BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Narrows Aracade Release Date To November

By: Spencer Pressly (@torchwood4sp) BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma will not only be the latest installment in the BlazBlue series, but a major change in many ways. Instead of introducing a few balance changes and adding a character this new title will have new characters, character designs, moves, and much more! Famitsu recently released the games opening movie and reveled the release date is now November for … Continue reading BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Narrows Aracade Release Date To November

Mass Effect 4 leaves Shepard behind

By: Eddie Makuch Commander Shepard is gone, but not forgotten. BioWare Montreal producer Fabrice Condominas confirmed to VG247 that Shepard’s story is finished, and the captain will not be featured in Mass Effect 4, or whatever the next entry in the series is titled. “There is one thing we are absolutely sure of–there will be no more Shepard, and the trilogy is over,” Condominas said. … Continue reading Mass Effect 4 leaves Shepard behind

Good News, Final Fantasy X HD Still Happening

By: Spencer Pressly (@torchwood4sp) If you are like many others out there and are worried about the development of FINAL FANTASY X HD, you are not alone. Not only did Square Enix not show ANYTHING about the game at this years Tokyo Game Show, but announced another HD collection with a release date. Jeremy Parish from 1UP noted that at TGS he spoke with an … Continue reading Good News, Final Fantasy X HD Still Happening

Win your way into the closing credits of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

By: Erren Van Duine Square Enix is looking to crown the first-ever global “super fan” of Final Fantasy. As part of their 25th anniversary celebrations for the series, Square Enix is offering fans to prove how much they love Final Fantasy in an all-new contest. The rules are simple: submit a 30-60 second video explaining to the world why you are the ultimate fan. Full … Continue reading Win your way into the closing credits of Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Burning Question: Should Hajime Tabata Stick To Portable Titles?

By: Darryl It’s been a while since the last Burning Question, so sorry about that! However, we’re back with a bang and this week’s question is definitely one for handheld console fans. Some of the best PSP games were from Square Enix, with titles such as Crisis Core: Final Fantasy, The 3rd Birthday and Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep all coming to mind. For Japanese … Continue reading Burning Question: Should Hajime Tabata Stick To Portable Titles?

Metro: Last Light ditches multiplayer

By: Eddie Makuch Metro: Last Light will not ship with a competitive multiplayer component, as had been originally planned, developer 4A Games explained on its website. A representative from the company revealed that multiplayer for Metro: Last Light never much of a focus for the studio anyway. “We never dedicated too many resources to the MP component beyond prototyping; it never entered full production,” reads … Continue reading Metro: Last Light ditches multiplayer

Halo 4 pirates facing permanent XBL bans?

By: Eddie Makuch Gamers caught playing a pirated version of 343 Industries’ new shooter Halo 4 potentially face a permanent ban from Xbox Live. That’s according to one Reddit writer, who posted an email from Microsoft informing the user that “illegitimate prerelease title play” has yielded a permanent Xbox Live account suspension. A Microsoft representative was not immediately available for comment. Writing on the official … Continue reading Halo 4 pirates facing permanent XBL bans?

CyberConnect2 Making A New .Hack Game

By: Spencer Pressly   (@torchwood4sp) The .hack games were at the peak level of popularity around the mid 2002’s on the PS2 and now it only seems to slowly live on in Japan through anime. That seems like it will change now and Hiroshi Matsuyama CEO/president of CyberConnect2 was at New York Comic Con 2012 and had this to say about future RPG titles: “There is … Continue reading CyberConnect2 Making A New .Hack Game

Project Eternity gets first screenshot

By: Eddie Makuch Obsidian Entertainment has released the first screenshot (below) for its Kickstarter-funded isometric PC role-playing game currently titled Project Eternity. The image depicts a lush environment, complete with a basic campsite, a waterfall, and what appears to be an entrance to a dungeon. According to Obsidian, though Project Eternity is being designed like its previous Infinity Engine games, the company now has more … Continue reading Project Eternity gets first screenshot