Tag Archives: Final Fantasy

10 Ludicrous Gaming Foodstuffs

We’ve been playing quite a lot of the Final Fantasy XV demo this month, and there’s one thing that’s held our attention above all else – the food. When Ignis Stupeo Scientia starts cooking those Behemoth steaks, our mouths water every time. To celebrate this new wave of photorealistic food,...

The Beatles, U2, Radiohead And Now… Final Fantasy?

The London Symphony Orchestra has just recorded a selection of Final Fantasy music at London’s Abbey Road Studios, in the presence of original composer Nobuo Uematsu; a once-in-a-lifetime production. We spoke to Thomas Böcker – producer of Final Symphony on behalf of Merregnon Studios – about the impact this recording...

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD review
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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD review

Let’s be honest, what we’ve played of Final Fantasy’s Fabula Nova Crystallis series hasn’t been great. So far, it consists of a polarising mainline Final Fantasy title, a poor sequel to that game, and some gratuitous Lightning fan service. So, it’s actually a relief to see something different (ie something...

Top 10 Clocks Counting Down To The Apocalypse

The ‘doom clock’, or doom timer, is a fascinating mechanic in gaming – its primary uses usually involve some kind of unstoppable death at the end of a countdown. Loved by some, loathed by many, the doom clock pressures players. Mixing a completionist with a doom clock is a recipe...

Why games don’t need to go back to their roots

Our industry has always focused very heavily on recurring IP; sequels, spin-offs and reboots tend to be the norm year on year. But does this reliance on old brands equate to less innovation? We don’t think so, but we feel like we’re the only ones.



Top 35 Set Pieces Of All Time

The set piece has always strived to bring a little touch of the cinematic to enliven games and, regardless of hardware limitations, each generation has some jaw-dropping spectacle or immersive scenario to boast. So strap yourself in as games™ presents the 35 most exhilarating set piece moments in gaming history…