Tag: Square Enix

  • Ready Up Podcast bonus episode – E3 day 1

    Ready Up Podcast bonus episode – E3 day 1

    Scott, Kieran and Cameron discuss the first full day of E3 with reactions to EA, Microsoft, Bethesda and Square Enix.

  • Final Fantasy XV – First Impressions

    Dean explores the pros and cons of the FFXV demo.

  • Overlored – Final Fantasy 1, 2 & 3

    It seems like some series have been going on forever, but they all have a beginning. There was even a time when Final Fantasy games didn’t come with a Roman numeral after it. The Final Fantasy series started way back in 1987 on the NES but for those of you who don’t cherish retro games…

  • Overlored – Final Fantasy: Nova Fabula Crystalis

    Overlored is a series of light-hearted features that attempt to shine a light on the narratives of some of gaming’s more obscure works. First up is Final Fantasy’s Nova Fabula Crystalis trilogy. So if you jumped into Final Fantasy XIII Lightning Returns and are feeling a little lost, read on and be elucidated… The Final Fantasy…

  • Nosgoth

    The Legacy of Kain games have had a focus on narrative since Blood Omen hit shelves back in the early PlayStation days. Even then its strong writing and voice acting were widely praised, and that theme continued for every other entry into the franchise, the last of which was released on the Gamecube, to give…

  • Final Fantasy VI Port Now Available on Android

    Following an announcement late last year, the legendary Super Nintendo RPG, originally localised in several western territories as Final Fantasy III, is now available on Android devices running version 3.2 (“Honeycomb”) or higher. In a series that often evokes wildly-differing opinions from its fans, Final Fantasy VI is generally considered a high-point (with our own…

  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Features Japanese Voice-Over DLC

    While the localisations of the Final Fantasy XIII series have always featured quality English audio performances – with a cast including heavy-hitters such as Ali “Liara T’Soni” Hillis and Troy “Kanji Tatsumi” Baker – an alternate Japanese track is always welcome for understanding the tone and (arguably) the meaning of the original source material. As an…

  • Lightning Returns ‘Wildlands’ gameplay video

    In the latest of gameplay videos from Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, game design director, Yuji Abe, walks us through the Wildlands, a vast region filled with many dangerous monsters and epic landscapes. Highlights from the video include shops, battles, controller game mechanics and a look into the deep customization menu. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy…

  • Final Fantasy VI Due on iOS and Android This Winter

    The announcement was made following a presentation centred around the smartphone release of Final Fantasy V. Speaking to gaming blog Kotaku, Square director and producer Takashi Tokita confirmed that Final Fantasy VI won’t be a direct port of the seminal SNES JRPG: “It is basically like a remake of the original VI. But there have been some…

  • New Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remastered Footage at TGS

    Announced two years ago at TGS 2011, the home console and handheld remasters of Final Fantasy X and its direct sequel Final Fantasy X-2 will finally be available this holiday season. The HD update will not only run at a much higher resolution than the original versions (which made their PS2 debut way back in…