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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.


Life is Strange: Before the Storm Trailer Digs Into Chloe's Past

By John Keefer, Jul 19, 2017 10:15am PDT

A new behind-the-scenes video digs into the voice acting and writing behind Chloe and Rachel.


"This is not the sequel, it's a prequel made by a different studio"

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Final Fantasy Creator 'Announces' His Favorite Game in the Franchise

By John Keefer, Jul 05, 2017 8:45am PDT

Hironobu Sakaguchi picks the obvious game, with some incentive.


"Initially, Queen Brahne. Kuja is kind of the big bad, but there's also Garland and at the very ..."

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Final Fantasy 15 Update Adds Off-Roading, Prepares for Prompto

By John Keefer, Jun 26, 2017 7:30am PDT

You can finally take your sweet ride off the beaten path in Final Fantasy 15.


Everything We Know About Life is Strange: Before the Storm

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 23, 2017 10:30am PDT

Square Enix and developer Deck Nine Games are making a surprise return to Arcadia Bay. Here's what we know about Life is Strange: Before the Storm.


E3 2017: Why Life is Strange: Before the Storm's decisions feel more consequential

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

Life is Strange: Before the Storm may be missing key mechanics from the original game, but that doesn't mean the overall story will be diminished. Walking out of the E3 2017 demo, it feels like the decisions will be far more challenging this time around.


"The first time I saw Vault Boy I thought of him. But it wasn't shaded enough. He coulda done a ..."

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Dissidia NT Focuses on Final Fantasy Heroes and Villains for PS4

By John Keefer, Jun 07, 2017 7:30am PDT

30 years of Final Fantasy history crammed into one RPG-inspired fighter for spring 2018.


Hitting the Track with Milestone's MotoGP 17 and MXGP 3

By Ozzie Mejia, May 30, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Developer Milestone has some lofty goals for its next pair of motorcycle racing simulators. Shacknews heads over to Square Enix to learn more about the game's features, upgraded engines, and esports aspirations.


Lost Sphear Revealed From Makers of I am Setsuna

By John Keefer, May 30, 2017 10:30am PDT

The new JRPG is expected to come out sometime in early 2018.


"Looks great and love the genre, but not sure about that price tag."

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Square Enix Seeking Investors for Hitman Series

By John Keefer, May 30, 2017 10:00am PDT

Financial document statement gives rise to two different theories on what could happen to the franchise.


"I think only Square Enix knows for sure and apparently if you include the work that was done on ..."

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Dragon Quest XI Info For Switch Held Up by 'Adult Circumstances'

By John Keefer, May 30, 2017 9:45am PDT

The strange translation could refer to business dealings or... something else.