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News: Traditional Japanese RPG I Am Setsuna Is Heading West on PS4

Traditional Japanese RPG I Am Setsuna Is Heading West on PS4

No Vita release, though

Fans of more traditional Japanese role-playing game design will definitely want to take note of I Am Setsuna - a title that makes use of a Final Fantasy-esque Active Time Battle system. The release was specifically designed by Square Enix's Tokyo RPG Factory team to evoke the feel of Japanese RPGs from the past, and, to be...

Rumour: Final Fantasy XV Goes on a PS4 Road Trip from 30th September

Final Fantasy XV Goes on a PS4 Road Trip from 30th September

Crystal ball

After a decade in the making, Final Fantasy XV will apparently launch on 30th September on the PlayStation 4. The news comes courtesy of Gematsu, who are citing several independent sources for the date. It will apparently be officially revealed during Square Enix's upcoming 'Uncovered' fan event, which is scheduled to take place at...

Review: Hitman: Intro Pack (PS4)

Hitman: Intro Pack (PS4)

Making a killing

When Hitman's release schedule was revealed, a lot of people weren't happy about its episodic nature. Many fans feared that the game would be a massive disappointment akin to the likes of Hitman Absolution, but that is most definitely not the case. On the surface, the Intro Pack may seem a bit steep at its £11.99/$14.99 price –...

News: Get Your First Look at PS4, PS3 JRPG Star Ocean 5 in English Tomorrow

Get Your First Look at PS4, PS3 JRPG Star Ocean 5 in English Tomorrow

Star power

Are we all ready for some more Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness, then? We've known for a while that the game's coming West later this year, but we're yet to see any English media. Fortunately, that's going to change tomorrow, as the title's brand new Twitter account has revealed that the first English trailer is incoming. Now...

News: PlayStation Plus Members Can Try Hitman on PS4 for Free in March

PlayStation Plus Members Can Try Hitman on PS4 for Free in March

Assassin's glee

Hitman's episodic reboot is only a few weeks away at this point, but publisher Square Enix is opening the beta to everyone with a PlayStation Plus membership from 4th March on the PlayStation 4. The online sampler will run over the course of the following weekend, so you'll have plenty of opportunity to get to grips with Agent 47's...

Review: Hitman Go: Definitive Edition (PS4)

Hitman Go: Definitive Edition (PS4)

Dio-drama

For a hit to go off successfully, assassins need to work with clockwork efficiency. Hitman Go: Definitive Edition, the PlayStation 4 and Vita port of Square Enix Montreal's mobile spin-off, takes that idea literally, polishing the shiny scalp of cold-blooded killer Agent 47 like it's made of resin – because, well, in this interpretation...

First Impressions: Hitman PS4 Brings the Franchise Back to Its Golden Years

Hitman PS4 Brings the Franchise Back to Its Golden Years

Our thoughts from the beta

It's safe to say that a lot of people were feeling quite nervous about the annoyingly named Hitman. Its episodic release schedule worried many people, and tensions were high after the disappointing Hitman: Absolution – would Square Enix mess up again? After playing the beta for many hours, however, it seems that...

News: Hitman Go Suits Up on PS4, Vita Next Week

Hitman Go Suits Up on PS4, Vita Next Week

Looking sharp

Critically acclaimed turn-based stealth game Hitman Go is sneaking to the PlayStation 4 and Vita on 23rd February, Square Enix has announced on its blog. In case you haven't heard of the spin-off, it's a strategy game played on a grid-based map in which you have to time your moves to coincide with the movement of the guards. Back...

News: Dragon Quest Heroes II Adds More Familiar Faces

Dragon Quest Heroes II Adds More Familiar Faces

Okay, maybe not that familiar

As you'd expect, Dragon Quest Heroes II is getting numerous new characters added to its colourful cast. We already know of four original warriors that have been thrown into the mix, but six additional personalities from past Dragon Quest titles have been confirmed thanks to a scan from the latest issue of Japanese...

News: Shave Your Hair Ahead of Hitman Beta on PS4

Shave Your Hair Ahead of Hitman Beta on PS4

Slapstick slayin'

With the Hitman beta fast approaching on the PlayStation 4, you've got days left to deal with your hair and stock up on turtle-neck jumpers. The stress test will be available to everyone who pre-orders the game from 12th February, and there's a brief trailer for the online sampler embedded below. The word on the street is that,...