- Nintendo Announces Special Edition Of Xenoblade Chronicles X Over the weekend Nintendo announced a sleek, sexy Special Edition of Xenoblade Chronicles X would be coming to North America. The announcement was made during Pax Prime.
Just look what you get in addition to the game: a 100-page artbook, a matted art card featuring an illustration from artist Takashi Kojo, and the digital soundtrack on a stylized USB drive that looks like it came out of the game. It all fits inside that fancy box, suitable for any collector’s shelf.
Tantalized? Too bad, it’s already sold out. Amazon went through their anticipated stock in three hours, and every “lesser” online merchant ...
- The Great Final Fantasy XV Infodump, Part Two Now more about Prince Noctis’ car, the Regalia. One of the main goals of the game creators was to make sure players enjoy driving the car around, because after all, they’ll be doing it a lot. There are several points of view available: you can drive the Regalia in third person, with the view coming from the back of the car, or you can cruise around in first-person using the view of anybody currently in the car. If you don’t feel like driving at all, you don’t have to: you can set the controls to “Auto” and just let it ...
- The Great Final Fantasy XV Infodump, Part One Last weekend during Pax Prime, Square-Enix dropped a boatload of Final Fantasy XV information so large, we can’t contain it in one newspost.
Prince Noctis’ friends and travelling buddies are named Ignis, Prompto, and Gladiolus. You’ll get to know them through performing optional sidequests with them. You’ll want to do them, seeing as the more time you spend with each of these characters, the stronger their attacks will be when they battle with you. The car is intended to be another character in the game, though it won’t speak or anything — it’s just a car.
Square revealed several locations in the ...
- Square-Enix’s TGS 2015 Lineup
You may be following the news coming from PAX, but the industry never sleeps, and another trade show is just around the corner. Next month the Tokyo Game Show commences in Japan, and Square-Enix revealed today what it plans to show on the floor.
Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, the fifth game in the sci-fi/fantasy series, will make its playable debut at TGS. It is unknown what is in the demo, but Japanese fans will be able to take the game for its first public spin at the show.
The other playable title on the TGS floor will be a “Battle Challenge” ...
- DRM-Free Fallout And Elder Scrolls Games Come To GOG Developer Bethesda has announced that a large selection of games from their past are now available for purchase from the digital PC games merchant GOG. Gamespot obtained a full list of what’s there now:
Elder Scrolls (buy all three and save 33 percent)
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Game of the Year Edition
The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard
The Elder Scrolls: Battlespire
id Software (buy all three and save 33 percent)
Quake, includes Mission Pack 1 and Mission Pack 2
The Ultimate Doom
Doom II + Master Levels for Doom II + Final Doom
Fallout (buy all three and save 66 percent)
In recent months publisher support for ...
- New Mod Video Merges Worlds Of Skyrim And GTA Modder Adam Pinkman used Grand Theft Auto V, and a lot of mod packages created to manipulate it, to recreate the Skyrim trailer in Los Santos. He succeeded, but not without a lot of hard work.
“It was quite challenging with the scenes,” Pinkman told Polygon in their story on the video. “I had to use other mods to accomplish these types of shots for instance. When people are panicking and rushing all over the streets, I used the Chaos Mod.”
As you might imagine, the hardest part was getting a dragon to appear in GTA V, which doesn’t have an asset ...
- New Skyrim Mod Adds Splatoon Gun Elements from Splatoon have been modded into various other games over the past few months, and now it’s Skyrim’s turn.
A Japanese modder who goes by the name Higeyoshi has developed and released “Peryitoon,” a modification that adds the Splattershot gun from Splatoon to the weapons arsenal in Skyrim. It really works and it really blankets everything it touches in ink. Have a few looks:
It also functions as a weapon. According to Higeyoshi, in the Elder Scrolls universe the Splattershot “harnesses the divine protection of Peryite and fires a powerful poison that weakens enemy health.” Plus, it’s just fun to ...
- Fallout 4 Team Spent A Lot Of Time On Weapons and Combat For a game like Fallout 4, where doing almost anything is possible, you wonder where Bethesda spent a lot of time on certain things. Did they focus on the landscape more? Or combat and RPG aspects? Did they do what they felt would be best? Or go by what they thought the gamers would enjoy more?
Well, Pete Hines talked about this topic, and though the overall game was a priority, certain aspects did receive a lot of focus. Mainly, weapons and combat.
“The first-person combat, the guns and melee is something the team spent a lot of time on trying ...
- Bethesda Focused On Completing Game First, But Is Ready For DLC Ideas It goes without saying that Bethesda’s upcoming Fallout 4 is HIGHLY anticipated. To the degree that numerous people are already clamoring to play it and test out its versatility and amazing scope. With so much going on with it, and so much promised, you have to wonder where Bethesda’s focus is in regards to the game itself. Well, Pete Hines wishes to put all fears to rest. Cause the main focus of the entire team? Is to get the game done.
“I can tell you with all confidence that right now the team is one hundred per cent focused on the ...
- Fallout 4 Was Intentionally Revealed When It Was To Please Numerous Departments Within Bethesda When a game is released is important, when it’s announced relative to that is just as important. For Fallout 4, the game was announced officially in June, a little before E3 in fact. Then at E3 it was announced that it was going to release in November, a mere six months away at the time. Why did that happen? Well, according to Peter Hines, it was a collective decision to help please many at Bethesda. Not the least of which was Todd Howard.
“If you ask Todd he’d probably prefer like a week or even a day between announce and launch,” ...