"The hotly awaited fourth series of Final Fantasy Trading Arts KAI mini figures is here, with collectible super-deformed figures of Cloud, Tifa and Yuffie joining the gang. Available in the UK from today, these miniaturised figures manage to perfectly capture the feel of the popular characters and they look great lined up with the rest of the series."
"The incredible Bishoujo statues from Kotobukiya have brought you everything from superheroines to Tekken fighters, and now the long-awaited line of Street Fighter members is finally set to come to Europe. Beginning with the one, the only, Chun Li, the Street Fighter Kotobukiya Bishoujo statue series will debut in the UK early next year."
"Last month Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) ran an interesting campaign across several online social networks asking gamers to respond with their favourite ‘#PlayStationMemories’. The culmination of that campaign has been revealed today as SCEE has unveiled the television commercial based on the responses."
"Three new action figures based on the Final Fantasy VII series are set to launch this winter, with Rufus Shinra and Yuffie Kisara set to be joined by the long awaited European debut of Vincent Valentine’s Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children design. These new figures are set to launch in two waves, both arriving this November."
It has become a strong rumor that the Nintendo 3DS adaptation of Chocobo Racing (in the form of Chocobo Racing 3D) has been cancelled by publisher Square Enix. Though SE is yet to make a statement, the creator of the original title has shared his first hand knowledge of the project.
"The game is set four years after a short intense-interactive-introduction (say that ten times) which involves the slaying of Dracula (you tried it, didn't you?). A mysterious castle has appeared and Alucard (the main character, also Draculas son) tasks himself with destroying the castle, and in turn his father. Now, unless you’re a pre-teen girl, I’m sure you’ll agree that the film and television industry has recently turned vampires in soft, shiny, twinkly pretty-boys. Fortunately, Alucard k..."
"A small collection of some of the fan favourite Final Fantasy Trading Arts KAI mini figures have been re-issued today, allowing UK fans to pick up their favourite prior to the launch of the fourth series this autumn. The super-deformed versions of Sephiroth, Rinoa and Aerith are available now."
"The latest in a long line of merchandise items themed around the hugely popular Final Fantasy VII is available from today: an iPhone 5 hardcase featuring some unique artwork. This hardcase is designed to look like an item issued to the 1st class operatives of Soldier from Final Fantasy VII."
"The Super Nintendo is special in this regard, as my early memories of the console aren't sourced to a particular event. Instead, the SNES is inextricably linked to a notion – an idea of what the console meant to me and my younger brothers. To us, the SNES offered the prefect co-operative gaming experience. But to me, it signifies the period of my life when I stopped loving individual videogames and started to love “gaming”."
"Previously available only as a part of the now sold-out The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy Boxed Set, Dark Horse is now offering fans another chance to own the three-book hardcover set The Sky I, II and III, included in the new The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy Slipcased Edition. Available now, The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy Slipcased Edition is an impressive piece that would be a welcome addition to any Final Fantasy fan’s collection."