A Square Enix Final Fantasy music website went live this past January to promote the More SQ album, remixes and reworkings of iconic Final Fantasy themes. But what's got Japanese netizens talking is the website's splash art.
It's April. Soon it will be May. And to fill out the rest of 2011, Nintendo is going to release games. Most of them have already been revealed, but here's a handy list of titles Nintendo plans out putting out in 2011.
3D. Had enough? Tough crap, it sounds like there will be more. And according to movie director James Cameron (pictured, with George Lucas), the future of 3D is being fueled by video games.
Ah, the future. No, teh future. Nintendo seems to be milling over new wonders for its upcoming 3D-glasses-free game handheld.
The PlayStation 3 was released in 2006. Sony has famously said the console will have a ten year console life. By that math, we can expect the PlayStation 4 sometime after 2016. But can we expect a digital-download-only console?
In 1972, Nolan Bushnell founded Atari. The company would go on to define video games during the 1970s. And just when things were getting good, Bushnell sold the company in 1976 to Time Warner — a move he now regrets.
The Xbox 360 launched in November 2005. The original Xbox launched in November 2001. It is now 2010. About time for a new Xbox, right? Not necessarily, Microsoft says.
One of Hollywood's hottest young actors Shia LaBeouf (Transformers, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) lent his likeness to the Transformer games and points out this:
You know John Carmack. He's the programming wizard responsible for games like Doom. You know what John Carmack thinks?
Is this the year the PS3 takes the top spot? Or is it next year? While the pundits gaze into their crystal balls, soon-to-retire Sony exec David Reeves thinks he's got the answer.
Resident Evil 5 is a big hit. Know what Capcom likes better than big hits? Making big hits into big hit sequels.