Monthly Archives: March 2016

News: Final Fantasy 15 release date confirmed, Collector’s Edition announced, playable demo available now

Long-awaited FinalFantasy finally launching this September.

As well as the standard edition, a Day One Edition containing a bonus ‘Masamune’ DLC weapon will also be available, along with a two-disc Deluxe Edition containing tie-in CG movie ‘Kingsglaive’, an exclusive car recolor DLC, Royal Raiment costume DLC, and the Masamune. A price for the Deluxe Edition has yet to be revealed.<br /><br />Alternatively, if you’re after something a little more special, an Ultimate Collector’s Edition containing all of the Deluxe Edition content plus a soundtrack Blu-ray, 192-page hardback artbook, Brotherhood anime and an exclusive 26cm Play Arts Kai…

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News: Episode 1 of the new Final Fantasy XV anime is available now

Watch the first 10 minute episode here.

The first episode is available currently to stream on YouTube, with the remaining four episodes to launch before the videogame arrives on September 30.<br /><br />Square Enix says the anime will "set the stage" for the video videogame.<br /><br /><br /><br />Source: Square Enix

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News: A Final Fantasy XV CGI movie is coming this year from Sony Pictures

Features the voice talent of Sean Bean, Lena Headey and Aaron Paul.

Kingsglaive will feature a cast of Hollywood stars, including Sean Bean as King Regis, Lena Headey as Princess Luna and Aaron Paul as Kingsglaive soldier Nyx. <br /><br />The movie’s story goes like this:<br /><br />"The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the hallowed Crystal, but the menacing empire of Niflheim will stop at nothing to make it theirs. War has raged between the two for as long as most can remember.<br /><br />"King Regis of Lucis commands an elite force of soldiers dubbed the Kingsglaive. Wielding their king’s magic, Nyx Ulric…

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News: April’s PlayStation Plus games include Zombi, Dead Star & I Am Alive

Ubisoft’s survival horror the highlight.

From next Tuesday, April 5, PS Plus subscribers will be able to download Ubisoft’s survival horror Zombi and competitive space shooter Dead Star on PlayStation 4, along with post-apocalyptic survival videogame I Am Alive and action strategy Savage Moon on PS3.<br /><br />PS VITA, meanwhile, gets fish shooter Shutshimi and puzzle videogame A Virus Named TOM.<br /><br />The videogames replace the current monthly line-up Broforce, Galak-Z, Flame Over, Super Stardust HD, The Last Guy and Reality Fighters. <br /><br />Micro$oft revealed next month’s Games with Gold line-up last week,…

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Feature: VideoGamer UK Podcast Episode 155

Dark Souls 3 Impressions, Firewatch, Batman v Superman, 10 Cloverfield Lane and a lovely Patreon guest.

If you like our podcast, consider joining the VideoGamer Community Club on Patreon for access to the extended version!<br /><br />You can ask questions on the forum, by tweeting @VideoGamerCom, or by posting on our Facebook.

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News: Leaked Mass Effect survey suggests we’ll be the invading alien race in Andromeda

An open-world galaxy dense with planets.

The survey opens with some blurb about the videogame before asking participants to rate how possibly they are to buy it.<br /><br />"Mass Effect: Andromeda takes players to the Andromeda galaxy, far beyond the Milky Way, where players will lead the fight for a new home in hostile territory – where WE are the aliens – opposed by a deadly indigenous race bent on stopping us.<br /><br />"Experience the freedom to traverse and explore a planet-dense but seamless open-world galaxy, rich with discovery. Play as the leader of a squad of military-trained explorers in an…

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News: Black Ops 3’s second DLC pack to be revealed tomorrow

First informations on new maps and Zombies chapter to be discussed in new livestream.

The DLC will be revealed during a special livestream with videogame director Jason Blundell, where Treyarch has plans to discuss the first informations on the videogame’s new multiplayer maps and the next Zombies chapter.<br /><br />The reveal follows almost two months after Black Ops 3’s first DLC ‘Awakening’ debuted on PlayStation 4, and its arrival on XBox One and PC 30 days later. It’s also due to land on PS3 next week, although there doesn’t yet seem to be any plans for a release on XBox 360.<br /><br />As with Awakening, expect DLC 2 to release on PlayStation 4 first before heading to XBox One…

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News: Black Ops 3’s Awakening DLC is finally coming to last-gen

But only PS3.

The DLC will finally be available on PS3 from next Tuesday, April 5 for $14.99, and throws in four new multiplayer maps and the next Zombies chapter. It was previously believed to be exclusive to current-gen consoles and PC.<br /><br />There doesn’t yet appear to be any plans for a release on XBox 360, however, with Activision only confirming Awakening for PS3. Whether the DLC will be available on Micro$oft‘s last-gen console 30 days after release, as was the case on PlayStation 4 and XBox One, has yet to be confirmed.<br /><br />Anyone who picks up the DLC will also receive a…

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