Article Archive for October 2011
Square Enix has released a new batch of screenshots from Final Fantasy XIII-2 today, and boy do they look beautiful.
The 22 images showcase some of the new locales you’ll be visiting as well as a glimpse at the new Temporal Rift gameplay, for when you’ve grown tired of battle after battle and want something a little more puzzling. Also, what would a post about Final Fantasy be without Moogles and Chocobos?
This week PAL territories receive a very timely Halloween themed sale. In it you’ll find the likes of Limbo and the Prince of Persia trilogy so it’s definitely worth taking a look at.
Other highlights include inFamous: Festival of Blood and PixelJunk Sidescroller. Take a look you just might find something for yourself.
The release of the much anticipated shooter may yet be a couple weeks away but that’s not going to stop us from taking a look at the official launch trailer now will it?
Just in time for All Hallow’s Eve Sucker Punch hath released the long awaited vampire themed DLC pack, inFamous: Festival of Blood. Prospective vampires rejoice!
In other news PixelJunk Sidescroller makes its way into the fold and a few retail titles get the digital treatment. Check it out.
Rockstar Games quietly revealed what everyone practically already knew; Grand Theft Auto V is currently in the works. They did it by simply updating their www.rockstargames.com website with the logo of the upcoming game, continuing with the Roman numeral numbering of the sequel instead of a subtitle, ala San Andreas.
The website also reveals that the debut trailer for the game will be released next week on November 2nd.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution explores the potentially limitless possibilities of human augmentation. It also brought moral decisions that would ultimately shape the world Adam Jensen would help create, whether for good or bad. Still, the game left plenty of unanswered questions by the end and had fans clamoring for more.
Human Revolution’s first piece of DLC comes in the form of The Missing Link, a new chapter that fills the three day gap in the story where Adam is a stowaway aboard a cargo ship on its way from Heng Sha to Singapore. What occurs on the cargo ship will expand further upon the conspiracies and social constructs explored in the main game. Question is, is it worth its $15 price tag?
News of near perfect (sometimes perfect) Uncharted 3 and Battlefield 3 scores has exploded across the internet today. The high ratings follow on from the incredible critical success of Batman: Arkham City last week. But which do the critics love most?
In 2009 Rocksteady Studios rescued the superhero genre from the depths of mediocrity and disappointment with Batman: Arkham Asylum. Making it safe for fans everywhere to thrust themselves into Bruce Wayne’s cape and cowl without hesitation.
While in development, the narrative surrounding Batman: Arkham City (BAC) evolved to whether or not it could surpass the lauded achievements of the original. Having spent considerable time with Arkham City we can lay to rest any and all reservations concerning Rocksteady’s second tour with the Dark Knight with a decisive yes.
The Battlefield 3 launch trailer shows off Frostbyte 2’s superior ability to create impressive visuals, animations, tactical destruction, sound and scale.
That is, however, all stuff that we’ve seen before in previous trailers and gameplay footage. What makes this trailer interesting though is that it reveals fresh details about the singleplayer campaign.
Team Bondi’s L.A. Noire has been met with rave reviews for its engaging story and detailed visuals. If you have yet to experience 1947 Los Angeles, then now is the perfect opportunity because Rockstar has announced the release of L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition.
This week the European stores give birth to Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken and it’s a good one (really it is, we reviewed it and everything).
Also coming down the chute is a sizable Guitar Hero and DJ Hero sale and the release of Deus Ex: Human Revolution’s ‘Missing Link’ downloadable mission.
Is it just me or is 1000 Tiny Claws a creepy name? It evokes horrible thoughts of dark places and thousands of little insect munching away at my tender flesh. Maybe I should have left that for the therapist…
This week the PlayStation Store atones for the pathetic excuse for an update we all received last week with an explosion of new content and discounts.
All PSN users are privy to a large selection of discounts however Plus members are given special access to their own eclectic gathering of altogether free and discounted content. Take a look.
Rage has given us one of our most enjoyable singleplayer experiences of the year, and we said as much in our in-depth review last week. This week, however, we’re focusing on multiplayer and trying to decide if Rage is as much fun with company as it is alone.
Of all the creative mediums at human disposal there are only a handful in which a badass, gun-toting, jet-pack flying, penguin killing rooster could pass as an effective protagonist, thankfully video games is one of them.
Continuing the trend of re-releasing classic titles in HD, Capcom has announced that the first three Devil May Cry games will be remastered in HD and bundled together for the Devil May Cry HD Collection.
Set to hit in early 2012 in both North America and Europe, the collection will include Devil May Cry, Devil May Cry 2, and Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening Special Edition; all for the low price of $39.99.
It was revealed last year that Level-5’s Nintendo DS title Ni no Kuni would be getting a PS3 version in Japan. Namco Bandai has announced that they will be bringing the Studio Ghibli RPG to Europe in 2012.
The other day we revealed the newest Ghost Rider trailer for the upcoming Marvel Pinball: Vengeance and Virtue table set. We also said that three more tables had yet to be unveiled and that the New York Comic-Con was just beginning.
Today, Zen Studios revealed Professor Xavier and the X-Men as the next table to be released as part of the Vengeance and Virtue set.
As part of New York Comic Con, Square Enix has released an epic eight minute trailer for Final Fantasy XIII-2, entitled, ‘Change the Future’. This trailer is an extension of the footage shown at the Tokyo Game Show last month, and reveals some intriguing new information.