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1 month ago.
Square Enix reveals Final Fantasy VII Remake cover art, new screenshots and boss battle gameplay
About a week after demoing some new footage at Tokyo Game Show 2019, Square Enix has uploaded an official gameplay trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake, showing the Abzu boss battle in the sewers that was shown live on stage. We've also got nearly two dozen new screenshots as well as a reveal of the game's final boxart. As you can see, it's incredibly faithful to the original North American boxart. For this remake,…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake gameplay reveals Party Menu UI, "Classic" battle mode, Squats mini-game and more
During the game's presentation event at Tokyo Game Show 2019, Final Fantasy VII Remake producer Yoshinori Kitase took center stage to showcase new gameplay footage as well as show off a few of the features included in the remake. UPDATE #1: Twitter account @finalfantasyvii has shared more details regarding the new gameplay footage shown in the presentation. We've updated the descriptions below to include the new tidbits. Here's what was shown: Party Menu UI Square Enix has revealed the Party Menu UI players will…
2 months ago.
Oninaki Review
With the recent release of much-anticipated Action RPG Oninaki, Tokyo RPG Factory - the leading minds behind 2016 release I Am Setsuna--tuck another game under their belt. However, unlike breakout hit Setsuna, Oninaki leaves much to be desired. The story starts out strongly, player taking on the role of a Watcher named Kagachi as he ferries souls from the lands of both living and dead, gameplay switching from one world to the other with an initial ease I found captivating.…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake gets a new trailer at TGS 2019
With this year's Tokyo Game Show finally underway, Square Enix has released a brand new trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake, and it's glorious. The video below treats viewers with almost 3 minutes worth of new footage of the game, giving us our first look at the Turks like Reno and Rude, summons including Ifrit and Shiva, and so much more. Check it out: English Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBpq_Jq7yn0 Japanese Trailer https://youtu.be/9ZIpdx-3QCc Final Fantasy VII Remake is set to release for PlayStation 4 on March 3, 2020. Check here…
4 months ago.
Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review
With just months shy of the first game's three year anniversary, Dragon Quest Builders 2 has arrived on western shores - primed once again to fulfill every sandbox player's needs. Having played and reviewed the original to completion, a sequel certainly piqued my interest. Could they freshen up the formula? Or would it be more of the same? Moving on to the game world, Dragon Quest Builders 2 finds itself set in Torland where you the hero has to now deal…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Review
Final Fantasy XIV is a massively multiplayer online role playing game that originally released back in September of 2010. However, due to a lot of extreme issues that made the game nearly unplayable, it took the combined efforts of director/producer Naoki Yoshida, his development team and the community of devoted fans to bring the game back from the brink of destruction and become what would be called Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. This "revamped" version would launch in August…
4 months ago.
Here's a round of new Final Fantasy VII Remake screenshots
Following E3 2019, Square Enix has shared a wave of new screenshots for Final Fantasy VII Remake including shots of combat, exploration, and cutscenes. In detail, we're given a sharper look at the game's beloved four main characters in action and the iconic locales of Midgar such as Shinra headquarters and the city streets. UPDATE: Square Enix has released new character renders featuring Cloud Strife and Aerith Gainsborough. From Twitter, the company has also provided bits of description relating to the…
4 months ago.
Tetsuya Nomura shares Final Fantasy VII Remake information regarding Honey Bee Inn, dialogue options and more in Famitsu interview
In the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu, Final Fantasy VII Remake director Tetsuya Nomura shared some new information in an interview regarding some interesting additions to the upcoming remake, including dialogue options, new event scenarios and more. Editors Note: An article published by twinfinite.net has translated the Famitsu interview with Tetsuya Nomura in full, and provides further elaboration and context on the tidbits of the rough translations we originally posted from gematsu. We have updated this article to reflect the new…
5 months ago.
Yoshinori Kitase unsure how many games Final Fantasy VII Remake will span
Jason Schreier, a news editor for gaming website Kotaku, spoke with Final Fantasy VII Remake’s director Yoshinori Kitase, who revealed in an interview that, while Final Fantasy VII Remake is already impressively large, he and his development team are uncertain how many games will span the entire project. “Unfortunately we can’t say anything more about the future games, because we don’t know ourselves.” Kitase had then added that the development team is currently in the process of planning out the scope of…
5 months ago.
Here's the E3 2019 presentation for Final Fantasy VII Remake
During Square Enix's E3 2019 broadcast event, producer Yoshinori Kitase took center stage to share more details about Final Fantasy VII Remake, and following his speech came a galore of glorious gameplay footage and other tidbits. From a breakdown on the combat system to our first look at the Guard Scorpion boss battle, Square Enix didn't shy away to show viewers plenty of the game in action. If you're craving to see it, the folks over at Gamespot have uploaded the…
5 months ago.
