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4:20 PM on 07.01.2008

Annoy FFIV dev team through the power of internet



Do you have questions about theupcoming remake of Final Fantasy IV? Would you like to have thos questions answered by the development team? Well now you can. If you already have a Square Enix Members account then you can go here here and fill out the submission form and beginning praying that your question actually gets answered.

Considering the game is released in Japan already theres not much that people can be told about the game itself that could not be answered by someone who imported it. The only other options are to ask about the development process or ,preferably, to plead with them to leave the spoony bard line in the final translation. God knows thats what Im doing.

picture blatantly robbed from DSFanboy

DSFanboy   read


11:28 AM on 06.30.2008

New RIZ-ZOAWD Screens from Famitsu



I dont know if anyone here has been following the progress of Wizard of OZ based JRPG (Yes it is as cool as it sounds) RIZ-ZOAWD but since I havent seen any news about it either in the cBlogs or on the main page I tought it was my time to step in a vanquish the ignorance that is present in this place.



Famitsu recently revealed a small number of new screens including a world map and some shots of the different areas. By the looks of things the world map seems to be split into different areas based on each of the four seasons and the emerald city plonked happily in the middle. The spring area contains a beautiful backdrop of cherry blossons while the summer are is much more tropical. The autumn section naturally contains a golden brown canopy of trees. The art direction for this game is, in my opinion, astounding. I love the idea of a Wizard of Oz RPG and I love what they've done with the whoel world as well. I dont know of there are plans for an english language version yet but this may just be worth learning japanese for.










Famitsu Article   read


10:14 AM on 09.07.2007

Shadow Puppets FTW!!! (Update for extra cool thing)

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I have nothing really to say about the video other than the fact that shadow puppets rule and because this guy rules at shadow puppets he therefore rules at life. Also, he not only rules at shadow puppets in general but until I say this video I was not aware that it was posible to do a Louis Armstrong shadow puppet. If that itself isnt worthy of my time then nothing is. Nothin' i tells ya.

Enjoy!!


Edit:

Extra Cool Thing

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6:45 AM on 08.29.2007

New Tetris Fighting Game?

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Some people are just idiots.   read


4:54 PM on 08.28.2007

Those Crazy Japanese.

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This is more than likely staged and you've probably seen it already but for those of you who havent here it is in a perfectly embeded player that saves you the trouble of having to go all the way to YouTube to watch it.

Enjoy.   read


6:39 PM on 08.27.2007

Big Daddy Battle = Kickass

Was playing Bioshock yesterday when I managed to initiate a kick ass battle between two Big Daddies. Presumably Im not the first person to see something like this but I hadnt heard of this happening before and tought id post it because of the levels of awesome associated with it.

At the time I was showing one of my friends how cool the game was. Decided to show him one of the Big Daddies and got lucky enough to spot two near each other. By a clever use of the enrage plasmid I witnessed a fight to the death between the two. The winner then became easy pickins. A nice show overall. Shame I had no way of recording it.   read


4:40 PM on 08.23.2007

Finally I'll be able to get in on the discussion.



Anyone living in Europe and waiting to get Bioshock should know what Im talking about. For this entire week so many post have been made about Bioshock and every one I read, good or bad, makes we want to emmigrate so I can play this game. Then suddenly it dawns on me that its now Thursday night and tomorow I too will be one of the lucky ones. I will be able to play the game I've heard so much about and can finally praise, bitch or be indifferent about it along with everyone else.

My only worry now is that I'll be let down. I doubt it will happen but it is a very real worry when Im spending pretty much my last 70 on the bloody thing. Ive scrimped and save so much for this game that if it is in any way a let down I will cry many manly tears.

On the upside everything Ive heard so far has been good so Im probably not gonna be disapointed and also my 360 has kinda been just lying in the corner since Pokemon came out (which I had to wait months for too) so it'll be nice to see the old girl going again.

Why do I see a red ring of death in my future?   read


6:10 PM on 08.20.2007

Jealousy will get you nowhere.



