Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy XV DLC review: Fun but should have been in the main game

Reviewed on: Playstation 4. Copy supplied by publisher. Releasing in November 2016, Final Fantasy XV is the latest numbered entry in the hugely popular RPG series, and in the opinion of many also one of the best. A true departure from the usual format of the Final Fantasy games, XV saw the return to a massive, open world and player freedom, with all manner of gameplay features that meshed together...[Read More]

We taste tested 6 disgusting video game recipes

After the last two times I ate fictional foods online, I swore I would stop punishing my body with TV trash. And I meant it. Which is exactly why I moved on to video games. Like a trained warrior, I summoned the most insane concoctions from video games that I could think of. Battle ready, I rolled up my sleeves, opened my beak, and conquered these six video game food monsters. Join me and see if I...[Read More]

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age review: Still great 10 years on

Reviewed on: Playstation 4 Final Fantasy sure is undergoing something of a resurgence of late. There have been a whole host of releases from Square Enix for its flagship RPG series, not least of which is the excellent Final Fantasy XV. Alongside this, and titbits of news about the in development remaster of the beloved Final Fantasy VII, we now have Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, a remaster of...[Read More]

Final Fantasy XV review: More than just a sausage party?

Reviewed on: Playstation 4. Copy supplied by publisher. When your game has been in development for more than 10 years, has had name changes and several delays, it’s hard enough to live up to the hype. When your game is one of the most famous, successful, and highly anticipated RPG series of all time, it’s even more of a challenge. This is the mammoth task that falls on Square Enix̵...[Read More]

Lightning strikes Louis Vuitton

– Nicholas Payne Everyone is losing their shit about Jaden Smith, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s 17-year-old son, wearing a skirt in the latest Louis Vuitton womenswear campaign, but there’s another model in LV’s spring-summer 2016 collection who’s going relatively unnoticed. Final Fantasy XIII protagonist and go-to cosplay mainstay, Lightning aka Claire Farron, also cropped up in the #...[Read More]

My greatest gaming failure

– Kyle Tander My greatest gaming failure needs to be introduced with a confession, and I beg the internet to please not hate me. Promise? OK, here goes: I have never played Final Fantasy VII, or any Final Fantasy game for that matter. I know it’s really bad to have never properly touched one the most renowned gaming franchises of all time, and before the internet hunts me down for such blasp...[Read More]

Final Fantasy VII Remake news sure pissed people off

  The Playstation Experience conference last week unveiled a whole bunch of new looks at upcoming games and technology, though the latter is hard to show and really needs to be experienced to sell it. Possibly the biggest reveal of the show though was seeing the new Final Fantasy VII Remake in action, including cutscene graphics, voice acting and some combat gameplay. Certainly looks like a r...[Read More]

From concept art to final product

– Karolina Firman It always amazes me how people can go from concept art to the final product. As anyone who knows me can attest, I can’t draw to save my life, not even stick figures. That’s why I had a look at two great concept art processes from Alice by American McGee, and Final Fantasy VII. After having a look at the concept art from Alice, as opposed to the final project the...[Read More]

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