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Lots of information on cool upcoming games and hardware surfaced during E3 2019 this year. One of the biggest announcements came from Microsoft when it talked up the coming Xbox Scarlett game console. Another cool announcement at E3 2019 came from Square Enix when it confirmed that it would be remaking Final Fantasy 7. Final Fantasy 7 (FF7) will be released in episodic format, and the first episode will span two discs according to Square Enix. The game mixes real-time action with the familiar but modified Active Time Battle System. There is a huge amount of content to be included for the game to span a pair of Blu-ray discs. Despite needing two discs, the initial release won't include all... Read more...
Square Enix’s long-awaited and mysterious video game Left Alive finally has an official release date. The game was originally supposed to be released by the end of 2018, but is instead slated for February 28th, 2019 in Japan for PC and the Playstation 4. The official release date was announced during Sony’s pre-Tokyo Game Show PlayStation Lineup Tour. Sony announced Left Alive prior to the 2017 Tokyo Game Show, but has provided precious little information since the game’s announcement. The official trailer is cinematic and features a futuristic war zone and some impressive-looking robots. The game is set in the fictional city of "Nova Slava" in December 2127. Since there is... Read more...
Another day, another beautiful game trailer. This one is from Square Enix’ new Thief reboot, and the trailer is called “Out of the Shadows”. It’s brief but to the point, showing off some brilliant artwork in a special scripted scene while unfortunately keeping any real gameplay out of it. However, like any good trailer, it makes you want to pick up a controller and dig in for a long gaming session. In the closeup shots, some of the detail is astonishing, and the balance of stealth, posturing, and power makes it seem like a fun ride. Indeed, Square Enix describes the gameplay thusly: “Garrett is proven an intelligent, resourceful, and skilled thief in an adventure... Read more...