New Atelier title out in Japan on June 27

By:  Jonathan Toyad Gust and Tecmo Koei announced in a recent issue of Japanese magazine Dengeki PlayStation that it will be releasing a new Atelier title in Japan this year, exclusively for the PS3. The new title is called Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky, and it will be out on June 27 in Japan. The RPG begins right where the previous game, Atelier Ayesha: … Continue reading New Atelier title out in Japan on June 27

Kingdom Hearts χ[chi] gameplay detailed by Square Enix

By:  John Sotomayor Square Enix has just updated their Kingdom Hearts χ[chi] website with gameplay information on the new browser title. Username goldpanner translated the information, which is broken up into six categories: How to Play, Worlds, Card Synthesis, Deck Formation, Keyblade Strengthening, and Team. Picture credit goes to KH13.com and the Kingdom Hearts χ[chi] website. How to Play As per the course in the Kingdom Hearts series, the player … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts χ[chi] gameplay detailed by Square Enix

Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster: PS2 vs. PS3 comparison

By:  Erren Van Duine The gloves are off – Square Enix has lifted the veil on Final Fantasy X HD and it’s simply stunning, but how does it compare to the classic PlayStation 2 release? While previous rumors had made tell about a possible visual upgrade for the game, I don’t think anyone expected what we received today. A lot of hard work has gone into … Continue reading Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster: PS2 vs. PS3 comparison

Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin pre-launch trailer

By:  Erren Van Duine Square Enix has released a new trailer for FFXI’s latest expansion, set for release in less than two weeks. This “pre-launch” trailer features several adventurers as they fight off the Naakuals that dwell the lands of Ulbuka. This fifth expansion will be available on March 27th for PC and Xbox 360, with a PS2 release only available in Japan. For more on … Continue reading Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin pre-launch trailer

Dragon Quest X Wii U Release Date and Beta Testing Announced

By: Melissa Evans   (@Fataleflare) Square Enix has announced that they will release the Wii U version of Dragon Quest X on March 30 in Japan. This follows the game‘s release on the aging Wii system last year and will come with an HD graphical update along with a special console bundle. The content in the Wii U version is the same the Wii release, but the Wii … Continue reading Dragon Quest X Wii U Release Date and Beta Testing Announced

PlayStation Vita gets price cut in Japan

By:  Jonathan Toyad Sony Computer Entertainment has announced a price cut for all PlayStation Vitas being sold in Japan. The device will drop from its 24,980 yen ($266) and 29,980 yen ($319) launch price–for the Wi-Fi and 3G/Wi-Fi model, respectively–to a 19,980 yen ($213) price tag for both versions of the console. The price cut will be effective starting February 28. Just last week, rumors surfaced that a … Continue reading PlayStation Vita gets price cut in Japan

Final Fantasy Tactics comes to Android with enhanced visuals

By:  Erren Van Duine Final Fantasy Tactics has finally made its way onto the Android platform in Japan. Having seen its release on iOS back in 2011, this new version has been updated even further with the inclusion of enhanced graphics. The game’s interface has been completely overhauled, allowing for full customization with the ability to use multi-touch functionality. New screenshots show off a bit of … Continue reading Final Fantasy Tactics comes to Android with enhanced visuals

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX Website Gets Updated

By:  Mike Sousa Following on from some new screenshots that were released a few days ago by Square Enix, the official site for the Japanese Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX has been updated with a bunch of new Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days stuff. The new content includes story details, characters data on every organization XIII member, even more screenshots, and new features that will be added to the … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX Website Gets Updated

PlayStation 4 to cost $400+ and feature cloud streaming – Report

By: Dan Chiappini With two weeks left until a Sony event that is being widely tipped as the official announcement of a new PlayStation console, more rumours have today emerged on the estimated launch window and price of the company’s next home device. Citing Japanese-language newspaper Asahi Shimbun, The Verge reported that the PlayStation 4 will release in the US and Japan during 2013, and … Continue reading PlayStation 4 to cost $400+ and feature cloud streaming – Report

Resident Evil 6 ‘lost its momentum’ to fall 2M short of target

By: Martin Gaston The contentious multi-campaign mishmash of Resident Evil 6 fell 2 million short of its estimated sales target of 7 million, Capcom has announced. Speaking as part of its Q3 FY2013 results, the publisher revealed that the latest Resident Evil managed to sell 4.8 million copies worldwide. “Despite recording brisk sales when it debuted,” says Capcom, the game “subsequently lost its momentum, resulting in the failure … Continue reading Resident Evil 6 ‘lost its momentum’ to fall 2M short of target