Square Enix producer Shinji Hashimoto announced at the keynote speech held at the recent PlayStation Experience 2014 in Las Vegas that the "Final Fantasy VII" is set to be released exclusively to the PlayStation 4 come spring of 2015.
The PS4 version of "Final Fantasy VII" follows the game's release to PCs several years ago and is not an HD remake or remastered version of the game, rather the console-friendly version will have upscale graphics to fit the new hardware but keep its original design.
However, fans did not seem quite as enthusiastic when the official trailer was unveiled by Square Enix at the event. more >>
The Apple Watch could be one of the most anticipated devices by the Cupertino-based tech giant. It did, however, faced some manufacturing problems which caused its delay. But fans may find this recent news a message of relief as it has been reported that the production of the wearable tech device is already set to commence early next year.
According to a Taiwanese website, United Daily News (via GSMArena.com), the mass production of the iWatch is to begin January.
The information was drawn out by a number of reports from supply chain sources. It was then summarized and published through the mentioned Taiwan-based website. more >>
Sledgehammer Games is offering the multiplayer mode of their military shooting game "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" for free on Steam this weekend, and is also lowering prices through Monday.
The announcement was first made on Steam's official website, informing gamers of their weekend deals. "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" multiplayer mode will be free to play on PCs via Steam until Sunday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. PT or 4 p.m. ET, while the game has been marked down 25 percent, going from $60 to $45, until Monday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. PT and 1 p.m. ET.
Microsoft is also offering a "Call of Duty" deal of their own, this time for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. more >>
2014 saw the release of new tablets for both Google and Apple. Google has launched its much awaited follow up to its Nexus 10, which was released in 2012, while Apple attempts to outdo its iPad Air, which is touted to be one of the best tablets in the world.
Here, we pit the Google Nexus 9 against the iPad Air 2 in the battle of the high-end and large screen tablets:
Design: The iPad Air 2 looks nearly identical to its predecessor, with a few upgrades, while the Nexus 9 is an entirely different device from the Nexus 10 or even the Nexus 7. more >>
Smartphones have gotten bigger and better this year as Apple unveiled its iPhone 6 Plus alongside its newest flagship phone, the iPhone 6. Samsung is likewise taking things to the max with its Galaxy Note 4. With the two smartphones being launched within six days of each other last September, many are still wondering which among these two devices is truly worth the money.
Here, we compare the Galaxy Note 4 and iPhone 6 Plus side by side:
Design: The iPhone 6 Plus has an aluminium body that is similar to that of the HTC One M8, while the Galaxy Note 4 sports a faux leather back and a metal strip that runs along the edge of the handset. Both are unique, but the iPhone 6 Plus definitely has a more luxurious feel to it. more >>
Xbox One's Twitch was recently upgraded and it showcases new and improved features, such as a wider range of search and filter options, an additional Videos on Demand option, a customizable Home screen and more.
Twitch for Xbox One revealed its hefty updates to allow players and consumers a better user experience. The update added a Videos on Demand option, allowing users to share and view the archived videos of fellow users even if the target user is online.
The new Home Screen is also easy to personalize, and the user can input specific broadcasters, games and more on their dashboard. This allows for easier viewing without the need to go through search options to browse the contents again and again. more >>