Patch It Later, It’ll Be Fine

Patch It Later, It’ll Be Fine

Oct 27, 2010

For a long time now games have been released before they meet a commercial launch standard. It continues to happen today, though it is mystifying why it happens at all. I am reminded of this practise by two games I’ve played recently that, for different reasons, did not launch to the public in any kind of playable condition. Before moving onto the two...

Playing With Twitter

Playing With Twitter

Aug 20, 2010

I would use Twitter if it weren’t so brief. 140 characters? Where would that get me? Other than a few sentences into this article, I mean. Twitter has become a means for millions of people to communicate pointlessly every day. No, even more than that. Every hour. Every second even. Within all the dross and pond-life who think that other people actually...

Final Fantasy XIV release date details and more

Twitter has once again proven a useful source of news as it happens, with the official SquareEnix Press account confirming a September 2010 release date for up coming MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. Sadly, for some, this is the date for the PC version only. The PS3 version of the game will not be shipping until March 2011. The standard edition of the game will be...

Final Fantasy XIV TGS 09 Trailer

Final Fantasy XIV TGS 09 Trailer

Sep 24, 2009

Straight from the floors of TGS we have a new trailer for Final Fantasy XIV, the forthcoming MMO from Square Enix. As is the way for a Final Fantasy game we are treated to some rather pretty pre-rendered cut-scenes, showcasing the art style and set to a stirring orchestral piece by fans favourite composer Nobuo Uetmatsu. Though the trailer doesn’t give...