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9:30 PM on 11.11.2013

These Final Fantasy X HD screens still amaze

So close, but still far away, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is doing a fine job of showing why the PlayStation 3 will still have a place in your entertainment center. How fine of a job? About 50-plus screenshots worth of fine. So fine, so sexy, so fresh, so clean. Final Fantasy X/ X-2 HD will release on December 26, 2013 in Japan, and in 2014 in all other territories.

Abel Girmay

1:15 PM on 10.25.2013

More HD remakes from Nintendo possible, but not right now

In a roundtable discussion with press, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto said that while the company is concentrating its efforts on producing new games, HD remakes in the vein of its Wind Waker revamp aren't out of the question --...

Jordan Devore

3:00 AM on 10.16.2013

Tales of Symphonia getting a new Collector's Edition

I've only played one Tales game, and it was Tales of Symphonia for the GameCube. It seemed to have just what I wanted, engaging combat and likeable characters in an appropriately insane JRPG plot. Though really, I d...

Patrick Hancock

9:06 AM on 10.14.2013

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix confirmed for 2014

Today at D23 Expo in Japan, Square Enix announced that Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX has started development. We'll see it here in North America some time in 2014.  This follow up to the recently released. Kingdom Hearts ...

Dale North

9:00 AM on 10.11.2013

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD has Eternal Calm, Last Mission

The perpetually not-here-yet Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD finally have a Japanese release date of December 26, along with a variety of buying options (bundled on PS3/Vita or separate on just the Vita). Meanwhile, we patiently w...

Steven Hansen

8:00 AM on 10.10.2013

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD dropping on December 26 in Japan

Even though it took Nintendo six months to produce Wind Waker HD, Square Enix is still trucking with the remakes of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2. Granted, both games are a little bigger than Wind Waker, but still fan...

Chris Carter

2:00 PM on 10.09.2013

The Wind Waker HD was developed in only six months

Nintendo's recent remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD was one that had fans giddy with anticipation. Luckily, that anticipation didn't have to last all that long, because according to the series' produc...

Brett Makedonski

3:00 PM on 09.20.2013

Soulcalibur II HD for Wii U if there's demand, says Namco

We're definitely getting Spawn and Heihachi in Soulcalibur II HD Online for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, which is terrific to see. No complaints there. Thing is, The Legend of Zelda's Link is the character we rea...

Jordan Devore



Review: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD photo
Review: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
by Jim Sterling

[Note: Join us Thursday @ 2pm PST for a live video + chat discussion about this review.]

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is easily my favorite Zelda game in the series -- a not altogether uncommon opinion, now that many years have passed and most people grew the Hell up over the "kiddie" visuals. One of the most original, charming, and funny entries in the series, The Wind Waker was different enough to truly stand out, but smartly retained everything that makes a Zelda game what it is. 

Given its remarkable art style, not to mention the inherent timelessness of cel-shaded graphics, the decision to remaster the game for a high definition console seems like a no-brainer. It makes total sense to see Zelda's answer to Waterworld grace the Wii U as its very first official HD remaster. 

Oh, and in case you were wondering, it's still a lovely little game. 

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Review: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX
by Chris Carter

Some of my fondest memories were spent with the Kingdom Hearts series. Growing up equal parts Disney-kid and action-adventure fan, I was ecstatic when Kingdom Hearts was announced, and enthralled for weeks on end when it finally reached my disc tray.

Having taken a crack at the entire franchise all over again as recently as the end of last year, you'd expect that I'd be sick of hearing Haley Joel Osment by now, right? Well, HD 1.5 ReMIX managed to reel me in once again, and I'm not complaining.

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3:00 PM on 09.11.2013

Nintendo experimented with Skyward Sword in HD

Turns out you guys have strong opinions about which Zelda titles, if any at all, you'd like to see remastered in high definition. While Nintendo ultimately went with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD for the time being, ...

Jordan Devore

10:00 AM on 09.11.2013

Reminisce with Sora in this Kingdom Hearts HD trailer

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix launches this week, and you can celebrate with a brand new launch trailer showing off the game's various Disney flavored locales. Watching it brings back memories, as it's over 11 years later and ...

Chris Carter

2:30 AM on 09.10.2013

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD coming to PSN, XBLA, PC

That's right! The Vita darling is going all HD for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC early 2014. Development started shortly after the Vita release thanks to how the fan base reacted so positively to it after the E3 reveal...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:00 PM on 08.30.2013

This new Kingdom Hearts HD trailer brings back memories

In just a few short weeks you'll be able to play a trio of Kingdom Hearts games in HD in the form of HD 1.5 ReMIX, which features the original Kingdom Hearts, Re:Chain of Memories, and a movie version of 358/2 (okay, so the ...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 08.26.2013

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD has over 60 remastered tracks

Curious why Final Fantasy X HD and Final Fantasy X-2 HD are taking so long? Square is doing quite a polish job on them, that's why. In addition to doing things like adding a whole new 30-minute scene. This latest video, whic...

Steven Hansen

8:00 AM on 08.23.2013

Look at a set of battles side by side in SD and HD FFX

A new taste of Final Fantasy X HD is in the wild, and this time we get a taste of the arranged music, as well as a bit of battle gameplay. You'll be able to hear the slight differences between the old and new tunes, as well ...

Chris Carter