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Tag Archives: Square Enix


Rise Of The Tomb Raider review
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Rise Of The Tomb Raider review

If 2012’s Tomb Raider reboot represented something of an identity crisis for a Lara who professed psychological trauma at being forced to kill while demonstrating a penchant for the endless repetition of that very act, Rise Of The Tomb Raider represents the transference of that identity crisis to the game...

Just Cause 3 review
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Just Cause 3 review

[Reviewed on Xbox One] Just Cause 3 feels a hangover from a gluttonous, bygone era of Hollywood action entertainment. It’s an open-world adventure that brazenly refuses to implement any lessons that have been learned in the last five years. It’s the sequel to a game that successfully inspired a generation...

Life Is Strange Episode 5: Polarized review
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Life Is Strange Episode 5: Polarized review

[Reviewed on PS4] With a game like this, the journey is far more important than the destination, which is why Life Is Strange succeeds as a whole series despite what is – correct to its name – a polarising final chapter. The game suffers from what a lot of choice-based...

Dragon Quest Heroes review
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Dragon Quest Heroes review

Every franchise needs a good all-star spinoff, right? Final Fantasy has Dissidia, Zelda has Hyrule Warriors and now Dragon Quest has Heroes. The Hyrule Warriors comparison is quite apt, actually, since both Heroes and Warriors share both the same developer and army-destroying gameplay popularised in Omega Force’s Dynasty Warriors series....



Rebuilding Kingdom Hearts with Tetsuya Nomura

Despite creating the series, Tetsuya Nomura was reluctant to return to Kingdom Hearts, but he came to use the tensions at Square Enix as creative inspiration. We spoke to him about how the game is progressing… Disney is very franchise-oriented – we’ll never see the “final” Mickey Mouse story –...