Final Fantasy characters showcase Prada’s 2012 collection

Game publisher Square Enix and fashion magazine Arena Homme+ have joined forces to showcase the latest line of men’s clothing from Prada. Using characters from Final Fantasy XIII-2 as part of the franchise’s 25th anniversary celebration, the 12-page feature will appear in the April 12th issue of Arena Homme+.

Mega Man would make a good War Asset (Mass Effect 3)

Mass Effect 3 is more or less about finding people and “space stuff” to help build a powerful final offensive against the Reapers. Everything from former comrades to Jessica Chobot count towards your total War Assets, but art blog Drawed Goods felt they could contribute a little more to Commander Shepard’s last hurrah. I’d rather take Mega Man into battle over Freddie Prinze, Jr. any day.

GamesBeat weekly news roundup

Here’s some of the stories that ran only on GamesBeat this week. We’re running more stories exclusively on the GamesBeat section of VentureBeat now, particularly when the stories are mainly of interest to game readers. The broader interest stories are running on VentureBeat as well. And please visit the GamesBeat section to catch up on game news. We’re ramping up our game coverage, so you’ll find more and more news at GamesBeat.

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Review: How Final Fantasy XIII-2 saves the franchise…for now

2010’s Final Fantasy XIII may have sold well enough, but the perplexingly bad design decisions quickly made the title a bitter disappointment for many fans. Coupled with the disastrous launch of Final Fantasy XIV, and even publisher/developer Square Enix admitted that its legendary role-playing brand had been severely damaged.

Tips and Tricks: The Final Fantasy XIII-2 game guide

Welcome to GamesBeat’s Final Fantasy XIII-2 game guide. Here you’ll find some clarification on the Crystarium and Historia Crux systems, as well as specific tips and tricks on unlocking the best weapons, powerful fragment skills, and winning all the chocobo races with ease.