You’ve got to be one soulless bastard to not like Final Fantasy. Don’t get me wrong the series isn’t without it’s issues. Some of the games do have more than a smattering of pretentious bollocks about them, and I’m not even talking about FFXIII’s twenty-hour tutorial. Continue reading Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – an interview with the director, Naoki Yoshida
It seems with each Elder Scrolls game Bethesda try and outdo the last with an extravagant premium collector’s edition. For the franchise’s first foray into the online realm, The Elder Scrolls Online, they have pulled out all the stops with their Imperial Edition.
I remember having to put up with just a little book, “A Pocket Guide to the Empire”, a “making of” doco and a coin for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion CE. Still, I’m not complaining, the 200-odd hours I spent in Cyridill rank as some the most fun I’ve had playing a video game.
For The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Bethesda delivered a collector’s edition in a huge box containing a massive statue of the dragon Alduin perched atop a word wall from the game. The executive package also contained a lavish faux leather-bound tome packed full of art and designs. Continue reading The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition Unboxing
I coughed and spluttered my way through the last iteration of the classic Wolfenstein franchise. The PlayStation 3 game, just called Wolfenstein, was a capable effort that just lacked something. When I heard that Bethesda were going to have another go at it I rolled my eyes. Then I actually had a go on it at a recent preview event in Sydney.
Wolfenstein: The New Order continues the story of “Office of Secret Actions” operative William “B.J.” Blazkowicz, from the previous games, as he battles against the dark forces of the Nazi SS Paranormal Division. Continue reading Hands-on with Wolfenstein: The New Order