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  • FFVII Remake Producer Clarifies How Breaking Up The Game Will Work final fantasy viiFirst the long-demanded Final Fantasy VII remake was revealed at last, and everyone cheered! Then it was revealed that the game would be divided and released one piece at a time, and everyone slowly lowered their hands and their screams trailed off.
    What, exactly, did that mean — small two or three hour chunks every so often, or what? Producer Yoshinori Kitase clarified how it would work in the new issue of Game Informer. He says if you think of FFXII as being released as three games over the course of several years, you’ll get the idea — they have something ...
  • Fallout 4 Gets Wasteland Workshop On April 12 wasteland workshopThe second of three big expansions for Fallout 4 will be arriving next week, Bethesda Game Studios announced today. This one allows you to expand your settlement and build crazy traps for intruders, as well as capture and grow your own lethal army of beasts.
    With Wasteland Workshop, you can design and set cages to capture live creatures – from raiders to Deathclaws. Tame them or have them face off in battle, even against your fellow settlers. The Wasteland Workshop also includes a suite of new design options for your settlements like nixie tube lighting, letter kits, taxidermy and more.
    The ability ...
  • Star Ocean 5 Comes June 28 In Its Own Ridiculous Collectors Edition Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness arrives in America, courtesy of Square, on June 28. We’ve already covered that if you can get a copy from the first-run printing, it’ll include DLC codes for special in-game items, plus alternate battle music taken from the Valkyrie Profile series. But there’s an option beyond that….
    Like Final Fantasy XV before it, Star Ocean 5 will be getting its own expansive, expensive Collectors Edition that includes everything the Day One version of the game has, plus these things:
    ●     Collector’s Edition steelbook case containing the game and “The Sounds of Star Ocean”: a CD sampler ...
  • Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ Coming In Three Days kingdom heartsA new Kingdom Hearts is about to come out. No, not 3. There’s a reason you’re just hearing about it now: it’s a mobile game.
    Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ is the name of a new freemium title for iOS and Android. Instead of Sora or any other character, you play as a new Keyblade wielder of your own design. If any of this sounds familiar, that’s because it’s the reincarnation of Kingdom Hearts χ, a browser game.
    Storywise, this game takes place years before any other in the series, main or spinoff. But you won’t have to play it to fill in ...
  • Romance of The Three Kingdoms 13 Coming To America romance of the three kingdomsEver since 1985 the Japanese game maker Koei has been producing endless installments of a strategy game called Romance of the Three Kingdoms. They’re up to the thirteenth one now, but it hasn’t been easy going lately. The third Three Kingdoms game was released back in 2008 for the Playstation 2, and only one other game has been produced since then — which was never released outside Japan.
    But the series isn’t dead! Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 has now been confirmed to be coming Stateside. The series is set in ancient China and boasts a selection of over 700 ...
  • If You Blinked, You Missed The Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Collectors Edition All things Final Fantasy XV were revealed last Thursday during the Final Fantasy XV Uncovered event. Cartoons, movies, a new demo and THREE flavors of releases for the game itself.
    There’s the plain version (just the game), the Deluxe Edition (the game in a Steelbook case plus Kingsglaive on Blu-Ray and bonus DLC), and for the decadent, the Ultimate Collector’s Edition, which weighs in at a wallet-whopping $270. It has everything the Deluxe Edition has plus a Brotherhood Blu-Ray, the soundtrack CD, a giant action figure of Prince Noctis and an even bigger 192 page hardcover artbook. It’s only available on ...
  • Square Announces Eco-Friendly Chocobo Riding Service chocoboTraffic congestion is cramming up our overcrowded cities and polluting the air with excess exhaust. A certain JRPG maker decided if anyone could make a difference, they could. That’s the thought behind ChocoGo, Square’s newest venture.
    Just download the app, pick a Chocobo and wait for it to arrive. They’ll take you to any destination you want, even on top of a mountain. Even buses and ridesharing programs like Uber contribute to climate change in their own way. But with ChocoGo, the only pollution to the environment will be the little poops they leave behind. (Wait, I’ve never seen a Chocobo ...
  • Sega Now Owns Atlus atlusHere’s one of those reports that comes out on April 1st yet is completely true. If you don’t believe it, the buyout was announced last year — it just didn’t go into effect until today, the start of the new fiscal year. Sega owns Atlus.
    “After nearly a year working under the Sega Games division, both SEGA of America and Atlus U.S.A. have thrived and released a combined total of 23 game products,” said Naoto Hiraoka, the CEO of Atlus’s American branch. “Between Atlus’ ability to localize and release Japanese video game products efficiently and the strength of Sega of America’s reputation as a leading ...
  • Final Fantasy 11 Ended Today On Consoles final fantasy xiSo….were you aware Final Fantasy 11 was still playable on PS2? It totally was, until today, and that’s no joke. Square’s first online MMO, now 16 years of age, ceased to operate on Playstation 2 and XBox 360 as of March 31, 2016.
    FFXI started in Japan in May of 2002, and at its peak had over 500,000 players. It also pulled off cross-platform play before it was cool: PS2, 360 and PC players could all interact with one another. To Square’s credit, they’ve kept the game eventful up to the very end. They announced over a year ago FF11 would ...
  • Square Announces Final Fantasy XV Prequel Movie, “Kingsglaive” kingsglaiveOne of the many tie-ins and releases surrounding Square-Enix’s Final Fantasy XV will be a full-length CG movie set before the game begins. Called Kingsglaive, it will cover the backstory and the conflict that shaped the kingdom Prince Noctis will be driving around in come September. The film will be released digitally and boast a classy voice cast including Sean Bean (Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones) as King Regis, Lena Headey (300, Game of Thrones) as Princess Luna and Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) as Kingsglaive soldier Nyx.
    The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the hallowed Crystal, but ...