REVIEW – Trials of Mana

Trials of Mana is a remake of the 1995 Super Famicom game of the same name. The game never saw an international release, which was a terrible shame given its action-based gameplay and unique method of story-telling were wildly innovative for the time. Now, fifteen years later, the rest of the world finally gets to […]

REVIEW – Final Fantasy VII Remake

Final Fantasy VII was a groundbreaking game for a lot of reasons. The ‘modern’ Final Fantasy, it thrust the series into the realm of 3D, and with it, brought along a completely different direction for the more heavily fantasy based series. A ‘modern fantasy’ setting, the standardising and averting of various tropes, like the amnesiac […]

The Kasanova Podcast – Aaron Pathammavong!

This week, the newest edition of Hawaii’s #1 Podcast, The Kasanova Podcast featured SQUARE ENIX Web Designer & Chroma_Works creator, Aaron Pathammavong! Curious about the origins of Chroma_Works? Or what it’s like working as a Web Designer for SQUARE ENIX? You’re in luck! We interviewed Aaron Pathammavong of SQUARE ENIX & Chroma_works on our #podcast! […]

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World of Tres- Debuts in Sydney

Listen. We all know the music in the Kingdom Hearts series absolutely slaps. Even the PR guy in the press release email I got used the word ‘slaps’ to describe the music. It’s a fact. So what better way to take part in The Slappening by appreciating the music of the Kingdom Hearts series live […]

Kingdom Hearts 3 Review

Warning: This review will contain spoilers for previous games So, it’s been 14 years since Kingdom Hearts II came out. A lot has happened in that time. Australia has had more Prime Ministers than I care to count. Final Fantasy Versus XIII was announced, split into a bunch of games, completely retooled and then eventually […]

Final Fantasy XIV Joins Sydney Mardi Gras

In a first for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras‘ 41-year history, Sydney Gaymers and Final Fantasy XIV Online have announced a collaboration to bring the first video game based float to the annual LGBTQI+ event in Sydney. The collaboration will see players, the 2,600 strong members of Sydney Gaymers and the team of […]

Game objects we fell in love with

Sometimes, we play games that have characters we fall in love with. Their personalities, their play styles, their story. There’s a lot to love. But, other times, games give us something else to fall in love with. An object. A simple thing involved with the story that somehow manages to find its way into our […]

FINAL FANTASY XIV Online expands to 14 million Warriors of Light

SQUARE ENIX is proud to announce; the global community for the critically-acclaimed FINAL FANTASY XIV Online continues to expand; with more than 14 million registered* Warriors of Light as of today. Revealed on the eve of celebrations marking the successful MMO’s fifth anniversary, this means an additional 4 million adventurers have journeyed to Eorzea in […]

Final Fantasy XIV & Monster Hunter: World collaboration begins today

Intense Rathalos Battle Headlines Robust Final Fantasy XIV Online and Monster Hunter: World Content Updates Today’s release of Patch 4.36 marks the arrival of the FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online and Monster Hunter: World™ collaboration. This latest update brings the mighty dragon, Rathalos, from Capcom’s hit title to the world of FINAL FANTASY XIV. Players can challenge […]

TOKYO DARK -Remembrance- Coming to Switch, PS4 this Winter

Deep below the sewers of Tokyo, there is a door. All who enter are lost forever… The original version of the mystery adventure game TOKYO DARK was released on Steam in September 2017. Its unique story and artwork, a hallmark of developer Cherrymochi’s style, won the hearts of countless fans both within and beyond Japan. […]