We look at six different gaming franchises that have vanished. We're hurting for more games in these series, so what is the holdup?
The creators of Arc Symphony discuss the game's incredible marketing campaign and the evolution of fan culture on the internet.
Games become more accessible when they give players more control over the experience.
The upcoming remake of Final Fantasy VII displays none of the magic that made the original so beloved.
Eric and Jon discuss Fallout 4 and Final Fantasy VI on the latest episode of the WhaleCast.
Unlike modern Final Fantasy, FFVI is a refreshing reminder that it used to be OK for epic games to be a little silly.
A look back at the many important life lessons hidden within the SNES classic.
Mother's Day is right around the corner, so why are depictions of mothers in video games so lazily one-dimensional?
It's ridiculous to suggest that the game's all-male party is any more approachable or natural than a more diverse cast would have been.
Love is in the air this Valentine's Day -- for games, of course! Dork Shelf writers and readers bare their pixelated hearts to the games that made them fall in love with games.
One November night, fans gathered at the ex-Hummingbird, now Sony Centre, simply to share in the presence of Nobuo Uematsu. Titled Distant Worlds: The Music of Final Fantasy, a full orchestra presented material by the legendary Uematsu, conducted by Grammy winner Arnie Roth.
Throughout history mankind has been witness to many visioneers of the future. The Oracle of Lesbos. Nostradamus. Marty McFly. But despite all the renditions and predictions, evidence has arisen that the Earth has but one impending future – the world of Squaresoft’s Nintendo game Final Fantasy VI (Or III to everyone in North America). Our […]
Starting humbly on the Nintendo Entertainment System years ago, Final Fantasy has grown into a cornerstone franchise of the video game industry. Now on to the thirteenth iteration, a confirmed fourteenth on the way, and countless spin-offs, quests, chronicles and tactics on the side, biting your tongue on the irony of the name could cut […]
Day Two of the Electronic Entertainment Expo is in full swing. Today saw Nintendo and Sony hold their annual E3 Press Conferences, and it was a big day for both companies. There were some huge game announcements, new footage from hotly anticipated games and new hardware unveiled by both Nintendo and Sony. Read Dork Shelf’s […]