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7 best console games to play over winter break

7 best console games to play over winter break

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, some form of winter break is on the horizon for many students in the US. For high school students, winter break can last around two weeks, while colleges and universities usually break for three or four. If you're in parts of the country that actually see snow and cold, spending any significant time outside may not be possible, so what's a student with nothing but time to do? Play video games, of course - here are seven console-based games you should consider spending your winter break with.

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Final Fantasy 15 review round-up: Worth the 10 year wait?

Final Fantasy 15 review round-up: Worth the 10 year wait?

There are some fairly lofty expectations riding on Final Fantasy 15, so the fact that the first reviews are beginning to come in should make this an exciting day for fans. The title has been in development in some fashion for ten years, so it's easy to see why anticipation might be high. Does it live up to the hype? Judging from the reviews landing today, it would seem it does.

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Limited Edition Final Fantasy XV Walkman, headphones, and speaker hit Japan

Limited Edition Final Fantasy XV Walkman, headphones, and speaker hit Japan

Sony has launched several limited edition audio devices that fans of the Final Fantasy game franchise might want to snap up. That is assuming you live in Japan where these devices are available to purchase. The Walkman is an A-series device officially called the Walkman A-Series Final Fantasy XV edition and it will reportedly be available to purchase in Japan starting tomorrow.

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The 8 best games for an SNES Classic Edition launch

The 8 best games for an SNES Classic Edition launch

Even though an SNES Classic Edition hasn't been officially announced, one has to imagine that Nintendo is planning to release one. The eye-watering success of the NES Classic Edition (it's still sold out everywhere, by the way) proves there's a market for this kind of product, and suggests that an SNES Classic would be another money printer for Nintendo. What games would feature, though? There's a treasure trove of great titles on the SNES, so here are eight I'd like to see on the SNES Classic Edition should it ever arrive.

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Final Fantasy 15’s most exclusive collector’s item is an actual Audi R8

Final Fantasy 15’s most exclusive collector’s item is an actual Audi R8

After spending what seems like forever in development, Final Fantasy XV is actually getting released later this month. After announcing a number of special edition packages for the game, including a $270 Ultimate Collector’s Edition, developer Square Enix has one last unique item for die-hard fans of the RPG series: an actual, real-world FF15-themed car. But it's not just any car, it's a one-of-a-kind Audi R8 with an asking price of $470,000.

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Final Fantasy 15 will be equal parts open-world and linear

Final Fantasy 15 will be equal parts open-world and linear

If the significant amount of gameplay footage for Final Fantasy 15 has lead you to believe the game is entirely open-world, then we've got some sad news for you. In an interview with Famitsu (as reported by Siliconera), Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata told readers that the game will be a mix of open-world and linear gameplay when it arrives later this year.

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No season pass with Final Fantasy 15’s $270 Ultimate Collector’s Edition

No season pass with Final Fantasy 15’s $270 Ultimate Collector’s Edition

Final Fantasy XV fans are already disappointed over last week's announcement of the release date delayed by two months, but now comes the news that the game's most lavish package, the $270 Ultimate Collector's Edition, does not include the recently confirmed DLC season pass. That means the most dedicated fans, or at least those with the deepest pockets, will need to shell out an another $25 for the season pass, which appears to include a significant amount of story content.

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Final Fantasy 15 delay confirmed, now launching in November

Final Fantasy 15 delay confirmed, now launching in November

Earlier rumors concerning the fate of Final Fantasy 15 have been confirmed, with the game's director, Hajime Tabata, taking to YouTube to announce that the game has been delayed until November. While Final Fantasy 15 was originally scheduled to launch worldwide on September 30, it will now be released on November 29, two months after the original launch date.

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Final Fantasy 15 said to be delayed until late November

Final Fantasy 15 said to be delayed until late November

Bad news for fans eager to finally get their hands on the long-awaited Final Fantasy XV: it appears the game is being delayed from its original September 30th release date until November 29th. Reports have emerged that developer Square Enix recently notified GameStop execs of the delay. While this isn't the first time a big-name title has missed its fall release date, it's certainly nothing new for FF15 specifically, which has been in works for some 10 years now.

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Final Fantasy 15’s DLC season pass gets detailed

Final Fantasy 15’s DLC season pass gets detailed

The long-awaited Final Fantasy XV is nearing its September 30th release date on PS4 and Xbox One, and just like all big-name titles these days, the game has several packs of DLC scheduled for post-release. With eager fans likely making their pre-orders soon — if they haven't already — developer Square Enix has now made a season pass available on the consoles' digital stores, with a few small details about what's included.

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Mobius Final Fantasy game finally lands on mobile

Mobius Final Fantasy game finally lands on mobile

With most of its offline, pre-PS3 Final Fantasy titles ported to mobile devices (save for VIII), Square Enix now seems to be turning its focus on completely new titles built from the ground up with smartphones in mind. From Final Fantasy Record Keeper to Brave Exvius, the game publisher is now bringing perhaps one of its more ambitious attempts at an original mobile title with the launch of Mobius Final Fantasy on iOS and Android, promising console level graphics paired with easy to use gameplay.

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Kingsglaive Final Fantasy 15 movie sees trailer, release date revealed

Kingsglaive Final Fantasy 15 movie sees trailer, release date revealed

In case you haven't been keeping up with new about Final Fantasy 15 in the last few months, developer Square Enix is going all-out with this entry in the popular RPG series and releasing both an anime series and full-length CG film to further expand the game's universe for fans. The anime, titled Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV, is being released on YouTube for free, with the first three episodes already available. But details on the movie, Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV, have been slim until now.

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