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Review in Progress: Dragon Quest VIII (3DS)

Sometimes, you get things right on the first try.  That's the philosophy which has guided the Dragon Quest series for thirty years, and it's hard to argue. The franchise has consistently been a top seller in Japan, and Dragon Ques...   read

 
 
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Square Enix's Switch game, Project Octopath Traveler, gets a Facebook page

It's easy to forget a few of the projects announced during the Nintendo Switch livestream recently, because there was a lot. All of them might not be coming at launch, or possibly even 2017, but they exist! And while some third parties didn...   read

 
 
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Project: Octopath Traveler is a new RPG by Square Enix for the Switch

Square Enix has unveiled a new JRPG for Nintendo's new Switch console. Project: Octopath Traveler appears to combine traditional sprite-based artwork with three-dimensional backdrops and environments. Square Enix's trailer for it also ...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest Heroes 1 and 2 are coming to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's talking third-party partners for Switch games, and it mentioned that there are over 80 titles in development right now. Take a look at all these names:   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV is getting a XV collab, and I hope it involves big jackets

Although people are quick to dump on Lightning, she had a really great collaboration with Final Fantasy XIV this past year, and I'd love to see more limited time crossovers like that without going overboard (generally the team just sti...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts 3D translates well from portable to console

This week I put a preview build of Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue to the test, and so far, I'm happy with how well at least one of the three games that comprises this compilation has translated -- Kingdom Hearts 3D, or,...   read

 
 
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This Kingdom Hearts stained glass memorial in Japan is awesome

Pop-up advertisements run the gamut of lame to mesmerizing, and I think this new one from Square Enix is definitely in that latter category here. To promote the upcoming release of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (which is...   read

 
 
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Glitching out of bounds in Final Fantasy XV takes you to unused areas

Did you ever use the tank or dodo plane in Grand Theft Auto 3 to fly to the ghost town that was used in the opening cutscene? How about glitching out of any map in Halo 2 and exploring? Much like the latter case, a player has foun...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV shipments break the 6 million mark

It's hip to be Square nowadays, as Square Enix's Final Fantasy XV is now reported to have exceed six million total worldwide shipments including digital sales. It won't break any records for Final Fantasy let alone video games as ...   read

 
 
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Kuja and his eyeliner are joining the cast of Dissidia Final Fantasy arcade

I think Kuja is a pretty underrated villain in the Final Fantasy stable. He has one of the best themes, and along with Kefka, is one of the most formidable antagonists in the series. Kuja also has a great little moment with Zidane at t...   read

 
 


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Yep, Taro Yoko most definitely approves of your lewd NieR: Automata fan art

A little over a week ago, a (probably NSFW, depending on your occupation) Tweet started to float around that showed that PlatinumGames may or may not have added a butthole to the character model for protagonist of NieR: Automata; YoRHa...   read

 
 
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The last patch before the next Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn expansion looks dope

In this massive near 10 minute trailer, Square Enix goes over everything that's going to be present in the upcoming 3.5 patch, which is coming in two parts (the first on January 17, and the second in March) before the new expansion, St...   read

 
 
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Mankind Divided's pre-order bonuses are now free

Pre-order culture may be out of hand, but at least some developers are starting to learn. Square Enix is now offering all of the pre-order DLC for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for free on each platform. This includes character skins, a bonus "m...   read

 
 
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Just Cause 3 gets an unofficial multiplayer mod

Just Cause 3 may have been a bit of a disappoint on launch (and its DLC is pretty terrible), but the game has certainly come a long way on PC. In addition to being pretty dang playable now, there is also modding support. While we were initi...   read

 
 
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Dissidia Final Fantasy's next character reveal is soon, I hope it's Noctis

The developers of Dissidia Final Fantasy arcade have already said that if Final Fantasy XV caught on (I think it has) and people respond kindly to Notcis (uh, they mostly have), he might make it into the game representing XV. Now,...   read

 
 
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Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia once again takes aim at your nostalgia

Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia was delayed into 2017, but according to a recent interview from Famitsu, it's "99.9%" done. So just in case you wanted to jump into yet another Square Enix mobile Final Fantasy game, it looks like yo...   read

 
 
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Here's a big list of 2017's gaming anniversaries

Looking over this list of series that are turning anywhere from five to 30, a wave of nostalgia and surprise ran over me. I mean, Mega Man's 30th? Rad as hell. Phantasy Star turning 30? I totally forgot, I was more of a Final Fantasy and Dr...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest producer: 'We're still trying to make the series popular in the west'

Appealing to a general western crowd with a JRPG is tough all around, not just for recognizable brands like Dragon Quest. While it's still wildly popular in Japan and warrants an unofficial holiday on each release, it's not as big as say, F...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV Kingsglaive bonus feature is all about Ultros

Ultros is the ultimate asshole of the Final Fantasy franchise -- he puts any given crotchety Cid to shame, and could troll anyone in the FF universe. But in any given game you usually get the chance to kick his ass, or in this case, watch h...   read

 
 
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Are you aware of what Kingdom Hearts: 0.2 Birth by Sleep - A Fragmentary Passage even is?

This month, a new Kingdom Hearts game is coming out! Wait, what? Yes, I'm serious. The crazy thing is no one really knows about it outside of the most hardcore fans. Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue will drop on Janua...   read

 
 
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Ariana Grande is so into Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius

I always find it strange when there are celebrity cameos in video games. I'm not talking about something like the zaniness of Keith David being in Saints Row as Keith David (...after having voiced Julius in the first two games), but more li...   read

 
 
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See how Dragon Quest XI is progressing with these quick clips

Over in Japan, NHK General had a Dragon Quest 30th anniversary special filled with your typical reverent type stuff, but it also provided a brief look at Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time. In it, we got a few more details like equ...   read

 
 
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That Final Fantasy XV pinball game now has an expiration date

Justice Monsters Five, the pinball game created to promote Final Fantasy XV, kind of came and went. I mean, I played it inside of XV proper at random cafes and had a great time (I love the art), but I never really gave the sp...   read

 
 
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My wishlist for Hitman Season Two

Overwatch, I'm going to let you finish, but Hitman was one of the best games of all time! OK, well maybe not of all time, but as my personal favorite game of 2016 it got my vote for Destructoid's Game of the Year. While we're at i...   read

 
 
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There is no I Am Setsuna sequel in the works

In a new video series from Square Enix's Tokyo RPG Factory where they answer fan questions, the developed focused on a very special one -- where's the sequel?! Well, they went ahead and confirmed it -- it's not happening. Tokyo RPG Factory ...   read

 
 


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