Articles by Michael O'Connor

Deathspank: The Baconing Review Deathspank: The Baconing Review

DeathSpank's third foray into the action RPG realm will satisfy some, but leave others hungry.

review by Michael O'Connor on 18 January, 2012

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Review World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Review

New Azeroth,. New content. And a reinvention of old mechanics. Does Cataclysm succeed in breeding new life into an old formula?

review by Michael O'Connor on 09 February, 2011

Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer

Yesterday at E3 2010, we got to see a trailer for Bioware's latest creation, Star Wars: The Old Republic.

news by Michael O'Connor on 15 June, 2010

Square Enix to release trailers for FFXIV tomorrow Square Enix to release trailers for FFXIV tomorrow

Square Enix give us a heads up - a new trailer is coming.

news by Michael O'Connor on 15 June, 2010

Square Enix reveals its complete E3 line-up Square Enix reveals its complete E3 line-up

Square Enix has released a complete list of it's line-up for this year's E3 convention.

news by Michael O'Connor on 09 June, 2010

Square Enix Updates: The 3rd Birthday and FF Agito XIII Square Enix Updates: The 3rd Birthday and FF Agito XIII

Square provides details on the progress of The 3rd Birthday and FF Agito XIII.

news by Michael O'Connor on 20 April, 2010

Pokemon Black and White revealed, hitting in Japan this fall Pokemon Black and White revealed, hitting in Japan this fall

The next major instalments in the Pokemon franchise, Black and White, are coming to Japan this fall.

news by Michael O'Connor on 09 April, 2010

Resonance of Fate Review Resonance of Fate Review

Sega and tri-Ace try to breathe life into traditional Japanese RPGs with a new and unique take on the RPG template.

review by Michael O'Connor on 30 March, 2010

Yakuza 3 Review Yakuza 3 Review

We take a look at Sega's unique fighter RPG hybrid, now that it has finally landed in the west.

review by Michael O'Connor on 19 March, 2010

FFXIII ships 5 million units worldwide FFXIII ships 5 million units worldwide

Square reports that FFXIII has shipped over 5 million copies across the globe.

news by Michael O'Connor on 10 March, 2010

Kitase admits interest in FFVII remake Kitase admits interest in FFVII remake

Final Fantasy XIII producer Yoshinori Kitase admits that he would be interested in creating an FFVII remake

news by Michael O'Connor on 16 February, 2010

Peter Molyneux reveals Fable 3's new features Peter Molyneux reveals Fable 3's new features

Peter Molyneux revealed the new features that will appear in Fable 3 at X10 today.

news by Michael O'Connor on 12 February, 2010

The History of Disgaea The History of Disgaea

With Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days hitting the PSP in Europe soon, we take a look at the history of the much loved Disgaea franchise.

feature by Michael O'Connor on 24 January, 2010

Fallen Earth Review Fallen Earth Review

We review Icarus Studios' attempt to take the post apocalyptic vision into the MMORPG space.

review by Michael O'Connor on 17 January, 2010

LucasArts targeting The Old Republic for spring 2011 release LucasArts targeting The Old Republic for spring 2011 release

Star Wars: The Old Republic targeted for a "Spring" 2011 release.

news by Michael O'Connor on 12 January, 2010

EA announces Dragon Age: Origins Awakening expansion for March EA announces Dragon Age: Origins Awakening expansion for March

EA has just announced an expansion for Dragon Age: Origins, called Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening

news by Michael O'Connor on 05 January, 2010

Blizzard details Icecrown Citadel raid progression Blizzard details Icecrown Citadel raid progression

Blizzard has just released details on how guilds will progress through Wrath's upcoming Icecrown Citadel raid.

news by Michael O'Connor on 19 November, 2009

Private Ryan writer to pen World of Warcraft movie Private Ryan writer to pen World of Warcraft movie

Robert Rodat has been revealed as the writer for the upcoming World of Warcraft movie.

news by Michael O'Connor on 12 October, 2009

Pokemon Platinum Review Pokemon Platinum Review

Review of the latest game in the Pokemon franchise, Pokemon Platinum

review by Michael O'Connor on 25 August, 2009

FFXIII release date announcement "in a few weeks" FFXIII release date announcement "in a few weeks"

Square Enix president Yoichi Wada has stated in a recent Tokyo Q&A session with IT Media that a release date for FFXIII will be announced in the next few weeks.

news by Michael O'Connor on 10 August, 2009

Sam Raimi to direct World of Warcraft movie Sam Raimi to direct World of Warcraft movie

Sam Raimi has been confirmed as director for the upcoming movie based on the Warcraft franchise.

news by Michael O'Connor on 22 July, 2009

China bans gold farming China bans gold farming

China finally puts it foot down and makes gold-farming in online video games illegal.

news by Michael O'Connor on 30 June, 2009

FFXIII may not hit US/EU until 2010 FFXIII may not hit US/EU until 2010

This is the kind of news story that you will either be entirely unsurprised by, or completely disappointed with; Square Enix has confirmed that the west probably won't be seeing FFXIII until well into 2010.

news by Michael O'Connor on 16 January, 2009

Full list of midnight opening stores for Wrath of the Lich King Full list of midnight opening stores for Wrath of the Lich King

Blizzard has just released a full listing of all confirmed midnight shop openings for the launch of Wrath of the Lich King across Europe.

news by Michael O'Connor on 11 November, 2008

Blizzard confirms Wrath of the Lich King release date Blizzard confirms Wrath of the Lich King release date

Blizzard have confirmed that the November release date for the next World of Warcraft expansion is indeed valid.

news by Michael O'Connor on 16 September, 2008

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