Posts Tagged Square Enix

[PS3 Review Rewind] Star Ocean: The Last Hope International

Hey there JRPG fans!

So, you played Tales of Graces f and Final Fantasy XIII-2 earlier this year, and were wondering what is the next JRPG you could play before Ni No Kuni or Tales of Xillia are out?

If you haven’t played it yet, Star Ocean: The Last Hope International (2010) is an awesome game that can keep you entertained for a long time (or a very long time if you’re aiming for the Platinum Trophy!).

Star Ocean: The Last Hope International is the fourth entry, and the Star Ocean series prequel. This game has been developed by Square Enix and Tri-Ace and was originally released in 2009 exclusively for the Xbox 360. It has been ported with a few enhancements the following year on the PlayStation 3, as the International version.

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Hitman: Absolution – ‘Tools of the Trade’ Trailer

Square Enix released a new trailer for Agent 47’s newest adventure in Hitman: Absolution. Titled “Tools of the Trade”, this trailer shows off the tools at Agent 47’s disposal.

Created entirely from original gameplay moments, INTRODUCING is dedicated to show the richness, depth and possibilities surrounding the living and breathing world of HITMAN: ABSOLUTION™ – powered by IO INTERACTIVE’S new proprietary GLACIER 2™ technology.

Hitman: Absolution is set for release on November 20th, 2012.

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Tomb Raider PAX 2012 Demo

Watch nearly 14 minutes of Square Enix’s Tomb Raider reboot demo at PAX, courtesy of GamesRadar. This footage is from an early stage in the game. Lara has to rely on her instincts to find shelter, hunt for food and survive the extreme weather conditions.

Tomb Raider is scheduled for release on March 5th, 2013 and it is looking fantastic. Stay tuned for more stories and gameplay footage here on

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[PS3 Review] Sleeping Dogs

Lets start this off by getting the game comparisons out of the way. You take some Arkham City, Max Payne, and Just Cause, mix it up in a pot and sprinkle a little Grand Theft Auto on top. What do you get? Sleeping Dogs.

You assume the role of Wei Shen, who recently returned to Hong Kong from San Francisco. Things start off immediately as you reconnect with your childhood friend Jackie (voiced by Edison Chen) and later introduced to some of the key players of the Sun On Yee Triad. We all have our own definition and assumptions on how an undercover cop story is told, however, Sleeping Dogs will surprise you.

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