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Heads Up: Dead Island Riptide Screenshot Comparison and Analysis

Heads Up: Dead Island Riptide Screenshot Comparison and Analysis

Welcome back for another exciting Heads Up! This week we “Play Dead” through Dead Island Riptide on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 to give you the “Heads Up” on which version out performs the other. In short, our members are the judge and jury on which version is the best.

inFocus – Sleeping Dogs Review

inFocus – Sleeping Dogs Review

In our next inFocus Review, we put Sleeping Dogs under the Lens. Back in the tail end of 2009, Activision debuted the trailer for a game called True Crime: Hong Kong. It looked spectacular, a version of Grand Theft Auto that took place outside of America. But does it have what it takes to dethrone the King? Jump inside for our take…

Head2Head:Sleeping Dogs Screenshot Comparison

Head2Head:Sleeping Dogs Screenshot Comparison

Welcome back for another exciting Head2Head! This week we take a closer look at United Front Games in conjunction with Square Enix London Studios Sleeping Dogs for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Jump in and see if you can notice any differences.

Square Enix shows off Luminous Studio engine with amazing tech demo

Square Enix shows off Luminous Studio engine with amazing tech demo

Square Enix has revealed their new Luminous Studio game engine at a private E3 presentation Tuesday evening. The engine will be used to power the next generation of Square Enix games. Inside is the tech demo, titled, “Agni’s Philosophy: Final Fantasy”, and it was made entirely using Luminous Studio.

Xbox 360 gets first crack at Tomb Raider, Black Ops 2, Resident Evil 6 DLC

Xbox 360 gets first crack at Tomb Raider, Black Ops 2, Resident Evil 6 DLC

Today during various E3 press conferences, it has been revealed that DLC for the upcoming games Tomb Raider, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Resident Evil 6 and South Park: Stick of Truth, will be timed exclusives for the Xbox 360.

Tomb Raider gets gameplay trailer, release date

Tomb Raider gets gameplay trailer, release date

SquareEnix and Crystal Dynamics have released a gorgeous new gameplay trailer from the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. The game is set to release on March 5th, 2013 on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. Needless to say, the game is looking fantastic and we can’t wait to get back a Lara’s shoes. Watch it inside.

Tomb Raider reboot delayed to 2013

Tomb Raider reboot delayed to 2013

Tomb Raider fans expecting to go on a new adventure in 2012 are going to have to wait a little while longer. Studio head at Crystal Dynamics, Darrell Gallagher, has confirmed today the reboot of the Tomb Raider series has been pushed to 2013.

Hitman: Absolution, Dishonored release dates confirmed

Hitman: Absolution, Dishonored release dates confirmed

Although we lost any chance of seeing BioShock Infinite in 2012 with yesterday’s announcement, there are still loads of games to spend your money on this Holiday season. Two of them being Hitman: Absolution and Dishonored — both of which received official release dates today.

The Original Deus Ex and other PS2 classics coming to UK PSN this month

The Original Deus Ex and other PS2 classics coming to UK PSN this month

Square Enix has confirmed a slew of PlayStation 2 classics will be available on the PSN (in Europe anyway) in the coming weeks, with the first title, Just Cause releasing today. Jump inside to see the full list.

Final Fantasy Versus XIII absent again from Square Enix E3 lineup

Final Fantasy Versus XIII absent again from Square Enix E3 lineup

Square Enix has revealed a list of games the company will be showing off at E3 2012 in June. And what a surprise, Final Fantasy Versus XIII isn’t one of them.

Square Enix developing new IP Catacombs for PS3 & Xbox 360

Square Enix developing new IP Catacombs for PS3 & Xbox 360

Nier fans out there who have been wondering what’s next for developer Cavia will be happy to hear they’ve been hard at work on a new IP for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game is a titled ‘Catacombs’ and is a team shooter RPG which will take place in the Museum of Natural History in New York. More details after the jump.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 getting Mass Effect’s N7 armor as DLC

Final Fantasy XIII-2 getting Mass Effect’s N7 armor as DLC

According to Andriasang, this week’s Famitsu has revealed an unexpected crossover that will see Mass Effect costumes appear as Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC. Jump inside to see the first screenshot.

