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Review: Lords of the Fallen (PlayStation 4)

Lords of the Fallen (PlayStation 4)

Harkyn and soul

With the spawn of the Souls series, gamers around the world have developed a soft spot for controller breaking games with horrendously difficult barriers of entry. Lords of the Fallen is Polish studio CI Games' first attempt at imitating the franchise's success – but does it stand up to its competitors? While the Souls series...

News: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's New PS4 Trailer Hopes to Get You in a Melodramatic Mood

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's New PS4 Trailer Hopes to Get You in a Melodramatic Mood

Kids these days

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD isn't your typical Final Fantasy title, but its newest cinematic trailer will probably remind you that it is indeed part of Square Enix's moody franchise. It's perhaps a little bloodier than you'd expect, but the CG video still focuses on stylish teens and their flashy magical abilities. Shedding some light...

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

Final Fantasy VII isn’t your archetypal horror game – far from it – but it does include one of the darkest stories of any title belonging to the long-running series. There are a number of disturbing moments found throughout the game, but what follows are a particular few that deeply upset my younger self. Despite the game being...

Live: See More of Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Type 0 HD Right Here

See More of Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Type 0 HD Right Here

The boys are back in town

Phew, we just about managed to catch this one. At 12PM BST, Square Enix will be live streaming an extended Tokyo Game Show presentation which will feature Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Type 0 HD. Sounds good, doesn't it? The only problem, though, is that we're completely unsure how 'extended' the showing will actually...

First Impressions: What New Tricks does Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Learn on PS4?

What New Tricks does Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Learn on PS4?

Yes Wei

Many would argue that the original Sleeping Dogs was the overlooked sandbox gem of the last generation. The title's setting of Hong Kong had a quirky feel to it, and gameplay mixed exploration, kung-fu combat, and a surprisingly enjoyable story. It certainly wasn't as polished or as vast in scope as something like Grand Theft Auto V, but...

TGS 2014: What Will You Be Able to Do in Final Fantasy XV's Four Hour Demo on PS4?

What Will You Be Able to Do in Final Fantasy XV's Four Hour Demo on PS4?

Drive a car

We still don’t know exactly when Final Fantasy XV’s demo will release, but we do know that anyone who purchases a brand new copy of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD next year will be eligible to download the taster on the PlayStation 4. Dubbed ‘Episode Duscae’, the sampler will supposedly offer three to four hours of gameplay, which...

TGS 2014: Final Fantasy XV Is a Real Game, and This PS4 Tech Demo Proves It

Final Fantasy XV Is a Real Game, and This PS4 Tech Demo Proves It

Praise Bahamut

Those of you that are veterans in the PlayStation Nation may be struggling to believe that Final Fantasy XV is an actual game, but this tech demo by Square Enix proves that the publisher at least has a functional prototype finished after eight long years of work. The clip – which can be found approximately 22 minutes into the...

TGS 2014: Some Dragon Quest Heroes Gameplay Footage Appears!

Some Dragon Quest Heroes Gameplay Footage Appears!

Bringing colour to PS4

We got our very first look at the Warriors-Dragon Quest mash-up that is Dragon Quest Heroes during Sony's pre-Tokyo Game Show conference at the beginning of the month, and now, unsurprisingly, the time has come to feast our eyes on some direct gameplay. The footage is fresh from the aforementioned expo that's going on right...

TGS 2014: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Looks Better Than Ever in This PS4 Trailer

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Looks Better Than Ever in This PS4 Trailer

Launching March 2015

Final Fantasy Type-0 is one of those all too common videogame enigmas. Originally released on the PlayStation Portable, it never made its way to western shores. However, the game lives on, and will be receiving a High Definition remake for the PlayStation 4. As a gentle reminder of this fact, Square Enix recently released this...

TGS 2014: Type-0 Companion Final Fantasy Agito Is Coming to PS Vita

Type-0 Companion Final Fantasy Agito Is Coming to PS Vita

Still no Type-0

When poor little Final Fantasy Agito was announced for smartphones and tablets, it was vastly ignored in the West, mainly because of its purpose as a prequel and companion game to the unreleased Final Fantasy Type-0. To add to the PlayStation 4 port announcement of the former PSP exclusive title, however, Square Enix has announced...

TGS 2014: Final Fantasy XV Director Tetsuya Nomura Switches Attention to Kingdom Hearts III

Final Fantasy XV Director Tetsuya Nomura Switches Attention to Kingdom Hearts III

Fantasy land

This is good news or very good news depending on your stance: Square Enix veteran Tetsuya Nomura is no longer in charge of Final Fantasy XV, having switched his attention to Kingdom Hearts III. The Japanese publisher confirmed the news in addition to revealing a stunning trailer for the upcoming role-playing game over night. Check it...

TGS 2014: Final Fantasy XV Gets a Brand New Gameplay Trailer that Features Huge Open Areas and Driving

Final Fantasy XV Gets a Brand New Gameplay Trailer that Features Huge Open Areas and Driving

Finally

You read that right, Final Fantasy XV finally has a new trailer fresh from the Tokyo Game Show. Featuring a typically mellow Noctis, the trailer shows off quite a bit, including glimpses of vast, seemingly open environments, combat, and, er, driving. Whether or not you'll be able to control the car in the video isn't clear, but what we do...

News: Log into Final Fantasy XIV Before September 10th and You May Find Lightning Moping About

Log into Final Fantasy XIV Before September 10th and You May Find Lightning Moping About

Lightning strikes thrice

Journey into the realm of Eorzea before the 10th September and you may just run into a familiar face. That's right, Final Fantasy XIII's Lightning is carving her way into Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn once again, as she returns for the third event of this kind. Even if you're not a fan of Lightning and her rather...