Month: May 2016

PS Plus June Games Include NBA 2K16 and Gone Home

PS Plus June Games Include NBA 2K16 and Gone Home

PS Plus members get to celebrate the NBA finals in style with NBA 2K16, free this month from PSN. The latest in a line of critically-acclaimed sports games, players can live the drama on court and playout thier own finals in the comfort of their living room.

If basketball isn’t your thing, PS Plus members will also get Gone Home: Console Edition. After returning home from a year abroad, you notice something amiss – your family is gone. With a deeply engrossing storyline, and a development team that includes the talent of Steve Gaynor (BioShock), this is a fantastic game to add to your library.

Check out the full list of free PS Plus games below:

NBA 2K16, PS4
Gone Home: Console Edition, PS4
Echochrome, PS3
Siren: Blood Curse (Episodes 1-12), PS3
God of War: Chains of Olympus, PS Vita
Little Deviants, PS Vita

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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Trailer Released

The Final Fantasy XV hype-train continues as Sony published a new teaser trailer for Square Enix’s upcoming, feature length, companion movie Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV. The trailer gives us a glimps into some of the events that come before Final Fantasy XV – “a kingdom protected by a crystal, an empire of powerful machines. They must fight to secure the throne; all for the future king.” Produced by Hajime Tabata and directed by Takeshi Nozue, with scenario is written by Takashi Hasegawa, the team behind Final Fantasy VII: Advent ChilderenKingsglaive is an eagerly anticipated piece of the Final Fantasy XV puzzle.

Earlier this week, Square Enix revealed some of voice actors to appear in Kingsglaive; Sean Bean as King Regis Lucis Caelum CXIII, Lena Headey as Lunafreya Nox Fleuret and Aaron Paul as Nyx Ulric. Unfortunatly, these actors will not return during Final Fantasy XV, due to the budgetary limitations.

The story follows Nyx Ulrich and his fellow Kingsglaives, who must protect the hallowed kingdom of Insomnia’s Crystal from the overwhelming invading forces of the Nifilheim Empire. Seeing the impending doom before him, King Regis must salvage his kingdom through a forced ultimatum – hand over the land outside the crown city, and force his son into a marriage with a princess held captive by the empire.

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV will be released in Japan on July 9, 2016. For those of us in North America, it will be available via stream and download before Final Fantasy XV’s release, and included as a Blu-ray in the Deluxe Edition and Ultimate Collector’s Edition of Final Fantasy XV, which will be released on September 30, 2016. Until then, check out the trailers bellow.

Voice-acted trailer and extra footage:

 

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Cosplay Rules the Day at Anime North 2016

The sun was shining over Toronto this weekend as fans flocked to the Toronto Congress Centre and the International Plaza Hotel for Anime North, Canada’s biggest Anime convention. Con-goers experienced panels, art, vendors and activities that celebrated Japanese anime, manga, music, and games. One of everone’s favorite things to do at Anime North is cosplay. Participants create elaborate costumes from all aspects of the fandom. As always, we saw some incredible entries parading around the con. Check out some of these fantastic cosplayers in the gallery below!

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Want to hear more about Anime North? Walk through the con with Cody and Jordan here!

Playstation E3 Experience 2016 Announced

Playstation E3 Experience 2016 Announced

If you ever wanted to experience the thrill of crying over videogame announcements with hundreds of other people screaming with you (or at you), then you’re in luck because Sony is bringing E3 to the big screen.

Sony announced on the official PlayStation blog another year of the PlayStation E3 Experience in Canada, the US and for the first time, Latin America. Simulcasting their E3 press conference since 2014, the free event promises tons of exclusive gifts and guarantees a great time.

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The PlayStation E3 Experience takes fans from their computer to the movie theatre, teaming up with Fathom Events to broadcast the Sony E3 press conference for the second year in a row. In Canada, the E3 Experience will be broadcast in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba.

The Ontario broadcast is in Toronto at the Scotiabank Theatre. Sign up for the tickets start on May 31st at one o’clock p.m. EST. 

It's TMNT Week

It’s TMNT Week

With Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows in theatres June 3rd, everyone is talking about the heroes in a half shell. As with any nostalgic property, many people hold the franchise near to their hearts. But for every fan, there are detractors, and the new movies have brought about many of those. Regardless, TMNT is one of the biggest franchises in pop culture.

From comics to movies, and everything between, the Turtles have dabbled in everything imaginable. Now, with their fifth big screen adventure, they look to take over the world again. Because of this, we’re dedicating the entire week to Ninja Turtles! Along with the content you expect from CGMagazine, keep an eye out for features, criticisms, and discussions about our favourite turtles.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan PS4 Review
Talking Turtles with Brittany Ishibashi

 



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