Take A Final Fantasy Road Trip

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TGS has marked a number of new Final Fantasy XV details, as well as a trailer offering a taste of the game's world.

You can check out the trailer below, which stars the game's protagonist as he and some friends make their way across Final Fantasy XV's world in a convertible. You'll get a glimpse of the world, some of the characters, a healthy dose of combat, and lots of beauty shots of the landscape.

For more on Final Fantasy XV, which is planned for release on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, click the links to read about an upcoming demo for the game, and the departure of Tetsuya Nomura from the project. To track the game's progress over time, check out our Where Is Final Fantasy XV? feature here.

Square Enix Announces March Release Date

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Square Enix Announces March Release Date

Back in June, Square Enix announced that it would be bringing an HD remaster of Final Fantasy Type-0 to new-generation consoles. Since the title was previously exclusive to Japan and the PSP, the opportunity to play the game in English on a PS4 or Xbox One is exciting for fans. Today, the publisher revealed that we don't have to wait too long to see what we've been missing.  

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will release on March 17 in North America, March 19 in Japan, and March 20 in Europe. As an added bonus, it will include a voucher for Episode Duscae, the downloadable Final Fantasy XV demo.

Type-0 tells the story of 14 students with special powers who are drawn into a war between the Milites Empire and the Dominion of Rubrum. The game has been out for a few years, so you can find spoilers about the story if you really want to ruin it. Otherwise, you can just check out the pretty screenshots below.

New Evil Within Screenshot Gallery Shows 'Laura,' Other Horrors

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New Evil Within Screenshot Gallery Shows 'Laura,' Other Horrors

I played through the first five hours of Tango Gameworks' upcoming The Evil Within, and came across the spider-like creature pictured in the screenshot above. Tango hasn't given any of its creatures and demons proper names, but publisher Bethesda Softworks has lovingly named her "Laura." No one from Bethesda's team could tell me why this specific name was picked, but she's one of the few beasts to have adopted a name.

The picture above makes it look like protagonist Sebastian Castellanos has the upper hand in this particular encounter, and he may very well have it. In my playthrough, Laura appeared to be unbeatable. I fired off shotgun blasts, and almost my entire arsenal at her, but nothing seemed to hurt or even phase her. She scurried along the ground with those long arms and claws extended and tore Castellanos to shreds.

My only solution was to run for my life. That may be the only means of dealing with her in the first encounter.

You’ll Be Able To Scan Your Face Into NBA 2K15

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You’ll Be Able To Scan Your Face Into NBA 2K15

This year, 2K Sports will be fulfilling the wishes of many NBA hopefuls (and couch coaches). You’ll be able to use first-party camera technology like the PlayStation camera on PS4 to create a 3D model of your face in the game.

A new video shows off the process, which involves a short amount of time and a straightforward process. The resultant scan can be tweaked before you take control of your hoops star.

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Disney Infinity 2.0 Lets You Connect Up To Ten Toy Boxes (Hail Hydra!)

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One of the big changes coming to Disney Infinity 2.0 (in addition to all those Marvel heroes and villains) is the ability to make bigger and more complex toy boxes. This brings with it new opportunities for designing bigger and more intricate games and experiences.

In Infinity 2.0, Avalanche has added something seemingly simple to expand design: doors. With this new feature, you’ll be able to connect up to 10 toy boxes.

If you want to create a hub-and-spoke experience or a series of 10 linear levels, you can do that. You can also download Toy Boxes from the community hub in-game and connect them to your own creations. In the first Disney Infinity title, Toy Boxes were outdoor spaces. Now, you can create indoor environments.

Take A Break From The Grind With These Arcade Minigames

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Fenix Rage is arriving on PC next week, and Reverb Triple XP has released a new trailer showing how players will be able to let off some steam if they get stuck in the main game. The platformer has a variety of unlockable arcade-style minigames, which are highlighted in the clip.

There are nine total minigames to unlock, and each one has its own leaderboards. Here's what you're up against, straight from Reverb:

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Sega Outlines Survivor Mode DLC For Alien: Isolation

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Survival is always your first priority in an Alien game, but Alien: Isolation's Survivor Mode presents players with even more difficult challenges.

Sega and developer Creative Assembly have released a new trailer highlighting the mode, which tasks players with meeting certain objectives in maps and in the shortest time. The best times will then be posted on a global leaderboard.

The game comes with one map – Basement – when the game is released on October 7 (PS4/Xbox One/PS3/360), and on October 28 three more maps will be available as part of the game's first of five add-on packs. The DLC also comes with a new playable character and new enemy types (on top of the alien itself, of course), as well as new modes.

You Belong To The Evil Within In New TGS Trailer

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You Belong To The Evil Within In New TGS Trailer

The Tokyo Game Show is underway, which means a feast of new information and trailers will be coming your way over the next few days. Bethesda is turning the lights down low to start things off with a new look at The Evil Within.

The gameplay, which features a wounded Sebastian Castellanos is narrated by antagonist Ruvik (Jackie Earle Haley). For more on The Evil Within, be sure to check out our horror issue, available now in digital and headed to your mailbox.

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MOBA Isn’t A Bad Word

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MOBA Isn’t A Bad Word

As I sat in a darkened theatre to get my first look at Gearbox Software’s Battleborn, I heard a number of things that sounded familiar. Matches take 20 to 30 minutes to play. You level up from 1 to maximum during the span of a single round. There are NPC minions. Characters fit a variety of roles and play-styles in five-versus-five competitive scenarios.

Gearbox is not calling Battleborn a MOBA. It’s a “hero shooter,” and the studio is leaning on its successful history of genre blending with Borderlands to get away with dodging the League of Legends bullet. The only thing is that while there are a ton of MOBAs from every corner of the game development world, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t room to innovate. 

Gearbox seems scared of using “that word,” but I think the studio is jumping at shadows. Battleborn looks pretty darn good at this early stage no matter what you call it.

Here's Why Everyone Is Fighting

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Here's Why Everyone Is Fighting

The latest trailer for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax sheds some light on the game's story.

There's a red fog creeping over the city, a power outage, and allies have been captured, forcing Persona's familiar cast to beat each other up.

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on September 30. You will also find some new screenshots from the game in the gallery below.