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Kingdom Hearts 3: Four Questions Following the Pre-E3 2018 Demo

By Ozzie Mejia, May 23, 2018 12:00pm PDT

After getting my first hands-on taste of Kingdom Hearts 3, I walked away from last week's demo with a couple of questions.


Kingdom Hearts 3: Nearly 20 Minutes of Toy Story Gameplay

By Chris Jarrard, May 18, 2018 11:25am PDT

Get an extended look at the Square Enix and Disney crossover RPG that’s headed to Xbox One and PS4.


Kingdom Hearts 3 Hands-On Preview: Digging Through the Old Toy Chest

By Ozzie Mejia, May 18, 2018 6:00am PDT

With Kingdom Hearts III's release date likely around the corner, Square Enix brought out the game's first playable build to members of the press on Thursday. Shacknews goes hands-on to get a look at what's new, but also lament over some of what's stayed the same.


"We had our instructions from the publisher on-site regarding what could and could not be ..."

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Expect Final Fantasy 7 Remake Before 2023 With Music From Composer Nobuo Uematsu

By Charles Singletary, May 14, 2018 11:05am PDT

A recorded conversation during the 30th anniversary of Final Fantasy VII reveals the team wants the game out at least before the 35th anniversary.


"DON'T SAY THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll at least be 40 when it comes out in 7 years....."

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Square Enix Sets E3 2018 Showcase for June 11

By Ozzie Mejia, May 08, 2018 9:45am PDT

Square Enix will join the annual list of publishers taking to the internet airwaves to reveal its upcoming lineup of games at E3.


"They are on blizzard sequel time, so expect it sometime in the year 4504"

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider Gameplay Interview - Jason Dozois, Narrative Director

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 28, 2018 1:55pm PDT

Shacknews was on the scene during the Shadow of the Tomb Raider reveal event for more info about Lara's newest adventure. 


Shadow of the Tomb Raider Preview: Apocalypse Soon

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 27, 2018 6:00am PDT

Square Enix is promising that Shadow of the Tomb Raider will be Lara Croft's 'defining moment.' To begin to get an idea of what that entails, Shacknews went hands-on with the final chapter of the 2013 trilogy during a special reveal event on Thursday.


"Underworld was amazing. Loved it a lot. The art dedign was fabulous"

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Job Listing Claims It Will Eventually 'Surpass Original'

By Blake Morse , Apr 23, 2018 3:00pm PDT

According to a new job listing for Square Enix Japan the FF7 remake has some great expectations. 


"Yeah they don't have to get too crazy and everyone will still eat it up"

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Dragon Quest VR Brings Slimes to VR Zone Arcade in Japan This Month

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 17, 2018 12:35pm PDT

Slay slimes and go on adventures with your favorite heroes in virtual reality. 


New Octopath Traveler Trailer Introduces Noble and Rogue Paths

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 17, 2018 7:35am PDT

Which path will you end up taking when the gorgeous RPG releases?


"God, that voice-over guy they hired for the trailer is corny as hell."

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Kingdom Hearts 3 Goes Retro with Classic Kingdom

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 15, 2018 10:15pm PDT

Take some time away from visiting other Disney worlds to go old-school.


"There were a bunch around the time the Gameboy hit it big by the big classic toy manufacturers ..."

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PAX East 2018: Final Fantasy 15 Outlines New DLC Through 2019

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 06, 2018 4:10pm PDT

Final Fantasy XV's story will continue on through next year, with four new DLC episodes coming soon.


Chrono Trigger on Steam Adding Original Graphics Option

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 03, 2018 11:10am PDT

Chrono Trigger purists rejoice, because the Steam version is about to get an option for vintage graphics.


"I remember playing that, it had new music and an extra dungeon or something? "

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm - The GDC 2018 Postmortem Interview with Zak Garriss

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 02, 2018 2:00pm PDT

Now that Life is Strange: Before the Storm has said its Farewell, Shacknews has a few final questions to ask Deck Nine Games Narrative Director Zak Garriss at this year's Game Developers Conference.


April Fools: Final Fantasy 14 Online GO Mines for Real-World Nodes

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2018 1:30pm PDT

Hammering Stick not included.