The Switch Got Me to Beat Three Old Final Fantasy Games in Two Weeks

It’s been tough to play Final Fantasy games over the years. Despite being one of the most recognizable franchises in the medium, publisher Square Enix has done a pretty poor job of making the games properly available on modern hardware. The 2D era of games have suffered the worst (and…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 064: Raymond Trafficking

A smaller, tighter crew convenes to dive surprisingly deep this week! Danielle, John, and Steven discuss everything from Animal Crossing to video games criticism at large. Not to mention Danielle played a new survival game that just went into beta (spoilers: it’s Drake Hollow). Things close out with yet more…

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Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Documentary Dives Into Creation Of Original Game

Final Fantasy VIII made waves again recently with its remastered edition. Now, Square Enix is eager to keep that momentum up with their new “Inside Final Fantasy VIII Remastered” documentary. The documentary isn’t just about the remastered game, though. They spend time with director Yoshinori Kitase, producer Shinji Hashimoto, and…




Help, I Chose Borderlands 3 Over Control This Weekend

We only have so much time, so much shelf space, so much money to spend on games. In a games industry-adjacent job where I’m finding myself with less and less time to dive into new games, I’m often firing up games I’ve already sunk a ton of time into. Recently,…


Final Fantasy VIII Guide: Draw Point Locations

This guide is being consistently updated. Drawing magic in Final Fantasy VIII is a vital part of the game’s intricate Junction system. You can’t even cast spells without pulling magic from enemies or Draw Points on the game’s map. These points will be purple if they have magic available, gray if they’ve…



Fanwidth Episode 030: LeBron James’ Unregistered Arsenal

There is no podcast like a video game podcast, because a video game podcast don’t stop… talking about video games. We really mean that this week! Our special co-host, John Warren, is here to talk about Final Fantasy 8 Remastered. Meanwhile, Niki is back from Seattle and did the time…