Day: 09/12/2013

Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release now available through Steam

By: Erren Van Duine Final Fantasy VIII joins Final Fantasy VII as the next title available for PC digital download today on Steam and other electronic services. At a price of $11.99, the game has been optimized for modern high-definition PCs and fully integrated with the Steam platform, this version includes a range of new features such as a Magic Booster that enables players to power up their spells, Steam cloud support, and 45 integrated achievements to encourage players to explore various []

Bungie announces Destiny release date, delays beta

By: Eddie Makuch Bungie’s first post-Halo project, the shared-world shooter Destiny, will launch worldwide on September 9, 2014, the developer announced today. The game’s official release will be preceded by a beta period that will begin in summer 2014 first on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, before coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 sometime later. That’s a bit of a delay from the beta’s previously announced “early 2014” start date. Bungie is treating the game’s beta period, in some ways, like []

Dead Island dev’s zombie game Dying Light runs in 1080p on PS4

By: Eddie Makuch The PlayStation 4 version of Dead Island developer Techland’s new zombie game Dying Light runs in 1080p, a representative for the studio confirmed tonight during the Spike VGX Awards. Techland provided a live gameplay demonstration of Dying Light on the PS4 during the show. It is unclear what the native resolution is for the Xbox One version of the game. Dying Light, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, launches sometime in 2014. In addition to PS4 and Xbox One, []