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Is Rise of the Tomb Raider really an Xbox exclusive?

I’ll hold my hands up and admit it: I naturally assumed, as I think most people did, that Rise of the Tomb Raider would be coming to PC.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Aug 2014 | 1

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC release still uncertain (Updated)

Rise of the Tomb Raider has had another little mention at Gamescom’s Xbox conference, but there’s still no mention of a PC version.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Aug 2014 | 1

Thief patch improves Mantle support

The latest Thief patch has improved the game’s Mantle support. That’s AMD Mantle, not mantling.

By Tim McDonald | 11 Aug 2014 | 2

Square Enix delving into episodic adventuring with Life is Strange

Square Enix have announced Life is Strange, a digitally-distributed narrative-driven episodic adventure.

By Tim McDonald | 11 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Square Enix delving into episodic adventuring with Life is Strange

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition remastering the game in October

Square Enix have announced that Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, an updated and retuned version of the game, will be hitting in October.

By Tim McDonald | 8 Aug 2014 | 1

Thief 2014 trailer with Stephen Russell voice mix unearthed

Here’s an interesting find from the world of “what might have been”; an early Thief (2014) trailer with a rough Stephen Russell voice mix on it.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Aug 2014 | 2

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn free trial begins today

Moogle-fanciers, rejoice: if you want to try Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn but don’t want to pay for it, now’s your chance.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn free trial begins today

Square Enix’s Humble Bundle gets its bonus games, more games on sale

If you fancy Murdered: Soul Suspect, Nu-Thief, or Hitman: Blood Money, the Square Enix Humble Bundle (and Humble Store sale) have you covered.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on Square Enix’s Humble Bundle gets its bonus games, more games on sale

Square Enix Humble Bundle is weirdly priced

We mentioned this particular Humble Bundle in the podcast, and then didn’t actually do a news item about it.

By Tim McDonald | 25 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on Square Enix Humble Bundle is weirdly priced

Thief’s weird April Fool’s save bug starts up again

Remember back on 1 April when Thief players discovered that, on finishing a section, they were dumped back to the start of that section?

By Tim McDonald | 2 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on Thief’s weird April Fool’s save bug starts up again

Ninja and Rogue revealed for Final Fantasy XIV

Minutes after pointing out that there’s a Final Fantasy XIV livestream going on, that very livestream reveals the Ninja and Rogue job and class.

By Tim McDonald | 10 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Ninja and Rogue revealed for Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV trailer gets a bit primal

An E3 trailer for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn gives us a good look at a whole bunch of Primals.

By Tim McDonald | 10 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Final Fantasy XIV trailer gets a bit primal

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris revealed

The predicted follow-up to Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light has had a full reveal at E3 today.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris revealed

Rise of the Tomb Raider announced with trailer

Square Enix will be continuing Lara Croft’s rebooted adventures with Rise of the Tomb Raider, coming late 2015.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Rise of the Tomb Raider announced with trailer

Tomb Raider domains registered by Square Enix

Square Enix’s corporate domain registrar has locked down a couple of Tomb Raider related urls.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Jun 2014 | 1

Murdered: Soul Suspect launch trailer materialises, spookily

Airtight’s solve-your-own-murder-em-up, Murdered: Soul Suspect, is out today in the US.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Murdered: Soul Suspect launch trailer materialises, spookily

Murdered: Soul Suspect 101 trailer teaches ghost etiquette

It’s not easy when you find out you’re a ghost, as this Murdered: Soul Suspect video explains.

By Peter Parrish | 22 May 2014 | Comments Off on Murdered: Soul Suspect 101 trailer teaches ghost etiquette

Final Fantasy 3 crystallising on Steam

No, I didn’t miss out a 1. 1990’s Japan-only NES RPG Final Fantasy 3 is coming to Steam.

By Tim McDonald | 9 May 2014 | Comments Off on Final Fantasy 3 crystallising on Steam