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Final Fantasy XV 1 hour ago.
Watch FFXV's souped-up Ring of the Lucii take down Adamantoise
With the arrival of Patch 1.07, the Ring of the Lucii saw a considerable buff to its previously middling effectiveness. So much so I had to go and try it against the Adamantoise, the biggest bad in the game. It's safe to say I was a little surprised how well it worked. (Note: pulling off Death and Alterna spells does have a low probability rate on this guy, just a heads up.) You can see the buffs in action in the…
Dragon Quest 13 hours ago.
New screenshots and details of Dragon Quest XI's battle system
The official website for Dragon Quest XI has updated to reveal more information as well as screenshots for new information on the battle system as well as two new characters. This information was recently announced in the Weekly Shonen Jump which you can check out over here. Battle System In Dragon Quest XI you can choose between two battle styles on both the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo 3DS. The PlayStation 4 version offers you two battle styles to pick from: Freeform…
Final Fantasy XV 13 hours ago.
We play through Final Fantasy XV's Chapter 13 "Verse 2"
As part of the March update to Final Fantasy XV, Square Enix has included a "Verse 2" to the game's notorious Chapter 13. Following fan feedback regarding the story and gameplay featured in this section of the game, the team felt it necessary to release a free update that sheds more light on some events that transpire in the later parts of the game. Here you'll be taking control of Gladiolus with gameplay lifted from "Episode Gladiolus", a DLC episode that'll…
Final Fantasy XV 19 hours ago.
Square Enix shares Final Fantasy XV "March Update" trailer
Square Enix has shared a new video outlining the newest update to Final Fantasy XV, due out March 28. Along with new enhancements to Chapter 13, players can check out the first bit of story DLC with the introduction of Episode Gladiolus. Chapter 13 will add a separate route for Gladio and Ignis after they get split off from Noctis. You’ll see some additional cutscenes that show what took place while Noctis was on his own as well as new scenes…
Dragon Quest 3 days ago.
Weekly Jump details Dragon Quest XI's battle system and new characters
The latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump details new information on Dragon Quest XI including the battle system and new characters. Battle System Move your character and look around freely with the "Free Movement Battle" system. Enjoy the freedom in battle by moving your character around while in combat! The "Auto Camera Battle" system gives you an immersive battle experience. Witness awesome attacks from friend and foe with this feature. Engage in immersive and lively battles in the 3D mode, or…
Final Fantasy XIV 4 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.56 due out March 28
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward will see its main scenario come to a conclusion with the launch of Patch 3.56, due out March 28. There, players will gain access to the second part of "The Far Edge of Fate" which promises to bridge the gap going into Stormblood in June. According to a press release sent out by Square Enix, our story continues as follows: "The Griffin has played his final hand. By harnessing the wrath and despair of his dying countrymen…
Kingdom Hearts 4 days ago.
Prepare to "Fight the Darkness" with this Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX trailer
With just days to go until its release, Square Enix has gone live with a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX. Performing at 1080p in 60 frames per second, this massive compilation includes all remastered Kingdom Hearts titles previously released for the PlayStation 3. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoTFkF88rKs Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX will launch for PlayStation 4 on March 28 in North America and March 31 in Europe.…
Dragon Quest Heroes II “Meet the Heroes, Part III: Maribel & Ruff” trailer
Square Enix has gone live with the third dual-character trailer for Dragon Quest Heroes II as part of its ongoing “Meet the Heroes” mini-series. This time, we're given a look at Maribel and Ruff, the characters from Dragon Quest VII who have been mysteriously transported to the world of Dragon Quest Heroes II. Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGm2XK0l4TM If you're looking to check out the previous trailers, click the following below: Meet the Heroes, Part II: Desdemona & Cesar Meet the Heroes, Part I: Lazarel, Teresa &…
Final Fantasy XV 5 days ago.
Learn the backstory and new features of Final Fantasy XV Episode Gladiolus
Square Enix has put up the official fact sheet for Final Fantasy XV Episode Gladiolus, its first and upcoming downloadable story content due out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 28. Check out all of the information below: Final Fantasy XV Episode Gladiolus Availability – PlayStation Store, Xbox Games Store Pricing – $4.99 (Season Pass also available for $24.99) Release – March 28, 2017 Future DLC Episode Prompto (scheduled for June) …
Star Ocean 5 days ago.
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time for PS4 releases on March 31 in Japan
Square Enix has revealed the PlayStation 4 version of Star Ocean: Till the End of Time will release on March 31 in Japan for ¥2,800. Announced about a month ago, the optimized version will take advantage of the PlayStation 4’s PS2 emulator to up-render the game in full HD with reduction in jaggies and improved lighting. The digital-exclusive title will also support trophies, share features, remote play and, as an added bonus, removes the inconvenience of disc-changing and lengthy load times. …
Seiken Densetsu 6 days ago.
