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Excited about Heroes of Ruin and its online multiplayer? This video is right up your alley, then. Square Enix has released a video showing the co-operative play in action, with a Gunslinger and Savage wading through the Frost Reaches to take down Ironfist, a giant Ghoul. It emphasises the drop-in nature of multiplayer, with support for...
Out this season
The appropriately up-again-down-again fortunes of Rollercoaster Tycoon 3D are heading up again: developer n-Space has announced the game should be out this Spring. In fact, as Spring starts today, that gives us a fairly large three month window of expectation. Last month we revealed Rollercoaster Tycoon 3D had hit the skids, but it...
Square Enix action adventure Heroes of Ruin made it onto our list of The Biggest 3DS Games of 2012, with a new trailer below coming along to whet your appetite. The video might be heavy on questions instead of answers but you can always listen to our podcast interview to clear up some of Heroes of Ruin's details.
By now you've hopefully listened to the Nintendo Life Podcast: Episode 22 where our host James Newton spoke to Heroes of Ruin community manager Kevin Eva about the 2012-bound 3DS action adventure game. Audio can only do so much, though: visuals pack a far mightier punch, particularly in three glorious dimensions. That's why Square Enix and n-Space have released a set of 3D screenshots..
Activision is the CO around here
When it was announced that the latest instalment in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series will once again make it to a Nintendo handheld, some were left scratching their heads as to why the game was being developed for the DS and not the 3DS. When fans took to the developer's Facebook page and asked why Call of...
There haven't been many new franchises so far in 3DS's short life so far, but RPG masters Square Enix and handheld specialists n-Space are busy preparing a very promising new IP for release in 2012: Heroes of Ruin. We recently went hands-on with the game, and from our early impressions it's one that should hit your radar. From the off it's...
You'll need big pockets
Square Enix dungeon crawler Heroes of Ruin isn't going to disappoint those who love to loot: the game's producer Tim Schwalk has told Siliconera there are over 80,000 weapons available. The game offers four classes — Gunslinger, Vindicator, Alchitect and Savage — each with over 20,000 weapons to equip, with a Borderlands-style weapon randomiser to keep things fresh. With..
Yes, it's real
Last week, developer n-Space leaked the first details of Heroes of Ruin, and now publisher Square Enix has made the game official. The multiplayer action-RPG will make use of StreetPass to let players exchange and trade weapons, armour and useful items, with new challenges and rare items sent through SpotPass. Drop-in, drop-out...
3DS is attracting a lot of mercenary activity
With the recent blunder n-Space might or might not have made, it now seems that gaming magazine Nintendo Power was supposed to reveal to the world the first chunk of game details regarding Heroes of Ruin on the 3DS, which it still is, but perhaps the artwork was supposed to debut in print and not on a Facebook page. As detailed in an entry at the..
Square-Enix and n-Space's collaboration reverts back to secrecy
Since the European branch of Square-Enix trademarked Heroes of Ruin earlier this year, it hasn't taken long for details to emerge on the publisher's upcoming title; although nothing more than a few words and a piece of artwork, even all that seemed like it was a case of "too much information". A reveal that Heroes of Ruin is..
And a DS game too
Studio n-Space has had a hand in all sorts of games over the past 15 years, from Geist right up to GoldenEye 007 and Call of Duty: Black Ops on DS. It's proven itself extremely adept at handling the DS architecture, so the news that the team has a trio of 3DS games under wraps should please some. The official n-Space blog recently...
"n-Space is down, but definitely not out"
It seems n-Space – the company behind several DS instalments of home console titles – is one of the latest development studios that's resorted to reducing its staff numbers due to the pressure of the economic climate of the last several years. Last Friday's undisclosed number of lay-offs has had the company CEO, Dan O'Leary, updating n-Space's official..
3DS makes Cube translations easy
n-Space is a busy place to be at the moment, with a duo of handheld Bond titles in GoldenEye and Blood Stone under development as well as Call of Duty Black Ops and TRON: Evolution for Wii and DS. That hasn't stopped the developer from contemplating resurrecting its own IPs though, with GameCube spiritual shooter Geist on its "interested" list. The..
A portable companion to the regiments on the home front
With first-person shooters often making more of an impact on home consoles, n-Space is working hard to offer DS gamers something that can be enjoyed as well when Call of Duty: Black Ops launches later this year on 9th November. The company previously brought three other titles in the series to the system, including Modern Warfare, Modern..
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