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Best of E3 2016 - RPG and adventure games: Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Days Gone, FFXV, Scalebound and more

Best of E3 2016 - RPG and adventure games: Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Days Gone, FFXV, Scalebound and more

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If it's quality games you're after you are in for a real treat. This year's E3 videogames convention is jam packed with amazing looking triple-A titles that offer conclusive proof the industry has got the hang of this new-generation console malarkey.If... >>

Konami isn't only games company making bionics, behold the Deus Ex cybernetic arm

Konami isn't only games company making bionics, behold the Deus Ex cybernetic arm

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A few weeks ago we brought you a BBC documentary that detailed the creation of a fully cybernetic arm, designed by Konami and based around the one worn by Snake in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. That garnered a lot of attention, because not only... >>

Final Fantasy XV: Everything you need to know

Final Fantasy XV: Everything you need to know

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Final Fantasy is one of the world's most revered games franchises. Fans of Japanese role-playing games are in a state of considerable ferment over the prospect of Final Fantasy XV, its latest instalment and the first one custom-designed for the current-generation... >>

Hitman review: Agent 47's regaled return
4.0 stars

Hitman review: Agent 47's regaled return

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For a game that stars a deliberately aloof and detached character, there has always been a curious sense of intimacy about Hitman, arising not from Agent 47 himself, but rather the sandbox-style playgrounds in which he goes about his murky business. Sure,... >>

Watch gamers guide a real life Hitman Agent 47 on a killing spree

Watch gamers guide a real life Hitman Agent 47 on a killing spree

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The first episode and prologue pack for Hitman will be released this Friday and to celebrate, Square Enix hired innovative production company Realm Pictures to stage a real life version of the game, with players controlling the movements of Agent 47.... >>

Rise of the Tomb Raider review: Single-player perfection
4.5 stars

Rise of the Tomb Raider review: Single-player perfection

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Being fans of the Tomb Raider series since the very beginning, with the first outing one of our favourite games on the original PlayStation, we approached 2013's reboot with some trepidation. Reboots don't always work. But we needn't have worried because... >>

Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer shows that the E3 2015 Xbox media event will be the place to be

Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer shows that the E3 2015 Xbox media event will be the place to be

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Microsoft couldn't have believed its luck when Sony announced a delay to Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. The PS4 homegrown exclusive was to come out at the end of 2015, to go head-to-head with similar action-adventure title Rise of the Tomb Raider, but now... >>

This is how good Final Fantasy will look in the future thanks to DirectX 12 (gallery)

This is how good Final Fantasy will look in the future thanks to DirectX 12 (gallery)

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As part of Microsoft's second keynote at this year's Build developers conference, the company showed a live demo created by Final Fantasy developer Square Enix which illustrated the graphical prowess of DirectX 12. And if this is the future for the Japanese... >>

This is what it would look like if Star Wars and Final Fantasy collided

This is what it would look like if Star Wars and Final Fantasy collided

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Japanese games publisher Square Enix has a tradition of releasing collectable action figures of not just its own brands, such as Final Fantasy, but also licensed characters from comic books and movies. Now it has lent its unique creative eye to Star Wars... >>

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris preview: Sequel to Guardian of Light fills Tomb Raider gap year

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris preview: Sequel to Guardian of Light fills Tomb Raider gap year

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One of the stand out surprises during Microsoft's Xbox Media Briefing at E3 2014 was the debut of the teaser trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider. The return of Lara Croft is something that many gamers are salivating over. However, that won't be available... >>

Final Fantasy XIV could be coming to Xbox One after all, Yoshida confirms Microsoft talks

Final Fantasy XIV could be coming to Xbox One after all, Yoshida confirms Microsoft talks

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Although reports circulated last year claiming that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will never be released for Xbox One or Xbox 360, Pocket-lint has found out otherwise. Producer and director of the Japanese MMORPG Naoki Yoshida gave Xbox owners a glimmer... >>

