Tag Archive | FF13

Five Things That Would Have Made FFXIII A Perfect 10

Despite Final Fantasy XIII’s worldwide retail sales numbers, reactions from the gaming community have been less than favorable. When almost four years’ events transpire between releases of a particular franchise, can the newest entry ever live up to the hype? Most would say “no”, so what would it have taken for this game to receive […]

What Mechanics Would You Desire In FFXIII?

Now that we’ve learned of Final Fantasy XIII’s North American and European release date of March 9, 2010, one would assume that the localization process is further along than previously believed. So, here’s the question going out to the Gamesmen family that is interested in the game: If you were on the development team, what […]

What Mechanics Would You Desire In FFXIII?

Now that we’ve learned of Final Fantasy XIII’s North American and European release date of March 9, 2010, one would assume that the localization process is further along than previously believed. So, here’s the question going out to the Gamesmen family that is interested in the game: If you were on the development team, what […]

Get Your Comments In For Episode 8!

We want your comments for discussion on Episode 8 of The Gamesmen! We will be recording tomorrow, Saturday August 8th around 5-6 PM EST. Here are some of the stories that we want you to sound off on: Rabid Scotsman Rewind: Dead Rising, Hot Air? FFXIII Looks… Worse As It Comes Along? Kotick Cannot Get […]

FFXIII Looks… Worse As It Comes Along?

Recent screens of Square-Enix’s hotly anticipated RPG, Final Fantasy XIII, have surfaced and seem to be under intense scrutiny. As with every other entry in the series, fans have dissected screenshots many times over in an attempt to discern any bit of knowledge about the game before it’s release. FFXIII is no different. Keep in […]

Final Fantasy XIII Summons Predictions, Part 2

In the August issue of PlayStation: The Official Magazine, FFXIII Producer Yoshinori Kitase stated, “With Shiva, she turns into a motorcycle. That’s a running thing with the Summons, they maybe turn into some kind of ride. If you could just use your imagination to see where that could go“. This is the first time in […]

Square-Enix Europe Announces GamesCom Lineup

Square-Enix Europe has recently released the lineup of games that will make the trip to the new site for the Games Convention(GAMESCom) in Cologne, Germany. This is a new format of the Games Convention previously held in Leipzig. The show seems to be gaining ground each year, and 2009 is no different. This will an […]

Square-Enix Foley Session

I do realize that this is a few days old, but we here at The Gamesmen are huge RPG/JRPG fans. YouTube user ‘Hwoaranga’ posted the short 16-second video of Square-Enix’s process of recording sounds effects for their games(this one of FFXIII). I imagine that the raw sound is filtered, laid over more effects with deeper […]

FFXIII Summons Predictions, Part 1

In the August issue of Playstation: The Official Magazine, FFXIII Producer Yoshinori Kitase stated, “With Shiva, she turns into a motorcycle. That’s a running thing with the Summons, they maybe turn into some kind of ride. If you could just use your imagination to see where that could go“. This is the first time in […]

The Gamesmen, Episode 4- The Bubble Gum and Duct Tape Show!

Join Lyfeliek, Rabid Scotsman, Zeiram Wing, and Xcalybr for roleplaying and commentary! We give one big announcement, read a few emails, and play RPG. This episode’s RPG segment was recorded a few months ago, but it does let you see the metamorphosis of the format(plus, we went old school with the background music). Topics discussed […]

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