Day: 21/11/2013

Dengeki talks Physics and Movement in Lightning Returns


By: Ehren Rivers In the most recent Dengeki interview, the development team discussed, among other things, the challenges of creating a system with so much varied and customizable equipment that actually appeared out of battle. TensaiShojo illuminated the bulk of the interview for us, with some interesting development reveals mixed in. Lumina, for example, is supposed to look like a 12-years-old girl. Her extravagant movements were made to look especially realistic. In Final Fantasy XIII-2, Serah and Noel had alternate outfits but []

Microsoft pulls option for offline Xbox One update


By: Martin Gaston Microsoft has pulled instructions that previously offered Xbox One owners a way to update their console without connecting to the Internet. The company had previously listed a 20-step guide for downloading the latest Xbox One firmware to a USB stick and then using that to update the console, but the company has now pulled the instructions and the associated files. For the best experience, the Xbox One will require a day one update when it is first switched on. []

Wednesday Night TV (20 Nov 2013) | TV Reviews


By: Cynthia A. Genre: Superhero, Drama, Mystery, Action/Adventure Starring: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, Willa Holland, David Ramsey, Paul Blackthorne, Susanna Thompson, Emily Bett Rickards, Colton Haynes & Manu Bennett “State vs. Queen”:  Okay, so really, who didn’t see that coming?  You know that Thea is Malcom Merlyn’s illegitimate daughter, because ever since the episode started, I was waiting for that to happen, I could   feel it in my bones.  Truth be told, I thought it would happen in the court []

Square Enix is making a live action Lightning Returns commercial


By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has announced today that they’ll be airing an all-new live action commercial for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII in select regions of Japan. The game, which will launch next week on November 21st, will of course be featured in the ad said to include both live action and CG. It will also reflect the various costume changes Lightning can do in the actual game. The CM will air on 11/16 so look out for it on []

Winona Ryder Interested In Coming Back For Beetlejuice 2


By: Nick Venable There were a lot of left field sequels and remakes announced this year, but the strangest one of all – besides the recently announced follow-up to It’s a Wonderful Life – is the not-quite set in stone Beetlejuice 2, with a reteaming of director Tim Burton and the host with the most Michael Keaton. But Beetlejuice just wouldn’t be the same if he didn’t have the eternally goth Lydia around to poke fun at, so it’s pretty exciting that []