For the many millions who know of Final Fantasy VIIs storyline, news of Japanese game developers, Square Enix, trademarking the name "Shinra Company" could be either exciting or terrifying. With the in game version of Shinra essentially being a mega corporation, responsible for the worlds energy, as well as creating…
Some of the features for Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster are a bit vague, so Square-Enix have released a new trailer, exactly detailing what we should expect. The majority of the new content comes from features not released outside of Japan, such as the Final Fantasy X-2 epilogue called…
As far as previous generation games go, Tomb Raider was hardly lacking in the visuals department, so it may seem like a strange choice for a visual upgrade and shunt onto the now current generation consoles. The most obvious motivation for this is money, though Crystal Dynamics have stated that…
Square-Enix have released 17 minutes of uninterrupted gameplay footage of the upcoming Thief reboot. Taking place within the first mission, Lockdown, this video shows one way of getting to Garrett's hideout. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAQhxHmptS8 Showing off some of Garrett's gadgetry, Thief, at least in passing, seems remarkably close to its predecessors. A…
DeviantArt and Square Enix have teamed up to bring fans the ultimate Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII art contest. To take part, budding artists simply need to create their own customised design for Lightning, to celebrate the huge amounts of customisation available in the latest game. This includes changing Lightning's…
This trailer for Murdered: Soul Suspect sets up the premise for the game from Airtight Games and Square Enix. You'll take the role of detective Ronan O' Connor, who is promptly murdered, only to find he's come back to the land of the living as a ghost. He'll then have…
Sony have posted a new trailer on the Playstation Blog, detailing the Thief series reboot. Giving a brief overview of the core mechanics and concepts, Thief 101: Everything You Need To Know is well trodden ground for anyone who has kept an eye on the games development. The trailer is…
Square-Enix have released a retrospective trailer, created to catch players up on the events of the Final Fantasy XIII story thus far. To make it that little bit more interesting, it is done in the 16-bit style of Final Fantasy VI. Coming out ahead of the February release of Lightning…
The world is coming to an end and the saviour has come to save the world from destruction. That is the premise for the next instalment in the Lightning trilogy, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Back at the EuroGamer Expo last year we were able to try out the game,…
In the rating for upcoming stealth title, Thief 4, the Entertainment Software Rating Board have 'awarded' Eidos-Montreal's game a "mature" rating for containing a few naughty sections which suggest some in-game nudity. The spoiler-free ESRB synopsis gave Thief this rating due to "Blood, Nudity, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Use of…
Square Enix today released Deus Ex: the Fall onto the Google Play Store, allowing those with with Android devices to experience the most recent entry in the Deus Ex canon. Set in 2027, the game follows the plot of a tie-in novel to 2011's Deus Ex: Human Revolution called Deus…
All of the new graphical upgrades on Tomb Raider's main character Lara Croft are extensively highlighted in this upgrade of sorts developed by Crystal Dynamics. Tomb Raider was originally released  last year on PS3, PC and Xbox 360, and was praised for its action segments, blockbuster presentation and its tomb…
Today Square Enix have revealed a new pre-order incentive for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. 'Spira's Summoner,' aka Yuna's Final Fantasy X outfit, will be available for American customers who pre-order the title through Amazon. This is on top of the Cloud Strife outfit, which is already bundled in with…
A new trailer emerged today for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Featured at the end of the XBL demo that many missed out on, but can hopefully check out soon, this glimpse of the title has a much more theatrical approach than we've seen before. With a focus on the…
Earlier this week the demo for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII showed up on Xbox Live, to the surprise of everyone who saw it. However, the content mysteriously vanished without a trace within a few hours. Square Enix have since stated that this was due to a technical glitch, which…
Square Enix’s game streaming service, Core Online, has been taken down after just 18 months, according to the company. The announcement came through the publisher’s support page stating that Core Online “was released as an experiment to see what demand there would be for HD games played via the browser.…
On its official website, IO Interactive, the developer behind the Hitman series, issued what it called an "open letter to all Hitman fans", delivering some of the earliest details of the new game in the Hitman series, which is currently in development for PS4, Xbox One and PC. IO Interactive…
The demo for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is now available on Xbox Live. As with most demos it is free to download but it appears you need a Gold account to be able to access it, so those who aren't subscribed will miss out. While it hasn't cropped up…
The talented folks at Man at Arms have turned their hand to yet another amazing video game weapon. As you can see, this time, it's a doozy. According to the video, the previously made Buster Sword was looking lonely, so they made it an equally ludicrous friend and the result…
It's been over two years since El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron came to western shores, and to be honest, it didn't make a big impression. While the game received generally positive feedback for its stunning visuals and curious story, the game play was slightly underwhelming, and it was overall…
An industry insider, known as "Thuway" on twitter, who is apparently know as a reliable source of game industry information (according to dualshockers), has tweeted out some interesting comments about Final Fantasy XV: FFXV PS4 Exclusivity, even to this day, some insiders claim, was a thing; and these insiders are…