Square Enix Debuts Official SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER Trailer

SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER OFFICIAL TRAILER Square Enix

Square Enix, Eidos-Montréal, and Crystal Dynamics today revealed the full trailer for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the latest entry in the critically acclaimed and award-winning Tomb Raider series. Created by a team of veteran Tomb Raider developers at Eidos-Montréal, in collaboration with Crystal Dynamics, the game will be available on September 14, 2018 for the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, PlayStation 4 system and Windows PC/Steam. Continue reading

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SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER Teaser Trailer Revealed by Square Enix

SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER TEASER TRAILER Square Enix

Square Enix unveiled in a brief teaser trailer today that the highly anticipated sequel, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, will be available in six months for Xbox One, Xbox One X, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC/Steam. The game is expected to launch on all platforms simultaneously on September 14, 2018. Continue reading

PSX 2015: FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Trailer Reveals Gameplay

At this year’s PlayStation Experience, held at Moscone Center in San Francisco, the first gameplay footage of the much anticipated Final Fantasy VII Remake was revealed. First teased by Square Enix during Sony’s E3 press conference earlier this year, the new trailer gives the public an excellent taste at what they can expect from the upcoming release on the PlayStation 4.

The Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer opens with Barret, Biggs, Wedge, and Jessie questioning our protagonist, Cloud Strife. Our heroes briefly explain his backstory while beautifully rendered and familiar environments flash across the screen. Fans of the Final Fantasy VII may recognize the mission in the trailer our characters are preparing for, which takes place near the beginning of the game.

While half of the footage consists of cutscenes, the other half depicts the aforementioned first look gameplay, which features a brand new battle system that will replace the classic turn-based style of the original. Instead, the new combat looks similar to the Active Cross Battle system similar to what has been seen in the upcoming Final Fantasy XV. This could be jarring or even blasphemous to gamers hoping for a more pure experience to the original FFVII.

In a previous interview with Official PlayStation Magazine (via GamesRadar),  FFVII Remake’s director, Tetsuya Nomura, admitted that “dramatic changes” would be made:

“And of course, that being said we want to clarify: We’re not going to be changing it into a shooter or something like that. We are going to be bringing dramatic changes, but we want to make sure it’s still recognizable.”

Additionally, the limiting isometric camera angles of the original are also no where to be seen. Final Fantasy VII Remake appears to incorporate a third-person camera angle, as we follow Cloud through some of Midgar’s ruins with his famous Buster Sword gleaming in tow.

There is no concrete release date set for Final Fantasy VII Remake to make its big debut, but given the scope and size of the game’s story, players can probably expect it after Final Fantasy XV releases in 2016. We’ll keep you posted with any more developments throughout PSX 2015.


Source: PlayStation

E3 2015: Ubisoft Announces ‘South Park: The Fractured but Whole’ [Trailer]

After many delays, South Park: The Stick of Truth turned out to be one of the most highly praised games of 2014. Gamers were thrust into the true South Park experience from the beloved television series, creating the ultimate dream come true for fans. Regardless of its rocky development, Matt Stone and Trey Parker have reunited with Ubisoft San Francisco to announce Stick of Truth’s sequel, South Park: The Fractured but Whole.

During the Ubisoft presentation as you can see in the video above, a bunch of fun in-game cutscenes were shown with the boys running around trying to stop Butters aka Professor Chaos. Although that is just the baseline of the story, Stone and Parker announced that the story will still focus on the “new kid,” which is the player.

Bringing a more meta element into the game, Cartman promises The Fractured but Whole will be bigger and carry with it a better combat system. South Park Studios looks to build its already successful RPG platform deeper within the mythology of the show by integrating its superhero elements. South Park has revisited the Coon and friends story arc on a few occasions, delivering the origin of Kenny’s resurrection ability, and the themes and costumed characters have proved to be a hit.

I only hope we get to visit Mint Berry Crunch’s home planet of Kokujon or that we’ll see Cthulhu. Shablagoo!

e3 2015 South Park The Fractured but Whole Announcement Trailer

Official plot synopsis for South Park: The Fractured but Whole courtesy of Ubisoft:

Players will once again assume the role of the New Kid, and join South Park favorites Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman in a new hilarious and outrageous adventure. This time, players will delve into the crime-ridden underbelly of South Park with Coon and Friends. This dedicated group of crime fighters was formed by Eric Cartman whose superhero alter-ego, The Coon, is half man, half raccoon. As the New Kid, players will join Mysterion, Toolshed, Human Kite, Mosquito, Mint Berry Crunch and a host of others to battle the forces of evil while Coon strives to make his team the most beloved superheroes in history.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, with a release date TBD.


Source: Ubisoft YouTube

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