Switch RPG ‘Octopath Traveler’ gives you too many roles to play

Nintendo’s Switch was in desperate need of a roleplaying game, and Square Enix’s Octopath Traveler, with its retro pixel-art feel, heeded the call. The unashamedly old-school game draws inspirations from myriad RPGs of the past but centers its story on eight (!) protagonists — if that’s even possible. For anyone that has experienced JRPGs from the glory days of the …

‘Monster Hunter: World’ will invade ‘Final Fantasy XIV’

At the top of its E3 presentation, Square Enix trailer footage for Final Fantasy XIV‘s Stormblood expansion that dropped last year…and then had bumper footage for another event: A crossover between the MMO and the publisher’s best-selling Monster Hunter: World, which came out back in January. Source: ‘Final Fantasy XIV’ x ‘Monster Hunter: World’ (YouTube) Author:  Source: Engadget

‘Final Fantasy XV’ team forms a studio to develop new IPs

Square Enix wants to expand its offerings with brand new AAA titles, and it’s relying on Final Fantasy XV’s developers to make that a reality. FFXV director Hajime Tabata and the game’s core developers are leaving their old division to form a studio within Square Enix called “Luminous Productions” (LP). The subsidiary’s purpose is to create new IPs and to …

‘Final Fantasy XV’ multiplayer DLC pushed back to November 15th

Back in September, Square Enix announced upcoming multiplayer DLC titled Comrades for Final Fantasy XV, its blockbuster game that came out a year ago. Unfortunately, the extra content was delayed past its initial Halloween release date, but not for much longer: The publisher tweeted that it’s coming out on November 15th. Via: Niche Gamer Source: Square Enix (Twitter) Author:  Source: …

SNES Classic Edition review: Worth it for the games alone

The success of last year’s NES Classic Edition clearly took Nintendo by surprise. The company was completely incapable of meeting demand, leaving many people unable to buy what became the must-have gift of the holiday season. Now Nintendo has given its SNES the Classic Edition treatment and promises it’s going to build way more than it did last year. Having …

‘Final Fantasy XV’ multiplayer DLC arrives October 31st

Final Fantasy XV dominated last year’s holiday season, and impressively, the game’s managed to stay relevant throughout 2017. Whether it’s temporary events, side story DLC, mobile games or crossovers into other titles, it’s stayed on players’ radar. Like earlier extra content, Final Fantasy XV‘s next release explores a gap in the main game’s story. Players will get to create their …

The director of ‘Final Fantasy XV’ isn’t finished yet

Final Fantasy XV took a long time coming. After a decade of delays, it’s not surprising that both Square Enix and the game’s director, Hajime Tabata, are saying they aren’t finished with Noctis and his bro squad. With not even a whisper of Final Fantasy XVI, the rest of this year (and part of 2018) is focused on the Final …

‘Final Fantasy XV’ comes to your phone this fall

Square Enix is bent on bringing Final Fantasy XV to every platform imaginable, and that includes the phone in your pocket. It just unveiled a Pocket Edition of the road trip role-playing game that will hit Android, iOS and Windows 10 (yes, despite its dwindling influence) this fall. Its first episode will be free to play, while you’ll have to …