Day: 24/12/2012

Disney’s Infinity project leaked

By: Guy Cocker Disney‘s game division has had a difficult 2012. First, there was the departure of Bungie founder Alex Seropian in February, and in November Disney Epic Mickey 2 released to critical nonchalance, compounded by the division reporting a $216 million loss. However, the company has also been heavily investing, with acquisitions of Korea-based free-to-play developer StudioEX and Indian media house UTV. It was also recently unveiled that Disney has a new project in the works called Infinity, which GameSpot was []

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII trailer is here

By: Erren Van Duine The Lightning Returns trailer is here. The first trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII has surfaced online. Although short, it contains both CG and real time segments as it reintroduces the main character Lightning, as well as a look at the new world of Novus Partus. The video is entirely in English with narration provided by Hope Estheim, who has already been confirmed to be in the game as a sort of communicator to Lightning. Following a []

Final Fantasy IV hits iOS for $16

By: Eddie Makuch Square Enix role-playing game Final Fantasy IV is now available on iOS. The game launched today in the iTunes store for $16 with compatibility for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Final Fantasy IV originally launched in 1991 and has since been ported to a range of platforms, including a 2008 polygonal remake for the Nintendo DS. It was the first title to include the franchise’s now-familiar Active Time Battle system. Also, this latest version features voice acting. The iOS []

Week 51 2012 Pt. 1 (…Miss me?)

Batwoman #15 Mitera 16 issues, I think it’s time for this story line to end already. Don’t get me wrong, I like the direction that this story has taken over all, but it dragging to a point to annoyance and driving me to boredom. I’m honestly thinking of dropping this comic. Now, I love Batwoman but I was incredibly thankful that this issue did not revolve around her; it made the story less redundant however, it was redundant. In any case, the []

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm beta expanded

By: Eddie Makuch Blizzard Entertainment has expanded the beta for StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. Those who preordered a digital copy of the real-time strategy game on or before December 18 are now able to try out the game ahead of its scheduled release next year. Gamers who digitally preordered StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm after December 18 will be added into the beta on a weekly basis. All can download the game’s beta client, but only those whose accounts []

Sony Asia announces Chinese/English version of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By: Erren Van Duine Sony Computer Entertainment Taiwan and Square Enix have teamed up once again to localize Final Fantasy for the Asian market. Following in the footsteps of titles like Final Fantasy XIII and XIII-2, SCE Asia will publish and localize Lightning Returns exclusively on PlayStation 3 in Asian territories. The final chapter in the XIII saga will include Japanese voice over, as well as traditional Chinese and English subtitles. The official website for the Chinese version will be published in []