Tag Archives: Square Enix

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided review
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided review

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is a mess of conflicting ideas and themes, of ageing mechanics and messy iteration. For better or worse, it is blindly beholden to many of the flaws that we can now identify games exhibited back in 2011; the success of Human Revolution casts a long shadow...

I Am Setsuna review
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I Am Setsuna review

[Reviewed on PS4] Imitation, so the proverb goes, is the sincerest form of flattery. So if the JRPG veterans that are Chrono Trigger and the early Final Fantasies had faces, they’d almost certainly be blushing. Tokyo Game Factory’s debut game makes its mimicry clear from the outset – and there...

Star Ocean: Integrity And Faithlessness review
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Star Ocean: Integrity And Faithlessness review

If we had to name a series that has continually disappointed us, it would be Star Ocean. Despite its superb Final-Fantasy-meets-Star-Trek setting, the Star Ocean series has fallen flat with its last release, The Last Hope, and this new title in the series continues the downward trend. Like its predecessor,...



Hitman review
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Hitman review

[Reviewed on Xbox One] What is it that compels a criminal to return to the scene of a crime? There’s an air of arrogance to it, right? The opportunity to watch as hapless investigators struggle to follow the trail of (cold) blood towards a lead. Perhaps it’s seen as a...

Final Fantasy Explorers review
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Final Fantasy Explorers review

The best thing about Final Fantasy’s template is that it’s so variable: you’ve got an established set of monster types, jobs and magic that can bend and fit into practically any genre. But just because they can, doesn’t always mean they should. Final Fantasy Explorers is Square’s attempt at aping...