God of War dev ‘pulled back’ from violence against women

By: Eddie Makuch Kratos will fight a varied host of beasts and humanoids in upcoming action game God of War: Ascension, but don’t expect the game to place much focus on violence against women. Speaking to IGN, Sony Santa Monica game design manager David Hewitt elaborated on the line the team draws with regards to violence. “There are some things we’ve pulled back from. I … Continue reading God of War dev ‘pulled back’ from violence against women

The future of the Final Fantasy XIII saga to be revealed in September

The main focus of Square Enix lately has been surrounding the future of Final Fantasy XIII.  It has been noted that the future of this saga will be revealed this September at the upcoming Final Fantasy 25th anniversary event. According to the latest update from Square Enix’s own site, all even plans have been outlined.  These even plants include various stage exhibits from 8/31 to … Continue reading The future of the Final Fantasy XIII saga to be revealed in September

A special Kingdom Hearts message from Yoko Shimomura and Shinji Hashimoto

Well for all you lucky Europeans, the game has been released! To commemorate this awesome occasion Square Enix Europe has posted a short little video from series composer Yoko Shimomura and executive producer Shinji Hashimoto from their recent trip to Japan Expo in France. Check it out . Japan Expo Kingdom Hearts 3D Announcement Source: Nova Crystallis   Continue reading A special Kingdom Hearts message from Yoko Shimomura and Shinji Hashimoto

Kingdom Hearts 3D New Worlds trailer

I don’t know about you guys, but this certainly made me happy.  The highly anticipated Kingdom Hearts game, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, is almost here with the release of July 31st quickly approaching. To celebrate this Square Enix has released a brand new trailer showing off the games new worlds.  These new worlds include: La Cité des Cloches (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts 3D New Worlds trailer

Final Fantasy III’s PSP port has dual language options

Well this is certainly good news for all us FF players.  Apparently, importing just got a little easier for players who are waiting to play FF III when it hits PSP in a few months. Apparently, it has been noted that the game will have an English text option for the game.  This will become available once the player has switched the PSP settings to … Continue reading Final Fantasy III’s PSP port has dual language options

Industry Publishers Need To Clean Up Their Act

By: Adam Ma   (@34thGingerbread) Gamers lash out at developers and publishers pretty hard for ‘features’ like on-disc DRM and pre-launch DLC announcements, but only because it’s the more recent wave in a tide of economics. Placing a pre-order for beta or early game access, exclusive content or gear that gives some players an inherent advantage over others in a multiplayer environment, and lifetime subscriptions are … Continue reading Industry Publishers Need To Clean Up Their Act