Tag: Square Enix

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Review – A Solid End To The Trilogy

If there’s one thing that I’m always going to feel disappointed about when it comes to the rebooted Tomb Raider franchise it’s that Lara Croft never once picks up her awesome dual pistols. No, for some reason this iteration of the tomb raiding badass focused on her bow, which just isn’t as cool, I reckon. Ah well. This third game marks the supposed end of the trilogy, and is also the only game of the three not to be developed primarily by Crystal Dynamics who this time assumed support duties to Eidos Montreal. So, does the series go out with an explosive arrow or one of the infamous gruesome death scenes?

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Hitman Intro Pack Review – It’s A Hit, Man

Agent 47 returns in controversial fashion as Square Enix implement a bold episodic plan for one of their biggest licenses, something which we’ll discuss later in this review. But for now we have a taster of what is to come, enough to get a handle on whether IO have managed to bring their iconic character back into the favor of gamers after Absolution, a title that I personally really enjoyed but is often cited as being much weaker than fan-favorite Blood Money. Simply titled Hitman this fresh approach to selling a triple A game could be seen as a soft reboot of sorts, one that could potentially be the herald of big changes within the industry if its business model succeeds. There’s a lot riding on this, then, so is it any good?

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Review – There’s Actual Tombs!

Platforms: Xbox One, PC (PS4 to follow) Reviewed On: PC Developer: Crystal Dynamics Publisher: Square Enix Singleplayer: Yes Multiplayer: No In 2013 Crystal Dynamics brought an iconic series back from the grave, presenting us with a new Tomb Raider for a new time. And it proved successful with […]

Square Enix Abandon Convoluted “Augment Your Pre-order” System For Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Square Enix have officially abandoned the confusing and controversial Augment Your Pre-order system for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided following signifcant backlash from gamers. Essentially the system offered up pre-order tiers, with each tier containing different bonuses and only unlocking if enough people pre-ordered worldwide. If you pre-ordered the […]

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Officially Announced For Xbox One And PS4, Trailer Released

Following the game being leaked by Amazon US Square Enix have officially confirmed that Sleeping Dogs: The Definitive Edition will arrive on Xbox One, PC and PS4 on October 10th this year. The above trailer that was released as part of the announcement sure does look pretty, but […]

Murdered: Soul Suspect Review – Casper, The Friendly Detective

  Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3,PS4 and PC Reviewed On: Xbox One Developer: Airtight Games Publisher: Square Enix Singleplayer: Yes Multiplayer: No A good detective story has the capacity to keep its audience in thrall until the very end, but is also requires spot-on pacing in order […]

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