Rumor: Soul Reaver reboot in development

Rumor: Soul Reaver reboot in development

According to a recent report, Crystal Dynamics is working on a reboot of Soul Reaver. Jump inside for the details.

True Crime: Hong Kong gets revival as Sleeping Dogs

True Crime: Hong Kong gets revival as Sleeping Dogs

A new and gritty cop drama has been announced by Square Enix today. The game is called Sleeping Dogs, and in case your wondering, yes, this was once True Crime: Hong Kong.

Head2Head: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Analysis

Head2Head: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Analysis

Welcome back for another exciting Head2Head! Our first full analysis article of the year begins with 2012′s first major release — Final Fantasy XIII-2 on the PS3 and Xbox 360! The original FF XIII was a big win for the PS3 back in 2010, so XIII-2 has a lot to live up to in terms of true console parity. Has this new entry achieved this goal…

Head2Head: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Screenshot Comparison

Head2Head: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Screenshot Comparison

Welcome back for another exciting Head2Head! This week we finally get our chance to put both the PS3 and Xbox 360 retail versions of Final Fantasy XIII-2 under our Lens. We saw the demo, did anything change? Find out inside.

Head2Head: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Demo Screenshot Comparison

Head2Head: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Demo Screenshot Comparison

Welcome back for another exciting Head2Head! This week we take a look at the demo of the highly anticipated sequel to Final Fantasy XIII on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. We know how the first Head2Head turned out, now we get a glimpse of what the results of XIII-2 might be.

First Look: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Demo

First Look: Final Fantasy XIII-2 Demo

In this First Look we take a glimpse at the Final Fantasy XIII-2 Demo. Usually a new Final Fantasy is a project years in the making, so with the upcoming release of FF XIII-2 basically right on the heels of its predecessor, makes this series fan wonder how this one is going to turn out. We all know what our friends at Famitsu thought of this title, lets just see for ourselves.

Xbox 360 getting exclusive Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC

Xbox 360 getting exclusive Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC

It looks like Microsoft has scored some exclusive DLC for Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII-2. Really though, it’s nothing to get excited about.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 PS3 & Xbox 360 Comparison Screens

Final Fantasy XIII-2 PS3 & Xbox 360 Comparison Screens

A Japanese blog site was nice enough to take a few screen grabs of the recently released (in Japan) Final Fantasy XIII-2 for both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Hop inside to see if you can spot any differences between the two.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Xbox 360 & PS3 file sizes revealed

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Xbox 360 & PS3 file sizes revealed

The actually file sizes of both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Final Fantasy XIII-2 have been revealed. Hop inside to see if there’s any difference between the two.

Famitsu awards Final Fantasy XIII-2 a rare perfect score

Famitsu awards Final Fantasy XIII-2 a rare perfect score

The latest issue of Famitsu has hit Japanese news stands. Inside, readers found that the editors have given Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII-2 a rare perfect score…

Tired of waiting for Square: Fans Remake Final Fantasy VII Intro Using Unreal Engine

Tired of waiting for Square: Fans Remake Final Fantasy VII Intro Using Unreal Engine

Are you tired of waiting for Square Enix to remake Final Fantasy VII? So are we, and apparently so are a few die hard fans. One group of fans went as far as to create the entire intro from FFVII using the Unreal Engine. Video inside.

Final Fantasy VII Remake too challenging for Square Enix

Final Fantasy VII Remake too challenging for Square Enix

Of all the remakes and HD Remasters of old school games we’ve seen these past few years, there’s one title that seems to be at the top of everyone’s list — Final Fantasy VII. In a recent interview, Square Enix reveals just why a Final Fantasy VII remake hasn’t happened yet…

Final Fantasy XIII-2: Two Minute ‘Battle in Valhalla’ Cinematic Trailer

Final Fantasy XIII-2: Two Minute ‘Battle in Valhalla’ Cinematic Trailer

We all know Square-Enix prides themselves on outstanding cinematic sequences, and the developer does not disappoint with their newly released “Battle in Valhalla” trailer for FFXIII-2. In this trailer we get a glimpse at a battle between Lightning and new enemy baddie, Caius.