Grand Theft Abstinence

With the launch of, arguably, one of the year’s most anticipated titles mere hours away at the point of this article’s writing, I can’t help but ponder my own personal history with the Grand Theft Auto franchise. It has helped me form a viewpoint of the franchise few will likely take, and that’s just fine. I’ve been an avid gamer my entire life. When Rockstar‘s ...

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC hitting North America in 2014

Yesterday XSEED Games began teasing a new announcement over on their Twitter page and after a few reveals, many people were sure it had something to do with The Legend of Heroes series and it turns out that is exactly what was being teased. Today the company has announced that they will be publishing The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC (Second Chapter) to the PC and PSP sometime in 2014. Wh...

Sweet Fuse: At Your Side available now in North America and Europe

Another otome video game has made its way over to the West and this time around it happens to be an intriguing PSP title where the well known Keiji Inafune happens to be your uncle. Aksys Games has released Sweet Fuse: At Your Side in North America and Europe for the PSP. It can be purchased either at the store or as a digital download. The game follows the story of Saki Inafune, Keiji InafuneR...

FIFA 14 Pure Shot and Real Ball Physics Trailer

EA have released a new video detailing two of the new features in the upcoming FIFA 14 – Pure Shot and Real Ball Physics. We’ve been presented a brief overview of these features as part of an overall package before, but this video shows the tech behind it all while members of the development team talk us through what we are seeing. Lead Gameplay Producer Aaron McHardy explained that sp...

Spain’s F.C. Barcelona to Feature in FIFA 14

EA has announced today that it has signed a deal with football powerhouse Barcelona that will see EA Sports hold exclusivity rights to feature it in its games such as the upcoming FIFA 14. “Joining a world class football club like Barcelona as an Official Club Partner is a fantastic opportunity for EA SPORTS and our fans,” said Laurent Colette, Chief Marketing Officer, EA SPORTS. What this means i...

Liverpool to Face Melbourne in FIFA 14 Before the Big Game

Melbourne fans or Liverpool fans that happen to be in the area on Monday, July 22nd, 2013 have a chance to see some members of the teams face off against each other before their game on Wednesday during a special event at Elizabeth Street JB Hi-Fi. EA Sports, a division of publisher EA, will be hosting a 30 minute presentation of FIFA 14, with players from both teams. Will the Liverpool FC prove v...

Konami Unveils Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 E3 Trailer

At E3 2013, Konami unveiled the newest trailer for the upcoming installment of their key soccer franchise, Pro Evolution Soccer 2014. Shown off in the newest trailer are two of this year’s biggest features, Trueball Tech and M.A.S.S. With an all-new engine, these will allow for the most comprehensive advance in the series since its inception. According to Konami, “…Trueball Tech ...

Class of Heroes 2 now available on the PSN

Today a great looking game was released onto the PlayStation Network and for JRPG fans it is a title that many of you have probably been keeping an eye out for. Today Class of Heroes 2 was released onto the PlayStation Network by MonkeyPaw Games and Gaijinworks. The title features over 125 dungeons, 96 quests, 10 different races to play as and more. The game is a first person dungeon crawler simil...

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 to make use of the Fox Engine

Today Konami had some good news for fans of their Soccer franchise, Pro Evolution Soccer. The company confirmed that the next game in the series, Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, will be released later this year and it will be making use of an adapted version of Kojima Production’s Fox Engine. We will likely see the game in action during Konami’s pre-E3 presentation later this week. The new ...

Ghostlight announce Eliminage Original for PAL regions

Ghostlight Games have just made a major announcement that they will be localizing the first-person dungeon-crawling JRPG Eliminage Original for the PSP in PAL regions. Eliminage Original is a very unique PSP JRPG due to its first-person dungeon-crawling gameplay. Ghostlight plans to release Eliminage Original through the PSN with a boxed collector’s edition rumoured for somewhere down the li...

Hakuoki: Warriors Of The Shinsengumi upgraded to the PS Vita today

If you happened to pick up Hakuoki: Warriors Of The Shinsengumi back when it was released for the PSP in February or chose to wait until the game was compatible with the PlayStation Vita, then you will be happy to hear that today is that day. Aksys Games has announced that the otome game Hakuoki: Warriors Of The Shinsengumi is now playable on the PlayStation Vita for the first time since it was re...

PlayStation First Interview: Sony’s Dr. Maria Stukoff and AIE’s Neil Boyd

Today we spoke with the Head of Academic Development for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Dr. Maria Stukoff, and the Director of Business Development and Marketing at AIE (Academy of Interactive Entertainment), Neil Boyd. The two gave us their time to talk about the new academic partnership between the two entities as part of the PlayStation First Academic Partnership Programme. This is a big o...

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