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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

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

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

Murdered: Soul Suspect’s serial killer is the belle of the maul

You’d think a serial murderer dubbed The Bell Killer would be going around stabbing clock-towers, but no.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Just Cause 3 domain registered by Square Enix

Domain name registrations don’t equal confirmation, but it’s nonetheless interesting that Square Enix has locked down a Just Cause 3 domain.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Apr 2014 | 1

Thief titles are keepers in the GOG weekend sale

I hope everybody appreciates my avoidance of the obvious “Thief games are a steal” joke in that GOG sale headline, there.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Thief’s bizarre April Fool’s save “bug” leaves players stranded

Well, this is a strange one. Reports have been flooding in to the Thief Steam forums of a weird and frustrating bug that appears to have triggered on April Fool’s Day.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Apr 2014 | 3

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided trademarked, hopefully better than The Fall

Here we go again folks. As dug up by the trademark-watchers at NeoGaf, Square Enix has filed a UK trademark application for the term Square Enix: Mankind Divided.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Nosgoth now making beautiful music on Steam Early Access

Multiplayer vampire-‘em-up Nosgoth has swooped onto Steam Early Access.
The forthcoming free-to-play game is still in closed beta, but you can purchase access on Steam or on the official website now.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Nosgoth Founders Packs go live on 25 March

The trendy thing for free-to-pay titles to do these days is offer “Founders Packs” for people who do actually wish to buy-in to the game and get various rewards for their troubles.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Deus Ex: The Fall Review

Deus Ex: The Fall has managed something that’s bordering on the impossible.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Mar 2014 | 3

Deus Ex: The Fall splats onto PC today

Deus Ex: Human Revolution’s mobile spin-off, Deus Ex: The Fall, has been released for PC.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn patch 2.2 trailed

Square Enix have released a new trailer and screenshots for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn‘s upcoming patch 2.2, titled “Through the Maelstrom.” If that’s enough, there’s even a new website section dedicated to the patch.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Murdered: Soul Suspect will show up in June

Airtight Games’ Murdered: Soul Suspect has been given release dates of 3 June (US) and 6 June (Europe and PAL territories) by Square Enix.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Thief Review

As a long-time fan of the Thief series, I’ve spent the last couple of years watching Eidos Montreal handling the license with all the apparent grace and judgment of a drunken juggler.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Mar 2014 | 15

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Rhianna Pratchett “chose not to talk about” her work on Thief

There are further indications of a disjointed and unhappy development process behind the new Thief title in a series of tweets from Rhianna Pratchett, who has responded to queries about her work on the game by distancing herself from the project.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2014 | 3

AMD Catalyst 14.2 beta drivers released, performance boosts for Thief

The latest set of 14.2 Catalyst beta drivers are available now from the AMD site.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Deus Ex: The Fall confirmed for 25 March release

We reported on this last night, but can now officially confirm that Deus Ex: The Fall is heading to the PC.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Deus Ex: The Fall appears to be bound for PC

There was much lamenting (not least from myself) when the teaser for Deus Ex: The Fall turned out to hyping a bloody iOS game, but that title does now appear as if it’ll get a PC release too.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Thief launch trailer is strangely conspicuous

You’d think that for a game called Thief, which is ostensibly about hiding in the shadows and going around undetected, you’d have to do some pretty good detective work to find trailers and the like.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Feb 2014 | 4

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn shuffles onto Steam at discount

Not-half-bad MMO reboot Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has suddenly appeared on Steam, complete with a rather big discount for its first week there.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Thief’s third Stories from The City video contains hilarious voice acting

Oh dear. I sort of wish I’d decided to leave this story for Peter, because I’m getting a little bored of poking fun at Thief.

By Tim McDonald | 11 Feb 2014 | 1

Massive Tomb Raider patch makes the game French

Update: Square-Enix responded rather rapidly to the problem, and a follow-up patch – at a whopping 0KB in size – re-enabled English in the language options of the game’s properties.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Jan 2014 | 6

A gathering of Thief screenshots steal in from the dark

With Thief’s release around one month away, Square Enix and co.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn livestream to show patch 2.2

Square Enix have announced that there will be a livestream of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn‘s patch 2.2 this weekend.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Jan 2014 | 1

Hitman: Contracts makes an appearance on Steam

Hitman: Contracts has finally – finally – appeared on Steam.
The third game in the Hitman series has been completely unavailable via digital distribution for quite some time, due to a licensing issue with one of the songs used in the game.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Jan 2014 | 3

IO gives details on next Hitman game, actually sounds good

In an open letter to the community, IO Interactive have offered some details of the next game in the Hitman series – being developed for PC and “next-gen consoles”, which I’m guessing means “current-gen consoles”, since they’re out – and it actually sounds rather good.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV entices players back with free weekend

Did you play Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn? Did you let your account lapse, because you got a bit bored or a bit busy or because you’re an MMO player and thus finished all of the available content in two days?

By Tim McDonald | 10 Jan 2014 | 1

Hitman: Absolution updated with platform-exclusive contracts

For absolutely (Absolution-ly?) no reason that I can tell, Hitman: Absolution has just been updated with a new contract on each system.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Jan 2014 | Comments Off