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The man who saved Final Fantasy is forging its future with ‘FFXVI’

The man who saved Final Fantasy is forging its future with ‘FFXVI’

Placeholder while article actions load The Final Fantasy series is a staple in RPG culture that helped standardize tropes that have defined the genre for decades. Though narratively unconnected, each game’s turn-based combat, fantastical worlds and colorful, quirky characters struck similar chords. You could always tell when you were playing a Final Fantasy game. This …

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Final Fantasy XVI Preview - An Interview With Naoki Yoshida On Eikons, Boss Fights, And When We’ll See More - Game Informer

Final Fantasy XVI Preview – An Interview With Naoki Yoshida On Eikons, Boss Fights, And When We’ll See More – Game Informer

Square Enix debuted a new Final Fantasy XVI trailer during a recent PlayStation State of Play. It was our biggest look yet at the upcoming RPG and the trailer revealed that Final Fantasy XVI is due out sometime during the summer of next year.  Game Informer spoke with the game’s producer, Naoki Yoshida, who is also the director …

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All That's Standing Between You and Prodrive's Restomodded Impreza 22B is $560,000

All That’s Standing Between You and Prodrive’s Restomodded Impreza 22B is $560,000

Image: Prodrive When the fine folks at Prodrive revealed plans to resurrect the Subaru Impreza 22B STi, the car internet appeared to receive the news with a vague mix of heightened interest and exhaustion. Interest because who wouldn’t be excited at the prospect of a modern interpretation of the baddest Impreza ever made? (It’ll always …

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Apex Legends’ design director on the health and direction of ranked

Apex Legends’ design director on the health and direction of ranked

One of the biggest developments for Apex Legends Season 13 was Ranked Reloaded, a collection of changes and improvements to Apex’s competitive mode bundled up into one package. The main focus was not only to create a more satisfying and less frustrating ranked experience, but one where the quality of the gameplay would also change to …

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Video-calling service Zoom appears to be experiencing a major global outage, leaving thousands of users around the world unable to join conferences

Not now Zoom! Video conferencing app goes down leaving thousands of users unable to join conferences

Video-calling service Zoom appears to be experiencing a major global outage, leaving thousands of users around the world unable to join conferences. Problems started at around 15:17 BST (10.17 EDT) and are ongoing, according to the website Downdetector, which monitors website outages. Users in the US and the UK were both reporting being unable to …

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iPhone's Built-In Music Recognition Feature Syncs With Shazam App on iOS 16

iPhone’s Built-In Music Recognition Feature Syncs With Shazam App on iOS 16

Since the release of iOS 14.2 in 2020, the iPhone has included a built-in Music Recognition feature in Control Center powered by Shazam. And with iOS 16, and also the iOS 15.6 beta, the feature has received a small but useful upgrade. As noted by Twitter user @someone_andrew, songs identified with Music Recognition in Control …

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Review: Sonic Origins is a tragic example of good classics ruined by greed

Review: Sonic Origins is a tragic example of good classics ruined by greed

Sonic Origins comes with a few brand-new, nicely animated sequences. But do they tilt the scale to make this compilation worth $40? (Spoiler: nah.)”/> Enlarge / Sonic Origins comes with a few brand-new, nicely animated sequences. But do they tilt the scale to make this compilation worth $40? (Spoiler: nah.) Sega Here’s a gamer version …

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