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Final Fantasy XV Demo: The Sandwich Review

Prime your toasters, ‘cuz it’s time for another ASV Sandwich Review! Your Sandwich Artist today, however, will not be the indefatigable Brian Pham, but rather his younger brother of lesser power (<9000). Today’s menu features the long-awaited demo for the long-awaited FIFTEENTH installment of Final Fantasy. That’s right: developer Square Enix has, over nearly 28 years, made 15 main Final Fantasy titles–only ONE of which can be considered a stinking pile of moogle crap. (Of course, I won’t say which, at the risk of angering fans of the game in question. Let’s just say the number is more than 12 but less than 14.) Now, to the sandwich!

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Halo 5: Guardians Official Release Date + New Trailers

It’s official! 343 Industries has announced that Halo 5: Guardians will be available for purchase on October 27, 2015, a little over 6 months from now. I wouldn’t be surprised if that date was pushed back 3 weeks or so, but nor would I be too disappointed. Halo 5 will definitely be out this year. Check out the new live action trailers below, and join me in my hype/confusion. Hype-confusion. Hyfusion. Conype. I’ll stop now.

Final Round XVIII: Rumble in the South

Final Round is a fighting game tournament that is held annually in Atlanta, Georgia. It is scheduled to run on Friday night, March 20th and all day Saturday, March 21st, with Sunday as padding if more time is needed. This year marks the 18th time the event is being held, and it’s shaping up to be even bigger than the last 17. Continue reading Final Round XVIII: Rumble in the South

IEM San Jose 2014

Good morning! A friendly reminder that IEM San Jose begins in just over 3 hours (at 11 AM PST) and will kick off with a few Starcraft II matches. The games will run through the rest of the day and continue on Sunday. The League of Legends event kicks off at 12 PM PST with Unicorns of Love VS Lyon Gaming. Following that is Cloud 9 taking on Brazilian qualifiers paiN Gaming, with the winner going on to battle European powerhouse Alliance. You know who I’m rootin’ for.

You can catch all the action here.

From Gregorian Chant to Electric Guitar: Behind the Scenes of Halo 2

Halo: The Master Chief Collection drops in just one week (Nov. 11) and if the cinematic trailer wasn’t enough of a hype-generator, then these documentaries (both nostalgic and new) are for you! The first video is the shorter of the two, and takes a look at the voice-acting in the second Halo game. The latter video focuses on the anniversary edition of Halo 2.

Enjoy! T_T <–tears of #feels

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