Square Enix, You Have a Problem. You Are Addicted to Countdown Clocks…

This is an intervention. While most of the gaming world has thankfully moved on from stupid countdown clocks designed to drum up silly publicity for forgettable games, Square Enix still clings to them. It's time for Square Enix to stop. Enough!


Now, you are overreacting, Brian Ashcraft, you say. Perhaps. But,… » 12/07/12 5:30am 12/07/12 5:30am

From Dark Souls to Valkyrie Profile: The Motoi Sakuraba Mixtape

Some game composers are absolute workhorses. They'll be so prolific in such a short span of time, that you'll almost forget that they did entire soundtracks. Motoi Sakuraba is just such a composer.


The Valkyrie Profile Series, Dark Souls, the Baten Kaitos Games, the Star Ocean Games and every freakin' Tales… » 6/21/12 8:30pm 6/21/12 8:30pm

Current Consoles Are Still Capable Of Some Amazing Graphics (Like These)

With all this talk of Wii 2 and consoles holding PC graphics and development back, it's easy to forget the fact we're stuck with the Xbox 360 and PS3 for another three years. Just because they're getting a little long in the tooth, though, doesn't make them slouches in the graphics department. » 4/22/11 1:30am 4/22/11 1:30am

Square Announces, Surprise, New Dragon Quest, Valkyrie Games for 09

Surprising absolutely no one, Square Enix today announced that a new Dragon Quest and a new Valkyrie Profile are planned for release in North America early next year. Both are for the DS. Dragon Quest V: Hand of The Heavenly Bride is set to his the U.S. on Feb. 17
Never before released in North America, this entry in… » 11/11/08 3:00pm 11/11/08 3:00pm

New Star Ocean: First Departure PSP Screens

Well, Japan has had this one for almost a year now and it's finally North America's turn to get their hands on it. Star Ocean: First Departure, which is a remake of the first Star Ocean game, will be hitting the states on October 21st. The game looks pretty solid and if you're a Star Ocean fan, you should be seriously… » 10/06/08 6:20pm 10/06/08 6:20pm