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Review: Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn (PlayStation 3)

Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn (PlayStation 3)

Reborn to try

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is a remake of the failed PC release of the same name, only this time, Square Enix has ported the title to the PlayStation 3. It’s a completely cross-platform game, where PC and PS3 players all reside on the same servers with the exact same content. Purchasing the game includes a 30 day subscription,...

GamesCom 2013: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Goes Overboard With CG Hair

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Goes Overboard With CG Hair

How much does this cost

Square Enix has always been known for its love of CG cutscenes, but we think that the opening part of this new trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII might be taking things a touch too far. It's almost like moody heroine Lightning and gritty-rebooted Snow exist purely to show off their designer hairstyles,...

News: What if Final Fantasy VII Was a Live-Action Web Series?

What if Final Fantasy VII Was a Live-Action Web Series?

Now you can find out

No matter how much you love Final Fantasy VII, we’re guessing that you don’t love it quite as much as Italian director Gionata Medeot. Having produced the live-action trailer embedded below, the London-based media mogul has been recruited by North American upstart Shinra Productions to produce a full web series inspired by...

Rumour: Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Adds a Little Drama

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Adds a Little Drama

Re-release to boast an additional 30 minutes

If you weren’t satisfied with the levels of nonsense in the Final Fantasy X story arc, then you may be elated to learn that Square Enix is aiming to sate your questionable cravings with an additional 30 minute drama added to the end of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster’s credits. According to Jump...

News: This Cloud Strife Costume Makes Lightning Even Moodier

This Cloud Strife Costume Makes Lightning Even Moodier

Power of the cloud

Final Fantasy VII is finally entering the HD era – well, sort of. By pre-ordering Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, you'll snag a SOLDIER uniform that's more than a little reminiscent of Cloud Strife's original attire, along with his iconic Buster Sword. The final chapter in Lightning's tale was recently delayed until...

News: Hitman Developer Struck with Layoffs as Studio Refocuses on Franchise

Hitman Developer Struck with Layoffs as Studio Refocuses on Franchise

Kane and Lynch keeping out of trouble

You can kiss goodbye to any hopes of a Mini Ninjas sequel. A spokesperson for Square Enix Europe has told Games Industry International that Danish developer IO Interactive has had all of its projects cancelled and its workforce cut in half as it refocuses on the Hitman franchise. In the process, former...

E3 2013: Final Fantasy Versus XIII Becomes Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy Versus XIII Becomes Final Fantasy XV

Looks glorious

During Sony's E3 press conference, Square Enix producer Tetsuya Nomura both shocked and confused JRPG fans by showing a trailer for Final Fantasy Versus XIII, before replacing the game's logo with Final Fantasy XV. And the best news? It's headed to the PlayStation 4. The action-packed trailer looked truly stunning, with detailed...

E3 2013: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Celebrates Valentine's Day

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Celebrates Valentine's Day

Square Enix locks in latest adventure

Losers in love will be able to wipe away their tears with a copy of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII next year, as Square Enix has confirmed that the sequel will launch on 14th February in Europe. The game’s due out on the slightly less romantic release date of 11th February in North America – but you...

News: Murdered: Soul Suspect Trailer Steps Beyond the Grave

Murdered: Soul Suspect Trailer Steps Beyond the Grave

Tales from the crypt

Those of you that are fond of ghouls and ghosts – not that kind – will want to hold onto your PlayStation 3 for another year yet, as Square Enix has revealed that spiritual detective title Murdered: Soul Suspect will spook the system in 2014. The game sees you assume the role of a phantom named Ronan O’Connor, who’s...