Dev Team Had to Completely Recreate Original Game’s Assets for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix
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Dev Team Had to Completely Recreate Original Game’s Assets for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix

According to director Tetsuya Nomura, the biggest hurdle faced during the development of Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix was completely recreating all the assets after discovering the original game’s were lost forever. “Kingdom Hearts was created a long, long time ago,” Nomura said in a video interview posted to Square Enix’s E3 channel on YouTube. ... Read More»
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Every Character In ArcaniA Is EA’s Peter Moore
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Every Character In ArcaniA Is EA’s Peter Moore

GG3 gets bored and starts an association game with their games. Frankly, it’s kind of baffling just how much repetition some games have. Such is the case for ArcaniA, which uses EA’s Peter Moore for every character for some obscure reason. Here’s proof... Read More»
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ArcaniA: The Complete Tale Review – Caught In Time
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ArcaniA: The Complete Tale Review – Caught In Time

Daav from Gamesta.com runs through the linear open world of ArcaniA once more, but this console reissue isn’t what it once was. Or perhaps it’s exactly what it once was, but that has been outdated for a while now. So is this roleplaying game... Read More»
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First In-game Screenshot of Dragon Age: Inquisition Released
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First In-game Screenshot of Dragon Age: Inquisition Released

BioWare has released the first in-game screenshot of Dragon Age: Inquisition and it’s a beauty. The screenshot was posted over on the official BioWare blog by Matt Komsthoeft, a programmer at the studio. ”Now I’m working on the Dragon Age franchise and having a lot of fun doing it!,” Komsthoeft writes. “We are trailblazing with an engine that ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster Getting a Limited Edition
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Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster Getting a Limited Edition

A new advert for Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster claims that the game is set to get a limited edition of some kind. An advert on GameStop.com reads, “Pre-order to receive your free limited edition upgrade.” So far Square Enix is yet to announce any kind of limited edition. It’s unknown what it will ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy XV Character Bios and Artwork
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Final Fantasy XV Character Bios and Artwork

Square Enix has offered up an official English translation of the Final Fantasy XV character bios which appeared online last week and also released some new artwork for the game. In typical Final Fantasy fashion main character Noctis is a renegade who does what he wants and fails to follow the social norm. You can ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Zombie Derby Review by Gaming on Batteries
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Zombie Derby Review by Gaming on Batteries

Zombie Derby is a 2.5D running game, or in this case, side scrolling driving game. Hills, traps, explosive barrels and more obstacles other than many different types of zombies stand between you and the safety of the citadel at the other end of the level. Essentially, the challenge of reaching the other end of the ... Read More»
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Guild Wars 2 Adds Sky Pirates, Arenas And Monocles
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Guild Wars 2 Adds Sky Pirates, Arenas And Monocles

Gamesta.com gets the latest updates for popular MMO Guild Wars 2. The latest content release will put the “arrr” back into Guild Wars, with pirates, seas, arenas and much more... Read More»
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Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster ‘Approaching the Final Stage of Development’
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Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster ‘Approaching the Final Stage of Development’

Yoshinori Kitase, producer of the Final Fantasy series, has revealed that Final Fantasy X /X-2 HD Remaster is “approaching the final stage of development,” however the team is still unable to nail down a release date. “Just getting an SD quality game and turning it into HD isn’t something we’d settle for,” he told gamer.ne.jp ... Read More»
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  • Vita
EA’s Frank Gibeau Explains Why Dragon Age: Inquisition Isn’t Called Dragon Age III
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EA’s Frank Gibeau Explains Why Dragon Age: Inquisition Isn’t Called Dragon Age III

Talking to IGN, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau explained the company’s decision to drop the numbered entry aspect from Dragon Age: Inquisition‘s title. “I think there’s always this debate over numbers versus no numbers, what works, what doesn’t work,” Gibeau told IGN. “We felt like we wanted to bring more attention to the word ‘Inquisition,’ ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Former Mass Effect Writer Describes His Plans for Trilogy’s Conclusion
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Former Mass Effect Writer Describes His Plans for Trilogy’s Conclusion

Drew Karpyshyn, lead writer on Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 and author of several Mass Effect novels, discussed some of his original ideas for the trilogy’s conclusion during an interview with radio show Video Game Sophistry. According to Karpyshyn, most of the team’s early ideas, while in place, were not “super fleshed out,” and ... Read More»
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Lightning Returns Devs Compare Inventory Management to Dark Souls
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Lightning Returns Devs Compare Inventory Management to Dark Souls

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 is borrowing a bit of Dark Souls‘ brutal difficulty, producer Yoshinori Kitase told Famitsu magazine. “If I were to describe the gameplay, I would say there are some elements [in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13] with the severity of [a game like] Dark Souls,” Kitase said. Kitase and director Motomu ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Mass Effect 4 to Share ‘Core Systems’ With Dragon Age III
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Mass Effect 4 to Share ‘Core Systems’ With Dragon Age III

BioWare Montreal studio director Yanick Roy has revealed that the studio has now completed its “first pass” at the design document for the next Mass Effect. He later added that the next Mass Effect and Dragon Age III will share “core systems” due to them using the same engine. Now considering that the design document ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Dark Souls 2′s New Engine Adds Greater Detail, Expressiveness
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Dark Souls 2′s New Engine Adds Greater Detail, Expressiveness

According to Dark Souls 2 co-director Yui Tanimura, the game’s new engine will allow players to “immerse themselves within the actual gameplay and feel as if they are actually part of the game itself.” Talking to Polygon during E3 2013, Tanimura described how Dark Souls 2‘s new engine creates a deeper sense of immersion by ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
The Witcher 3 DLC Will be Free On PC, Discussions Ongoing for Other Platforms
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The Witcher 3 DLC Will be Free On PC, Discussions Ongoing for Other Platforms

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt‘s DLC will be free on PC and discussions are happening to get the same treatment for consoles, according to CD Projekt RED studio head Marcin Iwinski. Iwinski told Rock Paper Shotgun that the studio hopes to bring free DLC to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 also, but it’s up to the ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360