Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy XIII will be releasing on PC.
Set to release on October 9, the Square Enix RPG is one of many in the Final Fantasy franchise available on the PC, including Final Fantasy IV, VII, and the more recent Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Those who pre-purchase the JRPG will save 10 percent on their purchase for a total of $14.39 USD. After release, it will cost $16 USD.
The full release of the Lightning Saga - including Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy - will all be available by Spring 2015.
World of Tanks, the free-to-play action game, will be getting a new racing mode for a limited time, starting September 29 and ending on October 12.
Tank Rally mode will set teams of three players against each other in a new version of the game's Port map. Teams will not race their tanks, but also attempt to capture certain points on them, all the while trying to destroy each other. Raceways will also be full of traps, ramps, and other objects that will both help and hinder your team.
Additional features of the add-on include a custom map and complimentary tank for all players.
World of Tanks has become increasingly popular in the eSports scene, with 200,000 players taking part in more than 1,000 tournaments. Publisher Wargaming recently announced their company's plan to invest $10 million USD into its eSports strategy for this year. As of April, there were 80 million registered players for the MMO.
Psychological horror adventure Neverending Nightmares will be coming to PC and Ouya consoles on September 26.
In this game, which is reportedly inspired by developer Matt Gilgenbach's "real life mental illness," players will take on the role of a man trying to overcome his nightmares. Its sketchy, black-white-and-red art style pays tribute to horror artist Edward Gorey.
During launch week, Neverending Nightmares will be discounted to $13.50 on both Steam and Ouya.
Earlier this year, we named Neverending Nightmares as one of our 13 horror games to keep an eye on.
Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishments developer Frogwares has offered insight into the complexities of the game's characterisation via a new trailer.
The developer, writing on the PlayStation blog today, adds that this introduces "moral changes" to the upcoming detective game that will explore the morality of Holmes' decisions.
"Not only are you charged with selecting the suspect who committed the crime, but also what to do with him," writes Frogwares' Olga Ryzhko. "Either handing him to the police or empathising with his or her situation, setting them free.