In direct opposition to its big bro, mini FIFA is certainly a case of tweaking and fine-tuning over any wholesale alterations. For instance 07s defensive intelligence was a weak point, something that EA was keen to remedy. Thanks to the new right analog player switching and vastly improved AI, any goals you concede will now fall firmly at your feet. This new realistic defending includes increased spatial awareness regarding threats and danger zones, putting more pressure on the ball carrier,
Final Fantasy was originally released in Japan in 1986. Starting seven years ago, though, Square Enix decided to start pimping it out on system after system. This marks the fourth remake since 2000. The final evolution of this re-envisioned edition of the original game in the series - or so we hope - is this, the PSP
For all you gaming addicts looking for a fix, check out these treats:
Opoona - Wii
A very unusual little game for the Wii that combines community and relationship-building elements with a traditional RPG - a bit like, say, Animal Crossing but with a proper adventure to work through. Even better is the way it uses the Wiis Remote and Nunchuck, allowing you to move with the analog stick and battle by swinging the remote.
Crazi Taxi: Fare Wars - PSP
We reckon this is just about old enough now
Sept 7, 2007
Even if you've already played the original Final Fantasy Tactics for PSone, at first glance you may not recognize Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions as a remake. The gameplay is more or less the same as the original, but the story has received a huge facelift in the form of new, cel-shaded cutscenes. Ivalice seems more real than ever here, and the hand-drawn art complements the story and overall feel of the game perfectly. From the opening scene of Chocobo riders racing
opening cutscene of Final Fantasy Type-0, we were immediately struck by how brutal it
feels compared to other Final Fantasy games – it definitely doesn't shy away
from the horrors of war. From the start, there's blood everywhere as soldiers
lay dead or dying on the battlefield, and we see a man stab a
wounded enemy through the chest with a sword in graphic detail, making a sickeningly gory noise
and blood spurts out. People die in FF games for sure, but usually not in a way
that feels so real...
We'd teleport all of you to Tokyo to enjoy this year's TGS with us, but since we can't, experience the shows most game-filled booth in this new video straight from Japan...