20th Dec, 2007
Gaming is an up and down experience. Some years cram top quality titles into our every orifice until were bursting with videogame joy and have excess polygons dripping messily out of our ears, while some other years… Well, some other years are 1983.
In 2007 though, weve had a very good year indeed. A scarily good year in fact. One which has provided us so much brilliance on every format that its a genuine worry that the laws of karmic balance will soon bring us a plague
There's a brand new Valkyria Chronicles game currently in the works, but it's probably not the sequel that you're expecting from Sega...
Madden, Mafia II, Mario: US sales in August were dominated by the letter M. NPD group, the foremost collective when it comes to US gaming fiscal news and starting forum wars, released their list of console and games retail data...
The first Valkyria Chronicles astounded us
with its gorgeous visuals and addicting mixture of strategy gameplay with
real-time shooting. When the sequel was announced for the technically inferior
PSP, we were let down, but the game ended up impressing us as well.
Apparently the English-speaking world didn’t love it enough though, as news
spread today that Sega has no plans to localize the third Valkyria Chronicles for
Every gamer's taken a crack at Final Fantasy. The latest in the series, the long-awaited Final Fantasy XII, is set to debut later this year, maybe as the PlayStation 2's last massive classic. But today Square Enix, the company behind the series, is set to show that it has a lot more to offer than a single epic adventure.
Final Fantasy XII
Square Enix may have wowed us with Final Fantasy XIII on the PS3, but they are far from giving up on the PS2. Due out this September, Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria is a gorgeous RPG with a fast-action core.
The game picks up before the original Valkyrie Profile, which was released for the PlayStation and has a remake due soon on the PSP. The story concerns a young princess who becomes possessed by the spirit of a valkyrie, a battle maiden from Norse mythology sent to Midgard (aka Earth) by the
An article on CVG today noted SSFIV developer's Yoshinori Ono recent tweet about his new project, claiming that “SuperSF4 is nothing compared to what's coming!!”, a bold claim to say the least. What could Ono possibly be working on that could dwarf SSFIV? All signs point to a Darkstalkers reboot...
Summer vacation totally sucks; youre not in a strict learning environment and you regularly have the soul-crushing decision of either staying in bed until noon or waking up early to trick youngsters into painting fences for you. Before you even think about hitting that mid-July slump, Microsoft has already tasked its super-scientists with conquering the flesh-eating disease that is Summer Boredom with combat-space-shooter, Project Sylpheed and the stealth-horror-shooter, Vampire Rain.
We can't speak as to whether the inhabitants of the continent of Telon celebrate Christmas, but they sure are in a gift-giving mood this holiday season. Just in time to make a snappy present, they (with the help of Sony Online Entertainment and Sigil Games Online) have bestowed brand new screenshots of the environments from their upcoming MMORPG, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes.
After you've fully customized your character's race and class, there'll be no shortage of space in which to navigate. We're
Recently released MMORPG Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is to receive its first content update on March 6.
New additions include new weapon models, six new NPC races and two new mid to high level areas to adventure in - Deep Swamp and Gorgalog. A number of the game's existing dungeons are also receiving art and lighting