The Delayed Fuse – Final Fantasy’s Unfinished Symphony

How do you like games that promise a lot for fans? Do you enjoy being let down by said promises? Does Symphony No. 8 in B minor by Austrian composer Franz Schubert ring any bells for you? I’ll be expanding on this in a little bit, but keep that name in mind. What about theContinue reading “The Delayed Fuse – Final Fantasy’s Unfinished Symphony”

Music and Composition Across the Decades: A Chat With Yasunori Mitsuda

For JRPG fans, the name Yasunori Mitsuda may ring a few bells. For others, he might as well be a household name. The acclaimed music composer of Chrono Trigger and Xenogears fame, and now a memorable name for Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and its DLC sequel Torna – The Golden Country, was gracious enough to answerContinue reading “Music and Composition Across the Decades: A Chat With Yasunori Mitsuda”

Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition Demo Launches February 26

When you want your dose of Final Fantasy XV, who’s the Gamer Professionals writer you call? It’s got to be me, and with the upcoming release of Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition, it’s time to start seeing just how efficiently your PC can run the game. That deadline is fast approaching, and it’s February 26.Continue reading “Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition Demo Launches February 26”

Noctis Warps Into Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

During Sony’s Press Conference at Tokyo Game Show 2017, we got to see a fresh new trailer of 3 on 3 fighter Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. The gameplay trailer shows off lots more flashy gameplay featuring our beloved RPG heroes, with the latest addition to the roster being featured in the latter half. Noctis, from the most recent entry in Square Enix’s long-running series – Final Fantasy XV.

Assassin’s Creed and Final Fantasy XV Crossover Announced

A surprise that seemingly came out of nowhere, an Assassin’s Creed and Final Fantasy XV crossover is happening. Ubisoft and Square Enix are collaborating to create new and unique content for their fans. First announced at Gamescom 2017, the talks of a collaboration started three years ago in an informal meeting during the Tokyo GameContinue reading “Assassin’s Creed and Final Fantasy XV Crossover Announced”

Final Fantasy XV coming to PC ‘Early 2018’

During Nvidia’s press event at Gamescom in Germany, Square Enix revealed that Final Fantasy XV will be coming to Windows 10, Steam and Origin early next year. Though we all knew the transition to PC was inevitable, today it has finally been confirmed. This will be the definitive version of Final Fantasy XV, and will include all ofContinue reading “Final Fantasy XV coming to PC ‘Early 2018’”

Should Fast Travel Be Removed From Open World Games?

For me it’s the little things in open world titles that make the experience shine. In Fallout 4, I can recall coming across a teddy bear who appeared to be furtively reading an old newspaper whilst answering the call of nature. In The Witcher III, I would find overturned shrines, villages ravaged by monsters, and moisture-slick caverns.Continue reading “Should Fast Travel Be Removed From Open World Games?”

Here’s What We Learnt About PlayStation VR Games During Sony’s E3 Conference

Sony has really been pushing PlayStation VR recently, and its E3 conference is no exception to this. First off, the unique first person shooter, Superhot is coming to PlayStation VR. This game is perfect for VR and will be a nice addition to PlayStations library in general. A new game that was revealed for VRContinue reading “Here’s What We Learnt About PlayStation VR Games During Sony’s E3 Conference”

1-Minute Rants: Final Fantasy XV

With the recent re-launch of our YouTube channel, our Associate Editor Ben Hutchings goes full British and talks about the shortcomings involved with Final Fantasy XV in the new video series, 1-Minute Rants. If you enjoy the content, be sure to subscribe to the channel as we’ve got plenty more content coming out for you allContinue reading “1-Minute Rants: Final Fantasy XV”

Final Fantasy XV Regalia Off-Roading being Worked on

During the Active Time Report stream from SquareEnix, the chocobros’ iconic Final Fantasy XV Regalia vehicle was shown going off-road, before getting stuck on a rock. Translated by xXShuyaXx over on the mognetcentral.com forums, the off-roading capabilities of the Regalia are currently being worked on, and the developers are trying hard to implement this. This isn’t anContinue reading “Final Fantasy XV Regalia Off-Roading being Worked on”

Final Fantasy XV Review (PS4)

Finally, after more than a decade, and millions of dollars put into creating a larger scale universe, Final Fantasy XV is finally here. After an anime interlude called Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV and a full-length feature film in Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, the adventure all comes together. Back when Uncovered Final Fantasy XV rolled outContinue reading “Final Fantasy XV Review (PS4)”

The Last Guardian Continues 2016’s Disappointing Trend

I think for a lot of people, 2016 will be the year that they were let down by games that didn’t attain the perfection promised by the surrounding hype. Whether that hype be generated by over-zealous advertising, or the gestation over a more than lengthy period of development, I can’t remember another year where so many games, havingContinue reading “The Last Guardian Continues 2016’s Disappointing Trend”