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Life is Strange: Before the Storm - 'Brave New World' Impressions

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2017 6:00am PDT

For the second episode of Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Deck Nine puts together one of the best episodes of the entire series to date. Shacknews is here with our full impressions.


Life is Strange: Before the Storm - 4 Burning Questions After 'Awake'

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2017 12:00pm PDT

With Life is Strange: Before the Storm set to get its second episode later this week, Shacknews breaks down some questions that popped up after playing through the first episode, 'Awake.'


"Somehow I keep forgetting about the Life Is Strange prequel; too focused on my backlog. I hope ..."

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Modojo Rewind: Strapping New Technology

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 13, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of Modojo.


Life is Strange: Before The Storm Explores a 'Brave New World' Next Week

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 12, 2017 9:30am PDT

The journey through Chloe Price's backstory is set to continue next week, as Square Enix and Deck Nine release a new trailer.


"Wow, that post really could have used another editing pass after changing things around. *sigh*"

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TGS 2017: Left Alive's Second Trailer Travels to the 22nd Century

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 20, 2017 8:55pm PDT

Square Enix offered the teasiest of teasers on Tuesday morning. Today, the publisher returned to Tokyo Game Show with a second trailer for Shinji Hashimoto's Left Alive.


TGS 2017: Left Alive is the Next Project From Final Fantasy 15 Producer

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 19, 2017 10:05am PDT

Square Enix brought a surprise to PlayStation's Tokyo Game Show press conference, announcing a collaboration between its Final Fantasy brand manager, the artist for Metal Gear, and the producer of Armored Core.


NVIDIA Shows off Final Fantasy XV in 4K 60fps Video

By Chris Jarrard, Aug 31, 2017 10:35am PDT

Square Enix’s long running RPG series get the ultimate treatment.


"Same. I wanted to like it, gorgeous game that did a lot of things right. But it just didn't click."

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Best Square Enix Classics Deals from GOG's Weekly Sale

By Jason Venter, Aug 30, 2017 2:49pm PDT

More specifically, you can save on numerous PC classics that once were published by Eidos.


"Happy to see Total Overdose here. Such a fun and underrated sandbox shooter. Buck and a half!!!"

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Mod Support For PC Version of Final Fantasy XV Is In The Works

By Charles Singletary, Aug 22, 2017 10:10am PDT

There seems to be a slim chance it can't be done, but the director paints the picture that mod support is a priority. 


"Whoa what? Like steam workshop? New characters, enemies, locations, abilities? The community ..."

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Final Fantasy XV Making Its Way to PC in Full 4K

By John Keefer, Aug 21, 2017 9:50am PDT

Square Enix has partnered with Nvidia to bring all the graphics bells and whistles to the new version


"DON'T CARE!!!!! ROFL Where is my Final Fantasy XII Zodiac Age for PC????? WHERE IS IT!?!?!?!?!?!"

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm devs on Chloe, Rachel, Ashly Burch, music, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2017 3:15pm PDT

Shacknews is packing up for Arcadia Bay, but not before talking to Life is Strange: Before the Storm Lead Writer Zak Garris and Producer David Hein about the main characters, the challenges of a prequel, the game's music choices, and how the departure of original Chloe voice...


"I loved LiS and bought the season pass as episode 1 came out but this after the storm thing I'm ..."

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SDCC 2017: Hands-on with Chloe's changing world in Life is Strange: Before the Storm

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 03, 2017 6:00am PDT

How much has Chloe Price's life changed since her father died? The full answer will come when Life is Strange: Before the Storm releases at the end of August, but Shacknews recently ventured to San Diego Comic-Con to go hands-on with the first part of the premiere episode, a...


Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Won't Be Elusive in the West Any More

By John Keefer, Jul 28, 2017 10:00am PDT

Localization in English has begun, along with four other languages.


"I will probably get this for the PS4, but I'll wait to see reviews of each system first."

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Square Enix Sets Release Date For Retro JRPG Lost Sphear

By Charles Singletary, Jul 26, 2017 12:38pm PDT

Tokyo RPG Factory's follow up to I Am Setsuna will release right at the top of 2018.


"Wow I should have proof read that.. I couldn't get into the characters. "

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Season Pass Holders Can Test Final Fantasy XV Co-op In Early August

By Charles Singletary, Jul 26, 2017 10:15am PDT

XV fans will be able to take on multiplayer quests for a closed testing period, but may not be able to team up with their friends just yet.