TGS13: Square-Enix

Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns (PS3/360) I didn’t have a lot of hands-on time with the third installment of Final Fantasy XIII, but it was enough to understand that this game plays vastly different from its two previous incarnations. Lightning Returns is aptly named, as it features only Lightning herself…

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TGS13: Microsoft – 360

You may remember in our post about the Xbox One games we mentioned that some of the games playable at the Microsoft booth were closed off in a separate section, due to Japan’s very strict age restriction system. Well, as we also mentioned previously, those games happened to be the…

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TGS13: Microsoft – Xbox One

For the first few days of TGS, I was feeling kind of sorry for Microsoft; PlayStation had wait lines two hours long, while you could literally walk up and play just about anything at Microsoft’s booth. That all changed on Saturday, the first day open to the public; even the…

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TGS13: Sony Booth – PS4 (Line Hell)

Knack Knack is a simple platformer that has you playing as a creature called…well, Knack, which can make itself bigger and stronger from the pieces that fall off of things it destroys. When you take damage, those pieces fall off of you until you are left defenseless and die. You…

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TGS13: Game of the Year Awards

Last night, after the first day of the Tokyo Game Show was over, members of the press were invited to attend TGS’s annual awards show. The winners were chosen by members of Japan’s “Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA)” and the Japanese government’s Ministry of Economy/Trade/Industry. Here are the results. Overall…

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TGS13: Sony Booth – PS3 and Vita

Beyond Two Souls The latest game from developer Quantic Dreams (Heavy Rain, Indigo Prophecy) is an exciting sci-fi adventure thriller. For those of you that might not be familiar with the title, you play as Jodie, a young woman recruited by the CIA due to her unusual telekinetic abilities that…

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TGS13: Sony Press Conference

On the first business day of Tokyo Game Show, Sony held a press conference that mainly focused on the PlayStation 4 and the currently Japan-only Vita TV. After a really well-done ‘A Day with PlayStation’ trailer, Andrew House, the current president and Group CEO of Sony, kicked the morning off…

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Our Favorite Co-op Games

Gaming has had a long tradition of bringing friends and family together for great match-ups and team-ups. It’s always great to see customers coming in together to find the games they will be playing with each other next. One question I hear all the time is what games they should be picking…

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Xbox Live Gets New Reward Program

In case you didn’t receive the email a few days ago, Microsoft has relaunched its Xbox Live rewards program. The new initiative looks to reward customers for making purchases on the recently renamed Xbox Store (previously called the Marketplace) in credits. You complete goals such as renewing your Xbox Gold…

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