else did you expect?

Minecraft must be doing something right, seeing as it's one of the most popular video games every released, but that's not necessarily why we're liking the look of incoming copycat Dragon Quest Builders. Judging from its latest PlayStation 4 screenshots, we reckon that it all looks rather charming, and the way that the...

News: The End of the World Awaits in Life Is Strange: Episode 5

The End of the World Awaits in Life Is Strange: Episode 5

Mad Max

This is it, then, Arcadia Baes: the brilliant Life Is Strange is hours away from a conclusion. Square Enix has sent out a trailer for Episode 5 – which is named Polarized – but it does warn that there are some spoilers inside. This author will be going on a media blackout for the rest of the week – avoiding plot details is going to be...

News: NieR's PS4 Sequel Is Being Built Almost Entirely by Platinum Games

NieR's PS4 Sequel Is Being Built Almost Entirely by Platinum Games

Does that studio ever sleep?

Platinum Games must be the busiest developer in the industry right now. Not content with having just released Transformers Devastation, the Japanese studio is working on about a billion other games – all of which are due out on various platforms and being made for several different publishers. One such high-profile...

News: Square Enix Is Bringing Everything but the Kitchen Sink to Paris Games Week

Square Enix Is Bringing Everything but the Kitchen Sink to Paris Games Week

Well, probably no Final Fantasy VII Remaster either

There's never really been a big platform holder presence at Paris Games Week before, and we think that that's prompting some people to underestimate just how busy the coming weeks are going to be in the PlayStation Nation. Sony's said that it will be holding a Gamescom-esque press conference in...