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Final Fantasy XIII - PS3
3.5 out of 5

Final Fantasy XIII - PS3

By 10 March 2010

With Final Fantasy XIII, Square Enix can lay claim to a long list of magnificent achievements. There's no question that this is the most stunning looking example of a Japanese RPG on the market, taking the series trademark mix of high-fantasy and glossy... >>

Mass Effect 2 - Xbox 360
4.5 out of 5

Mass Effect 2 - Xbox 360

By 3 February 2010

Mass Effect was a triumph on so many levels that it's almost churlish to point at the few areas where it fell short. Bioware took a major risk in trying to fuse its classic RPG style with a more action-oriented experience, yet for the most part the gamble... >>

VIDEO: Dungeons and Dragons on Microsoft Surface

VIDEO: Dungeons and Dragons on Microsoft Surface

By 22 October 2009

A team of students at Carnegie Mellon University has developed a Dungeons & Dragons application for Microsoft Surface. It's a little like a printed out map, but completely interactive and able to recognise items placed on top. It can then calculate line-of-sight,... >>

Top five PSP games to have in your collection

Top five PSP games to have in your collection

By 29 September 2009

With the PSP Go inches from the shelves and few first-timers about to get stuck in, we thought it be best to give you five ways to spend your spondoolics with maximum satisfaction. There's more games on the PlayStation store than you can shake a tree... >>

Fighting Fantasy books coming to iPhone

Fighting Fantasy books coming to iPhone

By 28 August 2009

The Fighting Fantasy range of gamebooks, which were an introduction to the world of fantasy for thousands of kids in the 80s and 90s, are coming to the iPhone. The founder of the series, Ian Livingstone, confirmed earlier in the month that they'd be arriving... >>

VIDEO: Final Fantasy XIII trailer released

VIDEO: Final Fantasy XIII trailer released

By 30 January 2009

Square Enix has released a new Final Fantasy XIII trailer that will give FF fans a sneak peek into what they can expect from the next instalment in the series. The trailer shows a mixture of cinematic sequences as well as some gameplay footage too, which... >>

New Final Fantasy game won't hit Europe until 2010

New Final Fantasy game won't hit Europe until 2010

By 16 January 2009

Gamers outside of Japan will not be seeing Final Fantasy XIII until April 2010 at the earliest. The news was confirmed in a press release, and attributed to Square Enix president Yoichi Wada. Japanese gamers can still expect to see the game in 2009 as... >>

Fable II "Knothole Island" DLC coming 13 January

Fable II "Knothole Island" DLC coming 13 January

By 9 January 2009

Lionhead Studios has announced it will be releasing new DLC for Fable II on 13 January. Senior programmer Jonathan Shaw and fellow members of the team hint at what we can expect from the new episode in the latest instalment of Lionhead Studios' video... >>

PETA names Fable 2 "most animal friendly game" of 2008

PETA names Fable 2 "most animal friendly game" of 2008

By 7 January 2009

PETA has taken a break from slamming video games for their poor treatment of animals, to single out Xbox 360's Fable 2 for being 2008's "most animal-friendly game". At PETA's sixth annual Proggy Awards the organisation described Fable 2 as a "vegetarian's... >>

The Last Remnant - Xbox 360
2.5 out of 5

The Last Remnant - Xbox 360

By 4 December 2008

What is it with these Japanese RPG’s and their strangely unsuitable names? Look back towards what most consider the ultimate JRPG series, the Final Fantasy games, and ponder just why Square decided to call them FINAL Fantasy. Final? Considering the... >>