Oh, Final Fantasy XIV, whose dreams won't you destroy? After gamers’ tepid reception of the expensive MMO, publisher Square Enix has reduced its earnings forecasts for the remainder of the fiscal year from 12 billion yen to 1 billion (from about $142 million to $12 million)...
Remember a couple days ago when we reported on a voice actor saying he was working on an unannounced Kingdom Hearts game, which we thought was called Recoded? Now Square Enix confirmed its existence in a list of the games they’re showing at E3. But how correct were the rumors?
Poor Phil Snyder, the guy gets all excited that he’s the new voice for Jiminy Cricket, a role that could last him decades, and all he wants to do is tell the world and list that major credit on his resume. So he puts the info on his website talking about his first of probably dozens of times playing the classic conscience in the next Square Enix game, Kingdon Hearts: Recoded. But whoops, someone forgot to tell him that game hasn’t been announced yet...
Probably not, but Birth By Sleep has a release date, a new trailer and a Limited Edition PSP bundle on the way. Head inside for revealing screengrabs….
WARNING: If you’re Japanese, don’t bother reading this. You’ve probably played or seen Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep by now… but as for the rest of us: HOLLA!
Some people say you can have too much of a good thing, but we say they can bugger right off. A cake is good, right? But are two cakes bad? No, theyre just more cake, and we like cake so well take all we can get. Om nom nom.
In gaming terms, the only thing better than a great videogame is a great videogame that acts as the start of a great franchise. Final Fantasy, Burnout, Super Mario Bros… We love them not only because theyre great but also because of what they later gave us. The only
Dec 6, 2007
With Super Mario Galaxy being critically acclaimed not only for its timeless platforming gameplay but also for its brilliant musical score, we got to thinking about other games that had great music. In fact, music so good it's worthy of listening to in its own right, outside of the context of a game.
Now, we must stress that musical opinion is different for every single person, so you may disagree entirely with the examples we've got here. But, with the variety we've got on offer,
5 Nov, 2007
Ask any seasoned stick-twiddler to name a genuinely original game from the last five years and chances are that the first name that pops into their head is Namco's brilliant Katamari Damacy. Based on the fairly out-there premise of rebuilding the cosmos by rolling around a magical sticky ball, Katamari wooed gamers not just for its innovative core gameplay mechanic, but also its irresistible characters and bonkers style. We fell in love the moment we first saw the intro, which, if