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8:00 AM on 02.11.2014

Review: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy

Finally! The story of Final Fantasy XIII is finally final with Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy. But this closing act turns the trilogy on its head with brand new play mechanics and a game structure that is unlike anything seen in the previous titles. Lightning herself may be (mostly) the same, but everything else is quite different. The third time's the charm, right?

Dale North


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9:30 PM on 12.20.2013

Fashion Alert: Who Wore It Better?

The Daisy-Dukes-and-a-'Beater look is back in a big way this season! Who's rocking the outfit better, Funky Kong or Poison?

Max Scoville

1:15 PM on 11.15.2013

Ace Attorney producer wants to revive some Capcom titles

With the arrival of the new generation, Capcom is looking to try new strategies for how to better satisfy its audience. And while Deep Down is an interesting experiment, a producer at Capcom has some other ideas in mind -- an...

Alessandro Fillari



The nine worst girlfriends in videogames photo
The nine worst girlfriends in videogames
by Vito Gesualdi

If you’re anything like me, Valentine’s Day is a very special time of year. A time to be reminded that your crippling social anxieties and complete lack of desirable personality traits mean you’re likely to spend the rest of your sad life painfully alone (and don’t try to pretend it’s because you’re such a “nice guy,” because you’re probably a scumbag).

Thankfully, we’ll always have our favorite escapist media to keep us company, the magic of video games allowing poor souls like myself to embark on soul-searching adventures, challenge power-hungry villains, and of course, fall in love with a variety of glamorous heroines.

Thing is, though these various ladies of gaming all have something special to offer, many come complete with a few unforeseen pitfalls. Point is, if you’re planning on spending this lover’s holiday piss-drunk, fantasizing about your favorite digital damsels, the last thing you want to do is pick a clunker. That’s why I've compiled this handy field guide on nine gaming girlfriends to avoid.

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12:00 PM on 04.19.2012

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy preorder gets you this stylus

Stickers! I f*cking love stickers!  You can get all up in stickers if you pre-order upcoming 3DS rhythm game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy. Square Enix has announced a bonus for North American customers: a gripped stylus tha...

Dale North

2:00 PM on 12.11.2011

Final Fight: Some guys are kicking some ass

Here is a music video about Final Fight 3. The singer of the song has a chalice filled with alcohol, and he appears quite serious about contemplating the many aspects of Capcom's often overlooked SNES beat 'em up. He re...

Jonathan Holmes

11:30 AM on 11.30.2011

Cities in fighting games suck (or are totally awesome)

One of the two. I can't decide which. Fighterpedia is a fairly new web series about fighting game lore. There have been two videos prior to this one, but I wasn't sold on the concept until episode three here compared the his...

Tony Ponce

7:00 AM on 08.04.2011

The Ballad of Mike Haggar

I tried to write my own verse in a vain attempt to match the poetic brilliance at work in this poem exalting the might of the mayor of Metro City. It is beyond me. Witness and be amazed.  [via YouTube]

Conrad Zimmerman

3:30 PM on 07.27.2011

Talking Tekken with series producer Katsuhiro Harada

Katsuhiro Harada, the over eccentric producer of the Tekken series, was a busy man at this year's Comic-Con. With myriad Tekken properties to pimp though, he still made time to discuss anything I wanted about his esteemed fig...

Wesley Ruscher

6:15 PM on 07.21.2011

Hugo, Cody, and Guy teased for Street Fighter X Tekken

[Update: There is a live stream of the game going on right now. Check it out!] After seeing Poison, Steve, Dhalsim, and and Yoshimitsu announced for Street Fighter X Tekken today, I figured that Capcom would wait at least 24...

Jonathan Holmes