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Pocket Monsters: The Origin anime inspired by Game Boy titles

The upcoming Pokemon TV special, <i>Pocket Monsters: The Origin</i>, will take place in the Kanto region from the series' first generation of Game Boy games, Siliconera reports.<p><i>The Origin</i> was revealed during the Pokemon Game Show taking place in Tokyo. Instead of Ash and Gary, the hero and rival cartoon …

Final Fantasy 10's story continues with an audio drama in its HD remaster

Square-Enix released a preview video today giving viewers a sample of a 30-minute-long audio drama contained in the HD remaster of <i>Final Fantasy 10</i> and <i>Final Fantasy 10-2</i>.<p>At about two and a half minutes, the preview is split into two sections. The first features a monologue from the first game's …

Final Fantasy 14 walkthrough shows off more Eorzea

Square Enix has released the third part of its "Tour of Eorzea" walkthrough videos for <i>Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn.</i><p>The new video shows Windows PC and PlayStation 3 footage of various areas of the game including La Noscea, Thanalan, Coerthas, The Black Shroud and Mor Dhona. <i>A Realm Reborn</i> is due …

How ArenaNet is making Guild Wars 2 a Living World

How Arena Net brings Living World to life<p><i>Guild Wars 2</i> developer ArenaNet restructured its entire company so that it could make the massively-multiplayer online game a "truly evolving world" through its Living World content, according to design director Chris Whiteside.<p>Back in February, ArenaNet …

17 Cartoon Characters Drawn As Adults

It's probably been a while since you've checked in on your friends Tommy, Chuckie, Doug, Arnold, Helga, Arthur, Pepper Ann, Edd, and Ms. Frizzle. Don't worry though, they're all doing OK. In fact, they're all looking great these days.

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn third beta phase begins June 14, new trailer highlights jobs

The third wave of beta testing for <i>Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn,</i> the upgraded re-launch of massively multiplayer online role-playing game <i>Final Fantasy 14,</i> will begin on June 14, Square Enix announced today.<p>According to the game's beta roadmap, the third phase will include both PlayStation 3 and …

Final Fantasy 9 side quest rediscovered after thirteen years

An obscure <i>Final Fantasy 9</i> side quest was rediscovered by Game FAQs forum member The_Kusabi, 13 years after the game's release in 2000.<p>The_Kusabi discovered the side quest via the game's companion book, <i>Final Fantasy 9 Ultimania</i>, which was published in 2004. Shortly after the post, Game FAQ user …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

The top 6 MMOs you should be playing this year

Massively multiplayer online games have long suffered from a nauseating lack of originality, smothered in an endless monotony of grinding away on dire rabbits for experience points and completing a never-ending strings of cookie-cutter, carrot-on-a-stick fetch quests. That trend continues even to …