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Shadow of the Tomb Raider review: Stealthy finale for Lara Croft trilogy
4.5 stars Shadow of the Tomb Raider review: Stealthy finale for Lara Croft trilogy By Rik Henderson

We're three games into the Tomb Raider trilogy and the final chapter of this particular run does exactly what it says on the tin: for the most part of Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara Croft raids tombs.There were tombs in the previous chapter, Rise, but... Read more

Shadow of the Tomb Raider release date, screens, trailers and pre-order details
Shadow of the Tomb Raider release date, screens, trailers and pre-order details By Rik Henderson

Square Enix has lifted the lid on the third of the Tomb Raider reboot trilogy.Shadow of the Tomb Raider is coming this September and will star Camilla Luddington as both the voice and capture actress behind Lara Croft.We will undoubtedly see a lot more,... Read more

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

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

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

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

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