Hitman Sniper preview: Agent 47 comes to iPad in scope shooter

Hitman Sniper preview: Agent 47 comes to iPad in scope shooter

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The Hitman franchise continues its genre-hopping campaign with the forthcoming release of Hitman Sniper, an iPad and iPhone scope-based shooter. We got to play a pre-release version of the free-to-download game on iPad ahead of the autumn release date.... >>

Hitman Go review
5.0 stars

Hitman Go review

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Square Enix has been clever in utilising its rich heritage of intellectual properties in the last couple of years. Not only has it managed to breathe new life into old characters and franchises, such as Deus Ex: Human Revolution and the Tomb Raider reboot,... >>

Hitman Go hits iTunes App Store for iPad and iPhone

Hitman Go hits iTunes App Store for iPad and iPhone

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Hitman Go launches for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch today and while remaining true in tone to Square Enix's hugely successful franchise, mobile device owners will find its casual gaming-centric style more suited for bus or train journeys. The concept is... >>

Deus Ex: Human Revolution live-action short film leaves us eager for a feature length movie

Deus Ex: Human Revolution live-action short film leaves us eager for a feature length movie

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A 12-minute live-action short film has been created based on the Deus Ex: Human Revolution game. Plenty of special effects and impressive costumes create the game's world perfectly, leaving us wanting more. About 90 minutes more. This film features characters... >>

Square Enix 99p iOS and Android sale includes Deus Ex: The Fall and Tomb Raider

Square Enix 99p iOS and Android sale includes Deus Ex: The Fall and Tomb Raider

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Square Enix has slashed the prices of some of its major mobile games. From today until Monday 10 March, you can get Deus Ex: The Fall for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Android for just 99p. It originally came out for £4.99. In addition, Tomb Raider... >>

Thief review
3.5 stars

Thief review

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Thief in 2014 reboots a much loved gaming franchise that was born over 15 years ago. It’s been ten long years since the last title in the series, and in the time since there are inevitably great swathes of punters who either don't know or, perhaps,... >>

Original 1996 Tomb Raider video game releases for iOS with 'full, unedited, unadulterated experience'

Original 1996 Tomb Raider video game releases for iOS with 'full, unedited, unadulterated experience'

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If you like classic video games and have 69p to spare, you'll be happy to learn that the original Tomb Raider is now available for iOS devices.  The game boasts the "full, unedited, unadulterated experience from the classic release at a super-low price",... >>

Thief gameplay preview: We steal, shoot and lockpick our way through early play of the 2014 title

Thief gameplay preview: We steal, shoot and lockpick our way through early play of the 2014 title

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Thief is set to land on consoles in the first quarter of 2014, almost a full decade after the last title in the series surfaced. Pocket-lint got to play some sections of a pre-release version of the game on Xbox One to see whether it's been worth the... >>

Final Fantasy V for Android app now available on Google Play

Final Fantasy V for Android app now available on Google Play

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Attention old-school gamers: Final Fantasy V for Android has just landed on Google Play. First released in 1992, Final Fantasy V is the fifth installment in the Final Fantasy series. It's a popular RPG game developed by Square Enix that has been ported... >>

Tomb Raider 2 already "well into development" for Xbox One and PS4

Tomb Raider 2 already "well into development" for Xbox One and PS4

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Square Enix, the company behind the rebooted Tomb Raider game that came out earlier this year, has confirmed that a sequel is already in the works and headed for the Xbox One and PS4. "I am excited to reveal that we are well into development on a next-generation... >>

Deus Ex: the Fall for iPhone and iPad preview

Deus Ex: the Fall for iPhone and iPad preview

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Fans of Deus Ex: Revolution are in for a treat as Square Enix is bringing the franchise to iOS in the shape of an all-new adventure for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch steeped in the DNA of the console fave.Rather than raid the back catalogue and port the... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Mini Ninjas review (iPhone, iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Mini Ninjas review (iPhone, iPad)

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When Square Enix isn't making top AAA titles for the PS3 or Xbox 360, it seems it spends its time making fun little apps for the iPad and iPhone. But can the company that normally only does "epic", do lighthearted fun as well?Mini Ninjas Format iPhone... >>