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Review: Harmonia

In Review by FireMarth

A Tale of Tears Many pieces of media attempt to evoke certain feelings or emotions in the person consuming it. Maybe its as simple as getting said person to empathize with its characters. Perhaps getting you to feel the same romantic emotions that a protagonist has for a love interest. Or even just trying to awaken a sense of fear or dread within you. A common one in the gaming sphere is evoking the feeling of power, making you believe that …

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Review: Umbrella Corps

In Review by Fusionx

When Umbrella Corps was first announced I wasn’t quite sure what to make of it. A competitive shooter in the world of Resident Evil? After the mixed reception earned by Operation Raccoon City, I couldn’t help myself but think it likely that this game would follow the same path. Were my thoughts on point? Or was I not giving the game I had yet to play enough credit? Let’s take a look and see!

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The Long Journey Home: E3 Impressions

In Gaming News by Gahoo

Daedalic Entertainment continues its work on The Long Journey Home, an intriguing melding of space exploration and RPG, with elements of old-school interactive fiction and choose your own adventure games.  The premise is simple enough: in the distant future you are supposed to take short trip to Alpha Centauri and back, but on launch your jump drive malfunctions and you are your crew find yourself on the far side of the galaxy.  Your task is to make your way back home.

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Supergiant Games Announces Pyre

In Gaming News by Fusionx

Supergiant Games, the folks behind Bastion and Transistor have just announced their next project: Pyre. In Pyre, the player will lead a band of exiles through an ancient competition that combines decision making and action packed confrontations against rival groups. The game will launch next year simultaneously on the PS4 and PC. The game will make its debut at PAX East this weekend.

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Hands-On Impressions Of FFIX For Steam

In Gaming News by Fusionx

Last week, Final Fantasy IX arrived on Steam to lots of eager fans who had been anxiously awaiting its arrival since it had been released on mobile devices early in February. Never having completed Final Fantasy IX  myself back in the day, I thought this would be a great opportunity to try and get back into the game and finally finish it and check it off the list.

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Final Fantasy IX Now Available On Steam

In Gaming News by Fusionx

After a long wait, Final Fantasy IX is now available on Steam! This new version includes Steam trading cards along with a few new features in the game itself: HD movies and character models cloud save feature auto save function booster options including high speed mode, no encounter mode as well as options to let players automatically master equipped weapons and gear as well as maximize character levels, magic stone counts and gil. The game is available at a special price …

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XSEED Bringing Ys VI and Akiba’s Trip to PC This Spring

In Gaming News by FireMarth

Greetings, all you beautiful readers at GamerEscape! I’ve had a bit of an extended absence, but I’m back, and I bring great news! XSEED Games announced earlier this morning that it will be bringing Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim and Akiba’s Trip: Undead and Undressed to PC. Akiba’s Trip will be released on Steam, while Ys VI will be available on Steam, GOG, and the Humble Bundle Store. The Akiba’s Trip release will be based on the PS4 version, including the Visual Editor feature, which allows players to change …

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Final Fantasy XIII Series Coming To PC

In Gaming News by Fusionx

Yesterday we reported that a new website portal for the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy of games had been made containing a logo for Steam. Today, Square Enix has officially announced that all of the games in the Final Fantasy XIII series will be coming to PC. The first in the trilogy, Final Fantasy XIII, will be arriving soon on October 9th. The game will be priced at $15.99 and is currently available for pre-order. Those that pre-order before the release …

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Could The Lightning Saga Be Coming To Steam?

In Gaming News by Fusionx

A new website has popped up as a portal for the Final Fantasy XIII games and… it has a little something added to the bottom. Along with a logo for Square Enix’s Dive In streaming service that will be bringing Final Fantasy XIII and other titles to smartphones this November, there’s a logo for Steam. While there hasn’t been an official announcement yet, could this mean that we’ll be seeing Final Fantasy XIII and it’s sequels coming to PC in …

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Key’s “Planetarian” Now Available on Steam

In Gaming News by FireMarth

Being Gamer Escape’s resident visual novel nut, I would be slacking if I wasn’t to mention this bit of news. Japanese developer Key is probably one of the most well-known companies in the visual novel community, both in Japan and in the West. However, until relatively recently, Key had refused to publish any of their games outside of Japan. However, back in January 2013, Key decided to test the waters by releasing an English version of Planetarian ~the reverie of a …