Last month, the creators behind the hit Dontnod/Square Enix game Life Is Strange announced that they are indeed currently working on a new Life Is Strange game! Today we have some news that needs to be taken with a huge grain of salt as it falls firmly into rumor territory, but should provide some fun speculation fodder as we wait for additional, official announcements. **Turn back now if you want to go into the new game completely unsullied.**Read More
What could be better than multiple Avengers: Infinity War movies? Why, multiple Avengers video games, of course!Read More
As we anticipate the arrival of Rogue One in a couple of months, thank goodness we have Force Friday to keep us thoroughly entertained if slightly poorer. Check out The Daily Dot's run-down of all the sales going on right now, or you can check out the unboxing TMS' Charline Jao did earlier today where she opened up an enormous Rogue One-related delivery we received at the TMS office.Read More
It's one or the other, really.
Game development is hard—almost as hard as keeping fans happy. In the case of Final Fantasy XV, the game has been delayed to make sure it's fully polished and doesn't require a patch on its launch day to make it suitably playable, which you may remember from a bygone era as "how game development works." You can't please everyone, though, and after a weekend of fan frustration, the delay isn't necessarily welcome news.Read More
Are we allowed to write gaming stories that aren't about Pokémon yet?
We're big fans of Life Is Strange around here, and our own Jessica Lachenal and others have written a lot on the subject. If you've still yet to experience it outside of just our words, though, you're in luck: The game's first episode will be 100% free on PlayStation Network, starting tomorrow, July 21.Read More
Final Fantasy XV got its own dedicated live event last night (which you can watch in full above if you've got several hours to spare), and Square Enix unleashed a flood of information including a release date, special editions, companion anime, a demo, and more. If you didn't manage to watch the whole thing yourself, we'll help you catch up on the main points you might have missed.Read More
Editor’s Note: It has been brought to our attention that the personal accounts and opinions in this piece were fabricated, so it has been removed. We apologize for the confusion this may have caused.Read More
Every tweet you share using the #EveryDayHeroes hashtag increases the amount of money that Square-Enix will donate to PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center.Read More
Lightning, a character from Square Enix's Final Fantasy series, who was originally created to feature as a strong female protagonist in the game, is now the new face of Louis Vuitton.Read More
Smash Bros. isn't the only place to find some Final Fantasy VII action lately; the iconic PlayStation title is finally getting the remake fans have been waiting for (or so we hope), and it's coming in multiple installments. Now, we've got a little bit more insight into what we can expect.Read More
With a few exceptions, most of the games I have covered in this column have been made in Western countries. This hasn’t been intentional, nor does it really speak to my own gaming habits. In fact, most of the new titles I played this year were by Nintendo, and fashion played a pretty big part in this. Japanese-made games do tend to have a certain stylishness that Western games often lack.Read More
I mean gil.
Over the weekend, Sony showed off footage from the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake that fans have been begging to see for years, but it may not have been just an artistic choice from the trailer to show footage from the earliest section of the game. It's not like you could really spoil a game that's nearly 20 years old, but the later sections might not be done yet, because the remake is going to be episodic.Read More
Life is Strange Limited Edition Comes With Director’s Commentary Explaining Why You’ve Got the Feels
It's been a few weeks since the last episode of Life is Strange hit us all in the feels, so I guess that meant it was the perfect time for Dontnod and Square-Enix to announce a brand new Life is Strange Limited Edition bundle.Read More
From the pages of my journal … this is Blackwell Academy, one day at a time.Read More
As fun as it is to witness Lara Croft’s rise as a Tomb Raider, nothing beats trekking into a tomb dressed in the famous ensemble of blue tank top, brown shorts, and boots and hunting for ancient relics.Read More
A look at FFX-2’s dressphere system and why it might be one of the best uses of fashion in a video game.Read More
“You ahss hewl.”
It's videos like this that not only make Hayley Atwell a Vine darling, but make us want to put her in scary situations just so we can hear her curse in an English accent.Read More
Square Enix Is The Only Publisher That Would Touch Life is Strange Because It Has A Female Protagonist
Square Enix has announced their newest IP, Life is Strange, follows Max, who has the power to rewind time and is searching for a missing fellow student. The game will be released digitally and episodically, with "each new chapter building and evolving based on the choices you made in previous episodes." So why did it take so long to find a publisher for Life is Strange?Read More
Looks like someone goofed.
Pay no attention to the goof behind the curtain!Read More
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I’ve never understood Kingdom Hearts. Around the time the first one came out, I was playing other role-playing games like Final Fantasy X. For me in my teens, RPGs were my emotional fix, and I bought into every epic cutscene, impossibly cool bad guy, and sappy romance. Kingdom Hearts was definitely on my radar.Read More