A new THEATRHYTHM FINAL FANTASY CURTAIN CALL trailer showcases the new Quest Medley mode in the game. One of the modes presenting more of the RPG-style gameplay on offer in this new title, Quest Medley lets you take your team of adventurers on a mission for experience and rewards, where your party will face some of the most famous monsters and bosses from the FINAL FANTASY series. You can also…
Square Enix has announced a brand new Dragon Quest game for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3! The debut trailer of Dragon Quest Heroes was premiered during Sony Japan’s press conference and the new trailer is now available online as well.
Today, Sony Japan is holding a pre-TGS media briefing to showcase some of their and 3rd parties new titles and services.
Kotaku has posted their interview with Hajime Tabata who is heading up Final Fantasy Type-0 HD project and Final Fantasy XV. During the interview, Tabata said the game has been in development since mid-2012 and will be out next year – in less than 365 days. If everything goes as planned, we all should be able to play the game by August 2015. He also stated that the games development time didn’t…
Square Enix has revealed new “Ultimate Action Triple Pack” and “Ultimate Stealth Triple Pack” for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Each of these packs contains three games, and they will be released on 31st October, 2014. The pricing of the game packs still remains unknown, but it will likely be a value pack with more affordable pricing.
ULTIMATE ACTION TRIPLE PACK CONTAINS:
More previews of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD have arrived online! Settle Chinese Times preview reveals that Final Fantasy Type-0 is powered by DirectX 11, making it look even more impressive visually. According to Matt Clements: “Final Fantasy Type-0 is far from a typical up-resed “HD Remastered” port. Being rebuilt from the ground up with DirectX 11 for new-gen consoles exclusively is giving this cult classic a worthy re-release.” IGN’s preview states that the game won’t be reaching Final Fantasy XV’s visuals and the PSP foundations are still noticeable. Alongside Type-0 HD, Square Enix will be using DirectX 11 in the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn DirectX 11 client update which is promised to improve the game’s graphics and add new effects
As mentioned in our previous post, Hajime Tabata explained he was excited to finally bring the portable game for big screen and avoid technical limitations on the new-generation hardware. This could be his dream vision of how the game was meant to be originally. When talk asked about the Vita version, he said they will be focusing on the new-generation release at first then consider the Vita version, though, porting the new engine and DirectX11 features might be quite challenging and it’s not sure are they ready to do those compromises.
What does DirectX mean to Final Fantasy Type-0 HD in practice?
DirectX 11 won’t do any gigantic magic tricks to blow your mind but it helps developers to improve the graphics of the game by allowing them to use tools that add more details, more vibrant colors and cooler effects. The overall performance gets better and thing such as frame rate will be more stableas well. Tessellation, screen space ambient occlusion, high definition ambient occlusion and postprocession are important features but they won’t likely say you much at all – unless you are interested in game development, of course. That’s why we added some pictures from MaximumPC’s DirectX 11 article to show you what this DirectX 11 fuss means in practice:
Note that the MaximumPC’s article is from 2010 and there has been more additional updates to DirectX 11 since then, and this is just to give you an idea how DirectX 11 actually affects to your experience:
Square Enix Japan has uploaded an official version of the new Bravely Second trailer, which premiered on the Japanese Nintendo Direct today.
Here is a brand new trailer of Bravely Second from Nintendo Direct. It’s rather low quality since it’s captured from the live stream, but a high quality version should be up soon as well!