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Final Fantasy XV review: An unmitigated treat for RPG lovers
4.0 stars

Final Fantasy XV review: An unmitigated treat for RPG lovers

By Steve Boxer

Dragging a revered games franchise into a 21st century landscape of open-worlds and instant action must be a thankless, even scary task – particularly when that franchise emerged in the late 1980s, hit its peak in the 1990s and had as its centrepiece... Read more

Deus Ex Mankind Divided review: Cyberpunk satisfaction
4.0 stars

Deus Ex Mankind Divided review: Cyberpunk satisfaction

By Steve Boxer

If you were thinking of getting a nip or a tuck, playing Deus Ex: Mankind Divided might just make you think again. That's because it examines what might happen when human narcissism extends beyond the mere administration of trout-pouts and the like, to... Read more

Final Fantasy fans look away, FF15 delayed

Final Fantasy fans look away, FF15 delayed

By Rik Henderson

You've been waiting for 10 years for Final Fantasy XV (FF15) but we're afraid you'll have to wait a little longer as the game has been put back in order to "deliver the iconic Final Fantasy experience".Expected to release in around six week's time, on... Read more

Final Fantasy XV: Everything you need to know

Final Fantasy XV: Everything you need to know

By Steve Boxer

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... Read more

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

Rise of the Tomb Raider review: Single-player perfection

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Final Fantasy VII has finally arrived for iPhone and iPad

Final Fantasy VII has finally arrived for iPhone and iPad

By Elyse Betters

The seventh installment in the Final Fantasy role-playing video game series has just been ported to iOS, but the new mobile game is not the highly-anticipated remake that was announced at E3 2015 in June.The game has just landed in the App Store for $19.99... Read more

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

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

By Mike Lowe

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.... Read more

Hitman Go review
5.0 stars

Hitman Go review

By Rik Henderson

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,... Read more

Hitman Go hits iTunes App Store for iPad and iPhone

Hitman Go hits iTunes App Store for iPad and iPhone

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

By Rik Henderson

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 1 and... Read more

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

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

Final Fantasy V for Android app now available on Google Play

Final Fantasy V for Android app now available on Google Play

By Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Deus Ex: the Fall for iPhone and iPad preview

Deus Ex: the Fall for iPhone and iPad preview

By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

New Tomb Raider inspired by Bond and Batman reboots, grittier movie planned

New Tomb Raider inspired by Bond and Batman reboots, grittier movie planned

By Rik Henderson

The new Tomb Raider game is now available for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC and it heralds the return of Brit heroine Lara Croft after five years. But although she is back on our games consoles once more, she's not quite the same mis-proportioned character we're... Read more

New Lara Croft is... Kate Middleton

New Lara Croft is... Kate Middleton

By Rik Henderson

Square Enix has finally named the actress who's providing the voice and motion capture for Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider reboot/prequel, and it's none other than wife to Prince William, Kate Middleton.Well, the actress who played her in the TV movie anyway.Camilla... Read more

Agni's philosophy Square Enix demo shows what's in store for next-gen consoles (video)

Agni's philosophy Square Enix demo shows what's in store for next-gen consoles (video)

By Stuart Miles

Square Enix, the publisher behind the Final Fantasy series and the new Tomb Raider, due out in 2013, has revealed a real-time technical demonstration of what will be possible for the next generation of consoles from Sony and Microsoft.Dubbed Agni's Philosophy,... Read more

Tomb Raider game trailer shows we are in for a gritty next instalment (video)

Tomb Raider game trailer shows we are in for a gritty next instalment (video)

By Stuart Miles

The bad news is that Lara Croft's latest exploits aren't going to be with us until 5 March 2013. The good news, however, is that if the new trailer is anything to go by the game should be a cracker when it comes out next year.Released ahead of annual... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Big Cup Cricket (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Big Cup Cricket (Android)

By Paul Lamkin

Throughout the Cricket World Cup we had planned on throwing in the odd cricket app for App of the Day to keep the spirit of the tournament alive on Pocket-lint.But when England lost to the likes of Bangladesh and Ireland, we kind of lost interest.Well,... Read more

Supreme Commander 2 - PC
3.5 stars

Supreme Commander 2 - PC

By Leigh Groocock

Supreme Commander 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Supreme Commander which was released way back in 2007; both have been developed by Gas Powered Games and published by Square Enix. Supreme Commander 2 is the latest addition to the ever crowded... Read more

Final Fantasy I and II coming to iPhone

Final Fantasy I and II coming to iPhone

By Duncan Geere

Square Enix has announced that both Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy II will be coming to the iPhone and iPod touch later this year. Originally released on the NES back in 1987 and 1988, both games have been revamped to feature touchscreen controls.The... Read more

Square Enix buys Eidos for £84.3 million

Square Enix buys Eidos for £84.3 million

By Verity Burns

Japanese developer Square Enix has agreed to buy Eidos, the UK company behind famous game franchises like Tomb Raider and Championship Manager, for £84.3 million. The sale has apparently been brought on following poor US sales of the recent Tomb Raider... Read more

Square Enix brings retro favourites to handhelds

Square Enix brings retro favourites to handhelds

By Verity Burns

Retro gamers will rejoice in the news that Square Enix is bringing both Arkanoid DS and Space Invaders Extreme back to our handheld consoles. Thirty years after Space Invaders was first released, Space Invaders Extreme has been let loose combining the... Read more