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The mystery of Final Fantasy 14's 'HD Quality' mode

A few Digital Foundry readers have pointed out that the PS4 version of Final Fantasy 14 features an interesting option in the display settings menu that allows you to select between two different rendering modes, labelled 'Full HD Quality' and 'HD Quality'.


Related Topix: Final Fantasy, Video Games, Rob Tom Roe, Pixel, Microsoft Xbox

Wed Apr 23, 2014


10 Worlds We Want in Kingdom Hearts 3

When Kingdom Hearts 3 was finally announced during Sony's E3 2013 press conference, fans immediately began to speculate on which new worlds Square-Enix and Disney would be taking us this time around.


Related Topix: Kingdom Hearts, Video Games, Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts III, 2012, Gliese Games, LucasArts, Star Wars, Vocal


Deus Ex, Banner Saga, Kerbal Space Program, Torchlight II, BBC Docs

Overpriced DLC, outsourced boss battles, fake Wii U exclusivity, and a lot of bullshit has surrounded Deus Ex: Human Revolution , but put all that behind you because today you grab Deus Ex: Revolution Augmented Edition Director's Cut for $16 on PS3 and 360.


Related Topix: Deus Ex, Eidos Montreal, Video Games, Runic Games, Torchlight II, Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Watch Dogs gameplay first-impressions: hands-on, eyes off

The game Watch Dogs begins with a quote: "secrets and lies floating in a cloud of data."


Related Topix: Watch Dogs, Ubisoft, Video Games, Thief, Eidos Montreal, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Activision, Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Call of Duty


Xbox One launches in Japan 4th September

According to Famitsu , Xbox One games set to launch in Japan include Forza 5, Kinect Sports Rivals, Sunset Overdrive, Halo on Xbox One, Dead Rising 3 and Ryse: Son of Rome.


Related Topix: The, Halo, Thief, Eidos Montreal, 343 Industries, Deep Silver, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Capcom, Street Fighter, Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics, Dead Rising

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Inside Mac Games

Learn The Art Of Killing In Hitman: Absolution

Feral Interactive recently released a new video showcasing elements from the upcoming Mac version of Hitman: Absolution - Elite Edition , a stealh action title which challenges players to perform assassinations in creative ways.


Related Topix: HITMAN , Video Games, Io Interactive, Hitman: Absolution


'Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call' (3DS) Announced - Screens & Trailer

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call is a celebration of the greatest musical moments from the history of the Final Fantasy series.


Related Topix: Final Fantasy, Video Games, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, Indies Zero

The Walking Dead coming to PS4, says GameStop

According to a retail listing from GameStop , a remastered version of the award-winning adventure game will arrive on the PS4 June 17th.


Related Topix: The Walking Dead, Activision, Terminal Reality, Video Games, Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics, Game., X360, Ubisoft, Rayman Legends

UK Video Game Charts: Titanfall Triumphant Again - News

The Xbox 360 release for EA and Respawn's Titanfall shooter provides a second successive week at #1 in the UK All Formats' Chart and, despite a 28% drop in sales week-on-week, a third week of #1 positions in all.


Related Topix: Final Fantasy, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Thief, Eidos Montreal, Game., Rare Ltd., Kinect Sports, Microsoft Game Studios

Tom's Hardware

AMD Refreshes its Never Settle Forever Bundle

On Monday, AMD announced that it has expanded its Never Settle Forever game bundle program to include the company's entry-level graphics products: the AMD Radeon R7 250X, R7 250 and R7 240 GPUs.


Related Topix: Murdered: Soul Suspect, Airtight Games, Video Games

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Geomancy 101.0C: Twelve Houses

Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition review. Shop CGR shirts & mugs! Classic Game Room presents a CGR Undertow review of Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition for... We have already discussed how to generate the Geomantic Figures used in Divination.


Related Topix: Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition, Video Games


IMG - Deus Ex Film Adaptation Is 'Still Alive'

Speaking with IGN about the Deus Ex movie, director Scott Derrickson said, "It's still alive and I'm still involved as director."


Related Topix: Eidos Montreal, Video Games, Deus Ex

Recognizing a brilliant MMO marketing campaign from Collector's Edition rewards

While countless MMO titles have developed any number of marketing ploys with which to ensnare players into making a purchase; with the recent release of Final Fantasy XIV for the Sony Playstation 4 and what that brought for Collector's Edition owners, Square Enix is reinventing how to market towards players.


Related Topix: Final Fantasy

Boy Genius

One chart shows why the PS4 is killing the Xbox One

Starting in November, the new consoles were evenly matched. If anything, Microsoft had an advantage with exclusive titles such as Dead Rising 3, Forza Motorsport 5 and Ryse: Son of Rome.


Related Topix: Turn 10, The, Capcom, Deep Silver, Tomb Raider, Crytek, Crystal Dynamics, Ryse, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Game Studios, Dead Rising, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox

AMD updates its Never Settle Forever bundle

AMD is today rolling out an update to its Never Settle Forever bundle, promising more titles and variety as well as availability with a wider range of its graphics hardware.


Related Topix: Airtight Games, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics

Sun Apr 20, 2014

'Minecraft' for Xbox 360 is $14 at Amazon plus 'DK Country' is $10 off again

The retail version of "Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition" has been a consistent seller since it was released last May as evidenced by the fact that it has consistently shown up in the top 10 of NPD sales through March 2014.


Related Topix: Slightly Mad Studios, CARS , Video Games, Minecraft, The, Eutechnyx, Activision, Thief, NASCAR, Eidos Montreal, Deep Silver, X360

Sony Sells All Square Enix Stock, What do They Know That We Don't?

Sony has announced that they are dumping all of their stock in Final Fantasy developer Square Enix to the tune of 9.52 million shares.


Related Topix: Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics, Deus Ex, Eidos Montreal, Video Games

Fri Apr 18, 2014


NEWBuying games is more fun than playing them a " Reader's Feature

A reader explains how turned from a games player to a games buyer, and why he doesn't feel bad that he'll never have time for them all.


Related Topix: Dragon Quest, Video Games, Next Level Games, Nintendo, Luigi's Mansion, Pilotwings Resort, 3DS, Xseed Games, Solatorobo, Atlus U.S.A., Inc., CyberConnect2, Radiant Historia, Atlus Co.

5 Reasons the Latest PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales Figures Don't Mean What You Think They Do

It's not as simple as 7 million PS4 units minus 5 million Xbox One units equals a 2-million sales shortfall.


Related Topix: Batman, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Video Games, Ubisoft, Konami, Assassin's Creed , Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios


Final Fantasy 3 rated for PC in Germany

Square Enix is bringing Final Fantasy 3 to PC, according to a German classification for the game.


Related Topix: Final Fantasy, Video Games, DS, PSP