Day: 18/05/2012

Kingdom Hearts 3D Mark of Mastery Edition announced for North America

Kingdom Hearts 3D is getting a collector’s edition in North America – a first for the series. The Mark of Mastery Edition will arrive along side the standard edition of the game on July 31st and run a total of $54.99 MSRP. Included in the package are the game, a branded clear case for your 3DS system, 12 art cards, and 5 AR cards which will include Dream Eater unlocks. All of this comes in its own magnetic display box and according []

Final Fantasy VII 15th Anniversary: Development discussion with Tetsuya Nomura, Yoshinori Kitase and Kazushige Nojima

Following our earlier report concerning the issue of a possible Final Fantasy VII remake, the rest of Famitsu’s interview with the game’s development staff has since surfaced (via AndriaSang.) Speaking with character designer Tetsuya Nomura, producer/director Yoshinori Kitase, and scenario writer Kazushige Nojima, Famitsu gathered some insight on the team’s original development visions as well as reveals on certain changes that made their way into the final build. Kitase spoke at length on the design decisions in bringing the series up to []

Nomura: New titles take priority over a Final Fantasy VII remake

This week’s issue of Famitsu magazine features an interview with Final Fantasy VII staff on the topic of the game’s 15th anniversary. Tetsuya Nomura, who handled character design as well as certain gameplay design decisions for the game, weighed in on the ever-hot subject of a FFVII remake. While he admits there has been a great amount of fan demand for such a thing to happen, Nomura explains that Square Enix at present is more concerned with the creation of all new []

Tales of Graces f European Release Date Announced

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) Namco Bandai has announced the official release date for Tales of Graces f in Europe. The game is due to come out on the 31st of August, 2012 and will be exclusive to the PS3. Europe is the final region to get Tales of Graces f, with the game releasing in North America during March 2012. Japanese gamers got to experience the title quite some time ago, as it released in during December 2010. It’s also worth noting []

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland Gets Delayed

By:Colin Tan   (@unartifex) NIS America have announced that their upcoming JRPG Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland has regrettably been delayed for a week, at least in North America. The game will now release on May 29 in North America. NIS America noted that this was caused due to a delay in the manufacturing process. Europe remains unaffected, and will see the game release on schedule. Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland is the sequel to Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland, []

SWTOR Goes Free-To-Play For This Weekend Only

By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) BioWare has announced that they will be hosting another “Weekend Pass Free Trial” this weekend, which will allow you to check out Star Wars: The Old Republic for free. So far, the game has been doing rather well for BioWare and Electronic Arts, even if the didmanage to lose 400,000 subscribers recently. There has been a constant stream of updates, and everything suggests that BioWare has managed to justify the rather lengthy development time for the game. BioWare []

Pixie Lott talks about her collaboration with GD&TOP [VIDEO]

Pixie Lotte is currently in Singapore for her album promotions and she talks about her collaboration with GD&TOP in an interview with MSN: (Starts at 1:14) “The first time I heard of K-pop was when I went to Japan. I just thought it was really fresh in just the sound of the music and music videos where it was like very futuristic. I heard of BIGBANG and I thought they were really cool and when I met them, they were really nice []

G-Dragon’s take on the infamous ‘double-denim’ look receives attention [NEWS]

A recent post on an online community board revealed a few photos of Big Bang‘s G-Dragon flaunting his trendy airport fashion. The netizen who posted the photos wrote, “GD at the airport today. GD looks trendy even in ‘double-denim fashion’. Of course he can pull this off perfectly.” G-Dragon is seen looking stylish in a ‘double-denim’ outfit, a look that is widely considered to be a huge fashion ‘faux-pas’. He topped off his look with a casual grey beanie, an oversized bag, []