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8:15 PM on 12.18.2013

Fan recreates Earthbound with HD visuals

To say that Earthbound, or Mother as it's referred to in Japan, is a much loved and admired game, is an understatement. From fans creating charity drives, to organized campaigns to get the game on Nintendo's virtual console -...

Alessandro Fillari

3:30 PM on 11.14.2013

A look at how Fable Anniversary updates its interface

Progress continues to be made on Fable Anniversary, an HD remake of the original Fable game for Xbox 360 which will bring the entire series to the console. A recent post on Lionhead's developer blog from User Interface Artist...

Conrad Zimmerman

10:15 AM on 11.12.2013

Cinemaware's Wings is getting remastered

Wings, the old Cinemaware game for the Amiga, could be getting a remastered version. Cinemaware, which has been back from the dead since 2000, launched their second Kickstarter attempt, and they are hoping it goes ...

Joshua Derocher

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

4:30 PM on 10.25.2013

Sega will listen to fans about remakes and reboots

The idea of remakes and reboots are a touchy subject but Sega is at least willing to listen to input from its fans about potentially bringing back classic titles. Sega Research and Development producer Yosuke Okunari says tha...

Alasdair Duncan

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

3:15 PM on 10.11.2013

Sakurai criticizes 'unnatural' amount of remakes, sequels

Super Smash Brothers and Kirby creator Masahiro Sakurai used his weekly Famitsu column, as translated by Polygon, to reflect on being a judge for the Game Designers' Award at this past Tokyo Game Show. Sony's Unfinished Swan ...

Steven Hansen

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



Final Fantasy VI coming to iOS/Android this winter photo
Final Fantasy VI coming to iOS/Android this winter
by Steven Hansen

Final Fantasy VI, arguably the series' zenith, hasn't been milked and re-released to the same extent as other titles in the franchise. Even the harder to obtain Final Fantasy V has come to iOS. Well, no more, says Square Enix, because an updated version of Final Fantasy VI is coming to iOS and Android this winter, Square director and producer Takashi Tokita told Kotaku today.

"It is basically like a remake of the original VI," Tokita said, "But there have been some enhancements. The battle systems have been altered for the other [mobile remakes] for Final Fantasy and VI will be the same. For instance grinding was an issue and people had to spend a lot of time leveling up. Now on the mobile devices the battle systems have been adjusted so you don't have to fight as much and can enjoy the game for what it is."

The visuals will also see a smoothing out like the somewhat uncanny-looking Final Fantasy V iOS. Speaking of doing things with legacy titles, when asked if the Legacy series could include games from VII on, Tokita responded, "We are aware that we have tons of VII fans. We have VII fans in our own company. If this Legacy project works out well, we would like to one day be able to work with VII."

Still want that Final Fantasy VII remake? Interested in Final Fantasy VI on mobile?

Final Fantasy VI Is Coming To iOS and Android, VII Could Follow [Kotaku]

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11:30 AM on 09.18.2013

DuckTales Remastered to get a 360/PS3/Wii U physical box

It appears as if those sneaky rumors for a physical release of DuckTales Remastered on the Wii U were true. But wait! Capcom has announced not one, but three extra editions of the game today, as the PS3 and Xbox 360 are getti...

Chris Carter

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

6:00 PM on 08.23.2013

A 3D Steel Empire remake is coming to the 3DS

If you're a long-time shmup fan, you may remember a largely forgotten Genesis classic called Steel Empire that dropped in 1992. Well it appears as if said classic was fondly recalled by someone, as it's heading to the 3DS in ...

Chris Carter



Here's what the Wii U Wind Waker HD bundle looks like photo
Here's what the Wii U Wind Waker HD bundle looks like
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

This past week Destructoid was the first to bring you news on an upcoming Wii U bundle that would be bundled with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. Today Nintendo released a new trailer for the upcoming game showing off Hero Mode, but then quickly pulled the video down. Why? Because the special edition Wii U bundle was featured in the video before it's been officially announced by Nintendo. Oops!

The video was caught by NeoGAF user D-e-f, and has since been reuploaded for all to see. It will probably be pulled again, so here's a screencap showing off the Wii U featuring special Zelda-themed artwork like the Triforce.

No further details were revealed in the trailer, such as price or release date. We expect this bundle to be out this Octoer with the release of the game, and that the bundle will go for $349.99.

(Via NeoGAF)

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11:00 PM on 08.22.2013

Wind Waker HD's Hero Mode, fixed Triforce hunt, and more

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD won't arrive in the States and Europe until October -- along with a new Wii U bundle to boot -- but we have yet to learn all of what has been updated since its former life on the GameCub...

Tony Ponce