Back in 2016, the 10-man development team at Sushee announced that they'd be crowdfunding a new entry in the Fear Effect series after being given the green light by Square Enix. Unlike the two third-person action-adventure games back on the PlayStation, which featured cel-shaded graphics and risque advertisements (because lesbians), this new venture was inspired … Continue reading [REVIEW] ‘Fear Effect: Sedna’ Drowns in a Sea of Technical Missteps
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Square Enix Improving Project Octopath Traveler Based on Demo Feedback is Great News
Square Enix's upcoming 2D/3D retro hybrid role-playing game Project Octopath Traveler (working title) received a playable demo on the Nintendo Switch last year, and it appears they're taking the 45,000+ pieces of feedback they received quite seriously. A developer vlog was published earlier today on the official Nintendo YouTube channel detailing the changes, which center on … Continue reading Square Enix Improving Project Octopath Traveler Based on Demo Feedback is Great News
The New Kingdom Hearts III Trailer is Gooooooood
Kingdom Hearts III isn't releasing anytime in the near future, but a brand new gameplay trailer showed up around 1:30 am EST. And boy does it look good. ...and here's the same trailer with English subtitles that was uploaded shortly after. Thank you, Wario64! It appears that we'll receive another new trailer at D23 Expo … Continue reading The New Kingdom Hearts III Trailer is Gooooooood
[REVIEW] Final Fantasy XV
Final Fantasy XV Developer: Square Enix Publisher: Square Enix Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Xbox One After a well documented development cycle where Final Fantasy Versus XIII was trapped in the ninth circle of hell for a decade and managed to emerge as Final Fantasy XV, imagine my surprise when Square Enix's latest installment in their long-running … Continue reading [REVIEW] Final Fantasy XV
Let’s Discuss the World of Final Fantasy Demo, Shall We?
Set to release on October 25th for the PlayStation 4 and Vita handheld, World of Final Fantasy saw its first playable demo on both consoles earlier today (EDIT: The Vita version doesn't actually release until Friday. Sorry!). Without focusing on any form of storytelling, the "dungeon demo" instead walks the player through the game's various … Continue reading Let’s Discuss the World of Final Fantasy Demo, Shall We?
Weekly PSN Sale Discounts Square Enix & 2K Titles
After an impressive E3 sale last week, PSN is now discounting various titles across the Square Enix and 2K Games libraries. As usual, sales run until the following Tuesday at 11am Eastern/8am Pacific. If you're interested in building up your collection of PS One Classics, notable discounts include Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, Final Fantasy Tactics, … Continue reading Weekly PSN Sale Discounts Square Enix & 2K Titles
Final Fantasy XII HD Remaster Confirmed
It's official! Square Enix has confirmed the existence of the long awaited HD remaster of Final Fantasy XII, dubbed Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age. According to Kotaku (translating from the Japanese publication Famitsu), The Zodiac Age will be based on Final Fantasy XII International Zodiac Job System, rather than the standard version we received in … Continue reading Final Fantasy XII HD Remaster Confirmed
With Final Fantasy on the decline, should Square Enix change focus to another series or will another developer carry the JRPG torch?
Once touted as King of the JRPG, the name Square Enix doesn't carry as much clout as it used to. In terms of quality, the Final Fantasy series has been on the decline lately with XIII being a hand-holding linear affair and XIV being a complete failure in the MMO realm. Let's not forget the … Continue reading With Final Fantasy on the decline, should Square Enix change focus to another series or will another developer carry the JRPG torch?