There will always be arguments between fanboys. Be they Sony, Ms or Ninty fanboys they will always have the same idiotic view on things that their console is down and out the best console there is an nothing you could say could change that fact. I have learned to ignore the rants of most fanboys but sometimes its just so bad that it hurts.

A true fanboy can be seen when a rival console receives a kick ass exclusive. It is then that the fanboy becomes most bitter and decides it is time to find flaws, however non existant they may be, in this exclusive game. Two shining examples of such idiotic fanboyism are the two "reviewers", and i use the term loosely, who have graced the internet with there very un-biased and neutral opinions on Bioshock.

Is this what we're in for now, a series of "its not that great" reviews when an excellent exclusive comes out for a rival console. If it is then its really a shame to see people acting so terribly spiteful and childish simply because they seem to believe that it is neccessary to take sides in this console "war".

This is not an attack at Sony by the way so dont go saying it is. Im playing my much beloved PS2 as I write this article while my 360 hasnt been played in weeks. I can foresee the exact same thing happening when some kick ass Sony or Nintendo exclusive is released. But why people seem to think it neccessary to get so caught up in something so stupid as a console "war" is beyond me. Perhaps they could only afford one console and are trying to make themselves feel better. Maybe they get paid to scream Xbox Rules at public events or maybe they just think its cool to be on a team. One way or another please stop. Its irritating.

[Sony Defence Force Review]
[599USD Review]

Xbox Rules!!!   read


7:58 AM on 08.20.2007

Beggin' For Halo 3



I know Halo 3 is gonna be huge and I know its already sold over a million copies in pre-orders and maybe Master Chief is "teh secks" but I still dont think I would go begging for it.

(Maybe for Bioshock)   read


7:16 AM on 08.20.2007

Metalocalypse Creators Play Guitar Hero

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I always imagined that the guys that made Metalocalypse would be alright at Guitar Hero. Oh how wrong I was.   read


12:29 PM on 08.15.2007

What else am I missing out on?



A couple of months ago I traded in my PS2 because Gamestop were giving me a good deal (a PS2 and 4 games and get an Xbox 360 premium system for 200). A few weeks ago I bought another PS2 off one of my friends for 50. Overll it was a worthwhile transaction.

I bought the second PS2 because I realised there were alot of great games I had yet to play on the system and since have been trying to build a decent collection of games for it. Today I treated myself to a few new games for my collection, namely Beyod Good and Evil, God of War and Killer 7. Ive been playing God of War now for a couple of hours and Its the most fun Ive had in a long time (bioshock demo excluded). This makes me wonder what other gems does this console have to offer that I havent played or maybe even havent heard of.

If anyone can recommend some lesser known games worth picking up I would greatly appreciate it.   read


10:33 AM on 08.14.2007

At long last its done.



After a very very long wait my Bioshock Demo finally downloaded and I have to say it was definately worth the wait. From the moment it starts the atmosphere is like nothing that you've ever ecperienced in a game before. The journey down to Rapture in the bathosphere is absolutely amazing and the sense of fear felt when you see your first splicer is overwhelming.

When walking around rapture its impossible to not be amazed by the stunning architecture but at the same time there's an ever present fear of a sudden attack. I kept stopping because I tought i could hear footsteps or someone talking. This is definately not the kind of game that you would want to let a paranoid schizophrenic to play.

The game not only looks and feels great it also plays like a charm. The plasmids are amazing and probably the coolest thing in a game since the chainsaw bayonet in GOW and I havent even gotten to use all of them yet. When faced with a number of splicers along with a few security bots it becomes very difficult to stay alive but none the less really fun to play. The guns are really cool but do come with very little ammo making it necessary to conserve your bullets. The same is true of the plasmids as they seem to run out very quickly.

I had a feeling Bioshock was going to be game of the year and now Im almost certain. Its gonna take alot to even come close to being as good as this. Woohoo Bioshock!!!!   read


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