Square Enix have today announced that they've released Final Fantasy VIII to PC. It's available to buy from Steam and other online retailers for £9.99, $11.99 and €12.99. While the release contains the usual PC stuff - achievements, cloud saves - this release is also noteworthy for another reason, a reason that may just get long-time fans to double dip: it contains the previously Japan-only Chocobo World mini-game.
Velocity Ultra is probably one of the better Vita games, and it received the attention and praise that it so deserved. It came to PlayStation 3 not too long ago, and, its next milestone, a PC release is just around the corner. Curve Studios, who are working on the port, have announced that Velocity Ultra will be coming to Steam on December 12th.
Zombies mode, introduced in World at War and brought back for every Treyarch developed Call of Duty since, has become a staple of one of the biggest franchises in gaming, and one of the leading reasons some buy into the shooter every second year. Don't worry though. When you kill every zombie, cut through each piece of rotting flesh and are finally safe, there's another thing to worry about: Robot Zombies.
Well, after a rather explosive episode of The Walking Dead aired this week, I’m sure we’re all hoping to find some way of getting our franchise fix to tide us over until the show continues in February next year. “Coincidentally,” TellTale is on hand to provide.
The official TellTale Twitter account yesterday confirmed that the first episode of season two of The Walking Dead would debut later this month. The episode will be called “All That Remains,” and ...
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25th November, 2013
Warner Bros. have today announced LEGO The Hobbit, a new LEGO game based in the world of Peter Jackson's latest epic fantasy trilogy. If LEGO Lord of the Rings is anything to go by, there'll be more than enough reference to JRR Tolkien's one-film-max 1937 novel as well.
Black Mesa: Source, a fan project that remade the original Half-Life in high-definition, will soon be available to purchase on Steam. It’s currently available for free, but Valve was kind enough to let the developers sell the game on their digital-distribution service.
The icing on the cake was that Valve informed Black Mesa about this news on Half-Life’s 15th anniversary. Here’s project lead Carlos Montero’s forum post announcement:
HAPPY 15TH BIRTHDAY HALF-LIFE! ...
The names of all four map packs for Call of Duty: Ghosts have apparently been revealed by Activision on accident. According to VG24/7, a gamer by the name of Fariko_Scorch, a member of the competitive gaming group Fariko, posted an email sent to him by Activision that detailed the upcoming DLC.
Here’s the tweet below:
@charlieINTEL i got a email from call of duty pic.twitter.com/urug90TKqE
— Ryan (@Fariko_Scorch) November 21, 2013
This image is more than likely ...
Ubisoft's Sylvain Trottier gave a worrying statement recently that might just explain why PC gamers are so often screwed over with poor ports from the big publishers.
The nominees for Spike VGX awards have been announced, with Grand Theft Auto V receiving the most nominations. Formerly known as Spike Video Game Awards, VGX will take place on December 7th, this time giving the fans a chance to voice their opinion by voting for their favorites on the official website. Gamers will also be able to dictate the outcome of one category: “Most Anticipated Game.”
These Spike awards have always been hit and miss with the gaming crowd,…
According to an email from Microsoft, the Zune Marketplace will no longer be available on the Xbox 360 on November 22nd. This was a long time coming, but inevitable, especially with the Xbox One on the way, and Microsoft’s new direction for multimedia entertainment on their consoles. Here’s more from the email:
We recently notified you that with the Fall 2013 release of the Xbox 360 update, Microsoft Points are being retired. This email is a confirmation that as part…