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Review: Dragon Quest Builders

In Review by FireMarth

Initial Impressions The demo – a classic method of marketing a video game. When you’re a publisher trying to sell a new title, you can put out all the fancy posters, trailers, and point-of-sale displays that you want. However, for an entertainment medium that relies fully on interaction, these purely visual marketing styles just aren’t enough for many gamers. That’s where the demo comes in.

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Check Out This Final Fantasy XI Virtual Reality Chat Room!

In Featured, Final Fantasy XI, Gaming News by Miroku

Anyone remember .hack//SIGN? It was an anime that hit the States back in the early 2000’s on Adult Swim that was set in the fictitious MMORPG, “The World”, a game that was conceptually ahead of our time utilizing virtual reality (VR) headsets in place of a standard screen. While we’re still years away from VR games becoming the standard, one fan of Final Fantasy XI have made an effort to bring us a little bit closer to our world of …

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Final Fantasy XI Reboot- A First Look

In Featured, Final Fantasy XI, Gaming News by Miroku

This week at the Nexon Developers Conference, the first ever images of the new Final Fantasy Mobile game were shown and wound up on a Japanese blog, the images bearing the title, “Final Fantasy XI Reboot”. As many of you well remember, back in March 2015, Square Enix announced The Vana’Diel Project– a means to finally wind down the epic MMORPG Final Fantasy XI, first through a final chapter to the game’s story in Rhapsodies of Vana’Diel, and second, through …

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Review: Final Fantasy Explorers

In Review by Fusionx

Final Fantasy Explorers for the Nintendo 3DS places you into a world where you can team up with three of your friends to undertake quests and battle against the mighty Eidolons. Along the way you can gain access to many of the popular jobs from the Final Fantasy series as well as receive a bit of fan service in the form of weapons, costumes, and the abillity to transform into heroes of legend. Let’s take a closer look at what makes up the latest handheld …

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Final Fantasy Explorers Let’s You Fight As Classic FF Characters

In Gaming News by Fusionx

Releasing next Tuesday, Final Fantasy Explorers on the Nintendo 3DS will let players play as classic Final Fantasy heroes by way of the Trance ability. While in Trance Mode, you’ll be able to play as characters such as Cloud, Squall, Lightning, Yuna and more as you unleash their ultimate attacks against your foes. These special characters will be awarded with magicite that’s obtainable by completing rare quests during your journey.

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Square Enix Honors The Passing of David Bowie With Omikron Code Giveaway

In Gaming News by Miroku

To honor the passing of the legendary icon that is David Bowie, Square Enix is giving away Steam keys for Omikron: The Nomad Soul, a game that Bowie contributed to in both music and game design. To download, click here if you’re in the US, and here if you’re in the EU. Enter the code “omikron” at the checkout screen. Code valid 1/15/16-1/22/16.

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Review: Just Cause 3

In Review by FireMarth

If It Ain’t Broke… Readers here may have guessed, either through the number of times I’ve written about rhythm games or through my current Twitter handle, that I am quite into music. I worked in college radio, independent radio, band promotion, and have played in a band as well. In fact, before joining up with GamerEscape two years ago (it’s really been that long?!), I was mainly writing about musicians and reviewing albums. “Wait!” you may ask, “what does any of …

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Review: Life is Strange

In Featured, Review by Fusionx

Back in January, DONTNOD and Square Enix released the first episode of Life is Strange into the world- which we really enjoyed. We gave the first episode a proper review, deciding to wait until the entirety of the season was released to give another. I did however list my thoughts after playing through each episode which you can check out below. Now that Life is Strange has finished up, it’s time to look at the season as a whole to see …

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Life is Strange Finale Trailer

In Gaming News by Fusionx

The finale for Life is  Strange is just around the corner, and to help bring the hype train into the station, a new trailer has been released. Keep an eye out for our full Life is Strange Season 1 review later this week!

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New World of Final Fantasy Screenshots

In Gaming News by Fusionx

Brand new screenshots have dropped for Square Enix’s World of Final Fantasy! The screenshots feature heroes Reynn and Lann and their mysterious guide Enna Kros who leads them into the world of Grymoire. During the journey, the siblings will encounter characters, locations and monsters from the Final Fantasy series such as Lightning from FFXIII and the town of Cornelia from the original Final Fantasy. Also seen in these images are the powerful Mirages such as Shiva, Ramuh, Ifrit, and Cerberus, …