• Rise of the Tomb Raider as Xbox Exclusive: Business is Business

    Microsoft and Square Enix have confirmed that the next installment in the rebooted Tomb Raider video game franchise, Rise of the Tomb Raider, will be...

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    Microsoft and Square Enix have confirmed that the next installment in the rebooted Tomb Raider video game franchise, Rise of the Tomb Raider, will be released in 2015 as an Xbox One and Xbox 360 exclusive title. There has been quite an uproar over the news. While no platforms or exclusivity arrangements for the game...
  • Sorting Through the Mess That is the Final Fantasy Franchise Today

    If you’ve been interested in games for a while — even in passing — you’ll know the name Final Fantasy and the weight that comes...

    If you’ve been interested in games for a while — even in passing — you’ll know the name Final Fantasy and the weight that comes along with it. One of the most revered series of all time now, it has been chugging along since the initial game was released back in 1987. From there it...
  • Final Fantasy 7 Remake: 5 Reasons It Won’t Work

    With news coming out every month now it seems regarding the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster, many Final Fantasy fans are wondering what other games...

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    With news coming out every month now it seems regarding the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster, many Final Fantasy fans are wondering what other games Square-Enix could remaster or even better yet, remake. Looking at it from a straight-forward perspective, a Final Fantasy XII HD Remaster seems the most logical next step. While that may...
  • Drakengard 3: 3 Reasons To Be Excited

    The recent release of Famitsu over in Japan has dropped a new title in development from Japanese developers Access Games. That game is Drakengard 3....

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    The recent release of Famitsu over in Japan has dropped a new title in development from Japanese developers Access Games. That game is Drakengard 3. It’s been a long while since the last Drakengard game was released, so it’s highly likely the game won’t be a direct sequel to the Drakengard games, although having said...
  • Tomb Raider Continues to Prove That Sex Sells in Gaming

    The team at Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix have worked hard to reboot the Tomb Raider franchise and to present Lara Croft in a new...

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    The team at Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix have worked hard to reboot the Tomb Raider franchise and to present Lara Croft in a new light, beyond what the character was in the past. In the past the character was a kickass wonderchick with huge breasts and oozing with sex appeal. It sold a lot...
  • Final Fantasy Versus XIII: Top 5 Rumours So Far

    After Square-Enix’s disappointing presentation at the Sony PS4 revel conference, many rumours have started to swirl about the infamous game in development obscurity, Final Fantasy...

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    After Square-Enix’s disappointing presentation at the Sony PS4 revel conference, many rumours have started to swirl about the infamous game in development obscurity, Final Fantasy Versus XIII (FFvsXIII). A game shown at E3 2006 (yes, nearly 7 years ago) has not yet been showcased extensively, let alone given a release date. Yet still, many gamers...
  • 5 Things That Stood Out at the PS4 Event

    Gamers got a glimpse of the future at Sony’s press conference where their next-gen console, the Playstation 4, was officially announced. Along with its name,...

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    Gamers got a glimpse of the future at Sony’s press conference where their next-gen console, the Playstation 4, was officially announced. Along with its name, we were able to see the Dualshock 4, some interesting new features, and some promising new games for the PS4. While I’m sure there’s still a lot more that Sony...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Death Inc.

    Ambient Studios is a team packed full of talent, with developers from Little Big Planet, Fable, Crysis 3, Battlefield 2, SimCity, along with many other...

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    Ambient Studios is a team packed full of talent, with developers from Little Big Planet, Fable, Crysis 3, Battlefield 2, SimCity, along with many other games. They formed the studio so that they could make their games the way they wanted to—and the first game they plan to deliver is Death Inc. The game plays...
  • Should We Be Able to Sell Used Digital Games?

    While it might seem like common sense that you can’t sell something that doesn’t physically exist, the option of selling used digital content obtained through...

    While it might seem like common sense that you can’t sell something that doesn’t physically exist, the option of selling used digital content obtained through services such as Steam or IndieCity is heavily debated in places like Germany. After a German court ruled that the trading of used software licenses is legal—and that the author...
  • Senators Continue to Threaten First Amendment

    Unfortunately, it’s that time of the month when we talk about violence and video games again. In 2011, the US Supreme Court ruled that there...

    Unfortunately, it’s that time of the month when we talk about violence and video games again. In 2011, the US Supreme Court ruled that there was no proof violent video games increased violence in minors, and yet here we are not two years later with a national study on the very same relationship. Funded by...