Do the Wakfu on Steam

Wakfu is possibly the most popular MMO you never hear anything about. I saw it a few years ago at New York Comic Con and was immediately engaged by it, but somehow I forgot to actually get into the title. The availability of Wakfu on Steam as of September 18th is a gentle enough reminder that more »

Nobuo Uematsu’s Pre-Final Fantasy Music was Rad as Heck

We all love Nobuo Uematsu, famed composer at Square Enix,  for his work on the Final Fantasy franchise. But before the longstanding franchise was even launched, Nobuo was working in a music shop and working part time composing for Square where he wrote dozens of pieces for the company. One title he worked on was more »

Don’t Want Smash Bros. Breaking Your 3DS? Buy a “New 3DS”

  Dear Big N, My little, red Nintendo 3DS was a gift and I am sentimentally attached to it. I’m also fiercely competitive by nature and happen to really love Smash Bros. Unfortunately, Smash Bros. seems to hate my Nintendo 3DS, and I’m really not having a good time taking sides. Every single smash attack more »

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Review: Music never dies

Price: $39.99 System(s): Nintendo 3DS Release Date: September 16, 2914 Publisher (Developer): Square Enix 1st Production Department (Square Enix) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes Rhythm games may be stale but with 27 years of lore and a globally popular franchise at their fingertips, Square Enix is in a more »

Amateur video feels like the perfect MMO trailer

8 years ago, a Youtuber called Kazutosan uploaded a video aptly titled, “A Little FFXI Story,” to their channel. It is unclear whether or not they produced the video or if they simply grabbed it from another source, but it’s the only version of the tale you can currently find on the website. The video more »

Wayward Manor Review: Neil Gaiman’s “Worst Book”

Wayward Manor Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 15, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Moonshark (The Odd Gentlemen) ESRB Rating: N/A. It’s mostly an all-ages romp. I’m a pretty big Neil Gaiman fan, which isn’t really that rare of a thing. Neil is a New York Time’s best selling author, after all. Nerds love him for more »

The Swapper Review: Consequences of cloning

Title: The Swapper Price: $19.90 System(s): PS4 (Also on PS3, Vita, PC) Release Date: August 5, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Facepalm Studios (Facepalm Studios) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Mild Violence and Mild Language The question of how the mind might differ from the body is one that philosophers have pondered for ages. Neuroscientists have had more »

Experience the Full Turtle Beach E3 Booth Tour

At this year’s E3 event, Turtle Beach had a lot of new technologies to show off. Of those technologies, the most interesting to gamers is likely to be their 2014 line of headsets. Virtually all price ranges are covered, and there appears to be a range of options in functionality, too. In the video, you’ll more »

Final Fantasy III Review: A Good excuse to go back

Final Fantasy III Price: $15.99 System(s): PC (Also available on 3DS, iOS, Android, Ouya) Release Date: May 27, 2014 Publisher (Developer):Square Enix (Square Enix) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Suggestive Themes The Town of Tozus is nestled in the woods not far to the East of Dragon’s Peak, but many residents of more »

Two Minute Review: Blade Symphony

Blade Symphony is an indie title that was Kickstarted for $19,058 by the community back in 2011.At the time, PunyHumans games was primarily known for their popular Dystopia mod, and had already achieved some success sharing their original version of Blade Symphony with a small group of testers. As such, it was very possible for more »

E3 2014 Preview: Armored Warfare Venturing onto a New Path

Armored Warfare is by no means breaking new ground but it is taking strides towards refining a rather beaten path. For better or worse, Free-to-Play tank games are a dime a dozen these days so it takes a bit of ingenuity to stand out. Armored Warfare stands out. The demo I played at this year’s more »

We Might Know the PC Release Date for Fable Anniversary

The demand was there and now Lionhead Studios is officially making edition available to PC gamers. But the question that lingers is, “when?” Well, if common sense prevails, the HD remake of Fable would coincide with the 10 year anniversary of the first game. That would put the release somewhere in September of this year. more »