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Final Fantasy VI remake heading to Steam next week

Square Enix is porting yet another Final Fantasy title to PC, with the mobile remake of Final Fantasy VI set to arrive on Steam next week. Why the company chose that particular version over the SNES or Game Boy Advance editions is a bit befuddling, but it’s what will be …

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The remaster plan: Is it time for publishers to leave the past alone?

Dark Souls, Banjo-Kazooie, Zelda, Resident Evil, God of War, Devil May Cry, Final Fantasy, Grim Fandango, Borderlands, Gears of War, Journey, Saints Row… 2015’s release schedule reads somewhat like a greatest hits of the games industry. These aren’t really new releases, of course. They’re titles from the last three decades …

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Resident Evil 2 is being remade

Capcom has announced that its 1998 survival horror classic Resident Evil 2 is being remade. It is going to be a complete remake of the original game produced by Yoshiaki Hirabayashi, the producer of the Resident Evil HD remake that was released earlier this year. It’s currently unclear what formats …

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FF7 Remake producer: ‘Things will change, not everyone is going to like everything’

The upcoming remake of Final Fantasy VII will be much more than just a HD remaster of the beloved 1997 RPG, the game’s producer has revealed. Unveiled during Sony’s E3 press conference to a fervent reaction, Final Fantasy VII Remake will be coming to PS4 in the future, following the …

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CCP shuts down Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines fan remake

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines fan remake Project Vaulderie has been shut down by Eve Online developer CCP Games. According to the group behind Project Vaulderie, the studio – which currently holds the rights to the action RPG franchise – has issued a Cease & Desist letter regarding any further …

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Konami shuts down fan-made Metal Gear Solid remake

Having previously claimed to have received an official nod from Konami, a fan remake of the original Metal Gear Solid has now been shut down by the publisher. Developer collective The Outer Heaven said in June that it had been given the green light, but now project lead Ian Ratcliffe …

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Original Resident Evil being remastered for PS4, Xbox One, PC and last-gen

Capcom has announced a 1080p remake of its 1996 survival horror classic Resident Evil. THe assets released so far appear to show a build based around the 2002 GameCube remake, although this new version will have an all-new visual makeover, complete with the option to switch between 16:9 and 4:3 …

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Grim Fandango remake also coming to PC

The remake of Grim Fandango will be launching on PC alongside PS4 and Vita, the game’s developer has confirmed. Double Fine previously announced that the dark comedy point and click adventure, originally released exclusively on PC in 1998, would be coming to PS4 and Vita at Sony’s E3 conference in …

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Dungeon Keeper remake ‘misjudged the economy’, EA CEO Wilson admits

EA has admitted that it made mistakes with its free-to-play Dungeon Keeper remake for smartphones. The game was roundly criticised earlier this year for its use of microtransactions, with Peter Molyneux – designer of 1997’s original Dungeon Keeper – describing it as ridiculous”. The game also employed some questionable ratings …

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VIDEO: The Knightmare remake is here

MCV readers got very excited last month when a brand new one-off episode of cult kids’ TV show Knightmare was announced. Well, Geek Week is now officially underway on YouTube and the Knightmare remake is with us. And it’s… interesting. Arguably the highlight is when one of the stars drops …

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