Seiken Densetsu Collection announced for Nintendo Switch in Japan
Square Enix has announced Seiken Densetsu Collection for Nintendo Switch in Japan. It will release on June 1 and cost ¥4800. This collection includes the first three original games in the Seiken Densetsu series - more widely known in the West as the 'Mana' series. That is: Seiken Densetsu (Game Boy) - known as Final Fantasy Adventure in the United States and as Mystic Quest in Europe. Seiken Densetsu 2 (SFC/SNES) - more widely…
Dragon Quest XI 6 days ago.
Dragon Quest XI Japanese release date presentation dated for April 11
Square Enix is set to reveal the Japanese release date for Dragon Quest XI during a livestream presentation event on April 11 at 2:00PM JST (10:00PM PT). Alongside the announcement of the release date, the company will also reveal additional information and tidbits for the upcoming RPG. The presentation will be hosted by Joy and feature actress Tsubasa Honda as a guest with Dragon Quest series creator Yuji Horii and others attending. Viewers will be able to watch the livestream on Niconico…
Final Fantasy XV 6 days ago.
Tracking down Final Fantasy XV's fourth Timed Quest: Midgardsormr and Hvitrormr
Final Fantasy XV's next Timed Quest is now available, and... Snakes... Why did if have to be snakes!? This one will have you up against three Lv. 54 Midgardsormr and two Lv. 78 Hvitrormr just east of the Rock of Ravatogh. Like the previous timed quests, there is a deadline -- you'll need to down these baddies to claim the reward by April 26th, 2017. You can check out our go in the video below: This encounter isn't quite as tough as the…
NieR 1 week ago.
NieR: Automata now available on PC via Steam
Following its launch on PS4 some weeks ago, PC players can now join in on the joy that is NieR: Automata. Those who purchase the Steam Day One Edition will gain access to an exclusive “Valve Character Accessory,” as well as other in-game Day One Edition bonus content including the Machine Mask Accessory, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, and Cardboard Pod Skin. The game also includes Steam achievements and trading cards. For more on NieR:…
Mobius Final Fantasy 1 week ago.
Mobius Final Fantasy adds Final Fantasy XV collaboration event
Final Fantasy XV is the latest crossover collaboration added to free-to-play mobile and PC title Mobius Final Fantasy. Starting today, the game expands its card lineup with the arrival of new limited edition cards as part of a two-week event. Here's what you can expect: Final Fantasy XV Collaboration Event (March 17 - March 31) For a limited time, Noctis, Lady Lunafreya, Prompto, and others from Final Fantasy XV will lend their special powers to the Warrior of Light as new ability cards.…
Kingdom Hearts 1 week ago.
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX patched following various issues
Square Enix has issued a patch update for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX following reports problems plaguing the Japanese launch. According to the change log, the new patch addresses gauge fluctuation and damage generation in Kingdom Hearts II to accommodate 60 frames per second. Various other bugs have also been fixed in this update. Performing at 1080p in 60 frames per second, this massive compilation includes all remastered Kingdom Hearts titles previously released for the PlayStation 3. The game will launch March…
Dragon Quest Heroes II "Meet the Heroes, Part II: Desdemona & Cesar" trailer
Square Enix has gone live with the second dual-character trailer for Dragon Quest Heroes II as part of its ongoing "Meet the Heroes" mini-series. This time we're introduced with Desdemona, the “dashing axe-wielding envoy of the High King" and Cesar, the “cool and powerful Prince of Dunisia.” Check out the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heZ_3Xl9Ih8 In case you missed it, the first "Meet the Heroes" trailer introduced Lazarel, Teresa & Healix. Dragon Quest Heroes II is due to release for PlayStation 4 on April 25 in North…
Dragon Quest XI 1 week ago.
Yuji Horii teases "some sort of announcement" for Dragon Quest XI coming soon
During the "Dragon Quest The Real" event at Universal Studios Japan, series creator Yuji Horri teased an announcement soon to be made for Dragon Quest XI. Below is his quote: “All of the staff are currently working really hard making the game,” Horii said regarding Dragon Quest XI. “I think that we’ll be able to make an announcement of some sort soon, so please look forward to it.” Way back in January during Dragon Quest's 30th Anniversary Project Presentation, Horii expressed his wishes…
Final Fantasy XV 1 week ago.
Tracking down Final Fantasy XV's third Timed Quest: Dread Behemoth
Final Fantasy XV's next Timed Quest is here, and this time it's pitting you against a big guy: Dread Behemoth. Like the previous timed quests, there is a deadline -- you'll need to down these baddies to claim the reward by March 20th, 2017. You can check out our go in the video below: Not gonna lie, this guy is pretty tough. Elemental magic will either be absorbed or nullifed by the Dread Behemoth, so you're going to want to hold off on…
Final Fantasy XV 1 week ago.
Here's what's being added to Final Fantasy XV's Chapter 13
Final Fantasy XV's notorious Chapter 13 will see some changes this month. Along with balancing adjustments, the team at Square Enix has been at work on a number of other enhancements based on user feedback. Speaking with Game Informer, producer Haruyoshi Sawatari gave a run down on what we can expect when the new patch launches on March 28. "So before, obviously, it was just Noctis by himself, kind of alone without the powers of his weapon summoning abilities," said Sawatari. "But…