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 … Continue reading Microsoft pulls option for offline Xbox One update

Final version of State of Decay hits Steam tomorrow

By: Eddie Makuch The final version of State of Decay for PC will be available tomorrow, November 5, through Steam, developer Undead Labs has announced. State of Decay originally released for PC via Steam in September through Early Access. Those who paid $20 for the Early Access version will receive the final version, for free and with no need to restart, when the game officially … Continue reading Final version of State of Decay hits Steam tomorrow

New Mirror’s Edge is open-world

By: Eddie Makuch The new Mirror’s Edge game officially announced this week will feature an open world, publisher Electronic Arts confirmed this morning during a conference call. EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau described the new game as a cult classic and said it enjoyed a “great fan reaction” at E3’s briefing on Monday. “We’re bringing Faith back in this open-world [emphasis added] action adventure game,” … Continue reading New Mirror’s Edge is open-world

Final Fantasy Versus XIII delisted from Amazon

By: Erren Van Duine Popular online retailer Amazon.com is no longer selling Final Fantasy Versus XIII, according to various reports. Several users have noted the site – which used to offer the game for pre-order despite any concrete release date – has now halted sales outside of directing to other outside sellers. Upon visiting the product listing page , the game does indeed come up … Continue reading Final Fantasy Versus XIII delisted from Amazon

Square Enix 10th anniversary site reopens with a countdown

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix’s 10th anniversary teaser page – which disappeared the day after it went live nearly a couple months ago – has resurfaced this morning. This time, however, it seems to have some sort of countdown – although as of this writing is unmoving from 00:46:49. The text on the page has a few changes from the original: “As of April 1, 2013 … Continue reading Square Enix 10th anniversary site reopens with a countdown

Frank Grillo Confirmed To Play Crossbones In Captain America: The Winter Soldier

By: Eric Eisenberg It was one week ago that character actor Frank Grillo flew out to Los Angeles to test for the villain role in the highly anticipated sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and now it’s being reported that his little trip wasn’t for naught. Mirroring the way that Grillo announced his own involvement with Marvel Studios last Monday, Variety writer Marc Graser has … Continue reading Frank Grillo Confirmed To Play Crossbones In Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Mark Wahlberg Considering Lead Role In Transformers 4?

By: Katey Rich Michael Bay is finally stepping way from the Transformers franchise next year by making, of all things, a dark comedy, teaming up with the dynamic meathead duo of Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg for Pain and Gain, due next year. It seems like a promising direction for a guy who started his career with the wry Bad Boys, but it won’t be … Continue reading Mark Wahlberg Considering Lead Role In Transformers 4?

Final Fantasy Super Fan contest deadline extended

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix has extended the deadline for its first ever Super Fan contest. You’ll now have until October 29th to get your video submissions in, so you’d better hurry! Anyone from all over the world is eligible to enter this contest – all you have to do is create a short 30-60 second clip of yourself and why you should be … Continue reading Final Fantasy Super Fan contest deadline extended

Why Have We Still Not Seen Final Fantasy Type-0?

By: Jared Scott In 2008, Square Enix announced to the public a brand new game on the PSP as an addition to the Fabula Nova Crystallis series. This little dandy was none other than Final Fantasy Agito XIII. As always, Western audiences were confident that this lovely title would make its way beyond the borders of Japan. With it being an addition to the mythos … Continue reading Why Have We Still Not Seen Final Fantasy Type-0?

Microsoft ‘retiring’ Xbox Facebook, Twitter apps

By: Eddie Makuch Microsoft’s removal of the Facebook and Twitter applications on Xbox Live recently was no mistake. The company confirmed to IGN that the apps will be “retired” with the mandatory Xbox 360 dashboard update that is currently rolling out. It was rumored that Microsoft removed the apps to encourage gamers to use Internet Explorer through their consoles. The company did not deny this, … Continue reading Microsoft ‘retiring’ Xbox Facebook, Twitter apps