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Earlier today Square Enix released a patch for "Guardian Cross" that pushes its version up to 3.0. With the patch comes a host of new features including a new hunting ground, new coliseum, and even new friend point system. New to "Guardian Cross" version 3.0 is a brand new coliseum known as the Skyborne Coliseum.
There's a rather diverse mix of games hitting Nintendo consoles this week, including new platforming game Teslagrad , rhythmic fighter KickBeat Special Edition , and even a handful of sales for those of you who like to shop on the cheap. We begin this week's list with a quick heads up for those of you who are looking forward to the release of Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy-Curtain Call next Tuesday.
Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn are officially joining in on the upcoming Final Fantasy music-based spin off sequel as announced some time ago by Square Enix. For those not quite familiar with the stylings of the music tracks featured in the online FF titles the company released a new trailer which may be worth a look and listen for those interested.
Square Enix is launching a service in Japan through the app Dive In that enables games such as Final Fantasy 13 and Murdered: Soul Suspect to run on iOS and Android mobile devices. The streaming service launches on October 9, and it will initially support Final Fantasy 13, Final Fantasy 7 International and Season of Mystery: The Cherry Blossom Murders .
The morning Inbox is not impressed by Microsoft's attempts to buy Minecraft, as one reader recounts his first five levels of Destiny. Japan says A e So apparently the Xbox One had the worst home console launch ever in Japan, doing half what the Xbox 360 did .
Bruce Willis, as child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe, and Haley Joel Osment, as Cole Sear, in a scene from the movie "The Sixth Sense." In 1999, Haley Joel Osment was a breakout star as the young boy in "The Sixth Sense."
Picking up where the last article left off, these are the new game sequels set for release exclusively for the next generation of consoles. Let this continue to provide food for thought for those still on the fence regarding the console they want.
Square Enix is temporarily suspending shipments of Dragon Quest X for 3DS in Japan because of server issues, the publisher announced on its blog . Dragon Quest X released one week ago , and since then, a large influx of players has prevented many newcomers from logging into the Dragon Quest X servers.
Excluding copies sold in hardware bundles, Titanfall entered the chart at No.7, Dead Rising 3 at No.10 and Forza Motorsport 5 at No.12. The week's highest new entry was the 3DS version of Dragon Quest X, which debuted at No.2, according to data from retail monitor Media Create, which was republished on NeoGAF .
After a slight delay involving the launches of two new consoles, video games are finally beginning to trickle out once again. This week, gamers around the world will finally be able to dive into Destiny , the shooter from Bungie that marks the start of the fall season for gaming.
Mac Gamer HQ is currently hosting a contest to give away 5 copies of Feral Interactive 's Tomb Raider . Developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix for PC and consoles, Tomb Raider is the series reboot that tells the story of how a young woman becomes the extraordinary Lara Croft, Tomb Raider.
Actor Haley Joel Osment is pictured in a Toronto hotel as he promotes "Tusk" during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.
Kotaku sat down with Final Fantasy XV co-director, Hajime Tabata, at length at PAX Prime, and he discussed the future of Final Fantasy XV, as well as the future of console games in Japan. The console market in Japan is slowly sloughing off, as more and more people prefer mobile games, most likely due to the fact that most of Japan commutes around the country via bus and train versus driving individual cars.
The Japanese console market has been in decline , and not even a new generation of hardware has been able to rejuvenate it. That fact isn't lost on Final Fantasy XV co-director Hajime Tabata, who recently discussed the subject with Kotaku .
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:16 am
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