Square Enix reveals the main voice cast for Final Fantasy VII Remake
Following the game's showing on the company's E3 2019 broadcast reveal, Square Enix has revealed the main voice cast for Final Fantasy VII Remake due out for PlayStation 4 on March 3, 2020. Looking at the list below, it's confirmed that neither of the original voiceovers from past titles related to Final Fantasy VII will be reprising their roles for the remake. Instead, Square Enix are opting for a whole new voice cast to handle the beloved characters. Check it out: Cloud, voiced…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake reveals new gameplay, Tifa, and special editions
At Square Enix's E3 2019 presentation, Final Fantasy VII Remake producer Yoshinori Kitase took to the stage to detail more about the game. He said remaking the game has allowed them to dive deeper into the world and expand upon it. It includes two Blu-ray discs worth of content. The game uses a hybrid system that fuses action and strategy. Pressing Square will let you attack. You will build ATB with each attack, and when each bar is full you…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake due out March 3, 2020; watch the new teaser trailer
Ahead of the company's E3 2019 broadcast event, Square Enix has dropped a brand new teaser trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake during their 'A Symphonic Reunion' tribute concert, and there's plenty in it to get excited for. For starters, we're finally provided with the full worldwide release date for the long-awaited remake, which is due out on March 3, 2020 for PlayStation 4. Additionally, viewers are also treated with more snippets of juicy gameplay footage and cutscenes. This comes to us…
6 months ago.
Kingdom Hearts III Review
Combining popular Final Fantasy themes with famous Walt Disney films, the Kingdom Hearts series has captivated the gaming world since it’s original release back in 2002. There wasn’t anything quite like it at the time, and if I’m being honest, there still isn’t anything quite like watching Donald Duck face off against Final Fantasy 7’s Sephiroth set to the backdrop of Disney’s Hercules. And somehow, Square Enix and the Walt Disney Company have made this bizarre combination work, so much…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Teaser Trailer Analysis
The hype is real! State of Play just debuted Final Fantasy VII Remake for the first time since 2015 (yes it was really that long ago). Since then, there's been virtually no information outside of a few teases and things here and there. However, Nomura said that this year's theme was "7" clearly indicating that Final Fantasy VII would finally be kicking off starting this year. If you haven't seen this trailer yet... what are you…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy VII Remake gets a teaser trailer; more to come this June
Sony has unveiled a new teaser trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake via their newly "State of Play" broadcast today and it looks glorious. According to game director Tetsuya Nomura via Twitter, most of the plans for the game are already in place in the run-up to its launch. Nomura also promises for more information to release this coming June, which suggests the game may make an appearance at E3 2019. And finally, producer Yoshinor Kitase has shared a message about the…
10 months ago.
The Last Remnant Remastered Review
Originally released worldwide back in 2009 for the Xbox 360 and Windows PC later that same year, The Last Remnant is a stand-alone title from Square Enix with unique gameplay elements, large scale battles and charming characters. The game follows the story of a young man named Rush Sykes, who desperately searches for his sister in a world on the border of full scale war over the control of ancient, magical artifacts known as Remnants. I didn’t have the chance to…
11 months ago.
We check out the Japanese Dragon Quest Builders 2 demo
Dragon Quest Builders 2 is the sequel to 2016's Dragon Quest Builders, a game much in the vein of Minecraft but with a Dragon Quest flair. Right now, it's only scheduled to launch in Japan on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch this December 20th -- and there's no word yet on a localization overseas. Still, a free demo has been uploaded to the Japanese PlayStation Store. You can watch us play through the PlayStation 4 version of the Japanese demo…
1 year ago.
A look at World of Final Fantasy's "Maxima Upgrade" DLC
World of Final Fantasy Maxima is available today on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch and includes brand-new content including additional Mirages to collect, new bosses, a fishing mini-game with Noctis, the ability to switch Reynn and Lann out for Champions, and more. On PlayStation 4 and Steam you'll be able to purchase a separate "Maxima Upgrade" DLC that includes all the additions the other platforms are receiving. In the video below, we highlight some of the new features and content. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JR0XPsJyeGU…
1 year ago.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the third and final installment to the new and reimagined prequel trilogy of the Tomb Raider franchise originally released back in 1996. Following the story of Lara Croft as she uncovers the mysteries surrounding her father’s murder, she accidentally unleashes a Maya Apocalypse in a desperate attempt to keep a dangerous artifact out of the hands of Trinity; a military organization determined to control the fate of the world using ancient and powerful relics. I…